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PJMediaIdentity politics kills. If there is any lesson to be drawn from the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, that is it. The city of Minneapolis was so eager to have a Somali Muslim police officer on the force that it hired a man who had been found incompetent to hold the job. Further, it did not fire him even when he proved that he was indeed unfit to be a cop.

Fox News has reported that “the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond once put a gun to a driver’s head during a traffic stop and sometimes ignored calls, according to court filings indicating that psychiatrists and training officers voiced concerns about his fitness for duty.”

Not only that, but “[Mohamed] Noor was flagged by two psychiatrists during a pre-hiring evaluation in early 2015. The psychiatrists said he seemed unable to handle the stress of regular police work and exhibited an unwillingness to deal with people.”

Regadless of his race or religion, he should not have been hired with those red flags on his record. And yet somehow he was. Likely, those red flags were ignored because of his race and religion, to serve a political narrative.

This entry was published Fri Sep 14 12:02:17 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2018-09-14 12:02:17.0. [Tweet]

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