Shoot or Don’t Shoot?

Shoot or Don’t Shoot? | Talking Philosophy.

Excellent (and rational) discussion on police use of force, well worth the read. The Talking Philosophy Blog is recommended for regular reading.

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No Indictment in Eric Garner Chokehold Case for N.Y.P.D. Officer

No Indictment in Eric Garner Chokehold Case for N.Y.P.D. Officer – NYTimes.com.

And this exemplifies why cameras on police will not change their behavior one iota. This was captured on film, a thugscrum of cops pile on a man while one of them chokes him to death, the medical examiner rules it a homicide…still, no charges will be filed. They are above the law and no amount of video footage–no matter how horrific–will change that. That is the world we live in.