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Cress Welsing: The Definition of Racism White Supremacy

Dr. Blynd: The Definition of Racism

Anon: What is Racism/White Supremacy?

Dr. Bobby Wright: The Psychopathic Racial Personality

The Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism (White Supremacy)

What is the First Step in Counter Racism?

Genocide: a system of white survival

The Creation of the Negro

The Mysteries of Melanin

'Racism is a behavioral system for survival'

Fear of annihilation drives white racism

Dr. Blynd: The Definition of Caucasian

Where are all the Black Jurors? 

The War Against Black Males: Black on Black Violence Caused by White Supremacy/Racism

Brazen Police Officers and the Forfeiture of Freedom

White Domination, Black Criminality

Fear of a Colored Planet Fuels Racism: Global White Population Shrinking, Less than 10%

Race is Not Real but Racism is

The True Size of Africa

What is a Nigger? 

MLK and Imaginary Freedom: Chains, Plantations, Segregation, No Longer Necessary ['Our Condition is Getting Worse']

Chomsky on "Reserving the Right to Bomb Niggers." 

A Goal of the Media is to Make White Dominance and Control Over Everything Seem Natural

"TV is reversing the evolution of the human brain." Propaganda: How You Are Being Mind Controlled And Don't Know It.

Spike Lee's Mike Tyson and Don King

"Zapsters" - Keeping what real? "Non-white People are Actors. The Most Unrealistic People on the Planet"

Black Power in a White Supremacy System

Neely Fuller Jr.: "If you don't understand racism/white supremacy, everything else that you think you understand will only confuse you"

The Image and the Christian Concept of God as a White Man

'In order for this system to work, We have to feel most free and independent when we are most enslaved, in fact we have to take our enslavement as the ultimate sign of freedom'

Why do White Americans need to criminalize significant segments of the African American population?

Who Told You that you were Black or Latino or Hispanic or Asian? White People Did

Malcolm X: "We Have a Common Enemy"

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Monday
Jan162017

Unaccountable White Cleveland Cops Facing Admin Charges Say They "Did Nothing Wrong" by Murdering Tamir Rice 

From [NY Times] Three white Cleveland police officers face administrative charges in connection with the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy whose death in 2014 set off national outrage, officials said on Friday.

The officers will face hearings on Jan. 30 for possible violations of departmental rules, orders, regulations and tactics, the police chief, Calvin Williams, said at a news conference. The outcome of the hearings will determine what, if any, discipline will be imposed. Possible actions include suspension, loss of pay, demotion or firing.

The charges came after a nearly yearlong study by a specially created committee that reviewed the findings of prosecutors, internal affairs investigators and other law enforcement agencies involved in the case. The chief said the committee, known as the criminal incident review committee, was created “to really take a deep dive” into what happened on Nov. 22, 2014.

Tamir had been playing with a toy pellet gun near a recreation center when an unknown person called 911 to report him. The caller said Tamir was “probably a juvenile” and that the weapon was “probably fake,” but those qualifications were not relayed to the responding officers, who were told only of a report of a Black male with a weapon. [these are blatant half-truths or inaccurate statements by white reporters at the  NY Times. Listen for yourself; a White man calmly calls 911 talking about "Hi. How are you. [pause] I'm sitting in the park and there is a guy here pointing his gun at everybody. He is wearing a camouflage hat, like Desert  Storm." The caller knew what could happen, that's probably why he called. The actual radio run to police from dispatch was for a grown man wearing camouflage with a real gun pointing it at people in a public space.

Similar to Nazi Germany, with regard to non-whites, especially Black males, White people function as an auxiliary police force. They are watching YOU. If Anything you do makes them feel uncomfortable they will call the cops on you. Check out what happened to the Black grad student getting into his own car, this Dartmouth graduate going into his own home, or the brother riding the BART in Oakland or this Black man reading a book in his car, and on & on. In the context of White American domination there is no innocent Black male, just Black male criminals who have not yet been detected, apprehended or convicted. Their mere presence inspires in White Americans, fears of being assaulted, raped, robbed, or some other indefinable dread of being criminally victimized.[MORE] [Jews had been deceived to believe they were fully integrated Germans. [MORE

When the white Cleveland cops arrived on the scene information from the police radio run was not corroborated. 1) No "guy" or grown man was present - only a 12 yr old child. 2) There were no people around - the child was alone. So no ongoing emergency existed. 3) No gun was visible - apparently the toy gun was in the child's pants and out of sight when police arrived = so no 4th Amendment basis to stop, seize or use force.] [MORE]  

A grand jury in December 2015 declined to bring criminal charges against the two officersSurveillance video released by police shows Rice being shot less than two seconds after the patrol car stopped near him. Officer Timothy Loehmann told the boy to put his hands up, but he didn't comply, according to police.

