Opinions after the CPAC event
In Asheville, as in many other cities around the country, the police department has been accused of excessive use of force. In early March of this year, the story of Johnnie Jermaine Rush, published by Citizen-Times*, once again exposed the extreme power of the police towards people of color. For this reason, the regular meeting of The Citizens-Police Advisory Committee of and members of the community of this month counted with an increased number of attendees requiring explanations about the incident and expressing the frustration of this structural racism in which our society is immersed.
Read the article here: https://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2018/02/28/video-shows-apd-officer-beating-man-suspected-jaywalking-trespassing/382646002/