Comment of the Day

Reader: Police Brutality Isn't More Important Than Getting Monsters Off Our Streets

A Patricia Calhoun post about 2009 Denver police beating victim Alex Landau's story going national in the wake of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri inspired many of our readers to weigh in on issues of police, race and excessive force. The following commenter believes those obsessed with brutality are losing focus on what's most important.

See also: Alex Landau's Bloody Beating By Denver Cops Goes National Thanks to Echoes of Ferguson

Danni Malone writes:

Let's stop the criminals from killing, raping, beating, lying, stealing, cheating.... Where's justice in that? But police brutality is more important then getting monsters off our streets and away from our kids.

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