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Editorial: Respect for our heroes in blue is well-earned
This weeks events show the dangers brave law officers face
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A Capitol Hill Police officer stands his post at the entrance to the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington. - photo by J. Scott Applewhite
It’s easy at times for jokers to take humorous shots at police officers meant in jest. The jokes and stereotypes are mostly the same; they wear little mustaches, eat doughnuts and either look like Barney Fife or Buford J. Justice. A few take a harder approach in criticizing the men and women in blue, labeling them all serial profilers and harassers based on the regrettable actions of a few.