While some criminals are murderous thugs, in the USA you’re still innocent until proven guilty. Police are not judge and juror, their only job is to protect and serve the public by enforcing the laws and arresting anyone suspected of breaking the laws. Of course not everyone is arrested for breaking a law, it depends what law was broken and the severity of the crime.
For the president to imply he’s OK with police roughing criminals up is inhumane and un American. He may as well go live in a dictatorial, communist country if that’s what he supports.
The SCPD has strict rules & procedures relating to the handling of prisoners. Violations of those rules are treated extremely seriously.— Suffolk County PD (@SCPDHq) July 28, 2017
The Suffolk County Police Department said they do not tolerate the “roughing up of prisoners” in response to President #Trump’s address to police on #Long Island on Wednesday, in which the president said cops should treat subjects violently.
“The SCPD has strict rules & procedures relating to the handling of prisoners. Violations of those rules are treated extremely seriously,” the department tweeted.
“When you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddywagon, you just see them thrown in, rough, I said, ‘Please don’t be too nice,’ ” the president said.
“Like when you guys put somebody in the car and you’re protecting their head, you know, the way you put their hand over?” the president continued. “Like, don’t hit their head and they’ve just killed somebody. Don’t hit their head? I said, ‘You can take the hand away, OK?’ ”
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