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On The Line: Avi Asher-Schapiro On Cop Watch

VICE News journalist Avi Asher-Schapiro joined On The Line to discuss his new piece on the people who police, the police, Cop Watch.

by VICE News
Sep 28 2015, 4:20pm

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VICE News journalist Avi Asher-Schapiro joined On The Line to discuss his new piece about Cop Watch.

Over the past year-and-a-half, police violence in places like New York, Baltimore, and Ferguson grabbed headlines, sparked mass protest, and drove down public confidence in law enforcement to a 22 year low. In response, people across the country have been fashioning makeshift uniforms, arming themselves with cameras, and patrolling streets to document police misconduct. It's an explosion of a movement that has been around for many years. This is Copwatch.

Read: Walking the Beat With Copwatch, the People Who Police the Police

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