- Mark O'Mara: Our alarm over instances of violence between police and policed distract us from addressing systemic problems
- If we refuse to change out-of-control gun access, he says, we need to take steps to achieve justice within this flawed reality
Mark O'Mara is a CNN legal analyst and a criminal defense attorney. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Since the tragedy of five police officers being shot dead by a sniper in Dallas, there has been more sporadic violence, and dozens of arrests in otherwise peaceful marches.