A Georgia police department is requiring officers to complete an implicit bias training course that teaches that the criminal justice system was “set up by white men to benefit white men.”
The Gwinnett County Police Department, serving the northeast part of metro Atlanta, is mandating that officers take an online course that includes an article by Dr. Lois James, PhD, known for her work studying racial bias in police encounters.
The course, just one part of Gwinnett County officers’ training for the year, was flagged to The Daily Wire by a source within the department who requested anonymity.
“Systemic discrimination entails systems and institutions discriminating against certain groups of people. The clearest example is systemic racism, which permeates housing, education, healthcare and criminal justice systems,” James writes in the article, which addresses “common misperceptions” about implicit bias and first responders.
“Each of these systems were set up by white men to benefit white men. That is not to lay blame, simply to explain how