According to police,he reached for a gun in his waistband. The toy gun was in his waistband -- that is, he was not holding it. [MORE] The police chief said there was no confrontation between the boy and the cops and he did not threaten the officers with the gun or otherwise. See video above. [MORE]

The federal lawsuit also claimed the 2 white cops acted recklessly by failing to provide first aid after murdering the teen. 

In announcing the grand jury decision, Timothy J. McGinty, the Cuyahoga County prosecutor, said that he had recommended against bringing charges. He said the fatal encounter had been a “perfect storm of human error, mistakes and miscommunications.”

In April 2016, the city reached a settlement with Tamir’s family for $6 million.

Officer Loehmann faces administrative charges related to alleged omissions on his job application, which did not disclose that he would have been fired from his previous job at the Independence, Ohio, Police Department but that he had been allowed to resign instead. He also did not disclose that while he worked there he failed to secure his weapon and was insubordinate and untruthful to a superior officer, records show. The Independence Police Department concluded that he had “an inability to emotionally function,” that he could not follow simple directions and that he had had an emotional breakdown.

Officer Garmback faces charges that he did not follow proper tactics when he drove his patrol car to what was reported to be an armed suspect and that he did not tell the dispatcher his arrival time when he got to the scene.

A third officer, William Cunningham, was working at a second job at the Cudell Recreation Center, where the shooting happened, without permission, according to the charges. He also “completed, signed and submitted an untruthful” report as part of the investigation into the use of deadly force. The charges did not specify how the report was untruthful, and a department spokeswoman was unavailable to comment.

The Police Department said in a news release that departmental charges would be brought against a fourth person.

Stephen S. Loomis, the president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association, said in a statement on Friday night that charges were filed against Officer Loehmann “despite the fact that he did nothing wrong that day.”

As for Officer Garmback, Mr. Loomis said given the gravity of what happened, “it is hard to imagine” he had been charged with failing to notify the dispatcher immediately.

Monday
Jan162017

Never Call Police to "Help" Someone b/c Many White Cops Want to Kill Niggers: No Charges for El Cajon Cops in Death of Unarmed Black Man

From [HERE] and [MORE] A white police officer was legally justified in shooting dead an unarmed black man in El Cajon, California, in September, and will not be charged criminally, the county's top prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Ugandan refugee Alfred Olango was shot four times by officer Richard Gonsalves in the parking lot of a taco stand in the San Diego suburb of El Cajon after pulling a metallic vaping device from his pocket and pointing it at police. He was shot several times by police responding to a call for emergency psychiatric aid. The 

The incident, the latest in a string of shootings of mostly unarmed black men by police sparked days of protests in El Cajon and around San Diego County and calls by activists for a federal investigation.

"After carefully reviewing the facts, the evidence and the law, we’ve determined the officer’s use of deadly force was reasonable under the circumstances and he bears no criminal liability for his actions," San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis told reporters at an afternoon press conference.

Dumanis said the shooting was legally justified because it was reasonable to conclude that Gonsalves, a 21-year veteran of the El Cajon Police Department, believed his life was in danger from Olango.

Gonsalves and a second officer, who fired a Taser device at Olango, were both placed on administrative leave during an investigation into the incident by the district attorney's office.

Days before the incident, one of Olango's longtime childhood friends died. On the day of the incident, Olango's sister noticed strange behavior from him and called police three times asking for immediate help. A 5150 (involuntary psychiatric hold) request for a psychiatric emergency response team (PERT) was placed. Fifty minutes after the first call, at least two non-PERT officers arrived on scene.

Police have said Olango ignored commands to take his hand out of his pocket before pulling out an object later determined to be a vaping device used to inhale nicotine. Olango assumed a "shooting stance" and pointed the device, police said. No gun was found at the scene.

Monday
Jan162017

White TX Cop who Assaulted 2 Black Women & Refused to Arrest White Man After he Choked Black Child Keeps Job

From [HERE] A white Texas police officer has been suspended without pay for 10 days, but will not be fired, after an internal investigation of a cellphone video in which he is seen wrestling a black mother and her daughter to the ground and arresting them.

Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald announced the discipline Monday at a news conference.

The incident happened in December after Jacqueline Craig complained that a neighbor choked her 7-year-old son for littering. In the viral video, Officer William Martin forces Craig and her daughter to the ground and thrusts a stun gun into Craig's back. Craig and her daughters were arrested on charges including disorderly conduct.

Martin was disciplined for neglect of duty, being discourteous to the public, conduct prejudicial to good order and violation of department rules, including excessive use of force and failing to thoroughly investigate.

Terry S. Daffron, an attorney representing Martin, said he does not agree with the department's findings and will appeal the suspension.

S. Lee Merritt, an attorney for Craig, said the decision not to fire the officer is intolerable. Merritt posted a video to Facebook saying his clients are "understandably in disbelief."

Merritt had asked that Martin be fired and charged with a crime. He had also asked that all charges against the Craig family be dropped and that charges be filed against the neighbor accused of choking Craig's 7-year-old son.

