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  • Jamal Sutherland's family, a newly elected sheriff and the solicitor weigh in on a need for change following a decision not file charges against two detention officers.
  • A protest outside a South Carolina police station included bottles and rocks thrown at officers in riot gear, but no arrests or injuries. Protesters outside the Rock Hill police station Wednesday night also set a small fire outside the building before leaving just after midnight. The protests were over the arrests of two men at a gas station Wednesday afternoon. A Facebook video showed several officers wrestling with both men and forcing them to the ground. One officer is seen throwing punches and a man's face was bloodied. Rock Hill police say they are reviewing the force used in the arrests.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, and policing.On this episode, we hear what one mother is telling her son with Autism Spectrum Disorder about interacting with police and how she feels officers aren't prepared enough to handle such a situation without it possibly turning into a tragedy.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, and policing.On this fourth installment, we take a closer look at policing in South Carolina, speak with the head of the state's criminal justice academy, and hear what others on the frontline of the law are doing to improve relations with the communities they serve.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, policing — breaking down the myths surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), hear from those affected, and meet those pushing for awareness and making change.On this first episode, we examine issues of excessive force practices used by police officers, especially when they involve unarmed individuals and people of color. Factoring in a person living with ASD, and the resulting breakdown of miscommunication and perceived threat, can lead to troubling incidents with sometimes lethal consequences.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, policing.On this fourth installment, we take a closer look at policing in South…
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, and policing.On this episode, we hear what one mother is telling her son with Autism Spectrum Disorder about interacting with police and how she feels officers aren't prepared enough to handle such a situation without it possibly turning into a tragedy.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, and policing.On this second installment, we speak with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) specialist Dr. Laura Carpenter of the Medical University of South Carolina about the fundamentals of ASD as well as her research into the interaction between people with disabilities and the criminal justice system.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, policing — breaking down the myths surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), hear from those affected, and meet those pushing for awareness and making change.On this first episode, we examine issues of excessive force practices used by police officers, especially when they involve unarmed individuals and people of color. Factoring in a person living with ASD, and the resulting breakdown of miscommunication and perceived threat, can lead to troubling incidents with sometimes lethal consequences.
  • On Tuesday, Chester Police Chief Eric Williams held a press conference regarding the killing of 28-year-old Ariane McCree by a city police officer last…