For Police Officers, Demonstrations Take a Toll and Test Duty
It was one small overlooked moment as the streets of America burned.
In downtown Dallas near the convention center, a protester screamed at a dozen uniformed officers. “How do you live with yourself?” the man yelled at them. “How can you work for something you know is wrong?”
Off to the side, standing near the officers, a member of the Dallas Police Department in civilian clothes and wearing a mask to protect herself from the coronavirus was crying.
It is a volatile time to be a police officer in America.
They have been attacked by protesters and they have also attacked protesters, fueling the anger against them. Some have been applauded nationwide after being caught on video shaking hands with demonstrators, hugging them, taking a knee, or marching alongside them to turn tense …continued .
[Source: New York Times]