Rachel Moran with students.
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Law professor Rachel Moran commented for The Christian Science Monitor on how police departments are responding to the increase in criticisms within the last decade.

From the story: Unused to such intense criticism, police officers and unions often counter that the public doesn’t understand their job, says Rachel Moran, an associate professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Many within the profession, she says, have grown more insular and defensive amid criticism they consider unfounded.