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Egypt’s president claims police state has ended

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CAIRO — Egypt’s military-backed interim president said today that the country’s uprisings have put an end to the police state and to abuses, part of a campaign to rebrand the security forces amid a heavy handed crackdown on Islamists and other critics.

Adly Mansour’s comments marking Police Day celebrations came despite continued reports of abuses by security forces since the military’s July 3 ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

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