Civil Rights Group Urges Fox to Cancel ‘Cops’

Aaron Couch, Yahoo! TV, March 19, 2013

The civil rights group ColorOfChange would like to see Cops put behind bars.

ColorOfChange has asked Fox not to renew its unscripted law-enforcement show and is calling upon advertisers to withdraw support, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. On Wednesday morning, the group is sending supporters an email in which it asks them to sign a petition to that effect.

“Although marketed as unbiased, Cops actually offers a highly filtered version of crime and the criminal justice system—a ‘reality’ where the police are always competent, crime-solving heroes and where the bad boys always get caught,” the email reads in part. It goes on to charge Cops and shows like it with over-representing whites as police officers and under-representing minorities as authority figures. According to ColorOfChange, Cops glosses over issues such as police misconduct and broadcasts “dehumanizing portrayals” of suspects.

“We’re sending the message to Fox and to advertisers that Cops is not worth saving,” says Rashad Robinson, executive director of ColorOfChange.

{snip}

Cops, now in its 25th season, has long delivered strong ratings for the network at a relatively low cost. {snip}

In its criticism of Cops, ColorOfChange points to research it says media representations such as those on Cops can lead to stigmatization of black men.

“Against the real-world backdrop of an American culture that views young men like Trayvon Martin and Jordan Russell Davis with suspicion,” the email continues, “the stakes couldn’t be higher.”

{snip}

[Editor’s Note: The reality, as revealed by the creator of Cops, John Langley, is “I show more white people [committing crime] than, statistically, what the truth is.” See here.]

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  • JCreighton

    Thats odd, Ive watched it for years but I never noticed peoples skin colour be they cops or robbers. To me its just a great show.

  • a multiracial individual

    I have never really watched the show. What % of perps are black males? White males?

    Although, I do occasionally watch Hardcore Pawn and Bait Car. Those shows are hilarious. I can’t believe the PC crowd hasn’t called for those shows to be cancelled.

    • Rational Being

      An equally informative way of discovering the “rich cultural contributions” of certain criminally over-represented races is to look online for mugshots of recently booked suspects. Google will easily reveal sites that show such images — unless, that is, the totalitarian do-gooders eventually find a way terminate such an audacious (read: reasonable) avenue toward truth.

      (Sarcasm mode on.) Whites, it will soon be realized, will need an “affirmative action” of our own in the prison system, as it is indisputable by the right or left that far fewer Whites as a percent of population are in prison than would be politically correct. Isn’t it about time to round up random Whites just to complete the picture of omnipresent equalitarianism. Why, I’m surprised no one has actually thought of such a new civil rights program — won’t someone please start one? (Sarcasm mode off.)

    • liberalsuck

      When I’ve watched COPS, I’ve seen more whites they arrest on there and encounter. maybe it’s because the ones I’ve seen they are show only the white areas? I don’t know. most of the time the whites arrested are for having some drugs on them or because they got into a fight with their wife or girlfriend.

  • Tomasso

    I love how the problem according to this article is that the documentary shows real “yoofs” committing real crimes. The problem is not that black people are lawless animals the problem is that theres a show enlightening the world to how diversity really works

    • BonusGift

      As society crumbles the divergence between the truth and the lies gets bigger and bigger until it collapses. Actually it’s not so dramatic, you merely wake up one day in a huge garbage dump and realize it was there all along. Can you imagine the outcry if the show showed the real percentage of blacks acting black vs. the current show biasing the show to show significantly more whites than actually is the case?

  • JackKrak

    Yeah, blacks really only commit about 3-5% of all crime in America & it’s only because of shows like Cops that people have this wierd, crazy idea that blacks commit a lot of crime.
    Yep, that’s it.

    • liberalsuck

      Right, and it’s only my imagination that majority black cities and majority black neighbors all look like Detroit or Haiti or Uganda or Rwanda, etc.

  • Even though COPS admits to showing too many whites and too few blacks:

    http://www.amren.com/news/2011/06/townhall_exclus/

    COPS’s former stablemate on Fox Saturday night, America’s Most Wanted, did much the same thing, IMHO, and added in the preachy condescending John Walsh as a host.

