Berkeley Professor Digs Deep into Links Between Cops and Crime Rates

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently voted to hire more police officers in response to the city's growing population. But is hiring more officers really the best way to combat crime? We discuss the latest research on the relationship between the number of cops and crime reduction.


Justin McCrary, professor of law, University of California, Berkeley; director of the D Lab, Berkeley's big data initiative

Jakada Imani, director of the Center for Spiritual and Social Transformation