Black Chicago Police Officers Form New Group

Virus Outbreak A Community Beset
Patrolman George Newell, left, checks on fellow police officers while patrolling through the Auburn Gresham neighborhood in Chicago, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. In a chaotic year destined for the history books, Auburn Gresham has written its own grim chapter. This Black community on the city's South Side has endured a deadly virus, gun violence and economic misery, a constant state of turmoil that mirrors the tumult afflicting much of urban America. David Goldman / AP Photo
Virus Outbreak A Community Beset
Patrolman George Newell, left, checks on fellow police officers while patrolling through the Auburn Gresham neighborhood in Chicago, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. In a chaotic year destined for the history books, Auburn Gresham has written its own grim chapter. This Black community on the city's South Side has endured a deadly virus, gun violence and economic misery, a constant state of turmoil that mirrors the tumult afflicting much of urban America. David Goldman / AP Photo

Black Chicago Police Officers Form New Group

A group of Black Chicago Police officers have formed a professional organization to lend their voices to solving long-standing tensions between law enforcement and communities of color.

Reset hears from two founding members of the Black Public Safety Alliance, which had its official launch over the weekend.

GUESTS: Sgt. Jermaine Harris, founding president of Black Public Safety Alliance

Lt. Davina Ward, co-founding member