The Center for American Progress says about one in three U.S. adults have an incarceration, conviction, or arrest record. And research in 2023 by the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge finds Native Americans are incarcerated at a rate 38% higher than the national average. What should you do if you do if police pull you over? Are there steps you can take now to prepare or to prevent a bad situation from getting worse? We’ll speak with legal experts about educating yourself about the criminal justice system.
Chico Gallegos (Jicarilla Apache), attorney, counselor, and warrior at law
Brandi Morin (Cree, Iroquois, and French), freelance journalist