This is the last episode of part one of the Which Way Forward: Redefining Public Safety series. WRFI News Contributor Fred Balfour lays out how Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order for every municipality with a police department to reimagine its public safety practices will play out in Tompkins County. Ithaca Voice intern James Baratta walks us through Tompkins’ efforts in the last several months to reimagine law enforcement practices that will foster a social future that is equitable for all.
Fred Balfour edited today’s episode, and sound design was by outgoing News Director Michayla Savitt. Music is by BlueDotSessions. 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.