Episode: Sociologist Michael Sierra-Arévalo On Why Police Expect Danger And How It Drives Brutality


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Sociologist Michael Sierra-Arévalo On Why Police Expect Danger And How It Drives Brutality

Sociologist Michael Sierra-Arévalo spent 1,000 hours with police officers in the field. Ride-alongs, high speed chases, patrols. He says they’re taught to expect danger at every moment on the job. And that expectation is a major driver of police brutality. Michael Sierra-Arévalo and Daniel Hahn join Meghna Chakrabarti.



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