November 21st, 2016

November 21st, 2016

I debated whether to call the police or not after this happened. On the one hand, they may have been able to get him some help and there’s a chance he picked a fight with someone a bit more willing (though I think my size and gentle nature were part of the reason I was targeted – if I were so inclined, he wasn’t a physical threat to me), but this is also how I end up reading about police shooting unarmed, argumentative homeless people.

Maybe I erred on the side of empathy, but at this point in my life I don’t really trust the police to make the right decision.

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