12 May 2021

Talk first – how one US police force was completely overhauled

Washington Correspondent

Calls for defunding and reform of the police have echoed across America since the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer last summer. But what might that actually look like?

As lawmakers attempt to construct legislation to bring about reform nationally, we have been to Camden in New Jersey, a city once riddled with crime which a decade ago undertook a complete overhaul of its police department.

We spent the day with officers to see how their different approach to policing is working.