One Dollar for a Life

Chicano Squad - A podcast by Vox Media Podcast Network

When the officers involved in the drowning of José Campos Torres get off with little more than a slap on the wrist and a dollar fine, racial tensions explode at a Cinco de Mayo celebration that will come to be known as the Moody Park Riot. With trust between the Latino community and Houston’s police destroyed and a rising number of unsolved homicides affecting Spanish-speaking Houstonians, the Houston Police Department needs to try something new. Take our listener survey here; thanks! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit