We Have This Virus Among Us

The fuel has been pooling for decades—the Floyd thing was the spark that ignited it. It had gone too far, too long. Police corruption is endemic. It’s been there since the beginning of policing, when police officers had to buy their jobs. What is happening now is also a manifestation of that corruption. Brutality is police corruption.

Hirsh, M. (2020, June 11). Serpico on Police Racism: ‘We have this Virus Among Us’. Foreign Policy. https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/06/11/george-floyd-protests-serpico-police-racism-good-cop/

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