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Saturday
Sep132014

Since 2005, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Cops have Killed at least 40 people [all non-white] - Not One Cop has been Convicted

“Oh, man. I hope I don’t get convicted for this.” According to a witness Officer Agent Taylor Poiteven made that statement after he fatally shot Juan Mendez Jr., 18, in his back and sides as he was running away from him. Above a diagram from Juan Mendez Jr.'s autopsy shows his bullet wounds. [MORE]

From [HERE] Border Patrol agents and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have killed more than 40 people since 2005, according to government records and statistics kept by civil rights groups. The violence recently has accelerated – more than half of the killings have occurred in the past four years. A half-dozen of those more recent deaths involved teenagers like Juan Mendez.

The deaths have resulted from agents shooting at people throwing rocks from Mexico, confrontations with smugglers and, in one bizarre case, an incident in which an agent shot a Taser dart at a car that burst into flames with the driver inside. Among the dead are foreigners and U.S. citizens, Anglos and Latinos, old men and boys, criminals and one of the Border Patrol’s own. No agent has been convicted of any crime related to a death in any of the 40-plus incidents.

After shooting Mendez in the back, Taylor Poitevent faced no serious repercussions, despite his immediate worry about being convicted of killing an unarmed fleeing man. Nearly four years after the Oct. 5, 2010, shooting, he has not faced criminal charges. He went on administrative leave and eventually transferred to another Border Patrol station in South Texas, where he still works today.

Poitevent did not respond to requests for comment made to his family members. 

The Justice Department declined to prosecute the agent. Investigators from the FBI closed their investigation in 2011, followed by the Department of Homeland Security inspector general in early 2012. The local district attorney concluded that he couldn’t prosecute a federal agent, and there was insufficient evidence to charge him anyway.

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Saturday
Sep132014

One Month Later White Prosecutor Still Can't Figure Out if there was Probable Cause in Michael Brown Murder 

What is White Collective Power? When a white police officer shoots an unarmed, surrendering Black man and their fellow white officers, white police chief, internal affairs, white run union, white jurors, white prosecutors and the white media support, defend, and finance the officers “right” to kill a non-white person. [MOREand [MORE]

In St. Louis, for what reason did White prosecutor, Robert McCulloch (above) choose to use a mostly white grand jury to decide whether white cop Darren Wilson should face charges in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown - instead of just using his direct power to file a criminal complaint himself? [racism is white supremacy]. McCulloch is the son of a St. Louis police officer who was killed in the line of duty when McCulloch was twelve years old. [MORE] If a Black cop killed a surrendering white teen in front of white witnesses do you think he would still be at home chilling? Expect white supremacy. 

From [HERE] More than one month after a police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the case continues to provoke public unrest and remains far from settled. The white police officer's shooting of the unarmed black teenager in the St. Louis suburb is being robustly debated and investigated.

Where does the criminal investigation stand?

So far, there have been no charges filed, but the investigation is ongoing. The mostly white St. Louis County grand jury is investigating and hearing testimony into Brown's killing and whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged or not.

The grand jury will look at two issues: was a crime committed and is there "probable cause" that the accused person -- namely Wilson -- committed that crime.

The grand jury, which meets in secrecy, consists of nine white people (six men and three women) and three black people (two women and a man), court officials said. So far, county prosecutor Robert McCulloch [racist suspect in photo] has convened a grand jury to hear the evidence against Wilson without telling the jurors which charges he thinks should apply.

Grand jurors began meeting last month, and their progress on reaching a decision isn't public information, though it's expected to take two months.

Probable cause is a Low Standard. More likely than not a crime occurred and more likely than not defendant so-and-so committed it - that's all. All day long all across the country it is used to arrest, detain and then charge Black folks.

