Police State/Civil Liberties

Why Cops Lie About How Hated They Are w/Stuart Schrader

Are cops hated by the public? That’s what the police want you to think, but the truth is actually very different. Police are actually still viewed very favorably, even among African-Americans. This interview previously aired on Peacock on June 12, 2021. Sam Seder discusses police lying with Stuart Schrader.

Read more here: https://newrepublic.com/article/16251… ““Man Dies After Medical Incident During Police Interaction” was the title of the initial statement the Minneapolis Police Department released after Officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd a year ago. It explained: “He was ordered to step from his car. After he got out, he physically resisted officers. Officers were able to get the suspect into handcuffs and noted he appeared to be suffering medical distress.” The narrative was untrue in both broad outlines and specific details, muddying cause and effect, subject and object. We know because of cell phone video recorded by Darnella Frazier, then 17 years old, that revealed what really happened. “At no time were weapons of any type used by anyone involved in this incident,” the statement read. Frazier’s video showed how Chauvin killed Floyd. He weaponized his body by kneeling on Floyd’s neck for over eight minutes, ignoring Floyd’s pleas for air, causing the “medical distress,” committing murder.”

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