“The Talk:” Police and Blacks

You and I have heard much about the fact that most black parents have “the talk” with their children. “The talk” being what to do and how to act when confronted or stopped by police. (Here is what I mean.)

The purpose? To keep their children safe and out of harms way.

I think there is another “talk” that needs to happen; an ongoing conversation between police and citizens of color with regard to expectations, trust and respect.

I recently ran across this excellent training video from the California POST program. It bears our discussion — and action!



1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.