Speaking on illegal immigration and related law enforcement issues, Mr. Trump said that officers should not be "too nice" when conducting arrests.
'When you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon, you just seen them thrown in, rough. "I said you can take the hand away, OK?"
The assurance came after Trump's remarks to a group of officers on Long Island, N.Y.
Trump's provocations of law enforcement also must be viewed with this in mind: Trump's Department of Justice is charged with enforcing a sweeping consent decree with huge reforms for the city's police department after a federal investigation launched following Gray's death revealed patterns of discriminatory and unconstitutional policing.
Perhaps the only good news here is that the public seems to see through the Trump administration's efforts to paint all undocumented people as violent criminals. These laws are stacked against you.
"For these reasons, law enforcement agencies develop policies and procedures, as well as conduct extensive training, to ensure that any use of force is carefully applied and objectively reasonable considering the situation confronted by the officers", the Virginia-based association said in its statement.
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Taken on her own, the Ford is the most expensive ship of any kind ever built, with a construction cost of almost $13 billion. Ford on Saturday at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia. "We will give our military the tools you need to prevent war", Mr.
But the bottom line is this: The war against MS-13 is being won, and it's being won despite the Left's Iron Curtain. Zeke Johnson, the senior director of programs at Amnesty International USA noted Trump's "inflammatory and hateful speech will only escalate tensions between police and communities".
"I can tell you, I saw some photos where [acting ICE Director] Tom [Homan]'s guys, rough guys, they're rough, I don't want to ... say it because they'll say that's not politically correct, you're not allowed to have rough people doing this kind of work". "And we're backing you 100 percent". "We will support our police like they've never been supported before", the president said, to thunderous applause from the audience on its feet.
However, he singled out one Republican official - the only one of the many he recognized from the dais who was not actually in the room.
While the speech was largely focused on the fight against the gang MS-13, it appeared that Trump was directing his comments about police interactions with suspected criminals in general.
But Trump- who calls himself "the law and order" president- is marching on with his war on gangs.