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In the third episode of Which Way Forward: Redefining Public Safety, Ithaca Voice senior reporter Anna Lamb reexamines the most recent case of police brutality in ithaca known as the “commons incident” - and how ithaca police officers’ excessive use of force could have been prevented.

As a note to listeners, this episode includes detailed descriptions of physical violence.

Jay Bradley edited today’s episode, and sound design was by outgoing News Director, Michayla Savitt. Additional sound by Ithaca Voice reporter Matt Butler. The series is directed and executive produced by Anna Lamb and Michayla Savitt.

The series is a production of WRFI News, The Ithaca Voice, and the Ithaca College Park Scholars, with funding from Engaged Cornell.