Blue Privilege

Arturo Dominguez
Oct 25, 2019 · 6 min read

In cases of misconduct, American law enforcement officers enjoy the protections of police unions and their all but elusive connections to high-ranking officials in local government, local police departments, and district attorneys to maintain secrecy and avoid accountability.

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Police union contracts with cities all over the country offer many protections for officers facing complaints from the public for excessive use of force…