Officer did his job


As Marvin Dunn did, I, too, watched the video of Miami Det. Fernando Bosch striking a distraught relative of a homicide victim in Overtown.

However, I have a different opinion. In Miami and throughout this country, men, women, even babies in the womb are being killed and injured. So many of these victims are African-American.

I believe in profiling. That said, it must not be based on race or ethnicity alone.

I saw a gentleman charging the crime scene while police officers were busy protecting that scene from others. I saw Det. Bosch unsuccessfully try to stop him. I didn’t see “out-of-control cop hitting a person for no apparent reason.”

In this case, I saw a police officer doing his job with his fists and continuing until the subject was stopped and subdued.

Alan Rigerman, Palm Springs North

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