Transcript for David Clarke Criticizes Black Lives Matter
Ladies and gentlemen. I would like to make something very clear. Boom lives matter and it. I stand before you tonight. With a heavy heart. As the longhorns who commuted from terror. To bury. 30. Louisiana's finest. But there is some good news. Out of Baltimore Maryland. As lieutenant Brian Weis was acquitted on all charges. It. Melissa's. Prosecute soon. Of activists. State's attorney Marilyn Mowlds being. Not want to talk to you about something important. And do you get concept that five law enforcement officers were murdered and nine more were wounded war. Earlier this month. And floor was three more were murdered two days a goal and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. And that is the importance. Of making America safe again. Oh. The in. You see I believe that this global prison is not just a requirement but a pre requisite. For achieving this campaign's goal. All making America great again. We simply cannot be great if we do not feel safe and our homes. On our streets and our schools. I see this every day at street level. Were many Americans increasingly have an uneasiness. About the ability of their families to live safely. And these troubling times. This transcends race. Religion. Ethnicity. Gender age and lifestyle. And if you don't believe it a recent Gallup poll confirms it. In more than half of all Americans now worry a great deal about crime and violence. Up consistently had dramatically from just a few years the goal. And for African Americans that number. Is 70%. Sadly broke growing number of communities the sense of safety that many of us once took for granted. Has been shattered. Americans don't always feel safe no matter if they're working in a big city. Living in a suburbs or rural areas all around this great country. I often tell residents of Milwaukee in the city and towns that I visit. That safety is a shared endeavor it starts with the ruling acceptance of people to play by society's rules. A cold. But coded few world will we collectively agree upon. That inserts. Lizzie. Baird is fair I'm respect. It is built on a phone invasive trust. In each other and and the people. Who wait a minute stir an import society's rules. Which edits found they soon. Is the rule of law. In 1963. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. rolled accidentally. Above the into related because of all communities and states and above are inescapable. Network. Up mutuality tying us and a single. Garment of destiny. He spoke of the basic morality of the rule of law provided that it is applied equally. Two bulls the wealthy and impoverished. Both men and women and yes the majority and the minority. We've witnessed in Ferguson in Baltimore and bedroom. Was a collapse. Of the social order. So many of the accidents of the Occupy Movement. And black lives matter transcends peaceful protest and violates the code of conduct we rely on. I call it anarchy. You see American law enforcement officers under. Stand up race is and has been a heated issue and our country. Most appreciate the vital need for thoroughness and transparency. And pursue the greater good in their actions. And in their investigations. These are teams that result evident to me in which I practice. And they are the truths that Donald Trump understands and supports. A. But Donald Sloan is the steadfast and we you're. Are Mason knees. He has spoken passively to meet of this belief and our American system of justice. And he speaks of the values that are the bond basin of our social contract. Throughout his campaign and over the many years before he has consistently. And constantly raise his voice. Not only in defense of the character of the real American police officer. But the need for all people to feel that they are being treated fairly and respectfully by law enforcement. You see Donald Trump understands. That what to make our Mason safe again and so recommit. To a system of justice in which no government official not even olds who have fought their way to the marble or granite halls of Washington. No private citizen no elected official. Even Hillary Clinton. And no group of people despite the firm there. With which they pressed forward their grievances take claim. Privileged above the law it cannot happen in the United States. The. The truth this sit on the primacy of the rule of law and America is strong. It is the goal is simple facts get in our tax we will move forward. Toward making America safe again god bless you and may god. And I.
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