Word: Riding with a classmate in his police car — UNDERNEWS

 Sean Trainor
A long time ago, when I was younger and dumber, I did a police ride-along with a high school classmate who had gone on to become a cop. It was one of the most chilling and radicalizing nights of my life.
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And that was night: a full shift devoted to manufacturing crime — desperately searching for reasons to pull people over and then harassing people until they snapped.
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The cruelty isn’t an accident; it’s the point.

via Word: Riding with a classmate in his police car — UNDERNEWS

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