A nondescript building in Compton, California was host to a historic event this afternoon. LifeAid, a veteran’s and first responders retreat group, and Rise (find background) conducted a sit-down, town hall with members of local police agencies, civilian community leaders, 25 students from LA area schools, and veterans. The group began discussing the important issues facing policing and law enforcement in general. Randy Sutton, a founder of LENN and the National Director of The Wounded Blue was on the guest panel, while I, the author, was in personal attendance.
The initial activity included ranking who we would want to be in three (3) segments, one being race, the [...]