Policing Isn’t Broken

That’s the problem.

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I had an old statistics professor who liked to say that a computer was a “dumb beast.” It was very powerful and could do many things, but it only did what it was told. It couldn’t think for itself. Policing in the US is the dumb beast; officers wield immense power, and they’re doing exactly what they’ve been told to do.

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Davin Hall

Davin Hall

Formerly a law enforcement data analyst. Currently testing the notion of whether quitting your job to follow your dream is really a good idea. Twitter: @geogeng