A Fairfax County police officer at the National Police Motorcycle Rodeo in 2007.

A Fairfax County police officer at the National Police Motorcycle Rodeo in 2007.

Police in Fairfax County, Va., are about to meet with a committee tasked with investigating law enforcement accountability in the wake of a high-profile officer shooting. The committee recently released a report calling for immediate changes at the department, which is also taking heat about the transparency of a recent investigation into the death of inmate at the county jail who was tased. We explore new developments in the local debate over police accountability.

Guests

  • Michael Pope Northern Virginia reporter, WAMU 88.5; Author, "Wicked Northern Virginia" (The History Press)
  • Robinson Meyer Associate Editor, The Atlantic

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Redressing Segregation In Maryland’s Public Higher Education

Thursday, Nov 16 2017The federal court judge who ruled that Maryland's public universities were unlawfully segregated rejected solutions proposed by the state's Higher Education Commission and a group representing a coalition of Maryland Historically Black Colleges and Universities for redressing that segregation. We get an update on the case.