After the mass shooting in Roseburg, Ore., last week, the national media gave a lot of attention to the fact that the local sheriff, John Hanlin, is an ardent supporter of gun rights. What wasn't widely reported was how common views like Hanlin's have become in law enforcement.
Cedric Alexander is president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. He also worked with law enforcement and community leaders Ferguson, Missouri, following the death of Michael Brown last year.
Tom Barton, Editorial Page Editor at the Savannah Morning News, joins GPB Savannah's Sarah McCammon for a discussion of the week's news. This week: a dispute over the future of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department continues.