May 4, 2021 ☼ racism ☼ policing
Source: Deadline Detroit - Link
An unprecedented research project by University of Michigan students into police violence in Detroit has documented dozens of shootings of unarmed Black men and routine cover-ups by prosecutors and department officials between 1957 and 1973.
There is a strong case for long-term structural racism in the Detroit PD. It may have mitigated somewhat by now, but institutional memory (culture) is hard to reform.