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Lessons Learned: The Performance of Baltimore Police During April's Unrest

Nov 17, 2015

A 79-page analysis of the performance of the Baltimore Police Department during April's unrest was released yesterday. the report was compiled by a Washington, DC-based law enforcement think take. The report is available here.

In this hour, a look at the report's findings and recommendations. Plus, how does the BPD's handling of protests and rioting compare to other that of cities?

Kenneth Burns, WYPR's city reporter, fills us in on the assessment. We also speak to Lieutenant Roy Alston of the Dallas Police Department. He served on the Justice Department’s commission that studied the police response to the unrest in Ferguson. And Joe Domanick, author and associate director of the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, tells us how the Los Angeles Police Department has changed since the 1992 riots.