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PBS NEWSHOUR

Why it’s so difficult to retain a diverse police force

  • Aired: 08/15/2014
  • 08:02
  • Rating: NR
The city of Ferguson, Missouri, is more than two-thirds African-American. But only three of its 53 police officers are black. Jeffrey Brown talks to Tracie Keesee of the UCLA Center for Policing Equity and Malik Aziz of the National Black Police Association to explore why so many communities across the nation face similar racial imbalances, and what can be done to fix it.
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