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John Oliver Takes a Good Look at the Bad Apples Working in Police Forces

If the phrase “lawful but awful” seems distasteful, just imagine it being applied to police shootings. Upset yet? Just watch John Oliver from Sunday’s Last Week Tonight as he breaks down the policies and procedures that allow the bad apples working in America’s police departments to spoil the reputation of not only their precincts but the profession as a whole. As Oliver points out, most everyone can agree that the majority of cops do their jobs correctly without the misuse of force and without stashing bottles of rye in their car, but one poisonous round fruit is enough to convince many people not to trust any Granny Smith.

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