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

Police, Brutality and Firearms

There is a great deal being reported in the United States of America about police brutality. Some would argue that there is a great deal of police brutality in the United States, but they fail to understand that the police in any nation reflect the mores and culture of the people in that nation. Continue reading