Martin Schram: Good news spotlights policing’s 'dark side'
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Tribune News Service

It was the click-heard-’round-the-world. First we saw the white cop in the suit put his hands behind his back and wait. Next a white cop in a deputy sheriff’s uniform reached behind him. Then we heard the click. Finally, when they turned and walked out the door, we saw a sight we had failed to see in courtroom after courtroom: a convicted cop in cuffs, being walked into his prison destiny. He had, in effect, executed, in a slo-mo murder in Minneapolis, a never-tried man he thought committed a small-time crime of passing a fake $20. What was so revolutionary and historic, of course, was that th…

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