Although police officers risk their life daily, being an officer is literally quite a thankless job. Not only are police officers often taken for granted, many people are highly vocal about their dislike for cops.
We need to answer the broader questions about increasing equality and opportunity for all to ensure NYC's successful future as a city worthy of being upheld as a model metropolis. We must demand police reform now to create a better present.
Immigrants, seem to be much less likely than natives to be convicted of property or violent crimes according to a wealth of studies on the topic. Cities with higher numbers of immigrants and that are closer to the southern border are more peaceful and less crime prone.
It started when police shot an unarmed man while chasing him down an alley. The circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear, but we know the young man's name: Manuel Angel Diaz, 25. He was pronounced dead that night at a local hospital.
In contrast to the exhaustive coverage of the massacre that left 70-plus casualties, we know very little about Anaheim and the killing of Manuel Angel Diaz, shot in the back and in the head by that city's police just a few short hours after the awful Aurora murders.