To Protect and Serve

When our British eyes, or European eyes, look at the behaviour of police in some parts of the United States of America, we are puzzled by the relish with which some police there pull out their guns and start shooting. There are many killings by police of civilians and many of those killings are of unarmed people who may be behaving by any standards inappropriately, but not in a way that should lead to their deaths. Continue reading