One of the big campaign promises Joe Biden made last summer as Americans took to the streets to demand racial justice was policing reform. He had to walk a careful line between activists who wanted to defund the police and many others who wanted to make more modest adjustments to police policies. Now, caught in the middle, the risk is the new administration might end up accomplishing far less than it should.
Barry Friedman & Rachel Harmon, What Biden Can Do About Bad Policing, Los Angeles Times (February 15, 2021).