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Reply #420 posted 06/25/20 12:05pm

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Have you ever heard of 'black flight' where black people move away from white neighborhoods?

you misspelled "pushed out of their homes by gentrification"



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Reply #421 posted 06/25/20 2:54pm

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And this is why the demand and protests for police reform needs to keep up. This article below clearly confirms the bad/racist cops that do not need to be police. Thank goodness they fired them.

https://www.washingtonpos...recording/

“We are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them’: Three cops fired after racist talk of killing black residents


By Tim Elfrink
June 25, 2020 at 3:06 AM EDT

Sitting in his patrol car in Wilmington, N.C., Officer Michael “Kevin” Piner predicted Black Lives Matter protests would soon lead to civil war. “I’m ready,” Piner told another officer, adding that he planned to buy an assault rifle.
“We are just going to go out and start slaughtering them f----- n-----,” he said.


The shocking threat came amid extended, openly racist conversations between Piner, 44, and two other police officers, 50-year-old Cpl. Jesse E. Moore II, and 48-year-old Officer James “Brian” Gilmore. In the discussions, taped by accident on a patrol car camera and released Wednesday by the department, the men freely drop racial slurs, suggest killing black residents and deride protesters.

Piner, a Wilmington police officer since 1998, began the recording by expressing his fury about the ongoing protests against police brutality and racial injustice in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Speaking to Gilmore, who had apparently pulled his cruiser up alongside Piner’s car, he complained that local police only cared about “kneeling down with the black folks.”
[Edited 6/25/20 14:59pm]
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Reply #422 posted 06/25/20 4:48pm

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And this is why the demand and protests for police reform needs to keep up. This article below clearly confirms the bad/racist cops that do not need to be police. Thank goodness they fired them. https://www.washingtonpos...recording/ “We are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them’: Three cops fired after racist talk of killing black residents By Tim Elfrink June 25, 2020 at 3:06 AM EDT “Sitting in his patrol car in Wilmington, N.C., Officer Michael “Kevin” Piner predicted Black Lives Matter protests would soon lead to civil war. “I’m ready,” Piner told another officer, adding that he planned to buy an assault rifle. “We are just going to go out and start slaughtering them f------ n------,” he said. The shocking threat came amid extended, openly racist conversations between Piner, 44, and two other police officers, 50-year-old Cpl. Jesse E. Moore II, and 48-year-old Officer James “Brian” Gilmore. In the discussions, taped by accident on a patrol car camera and released Wednesday by the department, the men freely drop racial slurs, suggest killing black residents and deride protesters. Piner, a Wilmington police officer since 1998, began the recording by expressing his fury about the ongoing protests against police brutality and racial injustice in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Speaking to Gilmore, who had apparently pulled his cruiser up alongside Piner’s car, he complained that local police only cared about “kneeling down with the black folks.” [Edited 6/25/20 14:59pm]




eek omg.

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2elijah said:


And this is why the demand and protests for police reform needs to keep up. This article below clearly confirms the bad/racist cops that do not need to be police. Thank goodness they fired them. https://www.washingtonpos...recording/ “We are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them’: Three cops fired after racist talk of killing black residents By Tim Elfrink June 25, 2020 at 3:06 AM EDT “Sitting in his patrol car in Wilmington, N.C., Officer Michael “Kevin” Piner predicted Black Lives Matter protests would soon lead to civil war. “I’m ready,” Piner told another officer, adding that he planned to buy an assault rifle. “We are just going to go out and start slaughtering them f----- n-----,” he said. The shocking threat came amid extended, openly racist conversations between Piner, 44, and two other police officers, 50-year-old Cpl. Jesse E. Moore II, and 48-year-old Officer James “Brian” Gilmore. In the discussions, taped by accident on a patrol car camera and released Wednesday by the department, the men freely drop racial slurs, suggest killing black residents and deride protesters. Piner, a Wilmington police officer since 1998, began the recording by expressing his fury about the ongoing protests against police brutality and racial injustice in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Speaking to Gilmore, who had apparently pulled his cruiser up alongside Piner’s car, he complained that local police only cared about “kneeling down with the black folks.” [Edited 6/25/20 14:59pm]




eek omg.


