Tag: Cops

Archived: Dear Trump: Police Brutality Is Not a Joke

President Donald Trump’s assertion that police officers use more force when making arrests was meant to be a laughing matter, according to the White House. “I believe he was making a joke at the time,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the crowd at Monday’s press briefing. Trump’s…

Archived: Number of Black NYPD Officers Declines

Last week, New York swore in 678 new police recruits of which only 12 percent are Black. The last class of recruits sworn in was 17 percent Black, a more accurate representation of the city, which is 17.6 percent Black. Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton have been…