The Conversation: Monday, October 16th, 2017

Oct 16, 2017

Homeless Safe Zones and Sit-Lie Bans

Credit Photo Credit: Cory Doctorow / Flickr


Homeless Safe Zones and Sit-Lie Bans

Credit Photo Credit: Cory Doctorow / Flickr

Homeless Safe Zones and Sit-Lie Bans

Hawaii continues to have the highest per capita ratio of homeless in the nation. It has a population that continues to grow with no end in sight. The Honolulu City Council is looking at expanding its so-called sit-lie ban to all sidewalks on Oahu and establishing “safe zones,” a policy already being implemented on Hawaii Island.

Intro Music: Thompkins Square Park by Mumford and Sons

Outro Music: Mrs. Interpret – Instrumental Version by Atmosphere

Civil Beat Reality Check

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A Honolulu Police officer and a retired major are being arraigned today in federal court as part of a two-year investigation into alleged corruption in the Honolulu Police department – an investigation that has already forced the resignation of Police Chief Louis Kealoha.

Intro Music: Mrs. Interpret – Instrumental Version by Atmosphere

Outro Music: Baddest Man Alive by RZA and The Black Keys