The shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri this past August set off a powder keg of emotion and placed policing under a new microscope. There has long been discussion of policing as it related to race relations and profiling. But following this incident, we had to go on the defensive beyond the claims of racial bias, debunk the media hyperbole of “militarization,” and justify the protective equipment we value as essential in the execution of duties.
There was a common…Continue
Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:00pm