Feature - Making Cops: The Dallas Police Academy
On July 7th, 2016 five police officers were ambushed and killed in Dallas during a Black Lives Matters rally that was organized in protest to recent killings by police in other states. The shooting ranks among the largest number of police killed in a single incident in U.S. history.
In October 2016, Magnum photographer Jerome Sessini was granted access to photograph the incoming class of newest recruits to the Dallas Police Department. He was allowed to document the 29 members of Class #353 during three separate visits. His coverage included the recruits' first introduction to firearms, classes...