Portland Police Union President Tearfully Defends Brutality, Amidst Federal Investigation
author: Jess E. Hadden
The DOJ has ruled that Portland police -- having engaged in a pattern of excessive brutality, unjustified use of force, and violation of civil rights, especially when targeting minorities & the mentally ill -- are unable to police themselves. So, if a proposed historic settlement agreement is signed, the members of the Portland Police Bureau who police the police of Portland will now be policed themselves -- by other members of the Portland Police Bureau. It's a system of checks and balances nicknamed "the banana," after the kind of republic that allows such a thing to happen.