Activists Call on Chicago to Dump ShotSpotter Contract
Clip: 08/19/2021 | 2m 35s
Activists and youth leaders are calling on Chicago officials to dump the city’s contract with gunshot detection company ShotSpotter, claiming the technology is unreliable and often leads to police being sent into communities on “high alert” for false alarms. WTTW News reporter Matt Masterson has details.
Aired: 08/19/21 |
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