Public information requests reveal Arlington’s behind-the-scenes response to police controversy
An Arlington, Massachusetts police lieutenant who was put on paid leave after writing a column filled with controversial statements about violence, immigrants and more is back on the job after going through a “restorative justice” program. Independent journalist Laura Kiesel joins Sue to talk about what this means and why she doesn’t agree with the program.
Arlington’s attempt to mitigate a police department controversy causes more distress for some concerned residents
Will New Bedford finally find out what happened to Malcolm Gracia?
BPD Commissioner William Gross has had a bad few days. Last week, ACLU Massachusetts sued the city of Boston for using “a system—nicknamed the ‘gang packet’—which awards points for choice of clothes and social media selfies, and [is] used to designate ‘gang affiliation’ without any accompanying allegations of criminal activity,” according a Guardian article […]