Black Police Executives Reject Trump Encouragement to Rough Up Suspects

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By Hazel Trice Edney –

 

blakc police - assistant chief perry tarrant - noble(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The Nation’s premier association of Black police executives – convening in Atlanta this week – has responded to rogue statements made by President Donald Trump encouraging police officers to “please, don’t be too nice” to suspects being arrested for violent crimes.

Speaking to law enforcement officials in Ronkonkoma, N. Y. about the brutal MS-13 gang, Trump said, “And when you see these towns and when you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon — you just see them thrown in, rough – I said, please don’t be too nice. Like when you guys put somebody in the car and you’re protecting their head, you know, the way you put their hand over?  Like, don’t hit their head and they’ve just killed somebody – don’t hit their head.  I said, you can take the hand away, okay?”

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