Double marginality persists for black police

Black officers interviewed for this article describe the difficult challenge they face straddling the lines of black and blue, a situation that was coined “double marginality” years ago when police agencies first began minority hiring.

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One Response to “Double marginality persists for black police”

  1. Ashley Says:

    As the first minority officer in one PD, and the highest-ranking minority officer in the history of another, I’d like to think I’m fairly aware of the issues surrounding race and policing. While I’m not dismissing Deputy Ferreira’s reality, I’ve never felt the tension he described.

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