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Police violence, racism and inhumanity: “Who’s hurt?” “Nobody. Just a perp.”

Errol Louis, a Daily News columnist and the political news anchor on NY1, today wrote a blistering essay about police violence. It expands powerfully on my story about one innocent victim of a racist murdering cop. Louis’s last paragraph resonates … Continue reading

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Do police departments evaluate cops for problems of character?

Yesterday, in my post about psychological testing for police candidates, I asked if any¬† psychologist could offer an opinion about the possibilities of thorough psychological testing in the New York Police Department. I got an even more specific response than … Continue reading

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Scene from my life: The Blue Wall of Silence

In yesterday’s Times, Timothy Egan published an opinion piece, “The Blue Wall of Silence Is Starting To Crack.” Although he’s correct to describe the number of policemen who testified for the prosecution against Derek Chauvin as a crack in the … Continue reading

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