"Probable cause is a plastic concept whose existence depends on the facts and circumstances of the particular case. It has been said that "`[t]he substance of all the definitions' of probable cause `is a reasonable ground for belief of guilt.'" Brinegar v. United States, 338 U.S. 160, 175, 69 S.Ct. 1302, 1310, 93 L.Ed. 1879 (1949). Much less evidence than is required to establish guilt is necessary. Draper v. United States, 358 U.S. 307, 311-312, 79 S.Ct. 329, 3 L.Ed. 2d 327 (1959). The standard is that of "a reasonable, cautious and prudent peace officer" and must be judged in the light of his experience and training. Bell v. United States, 102 U.S.App.D.C. 383, 387, 254 F.2d 82, 86, cert. denied, 358 U.S. 885, 79 S.Ct. 126, 3 L.Ed.2d 113 (1958). The police must have enough information to "warrant a man of reasonable caution in the belief" that a crime has been committed and that the person arrested has committed it. Carroll v. United States, 267 U.S. 132, 162, 45 S.Ct. 280, 288, 69 L.Ed. 543 (1925). See also Henry v. United States, supra, 361 U.S. at 102, 80 S.Ct. 168. A finding of probable cause depends on the "practical considerations of everyday life on which reasonable and prudent men, not legal technicians, act." Brinegar v. United States, supra, 338 U.S. at 175, 69 S.Ct. 1310." [MORE]

Friday
Sep122014

Lawsuit says Syracuse Cops Suckered Punched & Battered Black Man who called 911. Then Cops Lied about it - 62 Times

"This is not who we are in America. This is Nazi Germany kind of style. We have policies and procedures that we have to follow under the Constitution." - attorney. [white supremacy/racism is carried out by violence and/or deception. If you can avoid it, don't call the police on your people]

From [HERE] and [HERE] All charges against Alonzo Grant, the Black man who has claimed police brutality in his arrest by Syracuse Police, have been dropped. Onondaga County District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick announced Wednesday that the resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and harassment charges against Grant have been dismissed.

Grant, bloodied during an encounter with the Syracuse police, also accuses the two white officers of telling outright lies in their description of the charges filed by the Onondaga County District Attorney's Office. Grant, 53, filed a notice of claim with city officials today as part of a police brutality lawsuit. His lawyers counted 62 lies they say officers documented to justify their actions.

Due to being struck repeatedly by officers, Grant suffered a broken nose, concussion, split lip, cut on his eye, a twisted arm, numerous cuts and serious post-concussive syndrome, including nightmares flashbacks and fear of the police department, his claim stated. His attorney, Charles Bonner also said Grant also suffered brain damage. 

The incident started after Grant called police to report an argument between his daughter and a neighbor in the front yard. But when officers arrived, the dispute had ended.

An officer ordered Grant out of his house to talk to another officer. As he left, Grant opened (prosecutors say "punched") the screen door. That appeared to trigger officers to bring Grant under arrest (breaking his own screen?). "Almost immediately following Mr. Grant's action, the police decided to arrest for him disorderly conduct," the DA's office stated.

According to his attorney, Charles Bonner, Grant started walking down his front steps, an officer behind him violently, without warning, charged Mr.. Grant from behind and flung him viciously across his wrought iron railing face down to the ground.  He says the second officer put on his black leather gloves, dropping his knees on Mr.. Grant's back.  During the scuffle, Bonner claims one of the officers held Grant in a choke hold, pulled back his arm and struck him repeatedly in the face.

Here are five lies that Grant claims police told, in their own words:

1. Police Officer Damon Lockett: "Grant was extremely upset, he went back up the stairs and began yelling and flailing his arms violently at (his wife) S. Grant and said, "I don't care. I don't want that (expletive) here any more. I don't care about the police, I'll go to jail."

Grant says he was not yelling. "I was talking to my wife about taking care of the house," he explained later. His wife, Stephanie Grant, agreed: "We were talking. He was not yelling. Alonzo has a loud voice."

2. Police Officer Paul Montalto: "...We observed that Grant appeared highly agitated. Grant stated, 'We don't need the (F-word) police my daughter is gone....'"

Grant says he was not yelling and did not swear at police. Another witness, Corey McMullin, said: "Alonzo was tellin' them his daughter was gone and they didn't need them no more. If I'm not mistaken his wife yelled the same out the window." A fourth witness, Sharon Hayes, corroborated that account in an interview with Grant's lawyers.

