“When the public pressure is off, departments tend to backslide.” -David Harris, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh
We need to put an end to this cycle. It's too easy for departments to backside into aggressive& racially biased behaviors.
The push to remake policing takes decades, only to begin again.
Police revert to entrenched practices when monitors move on, leadership changes and public scrutiny wanes.
By Robert Klemko and John Sullivan
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