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Before An Officer Pulls The Trigger ...

When police officers pull the trigger, what are they thinking ... literally? Australians are outraged after Justine Damond was shot and killed by a police officer in Minneapolis. It's the latest in a series of high profile shootings of unarmed civilians. For the latest from Minneapolis, we're joined by Minnesota Public Radio reporter Brandt Williams. Then, what are police taught about using deadly force? We hear from Lou Hayes Jr., a police sergeant and training supervisor in a Chicago-area police department, and David Klinger, author of "Into The Kill Zone: A Cop's Eye View Of Deadly Force." Earlier today, we also discussed sex ed. We're way past the birds and the bees — young people have access to tons of information about sex. But are they learning the right things? The Trump administration is cutting funding to comprehensive sex-ed initiatives. So what would an ideal sex ed program look like? And what works to prepare young people for happy, healthy lives? Find that conversation at the1a.org

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