Detroit police chief decries Tlaib’s ‘reckless and disgusting’ comments on law enforcement

Detroit Police chief James Craig rebuked the city’s congressional representative, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, on Monday for her comments about the police.

Tlaib, a vocal supporter of the “defund the police” movement, said last week that there should be “no more policing, incarceration, and militarization,” following the death of Daunte Wright, 20, who was shot and killed by officer Kim Potter during a traffic stop on April 11.

She added that Wright’s death “wasn’t an accident” and that “policing in our country is inherently & intentionally racist.” Tlaib claimed Wright’s death amounted to “government funded murder.”

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