In D.C., Police Trust Crisis Is Born of Experience, Not Videos

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Conventional wisdom suggests that African-Americans have lost their trust in police as a result of viral videos of deadly interactions between officers and black citizens. But an analysis of citizen complaints and civil lawsuits in the District of Columbia asserts that trust has been destroyed in personal experiences with cops. "It made me hate the police," said a woman involved in one troubling incident . . .

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