Q: Does what the attorney general said recently count as a general threat to public safety and if so can anything be done?

Bar said something along the lines of that people who don’t “support and respect” the cops “might find themselves without the police protection they need.” This was all framed in a context of political decent.

For our attorney general to say that feels like a threat especially since i don't have any similar political views.

1 Lawyer Answer
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
  • Civil Rights Lawyer
  • Jess Ranch, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: What the Attorney General said was both inappropriate and highly improper, in my opinion. What you can do is make your voice heard in the ballot box next November at the next presidential election by choosing a candidate who will not keep this particular attorney general in his position. The only other option would be the impeachment of the attorney general by congress. You can advocate for either or both remedies, and should not hesitate to make your feelings known. I am sure there are many other Americans who share your views, that what was said was an overt threat to every person of color in our country. It is heinous, and should be called out for the outrageous statement it was.

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