Full Circle 04-14-2023; Antioch Police Text Message Scandal

Tonight on Full Circle we will be talking about the Antioch Police text message scandal and investigation. On tonight’s show we’ll hear community response as people speak out at a recent city council meeting. We also hear the reflections of city council member and Mayor Pro-tem Tamisha Torres-Walker and Mayor Lamar Thorpe. And we will be asking for your support in honor of kpfa’s 74th birthday.


Check out Freewillin Franklin on ABC news talking about his case from 2009 and the recent text scandal. https://abc7news.com/antioch-police-department-officer-misconduct-investigation-staffing-chief-steven-ford/13114779/?fbclid=IwAR1beGz1fMQu2XugVqeTlVHdrTP1TRU2o0m5pQtuLxYa-2-EiTja9lSqYvg

Read the first batch of released text messages from the Contra Costa District Attorney’s office https://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/23778279/disclosure-report-court-redactions-final.pdf

Watch the entire Antioch City Council meeting to hear all the public comments regarding the text messages as well as a report by Antioch Police Chief, Dr. Steven Ford. https://www.antiochca.gov/government/city-council-meetings/04-11-23/

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