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Understanding Accountability So We Can Hold the Police to Account

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/06/12/understanding-accountability-so-we-can-hold-police-account

Thank you as this is a great article with excellent suggestions and a way though the racism and sexism that is such a big part of America. Another example is removing the police from schools as that has been a disaster for so many student and their families.

And too, why is having a military background so valued for police? I would rather have police ride bikes and work locally. Imagine how different things would be if police worked in their own neighborhoods. Making policing a solver of problems instead of creating
problems by angry aggressive people who need weapons to function. : (