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Philly Changed Traffic Stop Laws to Try to Protect Black Drivers. Memphis Is Following Suit

Max Fleischmann

A Philadelphia law that changes when police can pull drivers over has inspired a similar policy’s passage in Memphis. WHYY’s Sammy Caiola has more.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 4/17/23)

Sammy Caiola is WHYY News’ first-ever gun violence prevention reporter. She is committed to doing trauma-informed journalism driven by the communities she covers. She has been a health reporter for the last eight years, first at The Sacramento Bee and then at Capital Public Radio. Her podcast, "After the Assault," explores the journey to justice and healing for survivors of sexual violence. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, dancing, and playing with her Labrador, Pepper.