And some wonder why many don’t trust cops.
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Reply #424 posted 06/25/20 6:40pm

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And this is why the demand and protests for police reform needs to keep up. This article below clearly confirms the bad/racist cops that do not need to be police. Thank goodness they fired them. https://www.washingtonpos...recording/ “We are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them’: Three cops fired after racist talk of killing black residents By Tim Elfrink June 25, 2020 at 3:06 AM EDT “Sitting in his patrol car in Wilmington, N.C., Officer Michael “Kevin” Piner predicted Black Lives Matter protests would soon lead to civil war. “I’m ready,” Piner told another officer, adding that he planned to buy an assault rifle. “We are just going to go out and start slaughtering them f------ n------,” he said. The shocking threat came amid extended, openly racist conversations between Piner, 44, and two other police officers, 50-year-old Cpl. Jesse E. Moore II, and 48-year-old Officer James “Brian” Gilmore. In the discussions, taped by accident on a patrol car camera and released Wednesday by the department, the men freely drop racial slurs, suggest killing black residents and deride protesters. Piner, a Wilmington police officer since 1998, began the recording by expressing his fury about the ongoing protests against police brutality and racial injustice in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Speaking to Gilmore, who had apparently pulled his cruiser up alongside Piner’s car, he complained that local police only cared about “kneeling down with the black folks.” [Edited 6/25/20 14:59pm]

yea... unfortunately i heard about that one just after being in NC this weekend with friends.

which, by the way... bojangles chicken that is rampant there is amazing chicken, but they have to change that racist ass name asap.

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House Passes Sweeping Police Reform Legislation After George Floyd's Death

JUNE 25, 2020 9:58 PM EDT

(WASHINGTON) — The House approved a far-reaching police overhaul from Democrats on Thursday, a vote heavy with emotion and symbolism as a divided Congress struggles to address the global outcry over the deaths of George Floyd and other Black Americans.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gathered with members of the Congressional Black Caucus on the Capitol steps, challenging opponents not to allow the deaths to have been in vain or the outpouring of public support for changes to go unmatched. But the collapse of a Senate Republican bill leaves final legislation in doubt.

“Exactly one month ago, George Floyd spoke his final words — ‘I can’t breathe’ — and changed the course of history,” Pelosi said.

She said the Senate faces a choice “to honor George Floyd’s life or to do nothing.”

They will of course, do nothing. neutral

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Reply #426 posted 06/26/20 4:40am

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2elijah said:


And this is why the demand and protests for police reform needs to keep up. This article below clearly confirms the bad/racist cops that do not need to be police. Thank goodness they fired them. https://www.washingtonpos...recording/ “We are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them’: Three cops fired after racist talk of killing black residents By Tim Elfrink June 25, 2020 at 3:06 AM EDT “Sitting in his patrol car in Wilmington, N.C., Officer Michael “Kevin” Piner predicted Black Lives Matter protests would soon lead to civil war. “I’m ready,” Piner told another officer, adding that he planned to buy an assault rifle. “We are just going to go out and start slaughtering them f----- n-----,” he said. The shocking threat came amid extended, openly racist conversations between Piner, 44, and two other police officers, 50-year-old Cpl. Jesse E. Moore II, and 48-year-old Officer James “Brian” Gilmore. In the discussions, taped by accident on a patrol car camera and released Wednesday by the department, the men freely drop racial slurs, suggest killing black residents and deride protesters. Piner, a Wilmington police officer since 1998, began the recording by expressing his fury about the ongoing protests against police brutality and racial injustice in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Speaking to Gilmore, who had apparently pulled his cruiser up alongside Piner’s car, he complained that local police only cared about “kneeling down with the black folks.” [Edited 6/25/20 14:59pm]

yea... unfortunately i heard about that one just after being in NC this weekend with friends.

which, by the way... bojangles chicken that is rampant there is amazing chicken, but they have to change that racist ass name asap.


