GOLDBERG: History of U.S. policing gets unfairly twisted

Article Link: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/goldberg-history-of-u-s-policing-gets-unfairly-twisted

Discussion posted by: IRWeasel

“Policing itself started out as slave patrols. We know that,” Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) declared in an interview with Fox News’ Bret Baier. Clyburn, the House majority whip is the third highest ranking Democrat in Congress. He’s widely respected. And he’s wrong. Or, to be more generous, he’s being irresponsibly sloppy in making a point he’s right about. But he’s not alone.