Facing criticism that his policies and rhetoric have aggravated a racial divide in the United States, President Trump unveiled his administration’s first step toward police reform. The move comes several weeks following the death of George Floyd – an unarmed African American in police custody.
CGTN’s Nathan King reports from the White House.
Panel discussion with:
- Debbie Hines is a former Maryland Assistant Attorney General and Baltimore City prosecutor.
- Joseph Williams is a Senior News Editor at US News and World Report.
- Thomas Ruskin is a former New York City Police Detective and President of the CMP Protective and Investigative Group.
- Cheryl Dorsey is a retired LAPD Sergeant and author of “Black and Blue: The Creation of a Social Advocate. “
Trump signs police reform executive order that focuses on training, falls short of protesters' demands https://t.co/hnbvlnOKVX
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Atlanta police officer was fired Sunday after the fatal shooting of an African American man Rayshard Brooks. The death of Brooks has sparked the protests against police brutality in the region. https://t.co/4gYNQrXer9
— CGTN America (@cgtnamerica) June 14, 2020