Fact-checking Bernie on the police

Cops aren’t underpaid, policing isn’t as dangerous as people think, and training is ineffective

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The New York Times recently ran an exclusive interview with Bernie Sanders. When the Vermont Senator sat down in a little diner to chat with columnist Maureen Dowd, he pulled out a list of topics on a sheet of notebook paper and said these were…

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Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD

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