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An Inside Look At Washington State's Policing And Race Curriculum For Recruits

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on May 25, 2021 - 12:30pm
A demonstrator holds their hands up while they kneel in front of the police at the Anaheim City Hall on June 1, 2020 in Anaheim, California, during a peaceful protest over the death of George Floyd. (Apu Gomes/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington has enacted a number of police reforms since George Floyd was murdered one year ago. Among them is a mandatory 8-hour course, broken up into sessions, for police recruits on the history of racism and policing. Alexes Harris, professor of sociology at the UW, is mentioned.

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