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Wednesday
Sep102014

White Denver Cop Fired for "Cruel & Unusual Punishment" - caught Choking Black Man on video [$3.25 million settlement] 

From [HERE] and [HERE] Denver's Department of Safety announced Tuesday the termination of Deputy Thomas Ford and Deputy Edward Keller. Both are white. Deputy Keller was terminated for his assault on Mr. Jamal Hunter, a Black man and his willful disregard of the guiding principles to provide for the care, safety, and security of inmates," officials said in a statement.

The case led the city to pay $3.25 million to former jail inmate Jamal Hunter in what became the largest lawsuit settlement in Denver's history. Hunter sued alleging widespread brutality and corruption in the Denver jail and witness intimidation by police. 

Documents filed in the case portray Denver's jail system as out of control, a place where deputies allowed inmates to administer beatings to other inmates, let inmates brew alcohol from fruit smuggled into cells and told gang members about their rivals in the jail.

The deputies didn't provide protection, former inmate Darnel Anderson testified in a sworn affidavit.

"Rather, they encouraged inmates to go after one another. ... They opened the closets for fights," he said. "They knew about the altercations because they could hear everything. They would let fights go on." [MORE]

Inmates attacked Hunter in a cell in Pod 3A of the Downtown Detention Center known as the "Terror Dome." Minutes after his return to his pod from a court hearing, deputy Gaynel Rumer turned the lights off with most inmates already locked in their cells. Deputy Rumer allegedly knew inmates were going to attack Hunter after the deputy told them Hunter was a snitch. Other inmates have said Rumer was angry at Hunter for belittling the deputy for drinking on the job.

Hunter had returned to his cell and had just washed his face when another inmate wrapped his arm around Hunter's neck from behind. While the first man held him, another inmate pummeled him in the face with his fist. Hunter's nose broke, and he began to bleed profusely. The inmates told him to take a shower to clean up the blood. Hunter showered, and when he returned to his cell, the beat-down resumed. Now there were four attacking him.

Deputy Rumer gave one of the attackers a plastic garbage bag, Hunter said. While Hunter was unconscious, inmates put the bag over his head and were suffocating him when one inmate warned that if Hunter died, they'd all face first-degree murder charges.

"It was supposed to be a murder," Hunter said.

Instead, his attackers poured two scalding cups of 200-degree water on his genitals. Other inmates testified that they heard Hunter screaming, but jail video shows no reaction from Rumer, who is seen walking his rounds.

Hunter was taken to the Denver Health Medical Center for treatment. Eight days later, he asked another deputy to contact a nurse to examine his genitals to prevent infection. Jail video cameras recorded a noncombative Hunter being choked by sheriff's Deputy Edward Keller. [MORE]

The lawsuit alleged that Deputy Gaynel Rumer was friendly with the attackers, encouraged and enabled the attack, and ignored Hunter's screams for help. Other deputies did nothing to help and ignored his screams for help. 

In the video, Hunter is immediately thrown down on his bunk by Deputy Keller. Keller can be seen placing his hands around Hunter's neck as he violently chokes him. At least 5 other deputies then swarm his cell and begin to restrain, beat and Taser him.

Keller told investigators that Hunter was an annoying inmate who complained and whined to officers and often played the race card toward white officers, according to the disciplinary letter.

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Wednesday
Sep102014

Civil Suit Filed Against Chicago Commander for Shoving a Gun Deep Down a Black Man's Throat 

From [HERE] A 24-year-old Black man has sued the city of Chicago and a Chicago police commander who has since been relieved of duty, accusing the commander of shoving a gun in his mouth and threatening to kill him last year. Ricky Williams’ allegations already have led to criminal charges against Cmdr. Glenn Evans, a Black man who was removed from duty at the Harrison District on the West Side last month.

“I’ll tell you what: this man [Williams] was courageous. How many other times do you think this happens to people on the street?” attorney Antonio Romanucci said.

Evans has been charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct. Cook County prosecutors said, after spotting Williams allegedly holding a gun on a street corner on Jan. 30, 2013, Evans and other officers chased him into an abandoned house, where they found him hiding in a closet, but without a gun.

Evans allegedly shoved a gun “deep down” Williams’ throat, pressed a stun gun against his groin, and threatened to kill Williams if Williams didn’t tell him what he’d done with the pistol. Romanucci said that gun did not exist. indeed no gun was ever found.

