Being a police officer is always a risky job, but it has become even worse. Besides facing danger solving crime, cops are now targeted by people who believe that they are part of a racist evil force that abuses its authority.
President Obama also believes that there is something wrong with the police. On Monday, he said:
“If police organizations and departments acknowledge that there’s a problem and there’s an issue, then that, too, is going to contribute to real solutions,” Obama said. “And, as I said yesterday, that is what’s going to ultimately help make the job of being a cop a lot safer.”
He also mentioned that:
“There were times when activists might have engaged in rhetoric that was overheated and occasionally counterproductive. But the point was to raise issues so that we, as a society, could grapple with it…”
What are the cops doing so wrong that they should be violently attacked?
The real problem is that unstable civilians, fueled by anti-police rhetoric, are shooting police officers.
It is disturbing that President Obama thinks that in order to speak against the criminal justice system, violence should be expected.
People have to remember that even though some police officers may be racist and abusive, nothing justifies brutality against the police force. People who risk their lives to protect us all deserve much more.
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