How Policing Has — And Hasn’t — Changed In The Year Since George Floyd Was Murdered

May 25 2021

From the article: "Martin suggested there should be a national set of standards crafted in concert with police officers and criminal justice activists that serve as a north star for departments across the country. But Tracie Keesee, co-founder and senior vice president of the Center for Policing Equity, said such standards may fail to accomplish much of anything."

Any set of national standards should be evidence-based and replicable, if possible, Keesee said.

The No. 1 thing that still has yet to be answered is, what is the role of police? What is their job? What is their charge?” Keesee added. “It’s really this moment where it will look different in local jurisdictions.”

By Hayley Miller

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