Just like cops, there are "good" klansmen. They have families and pets. Most of them are nice to their dogs and children. Some of them are even nice to their wives. Not all of them are actively violent.
That doesn't change the nature of their organization or what the intent of its actions consist of, nor does it undo the results.
Lowell Houser, an officer with the Chicago Police Department, has been arrested and charged with 1st degree murder. On January 2, while off-duty, Officer Houser started an argument with a man named Jose Nieves, then shot and killed him.
Via submissions: An Arkansas man went out looking for his cat and ended up being threatened, assaulted, and then kidnapped by two armed strangers (who have since been identified as Officers Mike Wolf and Paul Larson of the Mena Police Department.)
The City of Alexandria, Kentucky Police Department is the latest department to offer drug addicts the option to ask for help and an option of going to rehab where their addiction will be treated as a medical issue instead of facing arrest.
Angered at finding his girlfriend with another man, an award-winning Cleveland cop attacked her as she slept, pistol-whipping and punching her several times in the face, pointing a gun at her and firing two rounds.
Police and their supporters are often the sort of people who talk about family values as their guiding principles. The family values that they speak of are the ‘traditional’ patriarchal values taken from episodes of Leave It To Beaver.
Yet whether we were to judge the activities of police through actual family values that are pretty constant throughout time and geographical locations, or... View details ⇨
New York cops were caught on camera detaining animal rights activists from the animal rights activist group SHARK for more than an hour, threatening them with arrest if they did not identify themselves, after the group legally flew a drone over a farm that raises beagles, ferrets and other animals for research.