- The Chicago Police Department is investigating an incident in which a white, plainclothes officer on duty in an African-American neighborhood was videotaped saying, “Mike Brown deserved it.”
Police spokesman [...] said Tuesday the department has identified the officer recorded making that statement regarding Michael Brown, the black teenager whose shooting death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked riots last year.
But [the police spokesman] would not name the white, male officer, who also is heard making other racially charged remarks in a video posted on YouTube.
As far as we can tell, there isn't a single "racially charged" remark in the entire exchange. We've pointed this out a few dozen times, maybe a hundred - if the neighborhood is 95% black, then guess who is getting stopped 95% of the time? That isn't profiling, that's reality in Chicago, the most segregated big city we can think of.
And according to the Grand Jury in Missouri, Mike Brown, a 6'04" 300+ pound behemoth who attacked a uniformed officer in a marked squad car in broad daylight and actually left a piece of his finger in the squad car during the initial discharge of the officer's weapon, was completely at fault for his own death. Those are the facts, and no matter how politically incorrectly the officer stated it, he is in fact, correct on the facts.
But you don't get anywhere exchanging opinions with the catered-to-grievance-mongers in these times. You should be a drone, a robot, with no opinion and no voice. But hey, don't forget to get those "community interaction" event numbers...and fill out a Contact Card....don't forget the receipt with your name and star number printed in bold so even a 8th grade dropout can read it and let IPRA know who they talked to.
Hopefully, the FOP can take time out from selling the membership down the 10-hour-day river to confront this nonsense.
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