Profiled At Home: Colorado Officer Harasses Black Homeowner

Mar 11, 2019 - 5:00
Profiled At Home: Colorado Officer Harasses Black Homeowner

White officers in Boulder, Colo. are now under investigation after a viral video shows them pulling guns on a Black man who said he was picking up trash with a clamp on his property. One of the officers is on administrative leave. The footage posted on YouTube shows the man screaming at the Boulder officer. “You're on my property with a gun in your hand, threatening to shoot me because I'm picking up trash,” he said. The encounter started when a police officer saw a man sitting behind a “private property” sign on Friday, and asked the man if he was allowed to be there, according to -->

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3 Replies to “Profiled At Home: Colorado Officer Harasses Black Homeowner”

  1. Thank you for the critical journalism. Reading about racist incidents such as this, make me wonder if one possible solution to prejudiced cops could be a required course in sociological or cultural anthropology education, before they are issued their license to patrol neighborhoods, etc.

  2. Many of the police around the US are ex combat veterans who have been trained to be insensitive to killing other human beings. They carry this back into their civilian lives. They have also been indoctrinated to hate the “other” which in their new lives is defined by people of color.

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