I didn’t know that still existed, lol, but yeah seems like it’s time for a name change.
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Reply #427 posted 06/26/20 7:32am

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House Passes Sweeping Police Reform Legislation After George Floyd's Death






JUNE 25, 2020 9:58 PM EDT





(WASHINGTON) — The House approved a far-reaching police overhaul from Democrats on Thursday, a vote heavy with emotion and symbolism as a divided Congress struggles to address the global outcry over the deaths of George Floyd and other Black Americans.


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gathered with members of the Congressional Black Caucus on the Capitol steps, challenging opponents not to allow the deaths to have been in vain or the outpouring of public support for changes to go unmatched. But the collapse of a Senate Republican bill leaves final legislation in doubt.


“Exactly one month ago, George Floyd spoke his final words — ‘I can’t breathe’ — and changed the course of history,” Pelosi said.


She said the Senate faces a choice “to honor George Floyd’s life or to do nothing.”








They will of course, do nothing. neutral



Why is it so difficult for Senate Republicans to see strict police reform is badly needed, and for bad cops to be accountable? Are they waiting for more deaths to happen or do they even give a damn about those deaths? The latter speaks ‘no’.
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Reply #428 posted 06/26/20 7:52am

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2elijah said:

DiminutiveRocker said:

House Passes Sweeping Police Reform Legislation After George Floyd's Death

JUNE 25, 2020 9:58 PM EDT

(WASHINGTON) — The House approved a far-reaching police overhaul from Democrats on Thursday, a vote heavy with emotion and symbolism as a divided Congress struggles to address the global outcry over the deaths of George Floyd and other Black Americans.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gathered with members of the Congressional Black Caucus on the Capitol steps, challenging opponents not to allow the deaths to have been in vain or the outpouring of public support for changes to go unmatched. But the collapse of a Senate Republican bill leaves final legislation in doubt.

“Exactly one month ago, George Floyd spoke his final words — ‘I can’t breathe’ — and changed the course of history,” Pelosi said.

She said the Senate faces a choice “to honor George Floyd’s life or to do nothing.”

They will of course, do nothing. neutral

Why is it so difficult for Senate Republicans to see strict police reform is badly needed, and for bad cops to be accountable? Are they waiting for more deaths to happen or do they even give a damn about those deaths? The latter speaks ‘no’.


Power. Either because they themselves are racist beings or their constituency are racist beings and they want to remain in power and confirm conservative judges that will lean towards conservative rulings and perpetuate their agenda and keep the racist system intact because they fear the browning of America.

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Reply #429 posted 06/26/20 8:39am

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Whoa, hold the phone!

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council votes Friday on a proposal to change the city charter to allow elimination of the city's police department, a radical move supported by a majority of the council after George Floyd's death but far from assured.

The vote is one step in a process that faces significant bureaucratic obstacles to make the November ballot, where the city's voters would have the final say. And it comes amid a spate of recent shootings in Minnesota's largest city that have heightened many citizens' concerns about talk of dismantling the department.

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Reply #430 posted 06/26/20 8:43am

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(Reuters) - A former Miami police officer was charged on Thursday with battery and misconduct after a video surfaced showing him pressing his knee on a Black woman's neck and tasing her stomach, while she kept screaming, U.S. media reports said.

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Reply #431 posted 06/26/20 10:52am

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(Reuters) - A former Miami police officer was charged on Thursday with battery and misconduct after a video surfaced showing him pressing his knee on a Black woman's neck and tasing her stomach, while she kept screaming, U.S. media reports said.