  • AutomaticSlim

    “In its criticism of Cops, ColorOfChange points to research it says media representations such as those on Cops can lead to stigmatization of black men.”

    Wow, I must be pretty dense.

    All this time I thought it was due to their own repugnant behavior.

    • JohnEngelman

      Most television programs present an unrealistically benign image of blacks. Every now and then the truth is presented.

  • The__Bobster

    The producers of this show work hard to find enough drunk, shirtless White criminals to balance out all the spoonies ones. Yet the Zulu rabble rousers STILL aren’t satifsied. Go figure.

  • SargeInCharge

    Stereotypes exist for a reason, and blacks constantly remind us why.

    • Luca

      Stereotypes exist for a reason, but for the life of me I can’t understand the reason why blacks exist.

      • It’s called “The Welfare State.”

        • Oh sorry, I answered the question “how,” not “why.”

      • Xerxes22

        For the same reason that flies, mosquitos and cockroaches exist. To annoy us and make our lives miserable.

    • Felix_M

      Those who follow reality…and stereotypes largely do reflect reality…survive. There’s a real advantage to paying attention to conventional wisdom.

    • liberalsuck

      They’ll admit blacks have problems as long as they can blame it on whites and/or say, “Well, I know whites who blah, blah, blah.” Anything to avoid the issue.

  • crystalevans

    That is true. They do show more whites committing crimes than blacks.

  • Scott

    I would be okay with Cops being cancelled if advertisers would also stop putting the “Where’s Waldo” black guy in every single commercial on the air.

  • Michael_C_Scott

    Perhaps these “dehumanizing portrayals” of suspects are due to the fact that most of the rif-raf are belligerent, stupid, drunk and/or stoned.

  • sbuffalonative

    I’ve only seen bits of the show. Most of what I saw were white men wearing wife-beaters.

  • JohnEngelman

    It goes on to charge Cops and shows like it with over-representing whites as police officers and under-representing minorities as authority figures. According to ColorOfChange.

    – Aaron Couch, Yahoo! TV, March 19, 2013

    The city I live in is over half black. Nearly all the police officers are white. This is because few blacks can pass the mental aptitude test.

    • Triarius

      Or the background check or the psych evaluation or the reading portion or the not raping the white victim test or the not stealing from the evidence locker exam, etc.

      • JohnEngelman

        Another barrier against black employment in the police force is the high percentage of blacks with felony convictions.

        • liberalsuck

          They’ll find a way to let blacks into everything these days. But I’m more mad at the fact most whites don’t resist this. They just sit back and let it happen.

      • dd121

        Or the drug test.

      • bluffcreek1967

        This is really the key: They are unable to pass the extensive background check and psychological exam, not to mention the polygraph test. Many of them also fail before even getting this far in the process when they take the entrance exam which tests their general knowledge, ability to employ common sense, and their ability to recall facts and information.

      • STATE FACTS

        Yet white men are in jail for raping way more people then black men especially children! Lol Dallas has almost a whole police force of black officer. The judges you watch on television are mainly black. Stop using your hatred to say things you can’t back up with facts!

    • Rational Being

      John, stay safe. The city you live in, from your description, is probably one of those “vibrant” “communities of color” that will soon vibrate its way to destruction. Avoid, at all costs, areas where they name any street or boulevard after a certain long-departed plagiaristic “civil rights leader,” absent donning Iron Man-like protective gear warding off the inevitable effects of that all-praiseworthy “vibrancy.”

      • JohnEngelman

        Martin Luther King Blvd. is down the street from me.

        • robin

          may you frequent it often

          • JohnEngelman

            Do you dislike me because I criticize blacks, or because I praise Ashkenazi Jews and Orientals? In either case I am consistently a race realist.

        • bluffcreek1967

          I hope things improve for you John and you get the heck out of there.

          • JohnEngelman

            Thank you. My experiences in my neighborhood made me receptive to Jared Taylor’s “The Color of Crime,” and attracted me to this website.

            http://www.colorofcrime.com/

          • I read it too…another good one is The Bell Curve.

