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Insight: Public Safety Cuts / Crime Rate Impact / Tower Records Documentary / Sound Advice: Record Sale

Public Safety Cuts You know the city budget is in big trouble when councilmembers vote to lay off cops, but that's happening in Sacramento. Which positions are being cut? And what does it mean for the City of Sacramento? Today on Insight, we'll talk with Sacramento Bee reporter Ryan Lillis about it.

Crime Rate Impact? Sacramento's Police Department is preparing to change how it polices in the city after being hit with a $12.2 million cut. How might those layoffs affect the crime rate? We'll talk about police organization and management with Dr. William Vizzard, Professor of Criminal Justice at Sacramento State. He's also a former Deputy Sheriff with Fresno County Sheriff's Department.

Tower Records Documentary Colin Hanks, the son of actor Tom Hanks who grew up in Sacramento, is working with two of his childhood friends to raise money for a documentary on Tower Records. The trio is hoping to raise the money for "All things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records" through a Kickstarter campaign. We'll talk with Hanks and Sean Stuart about why they want to make the film.

Sound Advice: Record Sale From Beyonce to Wagner, you'll hear just a tiny sample of the eclectic music gathered for Capital Public Radio's annual Used Record Sale. Record sale organizer and Capital Public Radio Jazz host Dennis Newhall previews a couple gems in our weekly music segment.

Thursday, June 9, 2011
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