Photo of Mounted Police Leading Black Man by a Rope Prompts Outrage 

It’s the ignorance that’s most troubling. To not know what kind of image this would provoke, to not know how embarrassing this scenario would be, to not not know — while knowing you’re a police officer — is unconciounable.  And that goes for the whole police department that thought this technique was OK to use on anyone. Yes — heads should roll. And not just the officers.

The police chief of Galveston, Tex., apologized to the suspect and said two of his officers had caused the man embarrassment.

Source: Photo of Mounted Police Leading Black Man by a Rope Prompts Outrage – The New York Times

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