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Police Reform Part 4: People support police system reform

It should be understood there is no sure way to end police violence and no one formula works. But a widely agreed set of practices like more training, ending militarization, enacting strict use of force policies, abolishing unions, and removing hindrances to holding police officers accountable are all necessary steps to take if reform is going to take place. ...

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Police Reform part 3: Police Unions are a big hindrance to accountability

Unions have a number of mechanisms through which they manage to impose their will and protect their members. Most of their mechanisms however translate to leaving police departments so hamstrung that they are unable to discipline or fire officers for misconduct. In the event that an officer is fired, unions are able to renegotiate and often repeal the sentence and get them reinstated....

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