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Your Call: What will it take for police departments to reward good cops and get rid of the bad ones?

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What will it take for police departments to reward good cops and get rid of the bad ones? On the April 15th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race and justice. Former New York City police detective Frank Serpico says police have been setting up suspects with false testimony for decades. In light of the recent deadly shooting in South Carolina, Serpico says it’s time to create an atmosphere where crooked cops fear honest cops. What will it take to get there? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Frank Serpico, former NYPD detective who exposed police corruption before the Knapp Commission

Jim Chanin, a civil rights attorney based in the East Bay 

Sgt. Yulanda Williams, president of Officers for Justice 

Web resources:

Politico: When Cops Cry Wolf

WaPo: Thousands Dead, Few Prosecuted

NY Times: After 8 Shots in North Charleston, Michael Slager Becomes an Officer Scorned

NY Times: Walter Scott Shooting Seen as Opening for Civil Suits Against North Charleston’s Police Dept.

Reason: America's Most Successful Stop Snitchin' Campaign