D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham discusses the ACLU lawsuit against MPD officers for their actions during Inauguration Day protests. And Democratic candidate for Maryland Governor Alec Ross is in studio.
Three years ago, 8-year-old Relisha Rudd disappeared from D.C. General, the city’s largest family homeless shelter. She was last seen in March, 2014, with a shelter janitor, Kahlil Tatum, who was later found dead and presumed to be her kidnapper. In the months that followed, D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department led an investigation into her disappearance, which stirred debate on whom to blame, but uncovered no sign of the missing child. We examine what Relisha’s case revealed about D.C.’s safety nets and how they affect the city’s most vulnerable residents.
- Colbert King Deputy Editorial Page Editor, The Washington Post; @kingc_i
- Brenda Donald Director, DC's Child and Family Services Agency; @donald_brenda
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