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Bad cops? That's not the real story of Baltimore Police Department's decline

Bad cops? That's not the real story of Baltimore Police Department's decline

To my knowledge, no one has ever attempted to claim that there are no “bad apples” in the Baltimore City Police Department (“Note to Baltimore’s FOP: Some cops are bad,” June 13). The police, as a group, are not unlike any other groups of people. Are there “bad” police? Of course, there are — just as there are “bad” priests, “bad” politicians and similarly “bad” news media. There are the “bad” among any and all groups simply because it is human nature that there will be some bad apples in the barrel. Let me see, this reminds me of a Biblical saying; “Let he...

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