The Police : Crime Memphis Police Demote Black Cops If They Keep Complaining About Racism

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    The Memphis, Tennessee Police Department is threatening to demote dozens of African American police officers simply because they are standing up to racism in the department. Officials with the Memphis police say that African American cops would be forced to pay back money they earned after receiving promotions if they don’t back down from their claims against the department.

    The Memphis Police Department has had a decades-long history of being criticized for their racism and discriminatory practices against African Americans in and off the police force. In recent decades, African American officers have claimed that they were deliberately passed up for promotions when they had been on the job longer, and had better records than some of the people who they were passed over for.

    Read more: http://countercurrentnews.com/2015/...k-cops-if-they-keep-complaining-about-racism/
     
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