Earlier this year, DNA evidence from Evans’ gun was matched to Williams, prompting the criminal charges. Prosecutors have said a backup at the Illinois State Police crime lab was to blame for the long delay in processing the DNA evidence.

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Wednesday
Sep102014

Poll finds that Only 28% of Black Voters have confidence that Police give equal treatment to Whites and Non-Whites

From [HERE] Race plays a major role in how Americans view the police, a new Wall Street Journal poll shows.

Four out of every five white voters express some level of confidence that police officers in their community do a good job enforcing the law, according to the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. That drops to 58% among black voters.

The racial split is even greater on the question of whether the police treat whites and blacks equally, the poll found. Some 69% of white voters expressed confidence that law enforcement officials gave equal treatment to people of both races, while just 28% of black voters held that view. Instead, 69% of black respondents expressed “just some” or “very little” confidence that police officers treat whites and blacks equally.

The shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., touched off a national conversation about police treatment of African Americans across the country. The shooting spawned protests that drew national media attention and fueled the debate about racial profiling, the use of force and whether local police departments are too heavily armed.

The Journal poll of 1,000 registered voters, conducted Sept. 3-7, showed a big difference in opinion on the use of force question between black and white respondents.

White voters were more inclined to express some level of trust that police do not use excessive force, by a margin of 70%-27%. Black voters were less charitable in their views about the police, with 40% expressing some level of confidence that police don’t use excessive force and 56% expressing more skepticism.

The poll’s margin of error was plus or minus 3.5%. [MORE]

Wednesday
Sep102014

NYPD Disproportionately Tickets [targets] Blacks & Latinos in White NYC Neighborhoods

From [HERE] A Daily News analysis finds blacks and Hispanics are far more likely to be ticketed in low-crime, primarily white neighborhoods, with 32 of the city's 75 police precincts showing a disparity of 20 percentage points or greater.

Critics of the NYPD's aggressive policing of quality-of-life offenses to prevent more serious ones — a strategy known as "broken windows" — say it has created a tale of two cities, one primarily populated by whites, where minor infractions like drinking on a stoop or smoking a joint are rarely punished, and another, primarily populated by blacks and Hispanics, where walking down the street could be cause for interrogation.

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has said the disproportionate number of summonses for low-level offenses doled out in minority communities are a result of cops concentrating their efforts on "the most problematic areas of the city," riddled by crime and quality-of-life complaints.

But a new analysis by the Daily News has found this tale of two cities seems to follow Blacks and Hispanics wherever they go. Not only do the communities where they are the majority get slapped with far more summonses — they are also far more likely to be ticketed in low-crime, primarily white communities.

The disparity in summons activity is highest in the 24th Precinct (Upper West Side - North), where blacks and Hispanics make up just 34% of the population but received an estimated 84% of the summonses, and the 84th Precinct (Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO), where they made up 28% of the population but received 78% of the summonses — both a spread of 50 percentage points.

That's followed by the 20th Precinct (Upper West Side - South) with a 48-point spread, the 19th Precinct (Upper East Side - South) with a 43-point spread, and the 13th Precinct (Gramercy) with a 42-point spread.

The analysis also found blacks and Hispanics received the vast majority of summonses for scores of common offenses, such as disorderly conduct (88%), loitering (89%), spitting (92%) and failure to have a dog license (91%) — even though the Health Department estimates that less than 17% of dogs citywide are licensed.[MORE]

Wednesday
Sep102014

White NYC Teachers Show Support for [white supremacy] NYPD After Chokehold Execution of Eric Garner

Lesson #1: "Most white people hate Black people. The reason that most white people hate Black people is because whites are not Black people. If you know this about white people, you need know little else. If you do not know this about white people, virtually all else that you know about them will only confuse you." -Neely Fuller

From [HERE] In response to a decision made by their union to stand with organizations calling for justice for Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man who was violenty killed by an NYPD chokehold, a group of racist suspect New York City schoolteachers moved last week to show their support for the NYPD in the classroom.

One image, culled by the New York Post from Facebook, shows a group of teachers from PS 220 in Queens posing in a classroom — all donned in gray NYPD shirts, reportedly, supplied by a teacher whose boyfriend is a police officer with the department.

