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Rebecca returns to the host's chair in time to talk about “Chicano Squad” from Frequency Machine and the Vox Media Podcast Network. To deal with a crime spree in a Latino community that no longer trusts them, Houston police create a special unit of Spanish-speaking officers to solve its toughest cases.
FOR OUR SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "CHICANO SQUAD" GO TO 34:00
Then, the Netflix documentary “Crack: Cocaine, Corruption, and Conspiracy” shows the falling dominos from a burgeoning drug economy and its unchecked violence, to the societal backlash and a political movement whose legislation disproportionately affected communities of color.
FOR OUR SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "CRACK" GO TO 1:02:00
In crime of the week: half a roof is better than none.
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