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Re: REAL Police Reform

Posted by Stephen Bauman on Wed Jul 1 18:15:12 2020, in response to Re: REAL Police Reform, posted by BILLBKLYN on Wed Jul 1 15:29:29 2020.

the way the people behave in their encounters with the police

If you are a purist, your choice of words illustrates the problem with police training.

enĚcounĚter: unexpectedly experience or be faced with (something difficult or hostile).

Here's an Atlantic Monthly article from 6 years ago. The author, a former police officer, describes how police training contributes to the high number of people killed by the police.

You will note the article uses the word interaction, not encounter.

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