Police stand guard as demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, protest along West Florrisant Street on Aug. 10, 2015 in Ferguson, Mo. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty)

Op-ed: Reform needed on use of force laws

The images are at once heartbreaking and enraging. A fifteen year old boy breaks down into sobs as his mother extolls the virtues of his dead father. A woman bearing witness to the murder of her partner being forced to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of unspeakable horror for the sake of her safety and that of her young daughter.These...