Hey, we’ve been criticized lately for killing black people without cause lately so let’s use pictures of black teens to practice our gun skills.
Members of the North Miami Beach Police have been caught using photos of actual black teenagers for target practice.
This was discovered during an incident last month when Sgt. Valerie Deant, a clarinet player in the Florida Army National Guard’s 13th Army Band, showed up at the Medley Firearms Training Center after members of the department had been practicing, and recognized one of their targets – a mugshot of her brother from when he was just 18-years-old.
The other targets were also black men, and some just teenagers. But now the department is defending the practice.