NJ Spotlight News

Reshaping police departments to better reflect communities

Clip: 05/26/2021 | 3m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Cities like Newark, Jersey City and Paterson are working to tamp down the temperature of encounters by reshaping their police departments to look more like the people they serve. As long as the decision-makers in police departments remain largely white, activists say a more inclusive conversation can't really take place.

Aired: 05/26/21

Rating: NR

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