Policing During the Pandemic: Opportunities Overlooked

Officers converse durng a biker fair in New York.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans have experienced feelings common to the average U.S. police officer. Unbeknownst to them, American households have been given a rare look inside the mind of modern law enforcement. Unfortunately, American policing has squandered this opportunity for a greater mutual understanding with a series of self-immolations that only serve to widen an already…

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Dr. Matthew Pate

Dr. Matthew Pate

Criminal Justice Researcher. Career Narcotics Detective, Author. Mixed Media Artist. Habitual Line Stepper. Loves Dogs and Cats. Holds Doors. Wishes for Better.