Police Profiling and Brutality: Enabled by a Bone-Stupid Stockholm-Syndrome-Afflicted Public
Hot-tempered under-trained police officers will continue to profile, harass and beat the shit out of anyone they choose, with no consequences whatsoever, until the public starts demanding changes. If yesterday's online survey in our local newspaper is any indication, don't hold your breath.
John Q. Public seems to think everything is just fine the way it is. About 52% answered No to the question:
“Do you think the New York City police officer who took down a retired tennis star in a case of mistaken identity should lose his job?”