WTF is wrong with some of these police? Some take their badge, gun and authority way too far. So many stories of abuse and murders that are just coming to light. Some really think they’re given the power to abuse because they’re police officers. Not acceptable. Not to mention, it’s time to get rid of police unions because it’s often times, they are the reason why so many bad cops get away with abuse. Now many of them are getting caught, and it’s about damn time. Smh.
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Reply #432 posted 06/26/20 10:53am

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Whoa, hold the phone!








MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council votes Friday on a proposal to change the city charter to allow elimination of the city's police department, a radical move supported by a majority of the council after George Floyd's death but far from assured.


The vote is one step in a process that faces significant bureaucratic obstacles to make the November ballot, where the city's voters would have the final say. And it comes amid a spate of recent shootings in Minnesota's largest city that have heightened many citizens' concerns about talk of dismantling the department.





Wonder what their plans are if this goes through. I’m thinking maybe the same model as Camden, NJ.
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2elijah said:

poppys said:

Whoa, hold the phone!

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council votes Friday on a proposal to change the city charter to allow elimination of the city's police department, a radical move supported by a majority of the council after George Floyd's death but far from assured.

The vote is one step in a process that faces significant bureaucratic obstacles to make the November ballot, where the city's voters would have the final say. And it comes amid a spate of recent shootings in Minnesota's largest city that have heightened many citizens' concerns about talk of dismantling the department.

Wonder what their plans are if this goes through. I’m thinking maybe the same model as Camden, NJ.

Camden seems to be working, right?

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Reply #434 posted 06/26/20 12:06pm

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2elijah said:


poppys said:

Whoa, hold the phone!







MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council votes Friday on a proposal to change the city charter to allow elimination of the city's police department, a radical move supported by a majority of the council after George Floyd's death but far from assured.


The vote is one step in a process that faces significant bureaucratic obstacles to make the November ballot, where the city's voters would have the final say. And it comes amid a spate of recent shootings in Minnesota's largest city that have heightened many citizens' concerns about talk of dismantling the department.






Wonder what their plans are if this goes through. I’m thinking maybe the same model as Camden, NJ.


Camden seems to be working, right?


From what I’ve heard, crime decreased, as it was once very dangerous there. Not saying there’s no crime, but it has apparently changed, since they dismantled their police dept from what it was. Here’s an article on it:


https://www.google.com/am...index.html



This city disbanded its police department 7 years ago. Here's what happened next
By Scottie Andrew, CNN
Updated 11:23 PM EDT, Tue June 09, 2020

(Edited for compliance)

How the new Camden police changed its approach

“City officials had two objectives in remaking Camden's police: reduce crippling violent crime and make residents feel safer.

Louis Cappelli, Camden County freeholder director (another term for a county-level public official), said the department still has a ways to go, but its efforts over the last seven years have been largely successful.

"Back then residents of Camden city absolutely feared the police department and members of the department," he told CNN. "They (the residents) wanted that to change."

Violent crimes have dropped 42% in seven years, according to city crime data provided by the department. The crime rate has dropped from 79 per 1,000 to 44 per 1,000, the data shows.”

Cappelli credits the improvement to new "community-oriented policing," which prizes partnership and problem-solving over violence and punishment.

It starts from an officer's first day: When a new recruit joins the force, they're required to knock on the doors of homes in the neighborhood they're assigned to patrol, he said. They introduce themselves and ask neighbors what needs improving.

Training emphasizes deescalation, he said, and the department's use of force policy makes clear that deadly force is the last option.

Now, police host pop-up barbecues and pull up in Mister Softee trucks to get to know residents, Cappelli said. They host drive-in movie nights -- recently, the movie of choice was "The Lion King" -- along what used to be known as the city's "Heroin Highway."
[Edited 6/26/20 12:12pm]
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2elijah said:

DiminutiveRocker said:

Camden seems to be working, right?

From what I’ve heard, crime decreased, as it was once very dangerous there. Not saying there’s no crime, but it has apparently changed, since they dismantled their police dept from what it was.




