In this episode, Embedded, along with its series partner The Marshall Project, looks at what happens when the police are the only option people have. And we ask: when it comes to how much the police "police," is less more?
Photographed for The Marshall Project and NPR’s Embedded.Changing the Police: To Police or Not To Police : Embedded
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