” A militarized police force facing down innocent protesters with sniper rifles and machine guns is totally unacceptable in America. “


” I went to Ferguson and walked with the demonstrators and saw this heavily armed police force, tactical units pointing sniper rifles at my constituents who were there exercising their constitutional rights. “


” I have absolutely no confidence in the Ferguson police, the county prosecutor. “


” It’s an issue that we need to have a national discussion about, the militarization of local police forces, and then when they are used to quell peaceful demonstration. Then we have a problem, and especially around this entire case of the murder of Michael Brown at the hands of a Ferguson police officer. “


” We have to have a national conversation about how police forces should interact with the African-American community, who happens to be paying their salary, who want to be served and protected, who these officers are take an oath to do so. “



All 5 William Lacy Clay, Jr. Quotes about Police in picture


A militarized police force facing down innocent protesters with sniper rifles and machine guns is totally unacceptable in America.
I went to Ferguson and walked with the demonstrators and saw this heavily armed police force, tactical units pointing sniper rifles at my constituents who were there exercising their constitutional rights.
I have absolutely no confidence in the Ferguson police, the county prosecutor.
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We have to have a national conversation about how police forces should interact with the African-American community, who happens to be paying their salary, who want to be served and protected, who these officers are take an oath to do so.

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