The relationship between the community and its police force must be the single highest priority for police leadership. Like any relationship, hard work and effective communications are key elements.

- From Race, Riots, and The Police


Discrimination in arrest was a principal cause of widespread and long-standing distrust. Whether justified or not, this feeling was actual and bitter.

- Chicago Riot Commission Report, 1919


The key to making the transition from fear to trust involves day to day community engagement, working alongside neighborhood residents, and sharing success in resolving crime and disorder problems.

- From Race, Riots and The Police

Race, Riots, and the Police

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