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Category Archives: Police officers
The Blue Wall of Silence, also called the Blue Code or the Blue Shield, is a protective silence by police about officers who commit crimes, including police brutality. The murder trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd in … Continue reading
De-escalation training and tactics are designed to defuse a situation and take it to a calmer place, rather than a more dangerous one. A U.S. Department of Justice report called it an approach to community policing and incident resolution that … Continue reading
A University of Michigan study concludes that use of force by police is the sixth leading cause of death for young African-American men. Study co-author Michael Esposito, a postdoctoral researcher in the Survey Research Center at the U-M Institute for … Continue reading