          • JohnEngelman

            I have not read The Bell Curve, but I have certainly read about it. The basic argument is that intelligence it the single most important factor in determining success in life, it is primarily determined by genetics, average intelligence differs between the races. That should be obvious to everyone, but many go into paroxysms of rage when anyone points it out.

            Here is an essay by Professor J. Philippe Rushton that I have frequently referred to on this website.

            http://archive.org/stream/RaceEvolutionBehaviorabidgedVersion/REB_djvu.txt

            Jared Taylor’s essay and Professor Rushton’s essay can be read in a single sitting. Mr. Taylor’s “Paved With Good Intentions” is also on the internet, and I recommend it. It is an entire book. It took me about seven hours to read, but it is well worth the time.

            http://lesenfantsdelazonegrise.hautetfort.com/media/00/02/1497255978.pdf

        • PesachPatriot

          John, I like you and I worry about the physical safety of a gentleman your age a block away from an MLK blvd…there is a pretty good statistical probability of you catching a random stray bullet addressed “to whom it may concern”….please go adopt the biggest, meanest scariest looking dog you can find from your local pound or animal shelter….I know you’re not a big fan of the 2nd amendment but no one needs a CCP for a canine companion and it may prevent a future mugging….

          • JohnEngelman

            Thank you. I have done the paper work to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun. I always carry pepper foam with me.

            The blacks who know me like me. One probably saved my life two years ago.

          • PesachPatriot

            I’m glad you finally filled out the CCP paperwork….but young thugs and gangbangers love assaulting older white men….you mentioned being mugged several times, I’d hate for you to be a victim of the knockout game….you seriously need to move….everyone’s luck runs out one day and its usually when you least expect it.

          • JohnEngelman

            Thank you for your advice. It reminds me of a Humor in Uniform piece I read in Reader’s Digest many years ago. A man was visiting a military hospital during World War II. He saw a Scottish soldier covered in casts and bandages and asked a doctor, “How soon will he be able to go home?”

            The doctor said, “He will be here for a few months, then he plans to go back to the front line.”

            The man said, “He wants to go back into combat! Why?”

            The doctor answered, “He thinks he knows who did it.”

        • Rational Being

          My sympathies.

    • robin

      or stay on the job for more than a year without severe problems, some as simple as getting up and getting ready to go to work

    • Andy

      Time to sue the city for requiring non-retarded cops!

    • dookerj

      Or maybe black people have had bad experiences with racist/oppressive police, and don’t want to have anything to do with them, much less work for them?

      • JohnEngelman

        What matters is that white people have had bad experiences with black criminals. Everywhere backs go the crime rate goes up.

  • JohnEngelman

    I have always liked the Cops television program. I am glad it is caused by FOX. FOX is unlikely to bend to this coercion.

  • Lakeview Senior

    Well, you see people like Chicago’s Roman Catholic priest, Father Pflager wants to ban all billboards in his parish that advertise liquor, ciggerettes, and the Illinois Lottery because just the sight of them makes young and old Blacks go out and buy whiskey, ciggerettes, Yep, and Lotto tickets, so it only figures that young Blacks see their homies on TV shows such as COPS, they want to go out and rob, steal and murder. They wouldn’t do it otherwise. They think to themselves, “Why is I in church on this Saturday night, singing and hopping around, when I could be out on the street running from the polices or stealing a car likes they shows on BAIT CAR.” Yep, if you just stop those racist TV shows we’ll just have a lot of Rhodes scholars to deal with rather than a lot more innocent Travons.

    • Katherine McChesney

      “Father” Pfleger loves to stir up anti-white sentiment by blacks.

    • The City of Chicago will not allow COPS to film here.

      • Alexandra

        I wonder why that is…? Maybe they’re afraid too many of Obama’s sons will be featured?

  • Elaine

    Wish they would make up their minds. A one time Negroes demanded an increased presence on TV and the networks responded by doubling the episodes of COPS. Never satisfied.

