As critics question the militarization of police in light of ongoing unrest in St. Louis, some California residents are expressing similar concerns over a new measure that allows Compton school officers to carry AR-15 rifles.
As Compton students head back to school Monday, parents are expressing concern about a school board policy passed in July that allows campus police to carry semi-automatic rifles in their trunks while on duty, according to KPCC, a Southern California public radio station.
You probably still think Compton is the same black ghetto famed in gangsta rap and incendiary history.
The Hispanics won the ethnic cleansing battle, and Compton is
not now a barrio, not a ghetto.