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FBI Director Comey’s Truths about Policing and Race

FBI Director Comey ‘s speech is notable for many reasons.  It is most notable for his directness in referencing and qualifying racism in a way few in public service have dared show in recent memory. For that, I thank and commend him. It is clear that this is a subject near and dear to his heart. Continue reading FBI Director Comey’s Truths about Policing and Race

MT: Fireworks on .@AC360: NYT’s @CharlesMBlow vs. Dan Bongino on #NYPD Choking Death

By Matthew Balan | December 4, 2014

Charles Blow of the New York Times faced off with conservative Dan Bongino on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 on Wednesday over whether an inherent racial “bias” against blacks in American society fed into the controversial case of a NYPD officer choking Eric Garner to death during an arrest. Blow claimed that “society…acculturates us to fear, and…that is how the whole justice system becomes corrupted and biased….we are not always even aware that we have the bias.” Bongino, himself a former NYPD officer, ripped the liberal writer’s claims as “utterly absurd.” Blow cited apparent “social science” supporting his “bias” claims, and blasted the former Secret Service agent’s critique as “offensive,” especially in the wake of a grand jury choosing not to indict the policeman in the Garner case: Continue reading MT: Fireworks on .@AC360: NYT’s @CharlesMBlow vs. Dan Bongino on #NYPD Choking Death

Court OKs Barring High #IQs for #Cops | ABC News

Please note: this story is from the year 2000


 

N E W L O N D O N, Conn., Sept. 8, 2000

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A man whose bid to become a police officer was rejected after he scored too high on an intelligence test has lost an appeal in his federal lawsuit against the city.

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