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Opinion: Relationships are key to rebuilding trust in police

Originally published June 4 on the San Jose Mercury News We have been witnesses to the police abuse by several rogue police officers in Minneapolis. I am disgusted as many of you are. They have tarnished the badge, and it will take years to heal and rebuild trust. San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia said it well while addressing police recruits, “The actions of one, impacts us all.” As a retired veteran of the San Jose Police Department, I am truly saddened at the recent actions and violent protests across this country and in my beloved city. The destruction of property and senseless lawlessness has brought our communities to its knees. In ...