Monday
Jan162017

"Chicago Justice" [is Just a TV Show]: In Real life, Cops Routinely Trampled on Civil Rights, Justice Dept Says 

From [NY Times]A blistering report by the Justice Department described far-reaching failures throughout the Chicago Police Department, saying excessive force was rampant, rarely challenged and chiefly aimed at African-Americans and Latinos.

The report, unveiled on Friday after a 13-month investigation, forced a public reckoning for a police department with a legacy of corruption and abuse. It came as the department grapples with skyrocketing violence in Chicago, where murders are at a 20-year high, and a deep lack of trust among the city’s residents.

Over 161 pages, the investigation laid out, in chilling detail, unchecked aggressions: an officer pointing a gun at teenagers on bicycles suspected of trespassing; officers using a Taser on an unarmed, naked 65-year-old woman with mental illness; officers purposely dropping off young gang members in rival territory.

The department’s missteps go well beyond the officers on patrol, the report said. After officers used excessive force, their actions were practically condoned by supervisors, who rarely questioned their behavior. One commander interviewed by the Justice Department said that he could not recall ever suggesting that officers’ use of force be investigated further.

The investigation is the latest of a police department by the Justice Department, which had rushed to complete its findings in both Chicago and Baltimore before the expiration of President Obama’s term. The administration has made expansive use of investigations amid a wrenching national debate over race and policing. Chicago is among nearly two dozen cities — including Cleveland; Ferguson, Mo.; and Seattle — where the Justice Department has pushed for wholesale changes to police practices. [MORE]

Monday
Jan092017

Only Lies & No Justification for White Philadelphia Cops to Shoot 14x Into Black Man's Car: $4.4 Million Settlement

From [HERE] and [HERE] The city of Philadelphia has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle two lawsuits after an unarmed black man was shot repeatedly by 2 white cops in 2014. The sum is the largest shooting-related police settlement in the department's history and closes civil litigation from an incident the city called a "tragic misunderstanding."

Philippe Holland has bullet fragments in his brain and a permanent seizure disorder. The fragments lodged in his jaw from when Philadelphia police officers fired at him on an April night in 2014 were removed only last year.

Holland was 20 and taking courses at Delaware County Community College in April 2014, working two jobs on the side: a gig at the airport Au Bon Pain and a pizza delivery job he'd had for only three weeks, at a neighborhood shop in West Philadelphia called Slices & More.

A round 10 p.m. on April 22, 2014 undercover white police officers  Mitchell Farrell and Kevin Hanvey, were responding to reports of shots fired in the area when they approached Holland near 51st Street and Willows Avenue. The cops were in plainclothes and driving an unmarked vehicle. 

Holland had just made a food delivery, when he said he noticed two people [the cops] approaching him suspiciously. He entered his Ford Taurus from the passenger side in an attempt to conceal himself from the oncoming men who he did not know were police officers, according to the two lawsuits he filed, one in state court [complaint PDF] and a separate action in federal court.

The plainclothes officers never identified themselves, and Holland thought he was about to be the target of a robbery after being shone in the face with a flashlight and seeing one of the men holding a gun. 

In response, he quickly took off in his car. That's when police fired a barrage of bullets at his car, according to Holland's attorney Tom Kline.

Bullets struck Holland in the forehead, neck and leg. He was left in critical condition. Holland said he tried to pull out of the parking space. That's when the officers opened fire, he said. He remembers the pain of a bullet coursing into his right thigh, the crunch of the car windows breaking, and the smack of the Taurus into a fence across the street. The officers had fired 14 shots at his car. He was admitted to the hospital with life threatening injuries and was in crirtical condition. [MORE]

Naturally the police officers Hanvey and Farrell offered investigators a different version of events. Hanvey and Farrell told investigators they approached Holland because they saw him walking past a Chinese restaurant on 51st Street, and they asked a witness on the street where the gunshots came from. They said the woman pointed toward Holland and said the shots came from where he was walking.

However the woman told invstigators she had pointed toward the Chinese restaurant and never saw Holland. And the store's surveillance camera did not capture Holland nearby, a police investigation found.

The officers also claimed they yelled "Stop! Police!" several times at the deliveryman.

But Holland said they never identified themselves, and three independent witnesses said they never heard the officers shout "Police!" or otherwise identified themselves either.

They also originally claimed that he drove quickly toward the officers, who then opened fire. Hanvey and Farrell said they feared for their lives when Holland peeled out of his parking spot. Farrell said in a deposition that there was no time to get out of the way of the car.

But investigators found that just before the shooting, Officer Hanvey had placed himself in front of Holland's car, and that Farrell had stationed himself "in the middle of the street with no cover or concealment available to him." 

"An officer should never unnecessarily place themselves or another person in jeopardy in an attempt to stop a vehicle," the Internal Affairs memo noted. "There was no other threat posed by Holland other than the moving vehicle."

