Police are not the cause of violence
Recently, while on my way to interview someone in the Southeast Division of the Los Angeles Police Department, I heard a call of a shooting in progress. Since we were very close to the shooting location, we decided to respond to assist the officers. We were there within seconds, but it was too late. It was chaos, with four separate crime scenes and officers struggling to maintain control.
It looked like three black males lay dead and a fourth was shot in the leg. I stood near the third and discovered that he was still alive. He had been shot point-blank at the back of his head. He was clawing at the bullet entry wound and trying to say something. While I struggled to hear what he was saying, I saw his hand drop to the ground. He was dead....