Because freedom can't protect itself
Why don't you report this side of the story as well? http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/01/31/exclusive-bronx-boy-claims-he-was-bullied-by-third-grader-in-handcuff-controversy/
This is the kind of police "protection" that makes people question the humanity of the police themselves. And to whatever extent the city goes along with this, to that extent New York sucks.
The boy robbed another boy. He's a deliquent - Spofford would be a fitting place.
More information about formatting options
Get breaking news on issues you care about
Congress: Restore the Voting Rights Act
Sign up for the ACLU Action newsletter.
Chip in to help protect all of our rights and liberties.
© ACLU, 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York NY 10004
This is the website of the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation.
Learn more about these two components of the ACLU.