American Sheriff
The Marshall Project
May 4, 2016

“Milwaukee Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr.’s podcast, The People’s Sheriff, begins with a slide-guitar and a boot-stomp beat before segueing into the rich baritone of the sheriff himself. Over the next 40 minutes, Clarke holds forth on the topics of the day: Planned Parenthood is ‘what I call ‘Planned Genocide.’ Public schools are so dangerous “there should be a body camera on every teacher.’ Higher education has become ‘a racketeering ring.’ The Sheriff is also a big fan of presidential candidate Donald Trump: ‘He gets us. He understands us.’”

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