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GLT's nationally award winning five part investigative series on the issues at the heart of tension between citizens who say they are mistreated by law enforcement and the police who must balance combating crime with balancing individual rights.

Part Two: Changing African-Americans Perceptions Of Police

Grand Jury decisions in Ferguson Missouri and New York City not to indict white officers for killing unarmed black men has provoked a kind of national Rorschach test on race. According to a Pew Research Center study, blacks, by a an overwhelming margin, say the Ferguson shooting raises critical racial issues and that the police quote "went too far" in responding to subsequent protests. Only 9 percent of blacks said they agreed with the Grand Jury's decision. In Part 2 of the 5-part series, WGLT's Jon Norton explores why blacks and whites so often differ in their perceptions of law enforcement.

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