Police are civil servants who are paid to protect and serve the American people. All American people. Hard earned tax money supports the departments. Need to have more:
-Innate bias training
-De escalation tactics
There’s no cost to white people who call 911 about black people. There should be. How to stop calls to report “suspicious” black people who aren’t doing anything wrong.
White Racist Kills Two Cops In Iowa Ambush And Fox News Goes Quiet http://mediamatters.org/blog/2016/11/04/white-racist-kills-two-cops-iowa-ambush-and-fox-news-goes-quiet/214294
A white guy and a black guy open carry. See the DIFFERENCE?
Armed Neo-Nazis Get a Police Escort to Disrupt Detroit Pride https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/06/armed-neo-nazis-police-escort-detroit-pride.html
Felony Charges Dismissed Against Miami Cop Who Shot Black Caregiver With Arms Raised https://slate.trib.al/vyJEUZs
PHD student pulled over
NFL player: Why I knelt during national anthem – NBC News Veterans Taking a Knee For Kaepernick and NFL Players
A mom grieving her 4-year-old daughter was pinned to ground by Arkansas police https://apple.news/A0YV6my9bSm2KFni1EvTclQ
Fort Worth police officer fatally shoots woman in her own home https://apple.news/AAZAsJdoATYSz_2blRZIw9w
White supremacist arrest https://apple.news/AmVTjRcoIQ52E0YLMOjaCoQ
Today in Virginia, Matthew Bernard, a White man suspected of killing three people, including a child, led police on a wild pursuit, naked, during which he choked a church caretaker.
He was taken safely, without injury, into police custody.
My white neighbor thought I was breaking into my own apartment. Nineteen cops showed up.
REVEALED: Portland right-wingers had gunmen positioned with a cache of weapons before recent protest
The Portland Mercury reported that police revealed in a Monday night press conference that they found and seized the firearms ahead of the group’s August 4 rally and “redirected” the group members. No arrests were made and police noted that the members had concealed carry permits.
‘The most over-aggressive policing I’ve ever seen’: Reporters at Georgia Neo-Nazi rally document cops brutalizing counter-protestors over bandanas
Canadian Man Blocks Person of Color From Leaving Supermarket After Demanding to See Documentation
This man threatened a person of color with a ‘citizen’s arrest’ and called the police before blocking him from leaving a supermarket
Cops harassing and shoving black man
Black FBI agent falsely arrested
Video shows alleged police assault on woman, 68, and son at a Sam’s Club; lawsuit filed The 68-year-old woman says she and her son were falsely accused of stealing a television they had purchased. Video shows alleged police assault on woman, 68, and son at a Sam’s Club; lawsuit filed
“We are witnessing America as a failed social experiment,” says Dr. @CornelWest “…Its capitalist economy could not… deliver, in such a way that people could live lives of decency. The nation state, it’s criminal justice system…could not generate protection of rights.
Cop Rape Stats I’m seeing people ask things like “But if there are no police who will go after RAPISTS???” and well I have some very bad news for those folks andi zeisler on Twitter
Angry aggressive white man shoving peaceful protestor
Some protesters, news crews, and medics in Minneapolis found themselves stranded after recent protests: The tires of their cars had been slashed.
Many assumed protesters were to blame. But videos reveal a different culprit: the police.
White nationalist group posing as antifa called for violence on Twitter
Other misinformation and misleading claims spread across Twitter on Sunday night and into Monday related to the protests.
Louisville PD releases additional video from site where David McAtee was shot and killed
Policing is not preventative. We can’t expect police to prevent violence. We can’t expect them to be mental health professionals. We can’t expect them to be social workers or addiction counselors. We can’t defund everything else and expect them to fill in the blanks.
Man being arrested for “Mad Dogging” an officer! This needs to STOP
Police escalated peaceful protest to aggressive
ST. PAUL MAN ARRESTED FOR BURNING DOWN OF MINNEAPOLIS POLICE PRECINCT https://www.kimt.com/content/news/St-Paul-man-arrested-for–571111961.html
These are the real looters
Compilation of gov money gone towards personal benefit of DT
Chainsaw-wielding racist gets boosted by a top Trump aide as race protests sweep the nation — POLITICO Chainsaw-wielding racist gets boosted by a top Trump aide as race protests sweep the nation — POLITICO
If the whole world went out to the streets durning a pandemic to condemn the injustice they witnessed on video, believing their own eyes, what makes you so sure that you did not see what you saw should be the credible verdict?
Stunning scene in downtown D.C. as the sun begins to set. Thousands are lying on the hot pavement in extreme heat and humidity — baking underneath their masks — almost a week into the protests. “I can’t breathe!” they’re chanting. Hannah Natanson on Twitter
Turnout for George Floyd protests in Amsterdam. Extraordinary ian bremmer on Twitter
German town gives a lesson in how to calmly oppose a Nazi march https://www.sbs.com.au/topics/life/culture/article/2017/08/21/german-town-gives-lesson-how-calmly-oppose-nazi-march
Clashes between police and public escalate overnight — The Washington Post Clashes between police and public escalate overnight — The Washington Post
Who are these men ? What Law Enforcement agency are they with? Where are the badges, insignia, and names? Many of them are obese and unfit. The facial hair is unusual for Federal Officers. This is an urgent matter. This is not ok in America. We do not have secret police here Steve Schmidt on Twitter
Mentally ill man, 28, spent FIVE MONTHS in prison for ‘assaulting’ two cops before bodycam footage revealed a group of officers beat, tased and taunted him after arresting him for NO reason. He was released after judge saw video and granted him a personal bond. https://twitter.com/davevescio/status/1272672603455414272?s=12
…advocates say it is simply about narrowing the role of police and investing in services specifically designed to address issues such as mental health, rehabilitation and homelessness. https://apple.news/APGnyV2oxSx2ggCyTd9rfoQ
Fox News publishes digitally altered and misleading images of Seattle demonstrations Fox News published digitally altered and misleading images on its website’s homepage Friday that made a demonstration in Seattle, in which a group of largely peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters have occupied six city blocks, appear violent and dangerous. https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/13/media/seattle-fox-news-autonomous-zone-protest/index.html
‘Why Don’t You Act Like a Young Lady?’: Video Shows Cop Slamming a Woman into a Car https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/v7gz8a/why-dont-you-act-like-a-young-lady-video-shows-cop-slamming-a-woman-into-a-car
Is this what our $300M police budget is getting us? Columbus Police towed a street medic’s car today at a protest at city hall, for being 16 inches from the curb. This too is police violence. Morgan Harper on Twitter
Where the rubber bullets , tear gas and $250 tickets for not wearing a mask ? The anti-mask rally is about to begin at Scottsdale City Hall. TDunton 💲 on Twitter
This is unconscionable. How many more must we watch til some stop making this political and acknowledge there’s a crisis in America? If you’re a POC, DO NOT LEAVE HOME WITHOUT A SMARTPHONE. If u see something, tape it. Denounce it. Make it public. Ana Navarro-Cárdenas on Twitter
TW: Rape, police retaliation
In June, Norman, OK cut the police dept. budget by $865,000.
In retaliation, an NPD officer doxxed a female city council member, to “teach her a lesson”.
On Saturday, her duplex was broken in to & her neighbor—mistaken as her—was brutally raped. Kendall Brown on Twitter