Postponing the JHPD is a performative step in the right direction. Hopkins must do more to combat structural racism.By THE EDITORIAL BOARD | June 15, 2020
Three days ago, top University officials announced that they would be halting their plans to create a private police force (JHPD) for at least two years. This was the second communication sent to the student body in response to the protests that began when George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer. It took almost an entire week after Floyd’s death for the University to release a statement.