Kentucky State Police Used Hitler, Robert E. Lee Quotes for Training
Kentucky State Police used to train their cadets with inspiration from 2 infamous leaders … Robert E. Lee and Adolph Hitler.
Kentucky State Police once trained their cadets with a slideshow that featured quotes from Adolf Hitler and Robert E. Lee.
One of the training slides had the title, “Violence of Action,” and instructed cops to be “ruthless killer[s],” imploring officers to have “a mindset void of emotion and to “meet violence with greater violence.” That line is from Robert E. Lee.\
And there’s more … another training slide reads, “The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence.” That is from Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” manifesto. The Dept. then linked to a Hitler page on Goodreads. There are 3 quotes from Hitler in the training program.
A spokesperson for the Dept. says the slides were removed back in 2013, adding, “Our administration does not condone the use of this material.”
Kentucky has been reeling for months in the wake of the Breonna Taylor killing, where Kentucky State Police have been involved in handling the various protests.
Manual RedEye, a Louisville high school student, was the first to unearth the quotes.
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