Al Sharpton: Police Should Not Be the Target — Bad Policing Should Be

Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” National Action Network founder and MSNBC host Al Sharpton reacted to Thursday’s shooting in Dallas that so far as resulted in the deaths of five police officers.

Sharpton decried the lack of solutions and told “Morning Joe” police in general shouldn’t be a target, but instead bad police and bad policing.

“We’re talking and not going to solutions,” Sharpton said. “The only way you’re going to deal with the issue of police misconduct is the police needs to separate the bad cops and they need to be penalized. The only way you’re going to deal with it in the communities – we had two police killed in New York last year. We started a conversation like we’re doing today in Dallas and we didn’t continue that to where we would deal with the fact that police should not be the target. Bad policing and the fact that we’re afraid of bad police should be the target until there’s penalties and real solutions.”

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