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What does it take to change your perception of people or an institution? NPR's Rachel Martin talks with columnist Matt Lewis about how the smartphone era has altered how he now views the police.

If Trump hopes to win Michigan, then he's got to win over working-class white men in suburban Detroit. But it will be tough. The state hasn't backed a Republican presidential candidate since 1988.

U.S. soldiers are staying on in Afghanistan. Sarah Chayes, with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, tells NPR's Rachel Martin that more troops won't solve the real problem.

In 2015, the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing recommended many reforms. Laurie Robinson, who co-chaired that task force tells Rachel Martin that reform requires long-term commitment.

The city of Dallas is still reeling from the murders of five police officers. Residents are rallying around law enforcement but some warn they can't abandon peaceful protests.

Twelve police officers were shot — and five were killed — in a mass shooting in Dallas on Thursday. The killings have complicated efforts to reform policing around the country.

Ron Martinelli, a forensic criminologist and former police detective, is critical of the Black Lives Matter movement. He says they promote false narratives and are partially responsible for violence.

Brooklyn Borough President and former New York police captain Eric Adams talks about why he joined the force — and why he decided to leave.

The Washington Post's Kimbriell Kelly speaks about the data the newspaper has collected on police shootings over the past two years. More than 500 people have been fatally shot by police in 2016.

When police officers need someone to talk to, they can turn to police chaplains. President of the International Conference of Police Chaplains Mark Clements talks about what they are saying this week.




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