Police shootings of unarmed African American men have sparked protests across the country, including in Atlanta. The protests in the city have been peaceful for the most part. But recent violence against police in Baton Rouge and Dallas have raised questions about the capacity of law enforcement officers to serve as both public servants and defenders of the peace.
We talk with The Atlanta-Journal Constitution columnist Bill Torpy about why he thinks the way officers handle protests in Atlanta work.
Torpy at Large: Public servants or warriors, police feel whipsawed https://t.co/zBJcRLNkOb
— Bill Torpy (@billtorpy) July 11, 2016