In other words, the cop's version of events was inaccurate or untruthful. 

As a legal matter the police had no probable cause to stop Holland as no crime was going on at the time and police had no articulable reason to believe that Holland was involved in criminal activity. As stated, the cops only saw a Black man walking down the street. The cops had no description of any particular suspects because none had been provided. The cops also never claimed to see any weapons - Holland was unarmed.  

The department's use-of-force guidelines dictate that officers "shall not discharge their firearms at or from a moving vehicle unless deadly physical force is being used against the police officer or another person present, by means other than the moving vehicle." [MORE

"There was no justification, no probable cause, and no basis for shooting 14 bullets into Holland's vehicle," Kline said. "It will hopefully never occur again if policies, practices and procedures are correctly followed."

"The city settled this case considering a number of factors, including the severity of Mr. Holland's injuries sustained during this unfortunate and regrettable series of events," mayoral spokesman Michael Dunn wrote in an email, "and the city's potential exposure at trial." 

Based on the facts, among other things, the cops could have been charged with attempted murder, attempted manslaughter and/or aggravated assault. It takes a high degree of indifference to life to open fire 14 times into a moving vehicle with no legal reason for doing so. Any reasonable officer under the circumstances would know that such action most likely would lead to death. Then they lied about it. However, the District Attorney's Office declined to press charges in the case. The department's Use of Force Review Board concluded that Farrell and Hanvey had violated department policy.

A police spokesman said that the two have been on administrative duty since the shooting and that although the incident happened nearly 3 years ago, "discipline is still pending."

John McNesby [in photo], president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, declined to comment, saying the department's internal matters regarding discipline had not yet been resolved.

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Sunday
Jan082017

An Allegiance to Themselves: Baltimore Cops Sue State Attorney for Their "Malicious Prosecution" in Freddie Gray Case

After Folding Him Like a Crab to Death, in September 2015, Baltimore Agreed to Pay Gray's family $6.4 million settlement

From [HERE] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Maryland ruled [order, PDF] Friday to dismiss in part and allow in part a lawsuit from officers who were charged in the death of Freddie Gray against Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby. The false arrest, false imprisonment, abuse of process, conspiracy, Fourteenth Amendment violations, Fourth Amendment violations based on presentations to the grand jury, and all claims against the state of Maryland were dismissed.

The claims of malicious prosecution, defamation, invasion of privacy, and Fourth Amendment violations are allowed to proceed. The Fourth Amendment violation allegations for the presentation to the grand jury were dismissed because prosecutors are given "absolute immunity for actions taken before a grand jury," but the plaintiffs are still able to make other claims that Mosby caused their arrest without probable cause, violating their Fourth Amendment rights. David Ellin, the attorney for Officer Rice, stated [Baltimore Sun report] that he "wouldn't be surprised if the case reached the U.S. Supreme Court because of the questions it poses for prosecutors who take a more active role in investigations."

Gray died after sustaining a spinal cord injury while in police custody in 2015. Six officers were charged in the death of Gray. The charges against three of these officers were dropped [JURIST report] in July. The other three officers were acquitted of all charges in May, June and July [JURIST reports]. In April 2015, Amnesty International urged Baltimore police to exercise restraint [JURIST report] during protests, prioritize non-violent means and limit the use of force.

Sunday
Jan082017

Unarmed Latino Man Shot to Death by Chicago Cop: Lawsuit Says Codes of Silence & Lies Makes Accountability Impossible

From [HERE] The sister of a 38-year-old Latino man who was shot to death by a an off-duty Chicago police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, alleging there was a “code of silence” among police to cover-up the shooting.

The nine-count suit was filed Friday morning in U.S. District Court names the city and the officer. His name has not been released by the Chicago Police Department, though he is named in the suit.

Jose Nieves was shot by the 57-year-old officer, who is assigned to the mass transit unit, about 9:15 a.m. Monday in the 2500 block of North Lowell, according to Chicago Police. An “altercation” between the men escalated and Nieves was shot several times. Nieves was helping a family member move. He was unarmed at the time. Police said the officer had a reationship with Nieves and Nieves had claimed the officer was harrassing him. [MORE]

Nieves was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he died from from multiple gunshot wounds at 9:51 a.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. His death was ruled a homicide.

The following day, Supt. Eddie Johnson stripped the officer of his police powers.

The lawsuit, filed by Nieves’ sister, alleges the CPD “conspired” to present misleading reports. It states the department’s “code of silence” prevents a proper investigation into civilians who are shot by Chicago police.

The suit also claims the officer threatened to arrest and physically harm Nieves.

The officer “had good reason to believe that his misconduct would not be revealed or reported by fellow officers or their supervisors … thereby protecting him from the consequences of his unconstitutional conduct,” the suit said.

CPD and Independent Police Review Authority have opened simultaneous investigations into the shooting.

The suit alleges conspiracy, wrongful death, unconstitutional seizure, battery among other claims. It seeks an undisclosed amount of damages.

