Get Free - Episode 2

CREDITS:

Sound Engineering: Bryan Pugh
Studio/Mics: Chris Moore
Intro Music: csus
Intro Voiceover: Pedro Vivas Hernandez
Intro Editing: Brian Hill
Sound Effects: Free Sound.com, Youtube Audio Effects Library
Media Clips: ABC News10 Schenectady, C-Span, The Guardian US/Cities, ABC2 WMAR Baltimore, ChicagoCopMedia, TNT, CBS2 NYC, 
Photos: Joel Caldwell
Promotional Video: Nasrene Haj

TIMESTAMPED REFERENCES:

03:42: The Hillary Clinton "superpredator" remarks come from this 1996 Keene State University speech: https://www.c-span.org/video/?69606-1/mrs-clinton-campaign-speech

05:56: Boston and Chicago began experimenting with alternatives to policing: https://www.hks.harvard.edu/sites/default/files/centers/rappaport/files/braga_final.pdf, https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/227181.pdf

06:57: Boston went 29 months without a teenager shot to death: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5413254ce4b05a9f6b772941/t/5485fa94e4b0afb70c5a6842/1418066580801/End_of_a_Miracle.pdf

07:57: Chicago saw reductions in gun violence up to 73%: http://cureviolence.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Skogan-2009-Eval.pdf

07:59: Baltimore's McElderry Park saw 22 months without a gun homicide: https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/research/2012/01/evaluation-of-baltimore-s-safe-streets-program.html

08:08: Safe Streets mediations: https://www.wmar2news.com/news/region/baltimore-city/safe-streets-saved-in-11th-hour-yet-again

08:59: Chicago gun violence: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jul/10/chicago-trump-gun-violence-activists

09:37: Chicago PD Promotional Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Alz7NjMKd18

10:10: Boston's Finest trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubLKMxElZLY&t=60s

11:01: Boston slated to lay off 200 patrol officers, and cut program in January 2000: https://www.hks.harvard.edu/sites/default/files/centers/rappaport/files/braga_final.pdf

12:48: Boston Police budget around ~$300m annually (which I believe excludes salary obligations of retired officers): https://www.boston.gov/sites/default/files/vol_3_12_public_safety_cabinet.pdf

12:55: Boston Police clearing 4% of nonfatal shooting cases: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/2017/02/12/boston-shootings/

Baltimore Police budget ~$500m annually:
http://openbudget.baltimorecity.gov/#!/year/2018/operating/0/service/Safe+Neighborhoods/0/department

Baltimore Police current-year homicide clearance rate ~25% (Note how hard they have made it to arrive at this calculation): http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/investigations/bs-md-ci-baltimore-homicide-clearance-rate-20170422-story.html

Chicago Police Budget ~$1.5bn annually: 
https://www.cityofchicago.org/content/dam/city/depts/obm/supp_info/2018Budget/2018_Budget_Overview.pdf

Chicago Police homicide clearance rate ~20%: https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/as-violence-persists-cpd-murder-clearance-rate-continues-to-slide/

15:48: NYPD promotional video featuring James Earl Jones

16:11: Baltimore homicides by year: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/crime/bal-baltimore-homicides-by-year-20161202-htmlstory.html

16:13: Chicago homicides by year: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-history-of-chicago-homicides-htmlstory.html

17:23: Mayor and City Council give NYPD 1200 new officers: https://www.newsday.com/news/new-york/newly-sworn-in-nypd-cops-face-terrorism-challenge-city-leaders-say-1.11274933

18:15: If you don't go along with this, and give us more officers, we will quit: 
http://www.nycpba.org/news-items/chief/2018/pba-raise-our-pay-or-watch-us-depart/