We have hit a point where “organized police” has become “organized crime” in America. The latest evidence of this comes from the nation’s police unions, who are calling Beyonce’s recent Super Bowl halftime performance an “attack” on police by making allusions to the Black Panthers militant civil rights group.
The Miami Fraternal Order of Police released a statement regarding Beyonce’s planned concert in their city in April:
The Miami Fraternal Order of Police has voted to have all law enforcement officers boycott Beyoncé’s concert which is being held at the Miami Marlins Stadium on Wednesday, April 26, 2016,” Ortiz said in a statement. “The fact that Beyoncé used this year’s Super Bowl to divide Americans by promoting the Black Panthers and her antipolice message shows how she does not support law enforcement.” The organization urged other law enforcement agencies around the country to do the same.
Source: The Grio
The NYPD adopted an even more ridiculous stance, where they admitted they didn’t feel Beyonce had any intent of attacking the police, but they have to advocate boycotting her because ignorant conservative Americans interpreted it that way. They KNOW she wasn’t attacking them but they are boycotting her anyway. Are you serious?
What the hell is going on in this country? When did public servants like police officers get to opt out of doing their jobs and risking public safety?
When you are a police officer, you protect the public – regardless of your personal opinions. Police are LITERALLY inciting a public safety hazard by openly announcing that they will have a lawless zone in Miami on a scheduled date. Not only that, but it will be an extremely heavy concentration of people in a relatively small area. The implications of this are profound and unprecedented. It’s akin to a terrorist threat, but it’s coming from our own police departments.
Any cops that decide they can dictate public behavior by extorting the public via refusing to provide civil protection should be immediately fired and barred from the profession for life. Period.
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