Thursday, June 11, 2020

How to Fix America's Police (video)

Forget about us. Blame it all on our boss, Chauvin. He's our ringleader (GFD).
American policing is in crisis. The last decade witnessed a vast increase in police aggression, misconduct, and militarization, along with a corresponding reduction in transparency and accountability.

Nowhere is this more noticeable and painful than in African-American and other ethnic minority communities. Racism comes in many subtle forms. There is a little raw, individualized hatred, but most of it is insidious and systemic.

It appears to be a permanent component of our police departments. Overall, U.S. police officers have grown more and more alienated from the people they've been hired to serve -- and trained to hate as civilians, just as the military trains its killers to be able to shoot by dehumanizing targets.

American reaction to murder of blacks by U.S. police (wiki)
Exposing Dark Side of Cops
In To Protect and To Serve: How to Fix America's Police, Chief Norm Stamper offers new insights into the conditions that have created this crisis, reminding us that police in a democratic society belong to the people -- and not the other way around.

To Protect and To Serve also delivers a revolutionary new model for American law enforcement: the community-based police department.

It calls for citizen participation in all aspects of police operations:
  • policymaking,
  • program development,
  • crime fighting and service delivery,
  • entry-level and ongoing education and training,
  • oversight of police conduct,
  • and especially relevant to today's challenges,
  • joint community-police crisis management.
Nothing will ever change until the system itself is radically restructured, and here Norm Stamper shows us how. More

"Cops" gets cancelled

Best of pro-cop bias. Look what a hard job it is! They have to abuse perps!

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