Why Doesn’t It Matter to Rioters Whether Cops Are Black?

In Milwaukee, a black police officer shot a black man who attempted to flee from him while carrying a stolen gun, and then turned on the officer. Riots have ensued. Meanwhile, in Baltimore, the Department of Justice has declared the city’s police department – which is majority minority, with a heavy concentration of black officers – racist.

All of which raises the question: what are police departments supposed to do?

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