Police Misbehavior Is a Crucial Threat to Liberty

Posted on AllSides January 17th, 2022
From The Right
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OPINION

Whenever I write about police abuse and use-of-force issues, I often hear from the "back the badge" crowd to defend whatever it is the police officer did in a given situation. They're not always wrong, of course, but one recurring theme always sticks in my craw, especially given that these writers typically describe themselves as "conservatives."

Police defenders instinctively view most situations—and expect the rest of us to do so—from the perspective of the officer. "Well, sure that African American teen was holding a cellphone rather than a gun, but how was the officer...

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