  • humura

    One hopes Fox will not cave. Perhaps, “Cops” should be more realistic and show an even higher percentage of Black criminals than it does presently. The show already bends reality to satisfy the pro-Black criminals and their excusers. The Color of Change group wants to ignore the real color of crime. If Blacks are stigmatized, it is because of their criminal activity, not because of a TV show.

    • Sloppo

      Faux News will only resist “caving” in order to preserve its illusion of credibility. Faux’s job is to pretend to be conservative and lead conservatives in a direction which works with the agendas of the global elitists. If it loses too much credibility with conservatives, it will not be an effective “pied piper”.

  • guest

    Non-whites always complain about negative stereotypes like this. So why is it that many of them can’t seem to stop committing crimes or stay out of trouble?

    • Bill

      Right. Blacks are ALWAYS yelling at society that we have to do something about all the guns used by blacks killing blacks. But when the cops stop and frisk a black, that same entire community comes out off the porches and riots. duh. Like trying to teach a mountain gorilla how to type and take dictation. For decades we have been saddled with them under the assumption they could learn good work habits, improve their school grades, become more like us, etc etc etc and after 60 years of this crap they are still savages beyond hope or repair. Bring back segregation, Jim Crow laws, and the unofficial police neighborhood watches of old. The old Keeping Kommunities Klean org.

      • That’s because of their totemistic mentality. They think the gun causes them to do bad things. Therefore, their solution is to keep the guns away from them, not arrest them for having the guns. Likewise, they think the paper diploma that is a medical degree gives them the power to heal, so the important thing is to get the diploma by any means necessary.
        Meanwhile, my pistol has never tempted me to commit a violent crime. I know I bought it used, but I didn’t know I bought a defective one…

        • saxonsun

          Fits in with the pathology that states they’re not in control.

        • Anna Tree

          Reminds me a quote from Penn Jillette (Penn and Teller):
          “The question I get asked by religious people all the time is, without god, what’s to stop me for raping all I want? And my answer is: I do rape all I want. And the amount I want is zero. And I do murder all I want. And the amount I want is zero. The fact that these people think that if they didn’t have this person watching over them that they would go on killing, raping rampages is the most self-damning thing I can imagine.”

  • Triarius

    The truth hurts. Wasn’t there a story a little while back about the creator of this show deliberately showing more whites being arrested so as not to come of as “rayciss”? I know there was, but forget where and when.

    • Liberalsuck

      Wasn’t that the reality show called Bait? Where cops would place a nice car somewhere with keys in it and the dumb suspects would get in and ride off with it before the car shut down? Most of them were black. They can try and censor black crime, but we all know the majority comes from them. They can show ADT ads with a white guy, but we all know it’s more likely to be a black guy. They can report a story as “two teens kill a baby in his stroller in Georgia” but more whites are realizing the media is editing the stories. There is a growing segment of whites who are waking up and not buying the BS anymore.

  • The show “The first 48” is near completely all black-on-black/Hispanic murders. Detectives are also mainly black & Hispanic. “Cops” has many more white perps and, well, cops.

  • Rational Being

    There is only one real way to achieve the goals these do-gooders desire, and that is to mitigate the criminality in America caused by blacks and Mestizos. COPS does not show anything that Whites don’t already know happens every minute of every day in every inner city neighborhood. In fact, if anything, COPS probably censors the worst of the worst that police officers see, for the purposes of television.

    Since it is impossible for groups like ColorOfChange to modify the genetic predisposition of certain races to criminality, they engage in the time-honored totalitarian tactic of covering up the truth. This kind of tomfoolery fools no one except the already deluded or the perennially naive.

    If these groups genuinely desired change that mattered rather than illusory change that concealed the truth, they would call for these criminally disposed minorities to get their houses in order. Of course, the call would be futile.

  • dj2

    Actually I’ve long thought that even shows like Cops are biased in favor of blacks. The content is always carefully managed, remember that. They always make sure to show a certain percentage of white and other criminals to balance things.

    As for scripted TV, it’s beyond redemption. The black lawyer/politician hero and the corrupt whites and white criminals are cliche now.

    • anonymous

      even The Walking Dead tries hard to be non-racist. like they have black characters on there and they act like a multi-racial group unites well to fight off zombies. Like the blacks and whites and Mexicans and Asians in such a scenario wouldn’t start turning on each other?

