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Who are police protecting and serving? Law enforcement has history of violence against many minority groups

AUSTIN – If she sees a crime being committed, Ishia Lynette is more likely to call her father than police.Her reluctance to turn to law enforcement for protection stems from growing up half black and half Mexican in El Paso, Texas, and witnessing her African American father arrested – twice – for minor traffic violations and relatives harassed by police. “From very early on, I was fearful of the police,” said Lynette, 30, who now lives in Austin […]
Source: The Jacksonvill Daily News

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