- Cedric L. Alexander: Trump should not be like Nixon when it comes to law and order
- He should take his cues from how far we have come as a nation in the 21st century, he writes
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 president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)When candidate Donald Trump called himself the "law and order candidate," the pundits scoffed. He sounded just like Richard Nixon, they said.