Police accountability expert discusses Dallas incident
By Samuel Walker and Nicole Stockdale
Dallas Morning News
DALLAS — Dallas police Officer Robert Powell made national headlines after his traffic stop of NFL player Ryan Moats outside a hospital where his mother-in-law was dying. Powell resigned Wednesday, but the story isn't over in Dallas, where the Police Department's internal investigation continues and public outrage refuses to quell.
To help put the incident into perspective, Points editor Nicole Stockdale conducted a Q&A with Sam Walker, a nationally recognized police accountability expert. Here is an excerpt of their e-mail conversation: