First of all – we saw somebody murdered. We see the stark, palpable inhumanity. Policing protocols need to account for the human aspect of every situation, whether it shows up as mental health dysfunction or a drunk driver. We must lean toward preservation of life as the default and ultimate goal. We must a Profound Conversation about law and order and good governance. We must evolve.
We won’t solve this challenge using the language and ethos that got us here.