As an organization representing over 45,000 state troopers/highway patrolmen across the country, we stand with our law enforcement partners in condemning Nike for choosing to promote Colin Kaepernick as part of the company’s “Just Do It” campaign. The decision to promote the antics of Mr. Kaepernick is a slap in the face to the hundreds of thousands of law enforcement officers throughout this great country. The ad states, “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.” Compensating Mr. Kaepernick for his participation in this campaign is far from “sacrificing everything.”
Nike continues to fan the flames of the endless fallacy that police are nothing more than
inhumane tyrants looking to take out unprovoked, abusive force on African Americans….
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