“The [United Federation of Teachers] contract specifically says there is no dress code. They can’t tell us what to wear,” one teacher told The Post. [MORE]

Tuesday
Sep092014

[Believe it or Not Cops Lie and Steal too] Aggressive Cops take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes

A State of Defense: When the police ask you if they can search your car, the first words out of your mouth should be: “I am sorry officer. I won't allow you to search my car without my lawyer.” Validly obtained consent justifies a cop in conducting a warrantless search, with or without probable cause. If the cop discovers evidence during a valid consent search, he may seize it without a warrant pursuant to the plain view doctrine. 

From [HERE] After the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the government called on police to become the eyes and ears of homeland security on America’s highways.

Local officers, county deputies and state troopers were encouraged to act more aggressively in searching for suspicious people, drugs and other contraband. The departments of Homeland Security and Justice spent millions on police training.

The effort succeeded, but it had an impact that has been largely hidden from public view: the spread of an aggressive brand of policing that has spurred the seizure of hundreds of millions of dollars in cash from motorists and others not charged with crimes, a Washington Post investigation found. Thousands of people have been forced to fight legal battles that can last more than a year to get their money back.

Behind the rise in seizures is a little-known cottage industry of private police-training firms that teach the techniques of “highway interdiction” to departments across the country.

One of those firms created a private intelligence network known as Black Asphalt Electronic Networking & Notification System that enabled police nationwide to share detailed reports about American motorists — criminals and the innocent alike — including their Social Security numbers, addresses and identifying tattoos, as well as hunches about which drivers to stop.

Many of the reports have been funneled to federal agencies and fusion centers as part of the government’s burgeoning law enforcement intelligence systems — despite warnings from state and federal authorities that the information could violate privacy and constitutional protections.

A thriving subculture of road officers on the network now competes to see who can seize the most cash and contraband, describing their exploits in the network’s chat rooms and sharing “trophy shots” of money and drugs. Some police advocate highway interdiction as a way of raising revenue for cash-strapped municipalities.

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Monday
Sep082014

[existential guilt = Guilt by Your Mere Existence] After being searched for no apparent reason, Video Shows Latino Man Beaten by a Gang of NYPD Cops & Dragged to Cop Car

In the context of this White domination system there is no innocent Black or Latino male, just non-white male criminals who have not yet been detected, apprehended or convicted. From [HERE] Meet Santiago Hernandez, 23. He lives in the Bronx. On a Monday evening last month, he was standing in front of an apartment building at around 6 p.m. when two NYPD police officers appeared and demanded permission to frisk him. He complied. They found no contraband. Yet he soon found himself handcuffed and then pushed to the ground, where he was pummeled by six police officers. "They were taking turns like a gang,"

According to Hernandez, the police officers who initially searched him said they were responding to a noise complaint. "Although he was later charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, the Bronx DA declined to prosecute the case," the ABC news team reported. "And Hernandez was left with bruises from head to toe."

Hernandez was ostensibly searched in response to a noise complaint made during rush hour on a New York City street, so one wonders if it was the NYPD fabricating a reason [yes, racism] to frisk a young brown male, given its longtime Stop and Frisk policy.

When the search came up empty, he says he asked the officers why he had been searched. And with that, he says, one of the officers grabbed his arm and slapped on handcuffs.  "I'm like, 'Miss what you doing? You are hurting my arm,'" Hernandez said. The surveillance video is silent, but a cell phone video captured part of it. 

Hernandez was unarmed. The police officers knew that, having already searched him. A half-dozen armed cops nevertheless beat up this man who posed no apparent threat to their safety, all in order to successfully arrest him for the crime of... what? 

"She just was telling me to put my hands behind my back, but 'I'm like trying to understand what are you are arresting me for. Can you please tell me?'" Hernandez said. Moments later, half-a-dozen officers arrived and appeared to pile-on. Hernandez said he was punched, kicked, beaten with nightsticks, and blasted with pepper spray. 

