The Little Cards That Tell Police 'Let's Forget This Ever Happened'

Some cops give their friends and family union-issued "courtesy cards" to help get them out of minor infractions. The cards embody everything wrong with modern policing.

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Hasnain says:

How is this a thing?!

"When police officers are presented with a PBA card, they need to make a calculated decision about how seriously to take it. “Imagine you're a police officer, you're out there doing your job every single time, and you give your wife, or your brother, or your kid the card. You say, ‘Just show this to a police officer, and he can always call me and I can talk to him.’” Driscoll said."

Posted on 2020-09-03T03:42:41+0000