The Trials of Lt. McFadden

April 11, 2024
A black female police officer is standing in front of the American flag in uniform. She has a blue line across her mouth.

Melissa McFadden always saw police officers as protectors. But when she became an officer, she found herself with almost no one to protect her.

This episode contains strong language, sensitive listeners please be advised. 

Thank you, Lt. McFadden for sharing your story with us! Check out McFadden’s book: Walking the Thin Black Line

Funding for this episode was provided by UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, as part of its “Expanding Awareness of the Science of Intellectual Humility” initiative, supported by the John Templeton Foundation.

Produced by Anna Sussman, original score by Renzo Gorrio, artwork by Teo Ducot

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Producer Credit:
Original Score: 

Teo Ducot

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