New Publication by Zackary Canepari: “Inside a Broken Police Department in Flint, Michigan”

Officer Bridget Balasko holds a small child while the girl’s father is being searched and questioned. March, 2016. Photo Zackary Canepari / VII.

Featured today on The New Yorker is a story that Zackary Canepari photographed while embedded with the police in Flint, Michigan.

“The photographer Zackary Canepari is among the few outsiders with sustained interest in the internal rot of this American city. A native of Boston who now lives between New York and the Bay Area, he has been documenting life in Flint since 2012, including the water crisis that poisoned the city’s residents; an eight-part documentary series called “Flint Town,” which Canepari made with Jessica Dimmock and Drea Cooper, premières on March 2nd, on Netflix. For his most recent series of images, he examined the Flint Police Department. How does law enforcement work in a place in constant crisis?”

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