June 30, 20205 min read, 967 words
'It makes it very difficult to fire them': police union contracts protect bad officers, critics warn
Published: June 30, 2020 | 5 min read, 967 words
A court in 2009 convicted Washington DC police officer Michael Sugg-Edwards of sexually assaulting a teenage woman in his squad car. After conducting its own internal investigation, the department quickly fired the then 35-year-old officer.Read moreBut, six years later, Sugg-Edwa...