Friday
Jan062017

Paterson (NJ) OKs $610k Settlement: Gang of 12 White Public Servants [Cops] Kicked, Dragged & Beat 2 Handcuffed Latino Men 

From [HERE] The city has agreed to pay $610,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by two Latino men who were handcuffed while they were kicked, dragged and beaten in 2011 by about a dozen Paterson police officers. The two men who were beaten were Alexis Aponte and Miguel Rivera, both of Paterson.

The incident, which was recorded by two private security cameras, happened shortly after one of the men allegedly fired a shot at an off-duty Paterson police officer outside a city bar. Police then pursued the suspect,  who fled in an SUV, and a large number of officers converged on the scene when the arrests were made outside the Paterson home of one of the men.

The video shows Aponte being kicked repeatedly while handcuffed and then dragged down the street along the pavement. He then is dragged beyond the camera’s view for more public servanting. [MORE]

“We really had no choice, everything was on video,” said Councilman Michael Jackson, when asked about the approval of the settlement. “We knew that if this went to trial we were not going to win. We could have lost millions of dollars.”

The council voted 8-0 to approve the settlement on Wednesday night.

Darren Del Sardo, attorney for the men, alleged to local news outlet The Record that police robbed both men of “money, jewelry and other personal belongings” during the incident. [MORE]

Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale said about a dozen officers face disciplinary charges in the case. The city has been waiting for the conclusion of the civil lawsuit before conducting hearings on the departmental charges, officials said. In some cases, the officers face possible termination under the charges being brought against them, the director said.

“Now that this has been resolved, the disciplinary proceedings can move forward,” Speziale said.

The city has not released the names of all the officers being charged. Among those involved in the lawsuit were Sgt. Donato DeAngelis, Robert DelaCruz, James DiPiazza, Luis Fermin, Spencer Finch, Ronald James, Robert Orozco, John Phelan, Lt. Bert Ribiero, Michael Sisco, and Jose Torres.

Jackson said the incident was “unacceptable” and said he planned to keep tabs on the disciplinary process. “For a number of years, there’s been a lack of accountability with these type of things,” said Jackson, chairman of the council’s public safety committee.

Both men had been initially been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting that targeted Torres, while he was off-duty outside Augie’s Bar on McBride Avenue.

Aponte eventually was convicted of aggravated assault for pointing his gun at Torres and spent several years in jail. Rivera was convicted of a fourth-degree conspiracy offense and placed on probation.

Aponte’s lawyer, Darren Del Sardo, said Aponte and Rivera would split the money from the city. “I think it’s a fair and just settlement,” Del Sardo said.

Without convening a grand jury the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office [white folks] reviewed the incident and decided in 2013 not to file any criminal charges against the officers involved. Senior assistant prosecutor Paul DeGroot declined to say why the case never went to a grand jury, other than to say that the “totality of the facts,” did not warrant such action. He cited, for example, the fact that one of the alleged victims had fired a gun at an off-duty police officer shortly before the arrest.

The city has spent close to $100,000 on private lawyers to defend various police officers in the civil lawsuit. But that may not include all the legal costs in the case, officials said. Some bills have not yet been filed, lawyers said.

The $610,000 settlement is among the largest paid out by Paterson during the past six years. The cost is surpassed only by a $1.6 million payout in a political retaliation case involving a police officer who was demoted after delivering a campaign sign for Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres's opponent and a $710,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed by a woman who said a Paterson police officer forced her to have sex with him while she was in custody.

Friday
Jan062017

Judge May Dismiss Case: White Madison Cops Body Slammed Indian Man Face First Causing Paralysis 

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From [HERE] A federal judge has given Sureshbhai Patel’s lawyers 20 days to show the court why she shouldn’t throw out Patel’s lawsuit against the City of Madison and police officer Eric Parker.

Patel sued Madison and Parker, alleging federal civil rights violations, after suffering spinal damage from the encounter with Parker.

The show cause order by U.S. District Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins is dated Dec. 29. Patel’s lawyers are being asked to respond to Madison’s latest motion to dismiss the complaint.

A widely viewed police dash­cam video captured Patel's subsequent police take­down, which resulted in injuries to Patel's spine and partial paralysis. Parker has denied the allegations in Patel's lawsuit, saying in court papers that he took Patel to the ground after he jerked away a fourth time during a weapons frisk. In the video, the 58 yr old was confronted by two white cops and does not appear to threaten either officer by word or action. Patel was left with serious injuries after the brief February 2015 encounter with Parker in a Madison neighborhood.

Parker was later charged with willfully using excessive force on Patel, but two juries deadlocked and a federal judge ordered Parker’s acquittal in January 2016.

Parker had been suspended since the incident, but was reinstated in September, after Madison’s acting Police Chief Major Jim Cooke found his take-down of Patel did not violate department policy.

