I was alarmed by the fact that you appear to carry around with you a dozen stats about black crime rates, so I shared the article not to deflect but to introduce you to a world in which white people, too, commit crimes.

And the reality is that police make most people of color feel unsafe. One need not be killed in order to experience trauma at the hands of the police. So if it matters to you, the more often you call the police on people of color, the more unsafe they will feel and the more likely they will have a negative experience with an officer. But do you.

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