George Floyd death

It’s Past Time to Examine How Police Unions Protect Bad Cops

John Fund, National Review

Police brutality has been seared into the consciousness of many Americans — especially blacks — since the 1960s. No one believes that another killing by cops is going to change the culture of silence that permeates many police departments. The issue of rogue police officers who routinely violate constitutional rights and their superiors and unions who protect them is no longer a Right-versus-Left issue. It should be an issue that unites all Americans. Because if we can’t trust the authority figures who exercise vast power over us, the breakdown in law and order we will see may be more of our own making — not the criminals’.