“You wanna grow up and be a man, look at me like a f****** man….You want to act like a bunch of hellions and she can’t f****** focus on what she’s doing…You want to act like crazy a**holes, do it at home!” screams Officer John Gurrieri to a bus full of 10-13 year old children.
We here at The Free Thought Project are not ones to say that words are “bad” in anyway; it is only the context in which they are used that can have negative connotations. However, there have been multiple instances of people being arrested and/or beat down for saying much less to a jackboot cop on a power trip; so the double standard is what we are calling out here.
According to WTSP.com,
Both officers were suspended without pay for two days, received written reprimands, are required to do 40 hours of community service in support of local youth programs, and must go through additional training on verbal communication.
What’s baffling is the fact that these cops were suspended and sentenced to community service for their actions. Why aren’t these same punitive actions taken against cops who main and murder people?!