Our law enforcement officers need new rules of engagement for minor crimes

By Kent R. Kroeger (May 26, 2020)

A peaceful, orderly arrest (Photo by Felton Davis; Use licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license)

As a society we’ve become accustomed to seeing awkwardly shot cellphone videos of police officers using excessive force against African-American males.

Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Freddie Gray. We know the names even if we don’t remember the details.