Patel’s attorney Hank Sherrod has argued in court filings that Madison has had a pattern of civil rights violations by police officers.

But in its motion to dismiss, the City of Madison says the plaintiff’s haven't provided any facts to support the claim that officers were not disciplined for use of excessive force.

Friday
Jan062017

Suit Filed Against Elizabeth (PA): White Public Servant [cop] Assaulted Black Man in Custody

From [HERE] An Elizabeth Borough police officer used excessive force, including fighting with and using a Taser on a man in his custody, and another officer failed to protect him while he was shackled to a bench, according to a federal civil rights lawsuit filed Wednesday.

The altercation was recorded on police station video, which was released by Pittsburgh attorney Todd Hollis.

“I think the video clearly shows why the public has so much distrust for the police system,” Hollis told the Tribune-Review. “It shows an officer who is using his authority in a distasteful and disgusting way, essentially assaulting an unarmed and shackled prisoner.”

The video stems from an April 17, 2015, arrest of Joshua Brooks, 21, of East Pittsburgh, who was picked up for suspicion of heroin possession.

Hollis, who represents Brooks, wrote in the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh that Officer Garrett Kimmell “delivered multiple blows to Brooks, using his forearms, elbows and knees.”

The video shows Brooks fighting back. Hollis contended Brooks “lifted Kimmell and held him backward against the wall in an effort to restrain him and stop (Kimmell's) use of unnecessary force.”

The video shows a second officer, alleged to be Officer Dan Verno, entering the room and pulling Brooks off Kimmell.

“Kimmell then drew his Taser and Tasered Brooks,” Hollis wrote in the lawsuit.

After the altercation, officers added charges of aggravated assault of a police officer, resisting arrest, obstructing administration of law and simple assault, among others.

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Wednesday
Jan042017

["No Democracy" in Racist System] Video shows Race Soldier Cop in NC High School Body Slamming 15 Yr Old Black Teen on Her Head 

North Carolina authorities are investigating after an eight-second video posted Tuesday on Twitter shows a male police officer body slamming a Black female high school student to the floor before pulling her to her feet and leading her away.

Wake County schools spokeswoman Lisa Luten said she’s working with the Rolesville Police Department to get more details. The video shows an officer, surrounded by shouting students at Rolesville High School, lifting and then body dropping the girl on her head to the floor. [MORE]

Wednesday
Jan042017

Race Soldier McKinney [TX] Cop Terrorizes Black Teens @ Pool Party in Upscale Community: $5 Million Suit for Assaulting Black Girl

The Psychopathic Racial PersonalityBy and large white people treat each other humanely. But in their relations with non-white people, many whites function as psychopaths. Dr. Bobby Wright has explained, 'the psychopath is an individual who is constantly in conflict with other persons or groups. He is unable to experience guilt, is completely selfish and callous, and has a total disregard for the rights of others. Psychopaths simply ignore the concept of right and wrong. By ignoring this trait in the White race (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] Lawsuits against maniac white cops also have not stopped white supremacy/racism.

From [HERE] In a complaint filed in federal court last month a Black family is seeking damages of more than $5 million and alleging that a white McKinney police officer used excessive force while restraining a 15-year-old during the break-up of a pool party in 2015.

Cellphone videos taken by people at the pool showed the former police officer, David Eric Casebolt, who is white, running after black teens and ordering them to the ground, then forcing the teen girl, Dajerria Becton, onto her stomach and placing his knees on her back.

At one point, Casebolt drew his firearm after two young black men charged forward in apparent protest of the girl's treatment but holstered the weapon when two other officers intervened.

Casebolt was one of a dozen oficers who responded to the 911 disturbance calls at the pool. Casebolt resigned five days after the incident occurred. McKinney Police Chief Greg Conley called Casebolt’s actions at the pool “indefensible” and said “he came into the call out of control and the video showed he was out of control during the incident.” The 

A grand jury declined to indict Casebolt in June 2016.

The complaint alleges that Casebolt used excessive force, committed assault and unlawfully detained a minor child, Dajerria Becton. The lawsuit also states that the city and police officials failed to provide McKinney officers with proper training and failed to provide adequate policy direction to protect residents from having their rights violated.

The party occurred on June 5, 2015, and was a celebration of the end of school at the Craig Ranch North subdivision community pool. The party was attended by an estimated 100 teens, many who were African-American children. The teens live in the Craig Ranch community, an upscale planned community in North Texas. [MORE]

Police were called by workers and residents asserting that a fight had taken place and that African-American children who were not invited to the party had climbed the fence to get access. Witnesses said a fight did occur when a white resident allegedly swore at a black resident and told her to return to public housing.

Casebolt had been accused of excessive force in a 2007 arrest as part of a federal lawsuit that named him along with other officers. The officers arrested Albert Brown Jr., who authorities said was found with crack cocaine during a traffic stop. Brown, who is black, accused the officers of forcibly searching him after pulling down his pants and slamming his head against a car hood. A defense attorney denied Brown's accusations. The lawsuit was dismissed in 2009.

