Research shows educated cops use less force

Research shows educated cops use less force

As protesters around the country continue to call for police reforms or the defunding of the forces, one of the messages seen on hand-written signs and widely shared social media posts is that police in the U.S. get much less training than those in many other countries.In New Jersey, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has announced the state will soon require police to be licensed, a change that goes along with his earlier promise that the state’s Police Training Commission will “reinvigorate” and “revamp” the training recruits are receiving.But there’s one change academics and some police reforme...

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