Amanpour and Company

Does Popular Culture Put Police on a Pedestal?

Clip: 06/15/2020 | 3m Video has closed captioning.

Shows like "Cops" are being taken off the air after more than three decades. David Simon created perhaps the most widely praised depiction of American policing in "The Wire," having started as a journalist for The Baltimore Sun many years ago. He’s also written several bestselling books on crime and policing, and joins the show to discuss the role of cops in the American public imagination.

Aired: 06/15/20

Rating: NR

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