The city of McKinney has also been the target of a lawsuit accusing it of racial segregation in public housing.

A lawsuit in 2008 accused the McKinney Housing Authority of restricting federally subsidized public housing for low-income families to older neighborhoods east of U.S. 75. The lawsuit said that in the Dallas area, 85 percent of those receiving Section 8 housing vouchers are African-Americans.

The lawsuit was settled in 2012 with a consent decree, which is an agreement to take specific actions without admitting guilt.

Wednesday
Jan042017

Unaccountable NYPD to Investigate Itself after Video Of White Cops Beating Unidentified Man Surfaces- Details About Arrest Kept Secret 

From [HERE] Two New York Police Department officers repeatedly slammed a man's head into the ground while trying to handcuff him during a traffic stop on the morning of New Year's Eve. Part of the encounter in the city's Bronx borough was recorded on video, filmed from inside a bus across the street. It was the latest in an endless history of police brutality allegations against the city's unacountable police force.

The video shows three white officers, two male and one female, pinning a man to the ground. One of the male officers proceeds to punch, and then slap, the man in the head, while the other male officer puts him in handcuffs. Any words exchanged between offers and civilian aren't audible. As the bus pulls away, the man is being held against the side of the NYPD van.

The incident took place on East 149th Street between Cauldwell Avenue and Trinity Avenue, in front of a bus stop serving the Bronx 17 and 19 routes. The stop is adjacent to the NYCHA-run Moore Houses, in Mott Haven.

The video was first posted to the Facebook page of a person named Alexis Jasmin. Jasmin wrote that the man had been in his car following an encounter with the police. She said the officers were "getting ready to pull off" when they changed course, exiting the van and approaching the man.

"Granted the man did stick his head out the window and say a few choice words," she wrote. "But please tell me why the cops got out the van, snatched him out of his car and proceeded to do this to him."

"This is exactly why i [sic] hate the police," she added. "His hands were already tied and he kept hitting the man in the face until bloody. RIDICULOUS!!"

Voices can be heard while the video was being recorded sounding incredulous, saying things like "Why are they hitting him?" and "his [expletive] face is bleeding."

"The matter is under internal review," a police spokesperson told the Gothamist. However, the NYPD would not provide key information, such as the name of the person who was beaten, the nature of the traffic stop and what he was arrested for.

Saturday
Dec312016

Arpaio's Arizona Jail Faces Suit After White Public Servants "Dog Piled" & Tasered Latino War Veteran to Death 

From [HERE] The Ninth Circuit ruled Friday that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s detention officers must face excessive-force in the death of a mentally ill Army veteran. The incident was partially captured on jail video. Arpaio, [racist suspect & Trump surrogate in photo], styles himself "America's Toughest Sheriff" and is known for unlawful sweeps to round up illegal non-white immigrants and inhumane treatment of Latinos. 

The officers asked a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit last month to grant them qualified immunity from a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Ernest “Marty” Atencio, a 44-year-old mentally ill Latino man who was a Gulf War veteran.

Atencio was arrested in 2011 for an alleged verbal assault or yelling at a [white?] woman and was taken to the Fourth Avenue Jail, run by Arpaio. [However, the woman explained to police,  "Marty did not physically threaten me at any time. He did not make comments that made me think he would harm me . . . . . I didn’t want Marty to be arrested; he had not touched me, he wasn’t verbally belligerent. I knew there was something wrong with him and I just wanted him to go to the psych ward, at 24th and Van Buren, to get some help, not necessarily go to jail because he had not done anything" [MORE

At the jail he was mocked, beaten, electrocuted, stripped naked, and killed by white public servants [cops]. [MORE]  

According to court records, officers described Atencio as “humorous and jovial” while having his mugshot taken, but his behavior shifted when police roughly took him to a “linescan” room. A police witness in the jail said, "the guards were escorting Marty by leading him with his hands and arms bent in what looked to be a very painful position."

According to witnesses at the jail, though the Officers were needlessly inflicting pain on Marty, he was never aggressive, abusive, or resistive. So much so that the officers then removed Marty’s handcuffs. Although he posed no threat to the officers and reportedly made no threatening statements or movements Marty was surrounded by no less than nine white law enforcement officers.

When asked to take off his shoes, which were to be put through a scanner with his clothes, Marty removed his right shoe pursuant to the Officers’ instructions. When asked to remove his left shoe, Marty, according to the Officers, refused to do so. What happened next was the shocking commencement of the jailers’ riot that would kill Marty Atencio. According to one Sergeant from the MCSO, as well as others, “the best way to describe” what happened next was a group of law enforcement officers formed a “dog pile,” on top of Marty.