"They was taking turns on me. One kicks me, he steps back. Another one comes to punch me and he steps back. And another one comes and grabs my arm and hits me like 10 times with the baton. Another one comes and pepper sprayed me, they were taking turns like a gang," Hernandez said. [MORE]

In any case, Hernandez had no weapons or drugs. He would never be charged with any crime related to what he was doing before police arrived. The search was unrelated to the stop and NYPD did not say they had a reasonable belief that he was armed. But if he truly consented to it, the search is valid. The cops seemed to create the disorder that led to his alleged lawbreaking—when he asked why he'd been searched, a cop slapped handcuffs on one of his wrist, so he asked why he was being arrested rather than immediately placing his other hand behind his back. Police initiated force and later charged him with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

But why was he cuffed to begin with? [white supremacy/racism is carried by violence and/or deception.] 

[Act like you know. In a racist system, like this one, to the extent that you might be dealing with a racist cop or a Black Android cop (programmed in service of white domination) comply with their orders. Legal truths about your rights will be of no use to you in the present reality of a one on one street encounter with a racist cop. Your goal is to avoid death, injury and/or greater confinement in that moment. Deal with the reality of this unjust system & live to fight another day. Here, young Santiago could have complied with the cop's unConstitutional request to (detain) put his hands behind his back but he chose not to. White supremacy is carried out through violence and/or deception.] 

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Monday
Sep082014

Would a Black Cop be Released if he was Accused of Sexually Assaulting 7 White Women? White OKC Overseer (officer) Free after Posting $500,000 Bond

Watch Your Front OKC: Racist Suspect Cop Accused of Sexually Assaulting 7 Black Women and Killing a Black Man Released Pre-trial

From [HERE] Racist Suspect Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Ken Holtzclaw was released from jail Friday as he faces charges for allegedly sexually assaulting 7 different African American women while he was on duty. Among the claims against him are forcible rape, burglary, and felonious stalking.  He is also a defendant in a wrongful death suit filed earlier this year on behalf of Black man, Clifton Armstrong. The suit claims that Hotzclaw killed Armstrong during a violent arrest in which he hogtied Armstrong with seat belts and handcuffs. [MORE]

The [white] judge who initially set his bond at $5 million said he researched his target victims and tracked them down before assaulting them, according to Michigan Live. The 27-year-old former college football player’s bond was later reduced and he paid $500,000 to be released from jail and placed on home arrest. Holtzclaw was removed from duty in June after a women reported a sexual assault during a traffic stop. Many other women subsequently came forward.

Holtzclaw’s sister had initiated a campaign on GoFundMe To raise money for his legal defense. The site removed the campaign citing complaints, even though it would not heed calls to take down the lucrative fundraising campaign for Darren Wilson, the white cop who shot Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager. But in the first 72 hours, the campaign had raised nearly $7,000. And the campaign continued to solicit donations to fund Holtzclaw’s bail through its Facebook page. They are also selling t-shirts through that page with the messages “FREE THE CLAW” and “JUSTICE4DANIELHOLTZCLAW.”

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Saturday
Sep062014

[bodycam would not have saved him] “If we were white, I truly believe he would not have approached my kids that way”: White Oakland Cop Pulls Gun on Black Firefighter and his kids 

From [HERE] Video has surfaced of a tense situation between a white Oakland police officer and a black off-duty firefighter outside the fire station where he worked. Meanwhile, police said the officer was “within policy” during the incident.

The video, from the officer’s chest camera, is dark. But it shows what happened during an Oakland firefighter’s encounter with the officer. The video is dark, but the unnamed officer can be heard telling off-duty firefighter Keith Jones and his sons, aged nine and twelve, to stop and put their hands up. The officer sounds nervous. 

“I’m an Oakland firefighter. That’s my truck right there,” firefighter Keith Jones told the officer.

In an interview last week with KPIX 5, Jones said he and his 9-year-old and 12-year-old sons were passing by Station 29 when he noticed a door to the station was ajar. Before he could close it, Jones and his sons were approached by a police officer.

“I’m pretty much thinking he was going to shoot me,” Jones said last week.

Jones calmly explains that he is a firefighter, and that they entered after he noticed a door was left open. As they talk, one of his sons can be heard crying.

“I’m pretty much thinking, he’s gonna shoot me,” Jones told CBS.

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Saturday
Sep062014

NYPD Ignoring Court Ruling by creating its own guidelines and procedures for how body cameras and the footage recorded on them would be used and stored

From [HERE] The civil rights group whose lawsuit forced New York City police to wear body cameras while making street stops complained Thursday that the city has adopted a "nontransparent, go-it-alone approach" to implementing the plan.     

