Police officers’ actions being questioned

Two different stories tonight, both questioning the conduct of police officers.  

In the first, posted at www.slate.com, the writer opines that the reason there are so many killings by police is because they are trained to be afraid of the public.  He says the “theory” is that officers must make high-pressure, last...

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September 20, 2017  Robin Kinderman
ferguson effect, de-policing, arrests, fundraising, splc, aclu, Black Lives Matter
Police officers’ actions being questioned

2017 SPLC Intelligence Report says cops face "extremists"

The SPLC has issued their latest Intelligence Report, citing that police officers are “facing an array of extremist threats”.

The brief synopsis posted on SPLCcenter.org starts off with painting a picture of young thugs that are taking over Portland. It then goes on to say, “the radical right poses a serious threat to...

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August 10, 2017  Robin Kinderman
SPLC, southern Poverty law center, extremists, radical right, right wing
2017 SPLC Intelligence Report says cops face

Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke to run for U.S. Senate?

Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke has many supporters urging him to run for U.S. Senate. They recently highlighted the fact that Clarke says Black Lives Matter should be listed on the SPLC’s list of hate groups. Read the full article here. Clark’s book War on Cops explains that violence has increased because police are hesitant to act...

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April 19, 2017  Robin Kinderman
David Clarke, Black Lives Matter, southern Poverty law center, SPLC, War on Cops
Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke to run for U.S. Senate?