Chicago aldermen held a special session with Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday to discuss calls to bring in the National Guard to support local police.
Reset talks to the head of the Chicago Project on Security and Threats, a U. of C. research institute that recently examined the effectiveness of the federal deployment of federal agents to Portland. We also speak with a national writer who covers the impacts of police militarization.
GUESTS: Robert Pape, political science professor and director of the Chicago Project on Security and Threats at the University of Chicago
Radley Balko, columnist at the Washington Post; author of Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces