The Redemption Project Episode: Officer Down

In the Redemption Project episode “Officer Down”, Van Jones meets with Thomas Morgan, a former sheriff who was shot in the neck and left to die while responding to a call in 1997. Twenty years after the incident, Tom wants to meet with Jason Samuel, who was the 17-year-old gang member who pulled the trigger. 

Van Jones explores the tensions between law enforcement and marginalized communities that persist today and look at how the principles of restorative justice can help.

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