The local police union defended Pearce Wednesday. “We firmly stand behind Officer Pearce,” Salt Lake Police Association President Steven Winters told CNN after the charge was announced. “We believe he was justified in what he did, and look forward to the criminal justice process working its way out.” Pearce has not yet appeared in court.
The above paragraph is the core problem with the police in the US.
The union could have said something like, “We are going to wait for a full investigation before making a comment”. But NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
let come out at say it was justify to send a dog to a person on its knees and hand on his head.