  • JDInSanDiego

    Enforcing the law also seems to enforce (or should that be confirm) negative stereotypes against blacks.

    If there is any stigmatization of black men that they actually care about it’s caused by black behavior.

  • RHG

    The truth must be hidden at all costs

    • hue

      The truth is dark.

      • StillModerated

        Benjamin Franklin, a slave owner in Philadelphia, described the reaction of people to their enslavement. Some slaves, he wrote, are mild tempered and kind people. “But the majority,” he added, “are of a plotting disposition, dark, sullen, malicious, revengeful and cruel in the highest degree.”

  • APaige

    See Question Diversity’s post below with a link to an article on the show’s attempt to use MORE white criminals. It is strange that trying to show less black crime still upsets blacks-so even ‘lying’ about the truth makes the truth still look bad.

  • ye ol’ swampyankee

    Personally, I prefer the show “Bait Car”.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Personally, I just plain hate TV. For me, it’s the medium that is so off-putting, rather than merely the message. The only reason we have a set at all is for watching movies on DVD.

      • Anders

        The television as we know it is the state’s one-way communication device, that is, a blatant propaganda tool. Avoid watching the rubbish dished up to the general public as much as possible.

        • Michael_C_Scott

          Games on a PC are at least interactive, whether online with strangers, on a household LAN with family, or solo, quite unlike sitting and watching TV, which is a totally passive form of entertainment that produces a mental state equivalent to that caused by hypnosis.

      • Sloppo

        Whenever I hear anyone say they hate TV, I think about this web site.

        http://www.tvischildabuse.org/

        • Michael_C_Scott

          Is that a good thing or a bad thing?

          .

          • Sloppo

            I consider it to be a good thing when people dislike things which are harmful.

  • guest

    Liberal Hollywood wants you to watch fictional movies that portray whites as criminals and blacks and other non-whites as the heroes. This reality/truth nonesense isn’t working out for them. How can Hollywood rewrite history if you realists keep telling the truth!!! Watch “Law and Order”, “NYPD Blue”, even “1 Adam 12”! Stop watching “Cops”, please!

  • Slayer88

    LOL wow, I didn’t even know Fox still produced new episodes. Black or white all I noticed was the attempt to desensitize everybody to the heavet handedness of the po-po…

  • paul

    The real reason is because there are so many black perps. The shows producer has admitted on film that he UNDERREPRESENTS the true amount of black crime. If you’ll notice half the white criminals they show are drunk rednecks in a fight with their wives. This is not exactly high crime. They do this because they can’t find enough white crime to show. Believe me if was there it would be shown.

  • Duke56

    You know what the main thing is that “leads to stigmatization of black men” is… black men.

  • A friend on Fort Lauderdale PD was involved in the first years of the series. From him, believe me or not, there were worst things to show about the Lauderdale blacks that didn’t get on the show. South Florida is one seething pit of Balkan armies ready to draw a sea of blood. My God one would have to be crazy and white to live there.

  • Grim Jim

    Old news. The negroes have been complaining about this for over 20 years with that show. A Cops producer said most of the time it was impossible to find a white offender for each episode, they had to go to extraordinary lengths to find a “whitey” for the show.

  • LastBastionOfHope

    Dear black people, it’s way too late to try and save face. We know how you really are, so why bother trying to cover it up? You are 1 standard deviation below our intelligence, and you do nothing but commit crime, act rude, blame others, and act ignorant.

  • George

    COPS. It’s the show I’ve always called ‘White people arresting black people’. Sure, they don’t use all the black-arrest footage, but even the way that the suspects react to the police is different. The white guy in the grubby wifebeater, in front of his trailer vs. the blacks that run a high speed attempt at a getaway, stop the car and hoof it.

    G4 now shows ‘Campus PD’. Same general presentation, but restricted to campus law enforcement. As one can predict, the racial make-up of offenders is reversed. Mainly white kids in trouble. The reason, of course, is simple: Whites are ,uch more likely than blacks to be in college in the first place.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Good nickname. My sister calls the Maury Povitch show “Who My Baby Daddy?”