In an incident partially caught on videotape, Officers Hanlon and French helped hold Marty down, allowing MCSO Sergeant Weiers to continuously electrocute Marty with his Taser. Officer Nicholas French used a chokehold on Atencio, and a number of officers piled on top of him, crushing him. One of the witnesses to this brutality stated that “Marty was screaming in pain, in a deep voice.” A woman, who told the witness that she works in a medical office, said, “if they tase him anymore, they are going to kill him.”  And, indeed, they did.

MCSO DOs carried Marty out of the Linescan Room and into their “Safe Cell 4.” While Marty’s life was slipping away in their “Safe Cell,” Officer Hanlon, with employees of the County, took a moment to laugh and joke about the events that had just transpired. Indeed, the jail’s surveillance video, outside of “Safe Cell 4,” shows Officers Hanlon and Hatton, with smiles on their faces, talking to other Officers, while two white women dance and bump their butts together.

Nine minutes after Marty was left alone in their “Safe Cell,” County employees found him without a pulse and without a breath. He died at a hospital.

A police officer said when he entered the jail "he was dressed nice, he had a leather jacket, a polo, slacks, normal dress shoes. Uh, had all his clothing on." At some point the cops stripped him naked. [MORE]

“Viewing the evidence in the light most favorable to Atencio, including the available video evidence, several of defendants’ acts could be found by a jury to constitute excessive force,” the panel ruled in a memorandum order issued Friday.

The three officers should have known they were “prohibited from the type and amount of force used against Atencio, including multiple strikes to the face, repeated tasering, and a knee strike, when Atencio was at most passively resisting, he posed no threat to the officers, and he was already being physically restrained by several officers,” the panel found.

Ninth Circuit Judges Richard Clifton and Paul Watford sat on the panel. They were joined by Circuit Judge Michael Melloy, sitting by designation from the Eighth Circuit.

“Today the Ninth Circuit found that there is evidence showing law enforcement officers, from both the city of Phoenix and Maricopa County, used excessive force against a United States Army Veteran – Marty Atencio,” Larry Wulkan, an attorney for the Atencio family, said in a statement. “While the Atencio family mourns the loss of Marty each and every day, they look forward to presenting Marty’s case to a jury so that justice may be served and, hopefully, others are not subject to the brutal treatment that resulted in Marty’s death.”

The ruling mostly affirms a decision last year by U.S. District Judge Paul Rosenblatt that the detention officers involved in Atencio’s death do not have immunity.

“There is a genuine factual dispute as to whether these officers were integral participants in the use of excessive force in the linescan room and/or the safe cell, as well as whether these officers violated a duty to intervene to prevent the use of excessive force,” Rosenblatt wrote.

The panel did find qualified immunity should be granted to Sgt. Anthony Scheffner and Officer Patrick Hanlon for their roles in the incident.

Even though Scheffner may have seen Hatton deliver a knee strike to Atencio, “there is no evidence that Sergeant Scheffner directed or otherwise knew that the solitary knee strike would occur, physically participated in the knee strike, or had a realistic opportunity to stop the knee strike from happening.”

The panel found similarly for Hanlon, who grabbed Atencio by the wrist when he disobeyed commands.

“Hanlon could not have reasonably foreseen that his use of a wrist lock would cause or would trigger events ultimately leading to Atencio’s death,” the ruling states.

Arpaio lost re-election to Paul Penzone, a Democrat and former Phoenix Police Department sergeant, last month after legal troubles and declining popularity plagued the six-term lawman.

Two racist suspect female cops (top left) celebrate Atencio's murder with a dance after the "jailers riot"

lol. An MCSO Detention Officer Anthony Hatton (bottom left) enjoying a chuckle after he and others leave Atencio for dead in a "safe cell." More on the Psychopathic Racial Personality                                                                                                                             

Phoenix Cop Patrick Hanlon, all grins after Atencio's "law enforcement subdual." Fuck a camera. 

Public servant [race soldier] Hatton demonstrates a move to other officers after Murdering the Latino

Saturday
Dec312016

[White Run] Police Union Gets White Minnesota Cop Reinstated w/ Back Pay After He Assaulted Unarmed Somali Teen

Great Public Service. From [HERE] An arbitrator has reinstated a Minnesota police officer who was fired after a Twitter video showed him hitting a Somali-American teen last year. The teen was unarmed and not threatening the public servant. 

Richfield police say the arbitrator reversed Nate Kinsey's termination Wednesday. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office and a special prosecutor reviewed the case and declined to charge Kinsey. But the 10-year department veteran was fired after an internal investigation.

Police Chief Jay Henthorne says the city's weighing appeal options.

Sean Gormley, executive director of Law Enforcement Labor Services, the union representing Kinsey, says he's pleased with the arbitrator's decision and that the incident "illustrates the pitfalls of jumping to conclusions based on partial video and audio recordings."

In the cellphone video on Twitter, an officer tells a 19-year-old to leave Adams Hill Park. The teen asks him why can't I be in a public park? Then the white officer mushes his face and pushes him.

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