Editorials

The Monday Poll: What’s going on with police shootings?

Protesters lay in the middle of a Charlotte, N.C., street to protest the mistrial in the case of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer accused of killing an unarmed man, Jonathan Ferrell, two years ago.
Protesters lay in the middle of a Charlotte, N.C., street to protest the mistrial in the case of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer accused of killing an unarmed man, Jonathan Ferrell, two years ago. TNS

Questions about police shootings continue to dominate news headlines and draw citizens into the streets to protest what they see as abusive tactics.

Activists have brought the issue front-and-center in the presidential campaign and a leading law enforcement group just called for change, as today’s editorial explains.

We’d like to get your thoughts on this subject. Mobile users, go here. Poll results will be available online on Tuesday and in print on Wednesday.

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