671 – “The historical sense involves a perception, not only of the pastness of the past, but of its presence.”
–T S Eliot
376 – “It’s hard to change public perception, it’s hard to change what people think and feel about you, it’s hard to change their interpretation of what you do. But what we can do is we can change ourselves.”
–Sgt. Curtis Davenport of the Atlanta Police Department addressing 22 officers in deescalation tactics
Note: I believe that Sgt. Davenport provides an interesting perspective as an African American police officer. I highly recommend that you check out the full article this came from, and the three other pieces in the series.