It’s A Problem. It’s not black. It’s Not White.
We as a nation, as a planet, are training officers to think that if they pull their weapon, it is to shoot.
Not to give warning. Not to make comply.
That is what needs to be changed.
The local police departments should not be being trained like military. Because they aren’t.
That, is what I feel the problem is.
It’s so simple, it’s complicated.
The where, when and who (and all the other Ws for that matter) , don’t matter. We are here. Now.
The question should be, how do we change this?
And then we take that first step.
Together. As a nation. As a people. A species.
Because that’s what we are.
A species, on a planet, with a big problem.