Great Moments in Law Enforcement #763: Racial profiling edition
This from the AP story about John Patrick Bedell, the right wing Pentagon shooter who was killed yesterday:
Witness Dan Namisi said he had just emerged from the Metro station, headed for a bus home, when he heard a "pop." The Uganda native hit the ground, and the next thing he knew, officers swarmed over him and put handcuffs on him.
Namisi says he was searched repeatedly, but officers didn't ask him many questions during the three hours they held him. He said he may have attracted attention because he cut one of his hands when he dropped to the ground and the hand was bloody.
Yeah, I'm sure it was the red that got their attention and not the black.
This is what Bedell looked like:
It's a good thing Professor Henry Louis Gates doesn't live in Washington, DC, huh?