Protesters and police accountability activists have been saying it for years, but now Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has been forced to agree… the police are a big part of the problem in America today.
Commissioner Batts has only been on the job since 2012, but with 33 years of police service under his belt, he says that the perspective of a long career has demonstrated to him that law enforcement has taken some wrong turns.
Batts had previously been employed by the cities of Oakland and Long Beach, California.
On Monday, Batts spoke with CNN’s Evan Perez in what seems to be the most direct and honest admissions of police blame for the unrest that erupted in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray. (Source: Read more)