The Paisano

Police: Protectors or Pigs?

Steve Moul

February 26, 2019

Arguing against the police is tough to do, but there are serious problems in the American criminal justice system. The police have earned their bad reputation after decades of lacking accountability. A large part of policing comes down to police discretion and an officer’s ability to use their judgement...

Police: Protectors or Pigs?

Rolando Ramos

February 26, 2019

Often in the media, cops are seen as unfair, unforgiving and uncompromising. They are seen as having a “my-way-or-the-highway” mentality. What people do not understand is that those depictions are very hasty generalizations. You hear numerous songs from rappers about how cops profile black people...