I’m white. This affords me the ability to not have to be concerned about fitting a vague description such as “African American male wearing dark clothes” that could end up with me lying dead on the ground.
Massachusetts Supreme court just had a landmark ruling that “Yes, black people have justifiable reason to run from the police”.
On that note, I will add the next stage: *If* you should manage to not die during an encounter, here’s the next thing that is good to know – knowledge that is good for all citizens of the USA.
Don’t talk to cops. Period. I’ll present two points of view: One from a defense lawyer who gives an excellent presentation and then in the first comment, I’ll post the rebuttal by a police officer. [except… it’s not a rebuttal]
This is not a waste of your time.
and the flipside.