What Should Happen After a Cop Shoots Someone?

Outsiders must investigate police shootings via The Sacramento Bee

Outsiders must investigate police shootings
via The Sacramento Bee

Release the Charlotte Police Video via The New York Times

Release the Charlotte Police Video
via The New York Times

Plague of Police Shootings via US News

Plague of Police Shootings
via US News

THE BASICS: Kevin McCarthy, writing for the Sacramento Bee, argues that after an officer-involved shooting, independent outsiders should be brought in to investigate, free from the conflicts of interest that could influence an internal inquiry. The editorial board of the New York Times, contends that failing to release videos related to police shootings serves only to tear communities apart. While, Malcolm D. Holmes of US News believes that tackling racial injustice is the only way to end police shootings.