a campaign to remove offensive rhetoric from the Pax Centurion newsletter
The Boston Police Department has been in the news lately, and not for entertaining buddy cop shenanigans. Well, unless you count publishing a racist, homophobic, sexist, bigoted, rage-inducing union newsletter and then deleting the archives instead of taking responsibility for them to be entertaining (it isn’t).
According to the Boston Phoenix, members of the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) have been putting out the Pax Centurion newsletter for at least six years now, and it appears every issue has been chocked full of ignorant, hateful “jokes” (written by public servants, natch). A few excerpts: