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Police Neighborhood Soccer Program Builds Relationships

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Police shootings of unarmed African Americans have led to protests across the country. Everyone wants peace, justice, and safe communities, but where to start? Melissa Musick writes for The National Catholic Reporter about a police neighborhood soccer program that helps build community between officers and the people they serve. Read it here: Police Neighborhood Soccer Program Builds Relationships

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Eric Garner, Broken Windows and Depersonalization

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Simcha Fisher writes for The National Catholic Register on the murder of Eric Garner by police, and “broken windows” policies in general. She writes, “One of the horrors of the Eric Garner case is that the officer involved let himself hear the words ‘I can’t breathe’ eleven separate times, but he did not let go of the man’s neck. Garner is dead, and the officer has killed a man. . . This must end.” Read the whole piece here: Eric Garner, Broken Windows and Depersonalization. Watch a video about the case after the jump:

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Police Who Fatally Shot 12 Year Old Didn’t Give Him First Aid

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Police officers in Cleveland who fatally shot a 12 year old boy who was playing with a toy gun in the park, did not attempt to give him first aid. Lord, have mercy. Pray for peace and an end to the culture of death. Read the story from The New York Post here: Police Who Fatally Shot 12 Year Old Didn’t Give Him First Aid

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