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Police Unions In The Crosshairs

Former chief says they make it 'almost impossible to fire and hold officers accountable'

Former Detroit Police Chief Isaiah McKinnon wrote a June 11 op-ed in the Detroit Free Press calling for changes police departments after the death of George Floyd.

One of McKinnon’s recommendations:

“Rehabilitation within police unions. Their intransigence makes it almost impossible to fire and hold officers accountable for breaking the law and the public’s trust.”