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For Many Cops, ‘Public Safety’ Doesn’t Include Covid-19

First police resisted masks, now they’re opposing vaccine mandates. Does ‘protect and serve’ not apply to public health?

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Across the country, police unions are rebelling against vaccine mandates aimed at stemming the spread of the highly contagious Covid-19 Delta variant. Local officials…




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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD

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