Police Accountability Report, hosted by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis, is a weekly show that seeks to expose and hold to account one of the most powerful institutions in this country—the police.

The show shines a critical light on all facets of American policing, exploring the systemic and political imperatives that put law enforcement at odds with the communities they purport to serve.

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First Amendment Activist Hospitalized After Brutal Arrest

An activist known as Blind Justice was arrested after trying to film a state facility to check compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The encounter illustrates the risks citizens are willing to take to hold the government accountable.

Body Cam Shows Brutal Arrest of Man for Exercising 1st Amendment Rights

A recent arrest of a man playing guitar on a public sidewalk raises deeper questions about the power of American policing and how cops have nearly lawless discretion to arrest and harm. Story Transcript This is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. Taya Graham: Hello, my name is Taya Graham […]

They Killed a Man in Prison. This Is How They Covered it Up

New documents reveal how prison authorities tried to cover up the death of a man who died of dehydration in a jail cell. Story Transcript TAYA GRAHAM: Hello. My name is Taya Graham. And this is a breaking news update in a story that’s developing in Prince George’s County, Maryland. And remember, if you have […]

Cop Charged for Shooting Handcuffed Man 7 Times

While waiting handcuffed in a police car after a traffic stop, a man was shot 7 times by Cpl Michael Owen from Prince Georges County, MD. The officer was not wearing his body camera at the time of the shooting and the Police department has already been placed under a consent decree for unconstitutional policing […]


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