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.
When college students arrive on campus, they enter a network that can inform them –by text or email– when the school faces a security threat. But that wasn’t always the case. How did tragedy shape the way local schools think about campus security alerts, and what role does technology play in informing those at risk? Kojo explores both issues with a representative of a local company early to introduce mass scale emergency notifications.
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