Darius Charney, an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, represented plaintiffs challenging racial disparities in the NYPD's stop-and-frisk program. His clients won a sweeping ruling last year that put the police under the supervision of a court-appointed monitor and forced them to leave a paper trial and video footage of each stop.     

Charney said in a statement Thursday that the city is violating the spirit of how the reforms were supposed to be implemented.     

"The pilot project ordered by the court envisioned a collaborative process in which the city, plaintiffs and court monitor work together to develop the guidelines and procedures for how the cameras and the footage recorded on them would be used and stored," Charney said. "But it now appears that the city has made all of these important decisions implicating police officer and civilian safety and privacy entirely on its own, which is troubling for those of us who care about building trust and respect between the NYPD and the communities they police."     

When the ruling came down in August 2013, then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg called it "a very dangerous decision by a judge who doesn't understand how policing works."  

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Friday
Sep052014

New Data Shows that Black People Suffer Over five times as many nonfatal injuries per capita from Cops as White People 

From [HERE] Disturbing video evidence [below] surfaced in July that shows a California Highway Patrol officer aggressively and repeatedly striking the sides of 51-year-old Marlene Pinnock’s head. The officer reported that Pinnock, a homeless African American woman who had to be hospitalized after the incident, became “physically combative” after attempting to walk into rush-hour traffic, despite a civil rights lawsuit against the officer that claims otherwise.

While the [above] incident involving Pinnock is alarming, it is not unique. Every year, tens of thousands of people are injured by law enforcement in events that rarely stir the same viral outrage. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regularly collect data about these incidents, which are classified as nonfatal injuries by law enforcement, from hospital emergency department records.

The data reveal not only a racial disparity in the number of nonfatal injuries caused by law enforcement but also an upward trend in their frequency over the last decade. And in the wake of Michael Brown's killing by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. last month, a national conversation has begun in force about police brutality disproportionately affecting non-whites throughout the country. This data can contribute directly to that conversation and help people who are seeking solutions to the problem.

Using the available data, a comparison of estimates obtained from the CDC’s Web-Based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) to national census population counts shows that black people suffered over five times as many nonfatal injuries per capita from law enforcement as white people did cumulatively over the years 2001-2012.

white supremacy = racism. white supremacy is carried out through violence and/or deception. [MORE]

And while the rates of nonfatal injuries to women when compared to men are generally significantly lower, the racial trends hold even within this subset. Using the same injury estimate to population count methodology yields nearly identical comparisons between black women and white women, where black women receive five times the rate of nonfatal injuries caused by law enforcement when compared to white women.

It is important to note that approximately 17 percent of the injury data collected by the CDC has no race or ethnicity assigned to the victims. However, even in the case that all unassigned victims of legal intervention injuries were white, the rate of nonfatal injuries to black people by law enforcement would still be over three times higher than that of white people. [MORE]

By and large, white people treat each other humanely. But in their relations with non-white people, white people function as psychopaths. 'Psychopaths simply ignore the concept of right and wrong. By ignoring this trait in White people (the lack of ethical and moral development) Blacks have made and are still making a tragic mistake in basing the worldwide Black liberation movement on moral suasion. It is pathological for Blacks to keep attempting to use moral suasion on a people who have no morality where race is the variable.' [MORE]

Friday
Sep052014

Victim of White Supremacy Insists "I Have Rights, I Have Rights!": Forgets [Reality] that he is not in a Racial Utopia - Arrested by NC Cops for Distributing Flyers - on Video 

[MORE] He says, You're Messing with the Wrong Man! Is this victim serious about his liberation? Does he really think he can have an arms length discussion or debate with cops - like they don't have the authority to arrest him? Why does he expect humane treatment from white cops? Does he know he is not a white man? Who is this powerless victim crying out for help to? The same white people who are oppressing him? Does he believe the other powerless Blacks standing around can save him? Is he really trying to [survive] avoid death, injury or greater confinement here and [seek justice] live to fight another day? Or just playing pretend "I'm not in a white supremacy system" with racist suspect cops?