By Bizpac Review. President Trump came out swinging against “anti-police prejudice” and vowed to hold those who commit deadly attacks on our nation’s officers accountable to the highest degree.
“If we want to bring down violent crime then we must stand up for our police,” Trump said at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Service at the Capitol on Tuesday.
“We must confront and condemn anti-police prejudice,” he said.
"We're not going to let bad things happen to our police," President Trump says. "We believe criminals who kill our police should get the death penalty. Bring it forth." pic.twitter.com/Pyfd3ONDHp
— NBC News (@NBCNews) May 15, 2018
Trump called for the “end of attacks” on our police. “We’re not going to let bad things happen to our police,” he continued. “We believe criminals who kill our police should get the death penalty. Bring it forth.”
At one point, Trump invited the family of a fallen NYC officer on the stage to join him as he paid the officer, who was murdered in cold-blood just for being an officer, and her grieving family his respects. (Read more from “President Trump Boldly Calls for Death Penalty of Cop Killers, Honors Fallen Officers and Their Families” HERE)
At National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service, Trump Calls for Death Penalty for Cop Killers
By CBS News. President Trump delivered remarks at the 37th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service at the Capitol on Tuesday where he demanded stronger protections for law enforcement officials and an end to ambush-style attacks of police officers across the country.
“The Trump administration has a policy and it’s very clear: We will protect those who protect us,” the president said in front of the Capitol building . . .
The annual event honors law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, bringing together members of the law enforcement community with families of those who lost their lives in 2017 and years prior. The president delivered a solemn message to young children of officers killed during duty present at the memorial service: “Your moms and dads were among the bravest Americans to ever live.”
“When danger came when darkness fell, when distraction loomed, they did not flinch. They were not afraid. They did not falter,” he said. He added, “Their immortal legacy lives on in each and every one of you. Today, every American heart bleeds blue.” (Read more from “At National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service, Trump Calls for Death Penalty for Cop Killers” HERE)