And the police are free to address actual crime instead of the variety of other calls they receive, etc - I think that is part of the model.

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Reply #436 posted 06/26/20 1:17pm

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2elijah said:

DiminutiveRocker said:

Camden seems to be working, right?

From what I’ve heard, crime decreased, as it was once very dangerous there. Not saying there’s no crime, but it has apparently changed, since they dismantled their police dept from what it was. Here’s an article on it: https://www.google.com/am...index.html This city disbanded its police department 7 years ago. Here's what happened next By Scottie Andrew, CNN Updated 11:23 PM EDT, Tue June 09, 2020 (Edited for compliance) How the new Camden police changed its approach “City officials had two objectives in remaking Camden's police: reduce crippling violent crime and make residents feel safer. Louis Cappelli, Camden County freeholder director (another term for a county-level public official), said the department still has a ways to go, but its efforts over the last seven years have been largely successful. "Back then residents of Camden city absolutely feared the police department and members of the department," he told CNN. "They (the residents) wanted that to change." Violent crimes have dropped 42% in seven years, according to city crime data provided by the department. The crime rate has dropped from 79 per 1,000 to 44 per 1,000, the data shows.” Cappelli credits the improvement to new "community-oriented policing," which prizes partnership and problem-solving over violence and punishment. It starts from an officer's first day: When a new recruit joins the force, they're required to knock on the doors of homes in the neighborhood they're assigned to patrol, he said. They introduce themselves and ask neighbors what needs improving. Training emphasizes deescalation, he said, and the department's use of force policy makes clear that deadly force is the last option. Now, police host pop-up barbecues and pull up in Mister Softee trucks to get to know residents, Cappelli said. They host drive-in movie nights -- recently, the movie of choice was "The Lion King" -- along what used to be known as the city's "Heroin Highway."

This is SO encouraging, including the stats, thanks for posting. Probably helps weed out the sadists on the force too, not as much violence as they'd like in a job.

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2elijah said:


DiminutiveRocker said:



Camden seems to be working, right?



From what I’ve heard, crime decreased, as it was once very dangerous there. Not saying there’s no crime, but it has apparently changed, since they dismantled their police dept from what it was. Here’s an article on it: https://www.google.com/am...index.html This city disbanded its police department 7 years ago. Here's what happened next By Scottie Andrew, CNN Updated 11:23 PM EDT, Tue June 09, 2020 (Edited for compliance) How the new Camden police changed its approach “City officials had two objectives in remaking Camden's police: reduce crippling violent crime and make residents feel safer. Louis Cappelli, Camden County freeholder director (another term for a county-level public official), said the department still has a ways to go, but its efforts over the last seven years have been largely successful. "Back then residents of Camden city absolutely feared the police department and members of the department," he told CNN. "They (the residents) wanted that to change." Violent crimes have dropped 42% in seven years, according to city crime data provided by the department. The crime rate has dropped from 79 per 1,000 to 44 per 1,000, the data shows.” Cappelli credits the improvement to new "community-oriented policing," which prizes partnership and problem-solving over violence and punishment. It starts from an officer's first day: When a new recruit joins the force, they're required to knock on the doors of homes in the neighborhood they're assigned to patrol, he said. They introduce themselves and ask neighbors what needs improving. Training emphasizes deescalation, he said, and the department's use of force policy makes clear that deadly force is the last option. Now, police host pop-up barbecues and pull up in Mister Softee trucks to get to know residents, Cappelli said. They host drive-in movie nights -- recently, the movie of choice was "The Lion King" -- along what used to be known as the city's "Heroin Highway."


This is SO encouraging, including the stats, thanks for posting. Probably helps weed out the sadists on the force too, not as much violence as they'd like in a job.



