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Study slams Oakland police department for racial bias

Clip: 06/15/2016 | 8m 56s

The Oakland police department’s history of misconduct — particularly involving African-Americans — has made it the subject of federal oversight for 13 years. Wednesday, Stanford researchers released the results of a two-year-long study into the department, confirming that Oakland officers exhibit significant racial biases in their day-to-day work. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports.

Aired: 06/15/16

Rating: NR

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