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October 30, 2018
Why Police Should Embrace Communities—Not Shut Them Out
A former police chief on why the job should be more than “runnin’ and gunnin’.”
September 13, 2018
All The Ways Being White Helped Me Avoid Prison
“As a young, educated white girl, I confused everyone I encountered in law enforcement.”
July 16, 2018
Yelp for Cops
How am I doing? Check the sentiment meter.
October 11, 2017
Why the Fraternal Order of Police Must Go
The nation’s largest police organization does more harm to public safety than good.
September 27, 2017
How Bad Apples Spoil the Whole Bunch
When a ‘hot cop’ proves himself a bad apple, police should hold him accountable, not close ranks.
August 2, 2017
Trump’s Remarks To Police Violate His Oath of Office
The president swore to uphold the Constitution but asked officers to ignore it.
Rachel A. Harmon
July 19, 2017
White America’s Unshakeable Confidence in the Police
A new poll says whites are as confident in the police as ever. How?
Donovan X. Ramsey
June 15, 2017
After Creating Danger, Can Cops Use Force with Impunity?
A recent Supreme Court decision left open that possibility. That’s bad for the public, and for police.
May 21, 2017
Jeff Sessions Could Learn Something From Fox’s New Cop Show
A former senior DOJ official says ‘Shots Fired’ gets right what the AG gets wrong.
May 9, 2017
A Lesson On Jordan Edwards
A high school teacher on the challenge of responding to high-profile police shootings.
Fredrick Scott Salyers