      • Me again

        Which is full of white women as well! Then again normally they just pin babies off on their husbands and never tell him. They also know who the father is when they are the only ones messing with their student. Duh! More white women are in jail so their is a huge flaw in your women! Blacks don’t know their baby daddies and white are horrible mothers locked down and sucked into prison life. I guess it is equal. Has your sister been to jail yet??? Lol

    • Me again

      Or because normally black people travel to go to ”black schools”! Black colleges are not shown. I live in oklahoma and have plenty of people from Chicago, Atlanta, Texas etc. There I go stating facts again they might delete this.

  • Seek

    Too many criminals in reality are black. If blacks want to rid themselves of the stereotype, how about ridding themselves of the behavior that leads to the stereotype. Color of Change should go back to their coloring books.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    Think I’ll start watching COPS more and purchase products and services advertised there.

  • Djangotamer

    Skittles should have been viewed with suspicion-because he WAS a criminal and wasn’t from the neighborhood. If he had lived, he would have starred on “COPS” in a year or two anyway.

  • Djangotamer

    The two “youths” mentioned would have ended up on “COPS” in few months anyway.

  • LHathaway

    What’s funny is that the criminals never get away. If the criminals get away they don’t show it on cops.

  • bubo

    Cops is light entertainment. It always focuses on silly drug or drunk behavior. The First 48 deals with homicide and it is literally 95 percent black suspects and victims.

  • KenelmDigby

    And there you have it.
    Rather than admit to the truth, they want to ban it.

  • Andy

    I like how they don’t accuse the show of overrepresenting minorities as criminals, as they know perfectly well they intentionally underrepresent them. What if people learned – or learned part of – the truth? The horror! The horror! The stakes just couldn’t be higher.

  • StillModerated

    I watch COPS regularly, and I think black criminals are under-represented.

    They filmed an episode where I live in Virginia. A black perp acted up and the police shot him on camera. That episode never aired. Pity.

  • American Patriot

    Hmmmmmm, I will be happy to see COPS gone. The program from Day One has gone out of its way to OVER represent White criminality as opposed to what is clearly visible in any American neighborhood.

  • Alexandra

    So even though the show’s creator tries to make it seem more “equal” by showing disproportionately more white criminals…blacks are still howling about blacks being “overrepresented” as criminals.
    What’s that tell you about black criminality?
    I like “World’s Wildest Police Videos” myself…but I no longer have cable.

  • Whirlwinder

    Art imitating life as best as the ‘hollywood’ class can do it.

  • the First 48 is better. Some one is always dead at the start of the show

    • E. Rekshun

      …usually two knuckleheads by the end of the show.

  • gregCall

    This is strange considering the producer of Cops shut this same thing down a couple years ago. When this same complaint came up he publicly stated that he consciously inverted the rate of crime shown on the show to hide black criminality. The protests went away then, I guess black just aren’t smart enough to be happy with an artificially reduced statistical presence and want the producer to remind them again of how much of their criminality hes hiding.

  • SFLBIB

    I thought this problem was taken care of back about 1960 when TV aired “The Untouchables,” a fictional crime series about mob era Chicago in the 1930s. The program was criticized because most of the mobsters had Italian sames, which stigmatized Italian Americans. Somehow we managed to make it through.

  • Blacks can make movies and TV shows where they, subtle or not, engage in mockery of whites. Anything that even remotely shows blacks in anything other than a positive light, however, must be banned. I’m waiting for them to go after Hardcore Pawn. Maybe Cops resonates with so many people because it shows deep down inside what they know to be true. By and large, the police DO arrest the bad guy, ARE competent, and overwhelmingly tend to be white.

    “Against the real-world backdrop of an American culture that views young men like Trayvon Martin and Jordan Russell Davis with suspicion,” the email continues, “the stakes couldn’t be higher.”
    Well, given what we know about black crime rates and black on white crime in particular, we have good reason to view young men like Trayvon Martin with suspicion. George Zimmerman certainly did. And Jordan Russell Davis learned the hard way that “keeping it real” can, in fact, go wrong. The man who shot him was wrong, but if Jordan just for once in his life showed some respect and turned his car radio down, he’d be alive today.

