WARNING: Although we chose not to include the video footage of the actual incident, the images used are graphic and not suitable for children.
On Tuesday night, July 5, 37-year-old Alton Sterling was fatally shot during a ground fight with two police officers. A graphic cell phone video of the shooting was shared widely on social media, quickly sparking local protests and drawing national attention. Although an investigation by federal authorities is underway, and many details are still unknown, Ryron and Rener felt compelled to share their thoughts regarding one of many critical steps that must be taken by police departments around the country to reduce the frequency of deadly force incidences.
Our condolences to the Sterling family and to the families of the Dallas PD and DART PD officers who lost their lives in an incident occurring at a protest related to this event.
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