Mary Sanchez

August 23, 2014 7:48 PM

Ferguson reveals that police and their communities need reality checks

The nation’s police departments are disproportionately unlike the racial and ethnic makeup of the communities that they police. Yet to be an African-American or Latino member of law enforcement opens one up to accusations of being “more blue than black” or “brown” — a traitor to the community, as it were. That attitude has to change.

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