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Police Accountability

Connecticut Capitol Building

Two lawmakers played a role in passing  Connecticut's sweeping new police accountability law that would allow civil lawsuits against police officers accused of crimes while on duty. Senator Gary Winfield, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee is Black. Senate President Martin Looney is White. Both talk about how experiences as teenagers shaped their views on race.

As WSHU Public Radio’s award-winning senior political reporter, Ebong Udoma draws on his extensive tenure to delve deep into state politics during a major election year.