A nationwide movement has erupted in recent weeks, calling for drastic changes in law enforcement. These systemic issues aren’t new. WPLN News is launching a new podcast, Deadly Force, which investigates how officers are trained to use force, as well as the role of race in policing.
WPLN News investigates why a white Nashville police officer pulled the trigger while chasing a black man on a hot summer night in 2018.
Nine months before Nashville Officer Andrew Delke shot and killed Daniel Hambrick, he was criticized by his supervisors. But not for use of force. It was a night when Delke didn’t pull his gun.