NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Episode 9 – Law enforcement, racial controversies, and policing in the 21st century
Professionally recorded every Monday at The Stude in TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton and released exclusively on nepascene.com every Tuesday, the NEPA Scene Podcast is a free supplement to the website, expanding on the arts and entertainment stories covered on the site and going beyond them to discuss other news and entertainment topics.
Each week, the unedited and uncensored podcast features Rich Howells, NEPA Scene founder and editor; Mark Dennebaum, president and owner of TwentyFiveEight Studios; Lauren Quirolgico, commercial and content strategist at Lavelle Strategy Group and editor at TwentyFiveEight; and in the control room, Jimmy Reynolds, a musician, teacher, and lead audio engineer at TwentyFiveEight. Every episode streams on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and nepascene.com.
In Episode 9, Dr. Michael Jenkins, a professor at the University of Scranton, discusses his new book, “Police Leaders in the New Community Problem-Solving Era,” and recent national controversies and hot-button issues regarding law enforcement, including race relations, crime prevention, and the role the media plays in the public conversation.
This video, for example, is brought up during the podcast, among other recent news clips:
We examine both sides of some of the tragic situations covered in the news, police procedures, use of force, and what needs to be done moving forward.
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