Englewood Community Leader Responds To Officer Ella French’s Death

“It’s heartbreaking,” said Rashanah Baldwin. “Being from the community and the community in Englewood, we develop relationships with the officers.”

Ella French
Officer Ella French, who was fatally shot Aug. 8, 2021. Chicago Police Department
Ella French
Officer Ella French, who was fatally shot Aug. 8, 2021. Chicago Police Department

Englewood Community Leader Responds To Officer Ella French’s Death

“It’s heartbreaking,” said Rashanah Baldwin. “Being from the community and the community in Englewood, we develop relationships with the officers.”

Two brothers have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Chicago police officer Ella French. The 29-year-old officer was shot and killed in West Englewood Saturday during a traffic stop over expired license plates.

Reset discusses how Officer French’s death has sparked conversations around gun violence in Chicago, and the relationship between the police and the community.

GUEST: Rashanah Baldwin, community leader and journalist with the “Someone You Need To Know” podcast