. Failed response to Capitol riot shows deep divide over police use of force « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NBC – The reckoning of American police entered a new chapter this week with the spectacle of federal security agents overrun by a mob of armed far-right extremists storming the Capitol.

To many officers and their supporters on the right, the Capitol Police’s performance showed how passive police have become in the face of a reform movement that aims to curtail their use of force.

To civil rights advocates and many Democrats, the police response reflected law enforcement’s long history of giving white people passes for behavior that would result in beatings or death if done by people of color.

Learn more about clashing opinions regarding America’s law enforcement at NBC News.

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