Disarming the Police
Rethinking policing in light of recent events.
Over the last few weeks we’ve seen video coverage of armed police in the USA doing things we’d rather not have witnessed. I, for one, do not want to see that level of police arrogance and brutality in my community.
Given recent events closer to home, including the black lives matter protests, the police shooting of a man armed with a knife on a highway outside Melbourne, and the assault on an indigenous youth by a policeman in Sydney, I think we may have reached a moment, an inflection…