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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Ohio FOP, Obama clash

Including Northeast Ohio police unions, the State Fraternal of Police on Tuesday voted unanimously in criticism of President Barack Obama for his remarks in the dispute between Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and James Crowley, the Cambridge police sergeant in Massachusetts.

The Ohio FOP wants Obama to apologize to Cambridge officers for his statement "that law enforcement officers unfairly target blacks and Hispanics."

To read the rest of this blog and learn what local official was recently honored by the Ohio FOP, click here.


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