Police deal with deadlier streets
Broadcast: Midmorning, 12/03/2007, 9:06 a.m.
The number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty is on the rise, with a dramatic spike in fatal shootings. Police worry that the increasing level of violence on the streets, and more powerful weapons, are putting more cops at risk.
- Tim Dolan: Chief of Police for the City of Minneapolis.
- Hubert Williams: President of the Police Foundation, a nonprofit organization that promotes policing strategies. He served as police chief in Newark, New Jersey for eleven years.
- Lawrence Sherman: Professor of criminology and director of the Jerry Lee Center for Experimental Criminology at Cambridge University.