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Opinion | The rot in policing has spread beyond just 'a few bad apples'

The police crackdown on largely peaceful protests has shown that bad cops are largely protected, covered for and shielded from liability, says Radley Balko. Read more: SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year

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    All apples come with the presidential seal of approval.

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    Mauricio Pérez

    CHILE UNDER PINOCHET

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    Mauricio Pérez

    TRUMP UNDER NWO

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    Guardian of Fire

    It time to use robots to police the streets and place CCTV cameras with AI facial recognition to record criminal activities from multiple angles every public places… This way the law will be applied equally across all categories of human and force limited to necessary situations

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    Floyd is AntiFA👎👎👎

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    Cops gone wild.

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    The expression "a few bad apples will spoil the bushel" meant that as the bad apples rot they cause the rest of the apples to rot too…

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    Hey let's be friends ffQ2

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    Feel like watching Indian police when they beating people

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    That's orchard rot!

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    Obviously the two 20 year old cops were in fear of their life from the 75 year old guy. He is lucky they didn't shoot him. I am "not" being serious!

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    Opinion: the next time I do meth and fentanyl then want to go pass bad paper or a counterfeit $20, I’m staying home! Not one of you MSM morons will report the fact Gentle George committed a home invasion and held a gun to a pregnant woman. That’s why he served 5 yrs.

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    The rot in the riots have become more than a few bad apples.

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    I seen this same brutal tactics in Vietnam. Speechless.

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    Richard MacLean

    Trump’s America

    Make America great again… Are we there yet?

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    We have to put 40 million people back to work ASAP and then turn our attention full-scale to this disease of police violence.

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    Police brutality

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    But is those third world countries, those communist governments that oppressed their citizens and violates their rights, right? Not in America, right?

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