Racism is a reality that cannot be eradicated with regulations or violent protests either, but by reforming the education and training of both police and civilians. A libertarian society must teach individuals to prompt themselves with the following question: It is my action, even if legal, violating the right of others? Is it ethical? The latter is called personal responsibility. Defunding police is a huge mistake, as the police hold a vital role in a libertarian society such as protecting private property and all individuals from getting hurt in the brutality of the sometimes-wrong competitive ways.
A 45-year-old Georgetown University law professor, mother, wife, and former Pentagon policy adviser, Rosa Brooks, while being a recruit, discovered that many police officers are trained not as a police force but as a paramilitary organization.
Brooks’ experience prompted her to launch Georgetown Law’s Police for Tomorrow Fellowship, which is offered through the university’s Innovative Policing Program, where new officers can discuss with their superior’s tough questions about racial discrimination and alternatives to arrest, poverty and addiction.
This Program is dedicated to identifying new approaches to long-standing questions, especially the role of the police in a diverse and libertarian society. The main idea is to teach communities and police departments to work together to address the toxic legacy of racial discrimination that continues to distort law and policy in the United States
The Innovative Policing Program offers the Police for Tomorrow Fellowship Program for new D.C. police officers and police department personnel; Police Academy lectures and workshops, and a project-based practicum for Georgetown Law students. This Program is creating the community, the police, and the lawyers of the future.
We need to encourage our governors to learn from the Georgetown program and start similar programs all over. We are all good people but sometimes poorly trained.
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