Former Seattle Chief of Police Norm Stamper leads an ACLU of Washington forum subtitled, “Toward a Police Culture Beyond the War on Drugs.” A police officer for 34 years and chief of the Seattle Police Department from 1994-2000, Stamper is an advocate of fundamental reforms in policing, saying the wars on terror and drugs have spurred a regrettable “militarization” of police work. ACLU-WA executive director Kathleen Taylor says, “Stamper’s experiences have led him to valuable insights about curtailing police abuse and improving police-community relations”—especially relevant in the wake of the recent Department of Justice report on Seattle police …
Norm Stamper is author of "Breaking Rank: A Top Cop’s Street-Smart Approach to Making America a Safe Place For Everyone"
Presented by the ACLU of Washingto
Program Details
Episode S1E18
Broadcast Week Apr 1st 2012
Duration 00:58:01
Audience Rating TV-G
Genre Action
Theme Academic & Education
Language English

Back to top