Thank you for publishing my photo, in How to research policing? Talk to people who have been arrested. 4 insights from 150 arrested individuals on the role and reform of the police. | LSE: Impact of Social Sciences

Thank you for publishing my photo, in How to research policing? Talk to people who have been arrested. 4 insights from 150 arrested individuals on the role and reform of the police. | LSE: Impact of Social Sciences

2020.05.31 Protesting the Murder of George Floyd, Washington, DC USA 152 35031
2020.05.31 Protesting the Murder of George Floyd, Washington, DC USA 152 35031 (View on Flickr.com)

Thank you for publishing my photograph in this insightful piece, @LSEImpactBlog

I was struck by many of the quotes, which show that most people want better policing rather than no policing:

The specific language of defunding the police and re-allocating resources to community well-being was not widespread when we conducted these interviews. But interviewees referred directly to investing in neighbourhoods and identified the community as a reservoir of potential for the future. They spoke about schools, young people, and relationship-building. As one individual encapsulated it, “if you uplift the community, you might get uplifting results.”

The photograph was taken in Washington, DC USA (of course) at the start of a very impactful summer in our nation’s capital. Enjoy the photo.

Over past months, the Black Lives Matter movement’s denunciation of police violence has been spotlighted in the wake of high-profile police killings of Black men in the United States. Over the past…

Source: How to research policing? Talk to people who have been arrested. 4 insights from 150 arrested individuals on the role and reform of the police. | Impact of Social Sciences

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Ted Eytan, MD
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