Independent entity, not local prosecutors or attorney general, should investigate police misconduct

The tragic killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis earlier this year sparked outrage and ignited a feverish outcry against police brutality. The weeks and months that followed saw massive demonstrations and left lawmakers grappling to address what many people who look like me have always known — policing in America is broken. Black people in this country have suffered at the hands of those sworn to serve and protect, and that must end now. With state lawmakers considering widespread reforms to address police brutality, the role of local prosecutors in holding police accountable must be scrutinized. (Balt Sun)

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