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Instructor Russ Hicks looks on as recruits perform a mock arrest. (Rowan Moore Gerety/Northwest Public Radio)MoreCloseclosemore
Instructor Russ Hicks looks on as recruits perform a mock arrest. (Rowan Moore Gerety/Northwest Public Radio)

Over the past year, a string of police killings of unarmed black men has prompted a national conversation around use of force and racial bias in policing. It’s a conversation often shaped by viral videos documenting those incidents.

As Rowan Moore Gerety of Northwest Public Radio reports, just how to watch those videos brings up a special set of considerations for police academies.

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This segment aired on May 28, 2015.

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