When someone dies after an encounter with law enforcement, he leaves behind parents and children, loss and confusion.
What’s to be done when those people sworn to protect you are the same people who pull the trigger?
In Kern County, California, officer-involved deaths have been more common than in any other US county this year. Meet the families across this rural swath of America calling for justice in a place where law enforcement consistently clears itself of wrongdoing.
This short film is part of an in-depth investigation by The Counted. Click here to read more.
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