Obama Bashes US Police Officers, Says “Type of Racial Discrimination” Seen in Ferguson “Not Isolated”
Speaking without his TelePrompter Barack Obama told black urban radio host Joe Madison the “type of racial discrimination” as seen in the Ferguson Police Department is “not isolated.”
Protesters torch a police car in Ferguson, Missouri after the county court released its decision on the Mike Brown case.
CBS Local reported:
President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and he cast law enforcement reform as a chief struggle for today’s civil rights movement.
Obama said improving civil rights and civil liberties with police is one of the areas that “requires collective action and mobilization” 50 years after pivotal civil rights marches brought change to the country. The president made his first remarks about this week’s Justice Department report of racial bias in Ferguson, which found officers routinely discriminating against blacks by using excessive force.
“I don’t think that is typical of what happens across the country, but it’s not an isolated incident,” Obama told The Joe Madison Radio Show on Sirius XM radio’s Urban View channel. “I think that there are circumstances in which trust between communities and law enforcement have broken down, and individuals or entire departments may not have the training or the accountability to make sure that they’re protecting and serving all people and not just some.”
Of course, Barack Obama has no proof to back up his biased anti-police statements.
It’s the way he sees police in America.