Keep ‘community’ in front of ‘policing’
When did we lose sight of our responsibility to engage the community in crime fighting? I would argue it occurred when our sole focus became rapid deployment of resources in response to crime data.
Much has been written in the past few days about a recent study of 2,600 police officers in Washington, D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department, which concluded that body cameras have no statistically significant
impact on police officers’ use of…