What he says:
"Garner died at the dangerous intersection of something wise, known as
“broken windows” policing, and something worse than foolish: decades of
"The policing applies the wisdom that when signs of
disorder, such as broken windows, proliferate and persist, there is a
general diminution of restraint and good comportment. So, because minor
infractions are, cumulatively, not minor, police should not be
lackadaisical about offenses such as jumping over subway turnstiles."
has become a national plague. And when more and more behaviors are
criminalized, there are more and more occasions for police, who embody
the state’s monopoly on legitimate violence, and who fully participate
in humanity’s flaws, to make mistakes."