Hopefully Minneapolis will develop a plan like that.
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New York officer charged for allegedly using illegal chokehold on black man in video

(The Washington Post)

A New York City police officer has been charged for allegedly using an illegal chokehold on a black man, prosecutors said, after video of the incident sparked calls for swift accountability amid national upheaval over violence by law enforcement.


David Afanador, 39, pleaded not guilty Thursday to attempted aggravated strangulation and strangulation in the second degree, days after he was suspended within hours of the Sunday incident. New York earlier this month made chokeholds that result in death or injury felonies as lawmakers face growing pressure to dramatically reform policing in the wake of George Floyd’s death after a Minneapolis officer knelt on his neck.


“The ink from the pen [New York] Governor [Andrew M.] Cuomo used to sign this legislation was barely dry before [Afanador] allegedly employed the very tactic the new law was designed to prohibit,” Queens County District Attorney Melinda Katz said in a statement. “Police officers are entrusted to serve and protect, and the conduct alleged here cannot be tolerated.”


The state legislation was named for Eric Garner, a black man who — like Floyd — died after telling the officer pinning him that he could not breathe. Prosecutors did not charge the now-fired New York City officer who, according to police, held Garner in a chokehold long banned by the department.

A lawyer for the man Afanador allegedly strangled, 35-year-old Ricky Bellevue, invoked that history Thursday, calling on prosecutors to ensure justice is served this time. Afanador could face up to seven years in prison, officials said.


“Today was the first step in the march for justice for this victim: the arrest and arraignment of this police officer,” attorney Sanford Rubenstein said at a news conference Thursday. “But what’s really important is that he be convicted and sent to jail for what he did, to set an example to other police officers that if you violate the law, you will go to jail.”

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well, its a start

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New York officer charged for allegedly using illegal chokehold on black man in video

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A New York City police officer has been charged for allegedly using an illegal chokehold on a black man, prosecutors said, after video of the incident sparked calls for swift accountability amid national upheaval over violence by law enforcement.


David Afanador, 39, pleaded not guilty Thursday to attempted aggravated strangulation and strangulation in the second degree, days after he was suspended within hours of the Sunday incident. New York earlier this month made chokeholds that result in death or injury felonies as lawmakers face growing pressure to dramatically reform policing in the wake of George Floyd’s death after a Minneapolis officer knelt on his neck.


“The ink from the pen [New York] Governor [Andrew M.] Cuomo used to sign this legislation was barely dry before [Afanador] allegedly employed the very tactic the new law was designed to prohibit,” Queens County District Attorney Melinda Katz said in a statement. “Police officers are entrusted to serve and protect, and the conduct alleged here cannot be tolerated.”


The state legislation was named for Eric Garner, a black man who — like Floyd — died after telling the officer pinning him that he could not breathe. Prosecutors did not charge the now-fired New York City officer who, according to police, held Garner in a chokehold long banned by the department.

A lawyer for the man Afanador allegedly strangled, 35-year-old Ricky Bellevue, invoked that history Thursday, calling on prosecutors to ensure justice is served this time. Afanador could face up to seven years in prison, officials said.


“Today was the first step in the march for justice for this victim: the arrest and arraignment of this police officer,” attorney Sanford Rubenstein said at a news conference Thursday. “But what’s really important is that he be convicted and sent to jail for what he did, to set an example to other police officers that if you violate the law, you will go to jail.”

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well, its a start



why is is STILL happennig? I guess it takes a while before things change in the systems that have been operating this way for so long neutral

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It's only been a little over a month since Geroge Floyd was killed... so much has happened, it seems like months ago neutral


The officers hearing is today.














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4 ex-police officers charged in George Floyd's death set to appear in court Monday

All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death are expected to appear in court Monday. Derek Chauvin, whose charges include unintentional second-degree murder, is expected to appear virtually. Jamie Yuccas reports cbs.com


Why do you think Chauvin is going to be virtual? Security reasons?

