Op-Ed contributor Lionel Latouche is a trauma therapist in Newark. He is also a trauma survivor: his cousin was killed by a New York police officer. In this piece, Latouche recounts his dialogue with Newark police officers and their conclusions about how they can better relate to, and serve, the community.
About Lionel Latouche
Lionel Latouche is the Lead Multisystemic Therapist at Community Solutions, Inc. in Newark. Latouche earned his master in social work at New York University and he is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.