Cheryl Dorsey

retired LAPD Sergeant (1980-2000) and the author of “Black and Blue: The Creation of a Social Advocate”

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USC law professor Jody Armour points out that there’s no commitment to overhaul policing, and it’s unclear whether new legislation can prevent more police brutality.

Individual accountability can’t solve systemic racism, says USC professor Jody Armour

USC law professor Jody Armour points out that there’s no commitment to overhaul policing, and it’s unclear whether new legislation can prevent more police brutality.

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Some police officers are pushing the boundaries of what’s appropriate, says former LAPD sergeant Cheryl Dorsey.

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