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Special Edition: HPD Sergeant DeAndre Hutchison and Dr. Andrea Taylor (June 10, 2020)

A police sergeant and a psychologist address the issue of police brutality, and how to keep the motivation to prevent it, in the wake of George Floyd’s death.



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Our special edition of Houston Matters weekdays at 3 p.m. addresses your questions and concerns about important issues affecting the community.

In the first segment, host Ernie Manouse welcomes Sergeant DeAndre Hutchison (HPD), president of the Afro American Police Officers League. They discuss police brutality and the calls to defund police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The sergeant also fields comments and questions from listeners.

Then, Dr. Andrea Taylor, Adult Psychologist with UT Physicians and Assistant Professor with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, joins Ernie to discuss the psychology of grief and reflect on the funeral of George Floyd.


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Troy Schulze

Troy Schulze

Producer, Houston Matters

Troy Schulze is a producer for Houston Matters. He also produces the podcast Party Politics and the digital video series Skyline Sessions. Schulze has been working as a writer and producer in digital media for over 20 years. He has received three Emmy nominations for his work on the TV...

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