MSNBC's Glaude: There Is a Rot at the Heart of Policing -- 'It’s Not Just Simply Bad Apples, It’s Systemic'

MSNBC's Glaude: There Is a Rot at the Heart of Policing — 'It’s Not Just Simply Bad Apples, It’s Systemic'


MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude said Tuesday on “Craig Melvin Reports” that there was “a rot at the heart of policing in this country.”

Discussing the killing of Andrew Brown Jr., Melvin said, “We tell our kids, you get pulled over by the cops, say yes, sir, no, sir, you put your hands on the steering wheel. It sounds like, at this point, based on what we know, it sounds like that’s what he did, and he still gets shot in the back of the head. One of the things that strikes me, Eddie, this happens after we learn about the Chauvin verdict. There had been this thinking that this will change law enforcement behavior. People will see that an officer can be convicted of murder and sent away to prison for years. After the verdict, this happens in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. It is unfathomable on so many levels. ”

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