The fact that I was happily surprised by the verdict in the Chauvin trial says a lot. The bar is literally on the floor; I’m glad we cleared it this time.

These are 2021 stats, from Mapping Police Violence:

Like AOC says, it’s time for policy change. You can read more about concrete solutions that do work in this thread (from the creator of Mapping Police Violence).

Time to get in touch with my city council members.