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Ford Employees Call For Automaker to Stop Making Police Cars

As efforts to stop police brutality and defund the police continue, Ford Motor Company employees are taking direct action. According to The Verge , a group of Ford employees has asked the automaker to stop making the Ford Police Interceptor and other pursuit-rated utility vehicles , which are built specifically for law enforcement. Also, new technologies are tested in Ford’s cop cars that benefit their overall lineup. “We cannot claim to support the fight against systemic racism while supplying and supporting the very systems that perpetrate violence against Black Americans,” the group wrote, according to Jalopnik. “Throughout our history, the vehicles that Ford employees design and build have been used as accessories to police brutality and oppression.” In response to the employee’s concerns, Ford CEO Jim Hackett has told employees that they will continue their commitment to law enforcement as he doesn’t think it’s “controversial that the Ford Police Interceptor helps officers do...

Jul 10, 2020