George Floyd's death at the hands of police officers in the US this year sparked a global movement. It also serves as an example of how news organisations can cover police misconduct in different ways, like The New York Times' visual investigation '8 minutes and 46 seconds'.

But journalists all around the world are tasked to investigate the police. How can you report on the police where you are? Global Investigative Journalism Network reporter Rowan Philp offers ten tips on how to do this, pulling expertise from four journalists with first-hand experience.

It suggests using the 5-0 Radio Pro for live radio feeds from about 30 countries, but you can also find apps specific to your country. In the US, try Broadcastify and OpenMHZ.

"For police audio — and to better understand what police and dispatchers were thinking at crucial moments — check if your country has an app that records communications," it reads.

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