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“On Our Watch”

Distinguished Service to the First Amendment

NPR, KQED, 2022

Author(s): Sukey Lewis, Sandhya Dirks and NPR's Enterprise Storytelling Unit Staff | NPR, Alex Emslie | KQED


NPR and KQED examined the police internal affairs ecosystem against the backdrop of renewed national scrutiny of policing tactics and allegations of police brutality. The collaborative work effectively advocates for transparency in a system long shrouded in secrecy and seen by many as shielding police officers from being accountable for bad practices.