Mike Walsh

Jordyn Henderson

Sioux Falls Police Chief Matt Burns says the department’s existing policies are already in line with calls for police reform. 

Chief Burns outlined eight measures that are often mentioned in reform discussions. They include de-escalation and the duty of officers to intervene if another is using excessive force.

Chief Burns says existing policy fits the national calls for reform.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 7, 2018 Show 395 Hour 2

In Minnehaha County, August is time for the Sioux Empire Fair.

While teenagers are expressing safety concerns on social media, law enforcement officers are talking to the community about safety and crime prevention.

Captain Mike Walsh with the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Department joined In The Moment with an overview of the situation. 

In The Moment ... April 20, 2017 Show 076 Hour 2

We continue our conversation about how shifting demographics impact South Dakota communities. SDPB's Kealey Bultena is in Sioux Falls with Dr. Tad Jacobs from Avera for a conversation about how healthcare systems strive to meet the increasingly specialized needs of growing populations. 

Every 10 years state lawmakers draft new boundaries for state legislative districts. SDPB's Lee Strubinger takes a look at legislative redistricting and how it may impact the two major parties in the state going forward.