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Conor Friedersdorf
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Attended Our Lady Queen of Angels
Lived in Orange County
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In poorer neighborhoods, overly aggressive officers are too often a source of community anxiety. Their misbehavior contributes to disorder.
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The context for another officer-involved homicide
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Officers fired for misconduct often appeal the decision and get reinstated by obscure judges in secretive proceedings.
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  I saw this article linked from google news.   The examples of cops getting re-hired sometimes with back pay after doing horrendous crimes was eye opening.
    The fact that the police officer unions are frequently behind this doesn't surprise me.   
    This article is well worth a read.
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Officer Darren Wilson was spared criminal charges in part because of significant contradictions in the testimony of bystanders who saw the Ferguson, Missouri, teen get shot and killed.
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The former president lamented that "we don't want to be around anybody who disagrees with us."
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Kang Chol-hwan spent 10 years in a camp for political prisoners. This week, he spoke out on Reddit about what his countrymen know of their plight.
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A defense of the podcast, its producer, and the This American Life approach to narrative journalism
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Would serial offenders have a harder time if more men and women felt personally responsible for stopping them?
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The policy will improve life for millions. The way it was enacted may contribute to great harms.
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  • The Atlantic
    Associate Editor, present
  • Culture 11
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  • The San Bernardino Sun
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  • The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
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Orange County - New York - Paris - Costa Mesa - Claremont - Seville
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Conor Friedersdorf is a writer, editor and consultant. His credits include The Atlantic, Culture11, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Orange County Register, The San Bernardino Sun, Draft Magazine, and many others.
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  • Our Lady Queen of Angels
  • New York University
  • Pomona College
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