During Investigations ICE Cops Are [practicing racism] Lying to Latinos & Blacks, Identifying Themselves As LAPD Cops

White Supremacy is Carried Out by Deception & Violence. Appellate courts allow police officers to use many forms of deception during their investigations. Among other forms of deception, Cops can (1) exaggerate the strength of their case, or (2) minimize the seriousness of individual's situation, or (3) mislead the suspect into believing that his co- operation will lead to immunity or leniency or exoneration. [MORE] In above video Austin, Texas is No. 1 in U.S. — for non-criminals arrested in ICE raids. [MORE]

From [HERE] The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California sent a letter Thursday asking law enforcement and elected officials to take steps to keep Immigration and Customs Enforcement from using ruses in investigations of undocumented immigrants.

As reported by the Los Angeles Times, immigrants rights advocates are questioning the ethics of ICE ruses, particularly when agents portray themselves as law enforcement in order to get information about people who are undocumented.

While it is legal for ICE to portray police officers, questions surrounding legality how this tactic is used have come to light after a recent video released by the agency, showing an exchange between an agent and a man targeted for deportation outside his L.A. home.

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck has shown opposition to the ruse of impersonating police officers, warning the tactic breeds mistrust between the immigrant community and law enforcement, and subsequently could create a “shadow population” susceptible to extortion or other crime.

The letter is [HERE