Skip to comments.Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke: Eric Holder Needs to Apologize to Cops
Posted on 08/23/2014 6:23:42 PM PDT by SkyPilot
Attorney general Eric Holder and Missouri Democratic leaders need to apologize to the law-enforcement community for impugning officers motives in light of the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., according to one prominent county sheriff.
Milwaukee County sheriff David Clarke, who gained notoriety last year for encouraging gun ownership within his Wisconsin community, said Holder, Governor Jay Nixon, and Senator Claire McCaskill made the situation in Ferguson worse with their irresponsible, inflammatory comments about the citys police force and its supposed problem with race relations. Clarke argued on Fox News on Friday that the trio was insinuating that our law-enforcement officers across the United States engage in some nefarious or systematic and cultural attempts to violate peoples civil rights.
I thought that was a slap in the face to every law-enforcement officer in America who puts on the badge and the uniform everyday to go out and risk their lives in service to their community, he said.
Clarke specifically called on Holder to either further explain himself or apologize to law enforcement for adding hot sauce to this volatile situation.
He doesnt owe me an apology, but the men and women I know of do not have that kind of maliciousness in their hearts and I thought that that was a poor display in terms of leadership,
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"I understand that mistrust. I am the attorney general of the United States. But I am also a black man......Im angry and upset!"
It's amazing! Even kids eating their lunch!
Go get him Cowboys (intended in the best way using the best of Cowboy philosophy).
Thank God for men of integrity.
Chief Craig in Detroit shamed the white mayor into speaking on the Steve Utash beating and publicly noted the absence of comments from Obama.
We need a whole bunch more Sheriff Clarkes.
David Clarke (Milwaukee Sheriff) takes on Eric Holder.
Freep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.
Pro 2nd Amendment Sheriff Clarke just won re-election as Milwaukee Cunty Sheriff, despite tons of money poured in here from NY’s Michael Bleemberg.
I would hope that more good cops would speak out.
Holder should be shamed into resigning.
Gotta say that Holder is consistent.
It is so refreshing to see good men such as these stand up for righteousness.
I am sure the msm will be all over this - not!
Wow! Big change from Chief Brier, and Judge Christ T. Seraphim, when I lived in Milwaukee! Oh! And what was his name? McCann?
The feeling this administration has for law enforcement came out in 2009. Stupid cops. Nothing has changed.
We’re upset you, Jackson and Sharpton spew your vile from a time long past in America.
Wascist whack job...
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