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4 ex-police officers charged in George Floyd's death set to appear in court Monday


All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death are expected to appear in court Monday. Derek Chauvin, whose charges include unintentional second-degree murder, is expected to appear virtually. Jamie Yuccas reports cbs.com


Why do you think Chauvin is going to be virtual? Security reasons?



Yes, I think that’s it.
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2elijah said:

poppys said:

4 ex-police officers charged in George Floyd's death set to appear in court Monday

All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death are expected to appear in court Monday. Derek Chauvin, whose charges include unintentional second-degree murder, is expected to appear virtually. Jamie Yuccas reports cbs.com


Why do you think Chauvin is going to be virtual? Security reasons?

Yes, I think that’s it.

He'd be pelted with rocks and garbage. Rightfully.

BTW - the police union is no longer representing Chauvin, but they are the other three.

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Reply #444 posted 06/29/20 9:04am

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2elijah said:

poppys said:

4 ex-police officers charged in George Floyd's death set to appear in court Monday

All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death are expected to appear in court Monday. Derek Chauvin, whose charges include unintentional second-degree murder, is expected to appear virtually. Jamie Yuccas reports cbs.com


Why do you think Chauvin is going to be virtual? Security reasons?


Yes, I think that’s it.

They don't want no Jack Ruby bullshit.

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Reply #445 posted 06/29/20 9:42am

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Still waiting for the investigation.
Fake Bill? No accusation he was a counterfeiter, just he had “possibly” had a fake bill.
Both he and Chauvin worked at the same night club. Odds are Chauvin also had a few fakes in his wallet because clubs are cash businesses.
Personal vendetta? Very likely.
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Reply #446 posted 06/29/20 12:49pm

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poppys said:



2elijah said:


poppys said:

4 ex-police officers charged in George Floyd's death set to appear in court Monday


All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death are expected to appear in court Monday. Derek Chauvin, whose charges include unintentional second-degree murder, is expected to appear virtually. Jamie Yuccas reports cbs.com


Why do you think Chauvin is going to be virtual? Security reasons?





Yes, I think that’s it.


They don't want no Jack Ruby bullshit.


After he slowly suffocated the life out of a human being the way he did....8 minutes, 46 seconds.... mad it’s best they keep it virtual.
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Reply #447 posted 06/29/20 10:35pm

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2elijah said:

poppys said:

They don't want no Jack Ruby bullshit.

After he slowly suffocated the life out of a human being the way he did....8 minutes, 46 seconds.... mad it’s best they keep it virtual.

Exactly. And even inside, I can't imagine that wherever he's being kept that he's not in solitary. He would be one many prisoners would like to get at, as well as outsiders, very high risk. For sure, he'll have a miserable rest of his life, always looking over his shoulder. I wouldn't be surprised if he is never allowed to associate freely with other inmates, as the price on his head will be huge. May he use every second of his time alone to suffer in his own thoughts.

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Reply #448 posted 06/30/20 4:35am

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4 ex-police officers charged in George Floyd's death set to appear in court Monday

All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death are expected to appear in court Monday. Derek Chauvin, whose charges include unintentional second-degree murder, is expected to appear virtually. Jamie Yuccas reports cbs.com


Why do you think Chauvin is going to be virtual? Security reasons?

So they are still going to protect him? He is protected even in jail. SMH

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Reply #449 posted 06/30/20 10:08am

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PennyPurple said:

poppys said:

4 ex-police officers charged in George Floyd's death set to appear in court Monday

All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death are expected to appear in court Monday. Derek Chauvin, whose charges include unintentional second-degree murder, is expected to appear virtually. Jamie Yuccas reports cbs.com


Why do you think Chauvin is going to be virtual? Security reasons?

So they are still going to protect him? He is protected even in jail. SMH


I am sure he is in an isolated cell. No, we want him alive when the GUILTY OF MURDER verdict is read to his face in front of Floyd's family and the world. After that, who cares? Let him rot in jail forever.

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