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Four Perspectives on Police and Racial Bias

A police chief, a prosecutor, a city councilman, and a criminologist talk about race
Four Perspectives on Police and Racial Bias
Photograph by Philip Montgomery

Prosecutor
Craig Watkins

Dallas County district attorney, recently lost reelection to a white opponent supported by the police

I can remember as a kid, when the police would be called out to a very violent incident, officers were more concerned with trying to determine if innocent bystanders at the scene had outstanding warrants, as opposed to trying to figure out what happened to the person lying in the middle of the street.