From Beer Summit to Guilty On All Counts:

Can public awareness change the culture & practice of law enforcement?

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  • Emphasize cooperation in all but the direst emergencies and reduce reliance on “command presence” to deal with the public.
  • Remind police: your thoughts are your own 24/7, but while on duty, your deeds belong to us; no more “special tactics” in the presence of POC, because, brother-in-blue, that just doesn’t fly here.
  • When PBA/PPL advocates bleat “armchair quarterbacking”, remind them that the entire justice system — investigations by detectives, evaluations by prosecutors, trials by judges and juries, none of whom were on the scene — is exactly that, and so what?

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