Statement About the Police-Involved Episode in McKinney, Texas

LOS ANGELES, CA -- Today, Center for Policing Equity President and Co-founder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement about the police-involved episode in McKinney, Texas:

"In the wake of the recent police-involved episode in McKinney, Texas, the nation is not reacting simply to another incident of what appears to be excessive and disproportionate use of force on an African American child. We're also responding to the deeply painful historical legacy of segregation in public facilities."

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