This edition: Shadow Policing
First aired: May 2, 2012.
“Shadow Policing” Guests: Prof. Robert McCrie, John Jay College; Prof. C. Jama Adams, Chair of the Dept. of African American Studies at John Jay College; John Sodaro, a former NYPD officer who is now a student at John Jay College. Following the Trayvon Martin shooting, host Stephen Handelman explores the fine line between neighborhood watch groups, civilian policing and vigilantism. Features poetry written and performed by John Jay students in response to the tragedy.