Thursday, July 9, 2015

Former Baltimore officer decries "us vs. them as enemy" mentality

When police have the mindset that it's us versus them, that everybody else is the enemy, reason is out the window -- as is dealing with other humans as a human.  Former Baltimore officer Mike Wood had an epiphany and says cops need empathy to replace aggression and sadism. 

Read this former officer's interview with Nashville author Radley Balko, who wrote, "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces." 

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