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'Rising level of anger' among minority groups towards San Jose police
Four police officers in San Jose, California, are under criminal investigation after grainy video footage shows two of then hitting and Tasing an unarmed suspect.
A two-minute clip of cellphone video obtained by the San Jose Mercury-News shows officers Tasing and hitting 20-year-old Phuong Ho as he lay on the ground in the hallway of the apartment he shares with roommates.
Although the video is not entirely clear, one of the hits appears to come after Ho was already handcuffed. If that is the case, then the offic
Originally posted by whaaa
Protect and Serve?
I doubt if I would call the cops if I had any trouble. I'd just prefer to take care of it myself.
I have lost faith in our institutions to protect me.
Of course not all LEOs fit that model and most are good people but I see a distinct trend to respond with excessive violence on the part of those in a position of authority.
The worst problem is that even if you're a good cop you can't "rat" on your friends. There is that thin blue line or whatever it is called. Good cops don't take honor anymore in keeping the force clean.