Psychologist Phillip Atiba Goff told the Minnesota chiefs of police that bigotry is alive and well, but that isn't the whole story. He says racism in police work is about actions and behavior, not motives or character. He offered an examination of what's called "implicit bias."
Goff is a psychology professor, visiting scholar at Harvard, and founder of the Center for Policing Equity. He spoke April 18, 2016 at the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association Executive Training Institute in St. Cloud, Minn.