Community Health, Youth Voices
Residents of Bakersfield expressed outrage to city leaders after after a teen girl said she was beaten by officers and attacked by a police dog. The case has led many residents to call for the city to install body cameras on officers to increase accountability. “We are fearful of the servants that took a pledge to protect us. You see my skin, and you see who I am, but you’re not here to protect me.” Read more at South Kern Sol.