Chicago Bait Truck: Unraveling the Social Media Debate
…Leave a steak next to a den of hungry lions, won’t they eat it?
Residents from the city of Chicago, went up in a fury after railroad cops and chicago police officers used a “bait truck” in a South Side neighborhood in an attempt to “catch offenders” due to an increase in break-ins at railyards. But community members are calling this a form of entrapment; stating that officers are unjustly targeting a certain demographic in order to increase incarceration rates.
Their mindset is this:
Leave a steak next to a den of hungry lions, won’t they eat it? The outcry of the public was simple.
This bait truck was left in an urban, impoverished, and underserved community where black boys and girls are literally STARVING to survive. It wasn’t left in the suburb of a