Hassan Ramzah: Social Justice
UNL Police Chief Hassan Ramzah talks about how the local impact of the social justice movement
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- [00:00:03.720]I understand different relationships
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- [00:00:10.120]And it's really about understanding,
- [00:00:12.470]well, how do we move forward?
- [00:00:13.730]And how do we, you know, look at,
- [00:00:16.260]you know, changing the dynamics?
- [00:00:18.120]And it's everything from how we recruit,
- [00:00:21.093]how we train our officers
- [00:00:24.430]in the positions of power that we hold.
- [00:00:27.290]We're a part of the community.
- [00:00:29.620]We come from the community and, you know,
- [00:00:32.330]we need to establish ourselves in a place
- [00:00:37.150]to where we look at, you know, humanizing,
- [00:00:41.950]you know our interactions and our approach in that sense.
- [00:00:46.300]So, for me, it was just a point of reflection.
- [00:00:49.580]And in thinking about some of the things
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- [00:00:55.440]you know, educate our officers, you know,
- [00:00:59.440]build those relationships with the community.
- [00:01:01.047]And it's also about educating others about what we do.
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