A crowd of police officers in Philadelphia gathered outside their local union headquarters on Monday to show their support for one of their own: a staff inspector facing assault charges after allegedly beating a college student at an anti-racism protest last week.
…Despite viral footage of Bologna hitting the student in the back of the head with a metal baton, sending him to the hospital.
Following the rally, the union that represents Bologna issued a statement, saying it “will not stand-by and watch Inspector Bologna get railroaded.”
Police unions dig in as calls for reform grow – CNNPolitics
There is no arguing with double-speak like that, only shutting it down.