- Cedric L. Alexander: After Orlando, we need better enforcement of Second Amendment responsibilities
- Along with right to bear arms, we have constitutional obligation to serve our communities, he says
Cedric L. Alexander is a CNN law enforcement analyst and director of public safety at the DeKalb County Police Department in Georgia. He is a former national president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)Both as a citizen and as a public safety leader, I have been reflecting, following the carnage in Orlando, on the presence and significance of guns in American society. In both roles, citizen and law enforcement, I am bound by the Constitution and its amendments, including the Second Amendment: "... the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed."