We Should Feel Threatened by Police Officers Rather than Safe and Protected

A Philadelphia Police officer threatened to arrest the photographer “for his own safety” when he attempted to approach the fire for a better view. - Photo taken by Kit Friday
A Philadelphia Police officer threatened to arrest the photographer “for his own safety” when he attempted to approach the fire for a better view. – Photo taken by Kit Friday

We frequently find ourselves reading or sharing stories about police officers abusing their power. Those who do are often harassed or threatened. Plenty of us hardly ever see these cases develop in the news as policemen and policewomen are still called “crime fighters,” “the feds,” or (in South Florida) “crackers.” Continue reading “We Should Feel Threatened by Police Officers Rather than Safe and Protected”

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