The deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice, all unarmed black males killed in 2014 by white police officers, heightened public scrutiny of police departments around the country. The incidents ignited deep racial tensions and a sharper focus on police demographics, specifically the racial composition of sworn officers …read more

Source: The Lowdown

Map: How Many Bay Area Police Officers Live in the Cities They Serve? 9 January,2015Matthew Green


Matthew Green

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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