We’re focusing on the wrong police officer
We all missed this the first time around….
by Guest Blogger Tom Haswell
There’s been a lot of coverage on the McKinney pool party, from both sides. I’m generally pretty critical of police, but right now, I want to shame both sides on this one.
Because they’re all focusing on the wrong officer.
Let’s look at Officer 227, first initial E. I cannot make out last name on the footage. This is who we should be talking about.
Notice around the fifty second mark. Officer 227 calmly speaks to people on the scene, explaining why they shouldn’t “take off running” when the police arrive — no abusive language, no demeaning tone … he could be talking to a family member. He politely thanks the boys that return police property to him. He not only backs up his fellow officer who drew, but tells him “you stay here, I’ll get him” regarding the person he drew on — who…
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