The Intelligent Debate of Social Justice and Black Voices

The seemingly new priority for police officers and police professionals is not to only Be on the Look Out – BOLO for a “Black male with a handgun.” In this evolving new world of policing, officers are likely to Be on the Look Out for a “Black male with a cellphone.” Now police must begin and end their shifts hoping that they have convinced the public and Black stakeholders that #BlackLivesMatter.


Many police professionals and their agencies have responded to this ripple in law enforcement by modifying their strategy when conducting routine investigative pedestrian stops and routine traffic stops. The sentiment from Washington suggests that American law enforcement must be prepared to dodge the politically focused pressure for constant calls of restorative justice from Black mouths. Moreover, police professionals and their agencies continue scrambling to quickly rebuild urban trust with Black stakeholders by trying to be more aware of the police related events that sparked #BlackLivesMatter, and the consciousness that ……..Read More Here on the Huffington Post





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Shafiq R. Fulcher Abdussabur is an author, public speaker, racial profiling consultant, entrepreneur, and retired law enforcement Sergeant. His unique views and approach to urban violence prevention, racial profiling prevention and community based policing have been featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, NPR-Where We Live, New Haven Independent, NPR-All Things Considered, WYBC-Electric Drum, New Haven Advocate, Russian Radio, BBC, PBS, New York Daily News, New Haven Register, Hartford Courant, and Al Jazeera America. His repertoire continues to grow consistently. He has appeared as a guest host on WNPR's “Where We Live.” He is also a contributing writer for the Huffington Post.

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