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If Trump hopes to win Michigan, then he's got to win over working-class white men in suburban Detroit. But it will be tough. The state hasn't backed a Republican presidential candidate since 1988.

U.S. soldiers are staying on in Afghanistan. Sarah Chayes, with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, tells NPR's Rachel Martin that more troops won't solve the real problem.

In 2015, the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing recommended many reforms. Laurie Robinson, who co-chaired that task force tells Rachel Martin that reform requires long-term commitment.

The city of Dallas is still reeling from the murders of five police officers. Residents are rallying around law enforcement but some warn they can't abandon peaceful protests.

Twelve police officers were shot — and five were killed — in a mass shooting in Dallas on Thursday. The killings have complicated efforts to reform policing around the country.

When police officers need someone to talk to, they can turn to police chaplains. President of the International Conference of Police Chaplains Mark Clements talks about what they are saying this week.

In this special edition of All Things Considered, we spend the entire hour on policing in the United States. This week saw both civilians and officers on the receiving end of violence.

Former and current law enforcement officers Chief Chris Magnus, Officer Anwar Sanders and former police chief Betty Taylor discuss the recent shootings by and of police.

After a week of deadly shootings involving police, questions are being asked about the training officers receive for these kinds of situations. Former police officer Seth Stoughton studies the issue.

Ron Martinelli, a forensic criminologist and former police detective, is critical of the Black Lives Matter movement. He says they promote false narratives and are partially responsible for violence.




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