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Opinion

Even Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly Is Shaken By Garner Verdict

Genuinely reforming how policing is done in communities of color is extremely difficult and, while technical solutions like requiring police officers to wear cameras or changing how they are trained may help, that alone will not solve the problem. The choke hold that killed Eric Garner, after all, is not legal in New York City, but that did not stop Mr. Pantaleo from using it, or from getting away with using it. If, however, the problem is understood, as Mr. O’Reilly suggests, as one police officer either deliberately or not, using far too much force, then these types of solutions will characterize whatever reforms occur.

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