Uvalde Police Didnt Move to Save Lives Because Thats Not What Police Do

It should not take an event so devastating to break the spell of policing mythology about what cops do — and what they don’t, writes Natasha Lennard.


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Uvalde Police Didn’t Move to Save Lives Because That’s Not What Police Do

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