Policing in America: 3 questions candidates should be asked

Story highlights

  • Cedric L. Alexander: We hear about angry electorate that feels neglected by government
  • Law enforcement represents the government for most of the public, he says
  • Alexander: Candidates should be asked about promoting better police-community relations

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