Image of Cambridge MA Police Sgt. James Crowley who made the world's most famous disorderly conduct arrest in July 2009. when he arrested multi-millionaire tenured Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The aftermath which was ignored by the media was worse than any alleged abuses during the arrest.
Prof. Gates was not put into a cell. He was held for four hours in an office. His charges were dismissed before arraignment. How many people ever get such VIP treatment? It is an example of the two-tierd system of justice. One for the wealthy and powerful, another for the rest of us.