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The future of community policing in Southern California




Panelist Robert Cristo works as a youth organizer with the Youth Justice Coalition while he’s completing his bachelor’s degree at Whittier College.
Panelist Robert Cristo works as a youth organizer with the Youth Justice Coalition while he’s completing his bachelor’s degree at Whittier College.
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Panelist Robert Cristo works as a youth organizer with the Youth Justice Coalition while he’s completing his bachelor’s degree at Whittier College.
AirTalk's Larry Mantle facilitates a conversation with cops and community members on the future of policing in SoCal.
Panelist Robert Cristo works as a youth organizer with the Youth Justice Coalition while he’s completing his bachelor’s degree at Whittier College.
AirTalk's Larry Mantle facilitates a conversation with cops and community members on the future of policing in SoCal.
Bill Youngblood
Panelist Robert Cristo works as a youth organizer with the Youth Justice Coalition while he’s completing his bachelor’s degree at Whittier College.
AirTalk's Larry Mantle facilitates a conversation with cops and community members on the future of policing in SoCal.


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Recent events in Ferguson, Cleveland, Staten Island and here in Los Angeles have polarized the nation and renewed the debate about policing. AirTalk's Larry Mantle asked people on the front lines of the issue – cops who are out on the street every day and the people who live in the communities they police, to join us for an honest look at race relations and community policing, not from the 30,000 foot view, but from individuals confronting these issues everyday. 

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Guests: 

Robert Cristo, a senior at Whittier College where he is completing his bachelors degree in political science and history; he’s also a youth organizer with the Youth Justice Coalition,  an organization that fights inequalities in LA County's juvenile justice system

Jonathan Henderson, student in the Master of Arts in Sociology program at California State University, Dominguez Hills

Lt. Al Labrada, Community Relations Section, Office of the Chief of Police, LAPD, spent 4 years as the Senior Lead Officer in Watts

Chief Robert Luna, Chief of Long Beach Police Department

Francisco Ortega, Senior Policy Analyst, City of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission

Rafer Owens, Sheriff’s Deputy with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, stationed in Compton