I doubt that the black lesbian cop had the time or inclination to say ‘hmmm. This is the oppressor, a homophobe white male politician so I’m going to just let him fucking die’. Would you have WANTED her to? I got the impression the author did, and was implying ‘kill em all let God sort them out’ . Which I don’t condone (or even understand) , no matter if it’s a white Marine or a black lesbian cop.