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.
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