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June 30, 2020 101 min
If you thought police were deadly up till this point, wait until you hear about what unionization did to the U.S. police (hint: it got a hell of a lot of the rest of us killed.) FOOTNOTES: The History of Policing in the United States Study finds misconduct spreads among police officers like contagion The End of Policing  How Police Unions Became Such Powerful Opponents to Reform Efforts The unjust power of police unions How Police Unions Enable and Conceal Abuses of Power Minneapolis Police Union President Allegedly Wore a “White Power Patch” and Made Racist Remarks Police chiefs are often forced to put officers fired for misconduct back on the streets How a 50-year-old study was misconstrued to create destructive broken-windows policing In New York, major crime complaints fell when cops took a break from ‘proactive policing’ Learn more about your ad-choices at
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