How White Supremacists Are Infiltrating Police Departments
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FEATURING MICHAEL GERMAN – When 17-year old Kyle Rittenhouse shot numerous protesters active with Black Lives Matter in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he tried to turn himself in. After all he was illegally armed and, had just killed two people and injured one. But police ignored him. In fact earlier that day police told the armed rightwing vigilantes that Rittenhouse was a part of, “We appreciate you guys. We really do.”
There is a long history of American police officers working hand-in-hand with hate groups, white supremacist, and white nationalist groups in the US. Making the links in a new report called Hidden in Plain Sight is my guest Michael German.
Read the report ‘Hidden in Plain Sight: Racism, White Supremacy, and Far-Right Militancy in Law Enforcement,’ HERE.
Michael German, fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty & National Security Program, author of the new report Hidden in Plain Sight: Racism, White Supremacy, and Far-Right Militancy in Law Enforcement. He is a former FBI Special Agent and wrote a book called Disrupt, Discredit, and Divide: How the New FBI Damages Democracy.