By D.B. Hirsch
April 5, 2015 12:00 pm - NewsBehavingBadly.com
WASHINGTON (AP) – Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American trend survey. Seven of 10 whites polled, or…
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Carla Akins April 5th, 2015 at 12:39 pm
allison1050 April 5th, 2015 at 4:25 pm
I know and was wondering how much it cost to discover the obvious.
Jake April 5th, 2015 at 2:13 pm
Bunya April 5th, 2015 at 2:42 pm
Ya think? Just because 9.99999% of the time, white aren’t on the receiving end of a nightstick?
rocker April 5th, 2015 at 4:26 pm
So silly.. So who conducted the poll ? Washington Times ?
illinoisboy1977 April 10th, 2015 at 4:48 pm
A police officer should only ever use a blow, if the suspect is ACTIVELY resisting. Otherwise, the officer has several OTHER compliance options at his disposal. Once a subject is in handcuffs, the first option should always be control holds and, if necessary, pepper spray. If further non-compliance is encountered, the taser’s contact probes will motivate the subject to stop fighting. An officer should NOT lose his temper and resort to punitive measures. He’s supposed to be a professional.