Crime Dispatch #1: "Society is Just Very Uncomfortable Addressing Domestic Violence"
Crime reporters Tana Ganeva and Nancy Rommelmann talk the murders of women in Portland and NYC, the challenges/failings of policing, and, how to solve a problem like fentanyl?
Criminal justice reporter Tana Ganeva (Vice, The Intercept, Reason, Washington Post, Rolling Stone) joins Nancy Rommelmann for a conversation about crime and punishment, including:
Why private equity firms getting into the prison business yield nothing good.
The difficulty of squaring drug decriminalization and fentanyl. “It’s poison,” says Tana.
Understanding and a small violin for cops who call it quits.
San Francisco is still beautiful. New York subways are more disgusting than ever.
Tana has an idea for how fill the chasm between incarcerating the mentally ill and doing nothing. It involves horses.
“It does not have to be a binary choice between criminal justice reform and incarcerating violent criminals,” a deputy DA told Nancy. “We can do both.”
The time Tana yelled at Portland DA Mike Schmidt.
And much more!