But what about the rest of the barrel?
When they are, the result can be deadly.
Impunity for Joe Arpaio makes good policing harder. So does access to military gear.
We need more than a national conversation about race and policing. We need spiritual and political change at the local level.
In the 19th century, the U.S. adopted a "social peacekeeper" model of policing. Then the Civil War left behind a surplus of firearms.
On the international scene, Rwanda has become a synonym for doing nothing in the face of genocide. After 20 years, what's changed?