We hear a lot about the tense relationship between the Black community and police. Shootings of unarmed Black men by police have prompted the “Black Lives Matter” movement, which fights against police brutality. This disconnect has prompted many people to choose to a side between police or black men.
David is a former Bay Area police officer. He explains the reasons he believes there’s such a disconnect between law enforcement and people of color. He also describes the obstacles police officers face when they pull someone over, and what you can do to appear less threatening.
Take a few minutes to walk in the shoes of a white police officer.