Police Perspective; Poet Laureate Honey Bell-Bey

Protesters on Pearl Road in Cleveland. [Lisa Ryan / ideastream]
Protesters on Pearl Road in Cleveland. [Lisa Ryan / ideastream]
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Protests continue across the nation calling for accountability for the deaths of George Floyd and other black people in police custody. On The Sound of Ideas, we'll get perspective from Cleveland's Black Shield Police Association representing minority officers.  And we'll hear from civilians working on police reform. Plus, Cuyahoga County's poet laureate reflects on the last two weeks. Join us.

Guests: 

-Lisa Ryan, Reporter, ideastream 

-Sgt. Vincent Montague, President, Black Shield Police Association, Cleveland Police Department 

-Police Chief Clayton Harris, Cuyahoga Community College 

-Sgt. Richard Jackson, Co-Chair, Cleveland Community Police Commission & Member, Black Shield Police Association, Cleveland Police Department 

-Dr. Mark Singer, PhD, Professor, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

-Honey Bell Bey, Poet Laureate, Cuyahoga County 

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