Power Trip

The corruption, violence, and petty cruelty on display left me with PTSD

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I spent 18 years as a police officer, and I know anti-bias training won’t be enough

Minneapolis police watch the protests outside the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct. Photo: Star Tribune via Getty Images

Art: Matt Cokeley

An ex-cop on what movies get wrong—really wrong — about real-life law enforcement

A former Baltimore cop explains why police reforms aren’t to blame for the recent rise in crime

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As a former cop, I know why so many carry out their work with an “us versus them” mentality

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Larry Smith

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