Minnesota governors blaming of the fatal shooting of Philando Castile on racial bias has been called dangerously irresponsible by police union leader

A police union leader in St Paul denounced the Minnesota governor as dangerously irresponsible on Thursday evening for suggesting that an officer who fatally shot a black man was racist.

David Titus, the president of the St Paul Police Federation, sharply criticized governor Mark Dayton for remarks about the killing of Philando Castile, whose death during a traffic stop near St Paul on Wednesday evening was broadcast live online by his girlfriend.

The governors statement insinuates that law enforcement is racist and its absolutely inaccurate and inappropriate, said Titus. Its outrageously insulting. One would think that a governor especially would know to wait until the facts are in before making a judgment.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/07/philando-castile-shooting-police-union-governor-racism

Philando Castile shooting: police union hits back at governor’s racism accusation
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