They're gonna have to revoke that endorsement unless they want to be known as the police association that endorsed a criminal for president.
Anyone want to take odds how long they'll keep that endorsement under current circumstances?
Just as supporters give credit to trump for economic growth that started in 2009 under Obama, NAPO gives trump credit for continuing crime reduction begun under Clinton
Under Obama the rate dropped 45.13 pts
2016 [386.6] ▶️
Clip. The whole thing is very warm & positive.
The problem as I see it, is police & their unions are often like trump: it seems that police are not to be criticized. At all. Otherwise they think you hate them.
Altho I criticize police when they deserve it, bottom line, I do support them. I'd support them more if they listened
I spent quite a bit of time w/officers who walked the beat in my neighborhood.▶️
This blurry video [sorry, it was night & my camera...well] of a protest does not protest the police. Rather, it protests the violence, particularly homicides, in certain neighborhoods around the city. Police joined us.
gives a pretty good idea of what POC have to deal with in their daily lives as they interact w/the police. None of these make national news. They are all part of a daily drip drip drip of experience w/racist cops that occasionally turn into floods