Conservatives are often accused of supporting police brutality. This charge is largely without merit. Conservatives are deeply concerned about abuse by police because abuse by government officials is unacceptable. We generally support the institution of law enforcement because the institution is necessary to the orderly and just functioning of society.
When police abuse their authority, they have to be held accountable. Watch this disturbing video. The cop was sent to federal prison for four years.
John Paul Wright and Matt DeLisi
Professors of Crime and Criminology