In President Donald Trump's speech Friday afternoon detailing his plan to fight back against MS-13 gang violence, he implored law enforcement, "Please, don't be too nice", to the people they are arresting.
"Like, don't hit their head, and they just killed somebody - don't hit their head", Trump continued. "I said 'You can take the hand away, ' Okay?"
Trump made the comments at a gathering of law enforcement officers at Suffolk County Community College in NY.
Chief Jim Bueermann (Ret.), the police foundation president, said in a statement: "While the President's support for law enforcement is appreciated by many who have and continue to serve our communities, we can not support any commentary - in sincerity or jest - that undermines the trust that our communities place in us to protect and serve".
"Police can not treat every community like an invading army, and encouraging violence by police is irresponsible and reprehensible", said Zeke Johnson, senior director of programs at Amnesty International USA.
"The Suffolk County Police Department has strict rules and procedures relating to the handling of prisoners, and violations of those rules and procedures are treated extremely seriously", the department said in an emailed statement.
The Gainesville, Florida, police department said on Facebook the President "has no business endorsing or condoning cops being rough with arrestees and suggesting that we should slam their heads onto the vehicle while putting them in".
Gainesville policeman Ben Tobias echoed this sentiment in a separate tweet.
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The idea being pitched by leaders is to pass it, then move into a conference negotiation between the House and the Senate. Some Republican senators had been concerned that the House would simply pass the " skinny bill" and send it to Trump.
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The statement noted that the idea of Russophobia and confrontation has taken root within "certain circles" in the United States. Relations with the United States "are at such a low level that we have nothing to lose" by retaliating , he said .
Seattle's police officers have embraced reform and have worked incredibly hard to build community trust.
"Your Second Amendment is safe", Trump said.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police on Police Use of Force sent out a statement regarding Trump's comments, as well.
Trump's comments about the treatment of people in police custody resurrected memories of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore man who was shackled but alive when he was put into a Baltimore police van in April 2015.
This year's killings included the Minneapolis Police shooting of Justine Damond, an Australian woman who called 911 to report a possible rape in the alley near her home and ended up shot dead by the responding officers.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this year directed his lawyers to ask the judge for additional time for the department to review the proposed decree to ensure it aligned with the priorities of the Trump administration on "crime reduction". One person escaped. Prosecutors said they were marked for death because some were suspected of being rival gang members - something their families denied.
Blanks said, "the president made a mockery of the rule of law". "It was a joke".
In his own statement , McCain said the failure of the GOP plan "presents the Senate with an opportunity to start fresh". Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wanted to move on the measure Friday, but it was delayed after an objection from Sen.
The Daily Mail points out that Scaramucci was seen without his wedding ring at the White House earlier Thursday. When asked what Priebus said during the flight, King said, "Good poker face, showed nothing".
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As early as October, voters are likely to see increased costs as insurance companies notify people about their new rates. But that's simply not an option for a conservative base energized by its opposition to the health law.
President Donald Trump has said he will not allow North Korea to obtain an ICBM that can deliver a nuclear warhead. The missile launch was meant as a "stern warning" for the United States , North Korea's state news agency said.
Niantic surely will get what's coming to them, and hopefully this will be a lesson about how not to do a big event. In my Post-mortem analysis for Niantic failed event " Pokemon GO Fest ", I covered a lot of issues the event had.
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The Boston Red Sox , yesterday traveled to Seattle, Washington to play the first of a three game series against the Mariners. The drama is mounting, the pressure is building and the Red Sox are continuing to lose games.
If he were to vote yes, Vice President Mike Pence would have cast the tie-breaking vote to advance the bill back to the House. In his own statement, McCain said the failure of the GOP plan "presents the Senate with an opportunity to start fresh".
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