Do Cops Treat Blacks And Whites Equally? Ctd

Another reader joins the discussion: As an Afro-American, I want to address the cop who said “of course there are racist cops – there are racists in every profession – but I don’t think cops as a whole are more racist than other professionals”. I don’t know if this is true or not, but while it … Continue reading Do Cops Treat Blacks And Whites Equally? Ctd

Do Cops Treat Blacks And Whites Equally? Ctd

Many readers are pouncing on this email from a white police officer: While off duty, I’ve been pulled over at gunpoint and have been treated like crap and yelled at for no reason by cops. Every time it was my fault because I had committed a traffic violation. WHAT?!  Since when is it normal/acceptable for a routine … Continue reading Do Cops Treat Blacks And Whites Equally? Ctd

Do Cops Treat Blacks And Whites Equally? Ctd

A reader close to the question responds: Of course there are racist cops – there are racists in every profession – but I don’t think cops as a whole are more racist than other professionals. As a white male cop, I’ve been accused of being a racist by black people and Hispanics and of reverse racism by … Continue reading Do Cops Treat Blacks And Whites Equally? Ctd

Do Cops Treat Blacks And Whites Equally?

There is a massive racial split on that question: Only about two in 10 blacks say that police treat whites and blacks equally, compared to about six in 10 whites. Among white Republicans, the fraction is more than eight in 10. The poll revealed similar disparities in opinion on the use of force by police, relations between law enforcement and communities, and whether … Continue reading Do Cops Treat Blacks And Whites Equally?