Alex S. Vitale is a professor of sociology and the coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College and the author of The End of Policing.
These well-meaning changes will simply reproduce racial inequality.
Apparently, to criticize the police is to be anti-police. But if I call and point out that the swings in the playground are broken, am I anti-parks?
Debates over reform rage, but we know what works.
Here’s what we actually know about proposed police reforms.