CBS’s SWAT Begins Questioning Anti-Cop Tradition: ‘How Do You Cancel the Police?’

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Might widespread sense really be returning to community tv cop exhibits? Are some Hollywood scriptwriters waking-up to the madness of the left’s radical anti-police activism?

CBS’s usually BLM-friendly cop drama S.W.A.T referred to as out the anti-police crowd’s woke hypocrisy and unfairness on this week’s episode, ‘Sins of the Father,’ on April 7. Within the episode, quintessential good man Sgt. Deacon Kay (Jay Harrington) was enthusiastic about his son’s faculty profession day. Deacon deliberate to talk to the children about his work as a police officer. Then he received a name from his son’s trainer telling him the mother and father are not looking for a cop presenting to their youngsters.

Deacon: Wait, hold-hold on, maintain on. What does that even imply? I believed the trainer was answerable for the category, not some guardian posse. I’m happy with my badge. Let me ask you something– does that make me too poisonous to attend the science honest subsequent month? Okay. Properly, good. I am going to see you then. 

Hondo: Hey. One thing occur? 

Deacon: Yeah. That was, uh, that was Matthew’s trainer. I simply received fired from his profession day tomorrow. 

Hondo: Come on, now. What?

Deacon: Yeah. Apparently, a few of the mother and father suppose {that a} cop is the improper type of visitor to have in a category lately. 

Hondo: (Sighs) Wow. Sorry, man. 

Deacon: What am I supposed to inform Matthew? He is received no context. We do not let our children watch the information.

Hondo: Some cops simply do not appear to be heroes on cell telephones. 

Deacon: So now I am some city conflict legal… to this smug younger trainer who’s-who’s hiding behind these mother and father. 

Hondo: They do not know you, Deacon.

Deacon: That is the factor. They do. I’ve recognized most of them since Matthew was in kindergarten. (Exhales) I am unable to imagine it has gotten this unhealthy. 

Hondo: Deac, this ain’t nothing new. It is simply loud now. And public. 

Deacon: You recognize, I take into consideration officers like Grayson, Erika, shot within the line of responsibility.

Hondo: And you do not like being stereotyped as a thug. Properly, you realize what? No person does. 

Deacon: You turned a police officer for a similar purpose I did: To guard and to serve. Mm-hmm. We defend the town. We aren’t the issue. 

Hondo: So who’s the issue? 

Deacon: Individuals who break the legislation.

Hondo: And what about when cops break the legislation? 

Deacon: Then they need to be prosecuted. It does not make the remainder of us criminals. 

Hondo: Identical’s true on each side of the road. 

All season, Hondo (Shemar Moore) has been the character probably to argue in favor of BLM talking points and his point out of “each side of the road” continues in that vein. Nevertheless, even his normal sympathy to BLM can not conceal the unfairness of the “guardian posse” aligned in opposition to an excellent cop like Deacon.

The present actually brings that time house on the finish of the episode when Deacon is chatting with a brand new S.W.A.T. officer named Durham (Adam Aalderks). 

Durham: Hey, good night time, Sergeant. Hope the children take pleasure in your demo. 

Deacon: Seems I will not be doing the demo. Another mother and father do not need a cop within the classroom. We was the great guys. 

Durham: Yeah, earlier than cancel tradition took over. How do you cancel the police?

Deacon: I do know these mother and father. Shadow within the driveway, they’re speed-dialing 911 for assist.

In truth, many defund the police activists and politicians have been caught doing simply that. Defund the police advocate Alyssa Milano referred to as cops to research an adolescent who was capturing his air gun at squirrels. A Portland metropolis commissioner pushing to defund the police referred to as cops over “an argument with a Lyft driver who refused to shut his window,” based on the New York Post. The checklist of distinguished defund the police hypocrites is quite a few.

So whereas a present like S.W.A.T. has too typically pushed BLM propaganda to placate the woke Hollywood powers that be, they deserve credit score for sneaking in sure truths this time round. 

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