The Police : COPS DEHUMANIZING BLACKS FOR FUN

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    New dashcam footage is backing up the claims of four African-American parole officers who were violently detained by local upstate New York police officers.


    The police in the City of Ramapo claim that they did nothing wrong in how they handled the incident.

    But the parole officers say differently. Mario Alexandre, Sheila Penister, Annette Thomas-Prince, and Samuel Washington just filed a lawsuit against the city. They say that they were terrified and feared for their lives after officer pulled them over and held them at gun point, with assault rifles pointed at them.

    The footage from the dashcam video, obtained by CNN, shows a police cruiser swerve to the wrong side of the road to get to the vehicle where the four African American officers were sitting.

    One officer pulls a gun on the four plaintiffs. Another blocks traffic, using his SUV.

    One of the four emerges from the car with his hands up, even though he had done nothing wrong.

    Five police officers were present, including ones aiming assault rifles.

    Mario Alexandre explains that he was “violently assaulted” when pulled from the vehicle, and “slammed against the car.”

    Police claim they were in the right, however, because of a 911 call on the four officers, “concerned about four individuals observed in bulletproof vests in an unmarked vehicle.”


    Those were in fact department-issued bulletproof vests. They also had gold badges around their neck: a common image of officer that is familiar to virtually everyone.

    The officers even had an official sign placed on the dashboard that read: “State of New York – Executive Department – Division of Parole.”

    That apparently wasn’t enough to identify them as police officers to the racist cops who pulled them over.

    The racist officers involved in the incident were: Lt. Robert Lancia, Capt., Sgt. Margaret Sammarone, Thomas Cokely, and Suffern Sgt. Edward Dolan, according to The Journal News.




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    Milwaukee Police Forcibly Arrested Two Men Last Night for Doing Nothing Wrong. They Got a Surprise When One Was A State Rep and the Other Was From the ACLU.

    Last night in the Sherman Park area, Milwaukee police officers in riot gear wrongfully arrested two men for no good reason. But this time, the men they arrested had the means to demand their rights and were released. The men were Jarrett English, an organizer at the ACLU of Wisconsin, and State Representative Jonathan Brostoff.


    At about 9:30 p.m., a handful of people, including Mr. English and Rep. Brostoff, stood on the northeast corner of Sherman Boulevard and Auer Avenue, observing a large contingent of police officers who had blocked off Auer on the west side of Sherman. The street has been the gathering place for community members since the fatal police shooting of Sylville Smith on August 13.
    Numerous officers then forcibly arrested Mr. English as he was walking away as instructed. He was handcuffed, forced to the ground, involuntarily searched, and placed in a police van with Rep. Brostoff. After officials became aware that they had arrested a state legislator, the two were released without charges.
    When I had the chance of speaking with Jarrett, he told me this:
    “The situation was confusing, because I really did not know what I was being arrested for. It was embarrassing and dehumanizing, and I did not feel that I was being treated with the dignity and respect that should be afforded any individual. But I was mostly thinking about all of the young people this happens to every day who don’t have anyone to call to get free. We cannot continue doing this to our people. It has to stop.”


    The Milwaukee Police Department has once again demonstrated its preference for occupation, excessive force, and belligerence over genuine engagement, civil dialog, and de-escalation. People have a right to stand on a street corner – to observe and record the police, as Jarrett was doing, or for any other reason. Unfortunately, rather than protecting people and their rights, law enforcement in this community all too often engages in the sort of destructive behavior to which Jarrett and Jonathan were subjected to last night.
    Although no one deserves to be treated like this, the police made the mistake this time of abusing people who were in a position to insist on their rights. Most people aren’t so lucky.

    Jarrett English, a Milwaukee native, recently wrote about the history of police failures in his city. You can read it here.


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    CORRECTION: The piece originally identified Emilio De Torre as the legal director of the ACLU of Wisconsin. He is the ACLU of Wisconsin's youth and programs director.




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    Justice Department to charge cop in death of Eric Garner
    By Larry Celona and Jamie Schram

    October 25, 2016

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    Washington-based federal prosecutors plan to aggressively pursue charges against NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo for the chokehold death of Eric Garner on Staten Island, a law enforcement source told The Post on Tuesday.

    “It’s going to happen sooner than later,” the source said of an indictment. “Washington wants to indict him.”

    Federal investigators in Brooklyn were replaced by DC counterparts because of their reluctance to bring charges, the source said.

    The New York feds are privately seething. They accused their Beltway colleagues of trying to “make an example out of Pantaleo” at any cost, said one source familiar with the case.

    “We already … came to a conclusion which they didn’t like. It’s truly disgraceful what they’re doing,” the source said.





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    For blacks, police pursuits far more deadly
    An investigation by USA TODAY shows black people were killed in police chases at a rate three times higher than others, a longstanding, deadly and, until now, overlooked inequality.
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