“What about just having them carry nightsticks and the authority to arrest?”
Just hours before the attack on Ferguson Police resulting in two officers suffering “serious injuries,” MSNBC host Ed Schultz suggested a new policy for the FPD: disarm them.
SCHULTZ: What about disarming the police? What about just having them carry nightsticks and the authority to arrest?
Schultz said the right-wing might think he’s crazy for it, and it would take guts to implement, but defended his idea by saying that some places don’t arm police and manage to maintain law and order:
SCHULTZ: I mean, it would take a brave person to do something like that, but if you really want — there really are places on the face of this earth that there are police officers that don’t carry firearms…
I know the right wing’s gonna think I’m crazy for thinking, but if you really want…
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