While many continue to protest and demonstrate against police brutality across the nation, Lil Boosie doesn’t feel it will make much of a difference. Unfortunately, he feels the issue of police violence is too far gone, and cannot be fixed so easily.
“It’s messed up with what’s been going on,” he told TMZ. “But I been talking to police about what’s going on in Baton Rouge for a long time.”
While Boosie is upset by the recent deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, he still wouldn’t wish death on police forces. “I’m not into cops getting killed and all that, but cops getting away with murder, it’s like they in they prime right now,” he said referencing the ambush on police officers in Dallas, Texas, that left five dead. “Right now, I don’t think it’s getting better. Right now, it’ll never be peace because there’s already so many lives that have been taken,”
At this point, he thinks all anyone can do is try to deescalate the situation as much as possible. “All you can try to do is defuse the situation because it’s too far gone. Martin Luther King, they tried to defuse the situation, trying to bring peace, tried to calm it down. And it toned down a bit, but police are killing people again,” he said.
Boosie also offered another solution to ending police brutality. “I think what would slow the cops down from doing what their doing is if they started getting convicted, double life sentences like what we get if we kill somebody.”
So far, there have been no convictions brought against the police officers in the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, and many others who have lost their lives to police brutality. The death of Alton Sterling is currently under investigation.