Detroit Police Chief Tells Citizens to Arm Themselves

James Craig, the Detroit Police Chief, recently urged Detroit citizens to arm themselves (with guns) for self-defense against criminals. The comments have been criticized widely, especially in light of Ferguson, for exacerbating the racial divide in predominantly black Detroit: Indeed, if it is an anomaly for a police chief to go on record and speak in favor of his citizens arming themselves against criminals, what might strike some as more noteworthy within the current national climate of racially Read more […]