Friday, November 23, 2007

The Problem Is, I Don't Trust Chicago Cops

You see, the Chicago Police Department has as history of behaving badly. So when a Congressman alleges racial profiling I believe the Congressman, and I don't believe the cops.
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis has accused two Chicago police officers of racial profiling after they pulled him over and gave him a traffic ticket on the West Side earlier this week.

The Chicago Democrat, who is African-American, said he was pulled over early Monday near 15th Street and Kedzie Avenue by two white officers who claimed he had driven over the center line in the roadway.
You see, what he did was to drive in a car with 3 other African Americans.
"For the sake of me, I couldn't think of any reason I was stopped or pulled over," Davis said in a telephone interview Wednesday night. "Other than the fact that there were four people in the car, late at night, [who were] African-American."
Chicago police have a history of everything from home invasion and murder for hire, to more simple brutality. Also, Chicago cops are not the most politically correct group when it comes to things like gay rights or racial profiling. The term "knuckle-dragging Neanderthals" comes to mind, but that would be an insult to the Neanderthals.

I am sure that the Chicago PD will launch a white wash campaign thorough investigation that will, of course, exonerate the two officers in question.

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