Monday, September 02, 2019

Implicit Bias Training

The premise is that an officer should approach everyone with the same assumption of threat level. But police develop instincts about how to do their jobs based on long experience. “If I see an old lady crossing the street,” says an NYPD sergeant, “I will have a different expectation than if I see a tinted-out Nissan Maxima with Pennsylvania plates driving around a high-crime area at midnight.” 

Read the rest of Seth Barron's City Journal essay on implicit bias training.

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