  • MekongDelta69

    Although I’m a day late to this story, I’ll repeat what I’ve said before on here, in case anyone reads articles older than from the present day.

    Even the producer of Cops has openly stated he purposely overrepresents whites, so people don’t get the wrong stereotypes of blacks. (An oxymoronic statement, if there ever was one.)

    I’ve also previously mentioned on here that if you want to see a real crime show, watch The First 48.

    The criminals on there are (approximately) 75-85% black, 10-15% brown, and maybe 5% (10% max) white.

    The First 48 represents the real world.
    Cops is, and always was, a joke.

  • Paleoconn

    Reality must be racist.

  • TheOperation

    I have watched cops countless times and I have found the quite opposite to occur, they seem to put a wild focus on misdemeanor cases which involve a drunken white male. This is quite blatant when you consider the crime rates of different racial groups we all know that blacks make up 13% of the population of the United States yet make up 72% of the population in the nations jails. Therefore IF cops was actually trying to objectively demonstrate what ACTUALLY happens in the real world of police work we would undoubtedly find that the amount of black criminals portrayed in their program would be ten fold what it currently is.

  • Elena Andbasket

    In the UK, probably because of our ‘institutional racism’ our oppressed cultural enrichers are also massively disproportionately represented when it comes to crime:

    http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/wanted

    Of course our mainstream media does its best. In our general entertainment agitprop, muggers, rapists, thugs and thieves are invariably played by white actors, even in TV adverts. One might think that black actors would complain about lost work opportunities, but they seem not to mind this. Their under-representation in roles as criminals is anyway offset by the opportunities to pretend to be doctors, scientist, police officers and any other positive roles available, where the melanin enhanced are always over represented. We’re even anticipating the opportunity to celebrate our first sub-saharan James Bond.

  • ttrree

    Should not the protesters simply produce a tv show of their own that puts fourth their position?

  • BLACK GIRL ROCKS!

    You guys are ignorant. May God bless you foolish souls. You know not what you say nor do. Obviously you mother and father failed at teaching you to love thy neighbor. You guys are the reason the world is going to hell in a hand basket. Just a little information though there are more white women in jail then black women so that must mean your women are beneath me, there are also more white people on welfare so that means white people are beneath blacks in general! So if you are going to try and be racist pricks have some facts. White men are to busy robbing and screwing the system and world up but since it is white collar crimes it is overlooked. Your kind is the reason this world is hurting so bad with your corrupt,child molesting, bombing, mass school shooting, kidnapping, murdering, rapist, meth, mushroom, and cocaine ways. I feel so much better but then again what do I know about any of this I am just a Married wife/mother, who has never been to jail, nor do I do drugs, and I receive no type of government assistance because I am a strong BLACK WOMAN! Instead of envying us try and beat us then again you can’t so continue with your pussy rants behind your little laptops, in the safety of your homes, hiding behind anonymous names/pictures. Our kings and queens are here feel free to hate us! BLACK POWER!

  • SHAME

    Wonder why my comment got deleted but I still see this racist gibberish on here. Oh wait no I don’t because I was stating facts! Lol Sad

  • dookerj

    This show is such BS. They break so many laws. They stop people (especially minorities and poor-looking whites) for no real reason–I just saw an episode where they pull up on a guy and stop him for not having a “bicycle headlight”. Total BS. Then they coerce people into incriminating themselves. The cops act as if they have the authority to stop, frisk, detain, arrest anyone for anything, which isn’t legal. They put people in situations where they have no good options. If ever stopped by a cop, the best you can do is not say anything, and get a lawyer if detained. You can’t argue the law with them; they don’t know half of criminal procedure law, which is why they hope you’ll incriminate yourself; plus their egos and psychological profiles are usually that of criminals themselves, or people who were bullied, etc. It’s a bad situation. That taxpayer money should go towards cops being HELPERS of the community–rescuing people, solving actual crimes (not selfless crimes like drug use), helping with stranded cars, etc.