Cell phone video screen shots of the police shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. ()
Policing is a dangerous job. The majority of police officers in this country are honorable and brave. They work diligently to keep our communities safe and need discretion in fulfilling their important duties. Most reasonable people would agree on these points. The U.S. Supreme Court certainly has, giving the police a wide berth in use-of-force cases because “police officers are often forced to make split-second judgments—in circumstances that are tense, uncertain, and rapidly evolving—about the amount of force that is necessary in a particular situation.”
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