Episode 23 - Community Oversight Board - Amendment 1 follow-up
Dr. Sekou Franklin and Theeda Murphy
This episode is a follow-up conversation with Dr. Sekou Franklin and Theeda Murphy, two leaders of Community Oversight Now, a coalition pushing for a police community oversight board in Nashville. The COB Charter Amendment appears on the November 6th ballot as Amendment 1.
Interview highlights with minute markers:
1:55 - Campaign after death of Daniel Hambrick
3:23 - Response to Mayor Briley's comments
6:02 - Common concerns with COB proposal
8:27 - Front-end vs. back-end accountability
12:32 - Buy-in from the Police Dept.
19:41 - Best practices. What cities are doing best?
24:28 - The Policing Project
27:07 - How would implementation of policy recommendations be enforced?
31:26 - How would a COB work in an example such as the Hambrick case?
37:47 - To what extent is this a racial issue?