“Cops Are at War Out There”

A culture of racism, paranoia, and authoritarianism permeates American police departments. Piecemeal reform won’t be enough

Jacobin
Jacobin
Oct 19, 2018 · 9 min read

By Brian Platt

On September 6, Dallas police officer Amber Guyger entered the apartment of her upstairs neighbor, Botham Shem Jean, removed her service weapon, and shot the…

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