Reactions have been coming fast and furious in response to Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the National Anthem. We can not cover all of them, but there are some notable reactions I want to hit on.
For this one, it’s the San Francisco Police Officers’ Association. They sent a letter to the San Francisco 49ers and the NFL. I have embedded the letter below. They call for an apology, and offer a chance for Kaepernick or any player or employee to come to the SFPD Academy and partake in some of their training simulations.
Kaepernick criticized the amount of training police officers receive, and the notion that police officers are getting paid leave after killing civilians. Naturally the San Francisco police officers union did not take kindly to it. There is no word yet on what Santa Clara county police have to say about this. They are the ones who provide security at Levi’s Stadium, so I’m curious to see if they threaten to withdraw the service.