In August, riots erupted in Ferguson, Mo. after a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old. The incident drew attention nationally to the issue of police force, particularly in low-income communities of color, where relations between law enforcement and residents are often tense. It also …read more

Source: The Lowdown

Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities with the Police [An Illustrated Guide] 3 October,2014Matthew Green

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Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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