How Minneapolis Trains Cops in ‘Procedural Justice’

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Minneapolis Deputy Police Chief Art Knight remembers the tongue-lashing he and his grandfather got from a white cop for the “crime” of being black and walking into a general store in 1960s Mississippi. “Boy, what’s your ass doing here?” the officer snarled at his grandfather, before booting them out.  In dealing with police or courts, people tend to remember little things. Was the officer polite to them? Were they treated fairly? Did they feel like they were heard . . .

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