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Old 12-03-2015, 10:02 AM
 
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Also Chicago doesn't have "1000s" murders "yearly." You should quit reading memes and blogs about Chicago and "black on black murders."
Shootings -- Crime in Chicagoland -- chicagotribune.com

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/l...608-story.html
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:05 AM
 
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And people who are on the outside looking in cannot figure out why there is no love lost between the black community and the police department. We all know, who grew up in inner-cities, that you could be killed or arrested for things that you did not do, by the police. I knew people who were stopped by the police, and had money on them....not from drugs.....and the police confiscated it.
I'd be willing to bet that some of those cops were black.
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:08 AM
 
Location: St Louis, MO
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Documents in the blog post were faked:

Chief Steve Parrish: Blogger post about police corruption filled with 'outright lies' - Dothan Eagle: Local
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:11 AM
 
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What? That is the VERY definition of a racist cop.
No it isn't.

There are many black cops who disproportionately harrass and arrest black people.

Are they racist against their own skin color?

The worse cops I have ever interacted with as a black person were black police officers.
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:15 AM
 
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"Shooting" and "murders" are two different things dude. Not all of those people died, therefore there were not thousands of "murders" in Chicago like you stated.

Chicago's 2014 murder total on track for record low but shootings increase

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Chicago Police reported 390 murders through Dec. 20 2014
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The numbers represent a 2 to 4 percent decrease in killings from 2013, and a 19 to 20 percent decrease from the unusually high 2012, when there were 504 murders. It would be fewest killings in any year since the 397 slayings in 1965.
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Inland Northwest
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"Shooting" and "murders" are two different things dude. Not all of those people died, therefore there were not thousands of "murders" in Chicago like you stated.

Chicago's 2014 murder total on track for record low but shootings increase

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How's it looking in 2015?
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:30 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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No it isn't.

There are many black cops who disproportionately harrass and arrest black people.

Are they racist against their own skin color?

The worse cops I have ever interacted with as a black person were black police officers.
I have heard this many times and believe it to be true. The problem is not a few racist Cops here and there-it is a systematic issue with our legal system and what crimes are considered a priority. Police spend most of their time fighting "drug crimes" because they can then go after the assets of the "criminal"-it is a HUGE money maker for them and their Departments. Not to mention the Federal money received for fighting the "Drug War".

It's disgusting to me that in 2015 murder and rapes go unsolved at record rates, even with better DNA testing, while Cops spend most their time harassing fellow and peaceful citizens for possessing something they should have EVERY right to, and something most whites in the country have "unofficial" right to, when you consider that drug usage rates are much higher among whites, and about 90% of those effected by the "Drug War" are black.

The War on "Drugs" is the longest and costliest war in US history-yet it has only been fought in urban minority communities-mainly black. I don't think intentions were ever good or true-the War was launched to mask the effects of deindustrialization and globalization, especially among blacks in the city whom were most effected. It was launched as an excuse to imprison anti-war protesters during the Nixon/Vietnam era. It was launched as a "New Jim Crow", as Michelle Alexander so excellently explains in her book. A way to legally remove blacks (mostly men) from society-removing their right to vote and be heard, to pursue employment and to be a functioning citizen, but in a proper and "moral" way.

It is a disgusting sham that anyone should be EMBARRASSED to have supported or participated in any measure. I applaud the Cops that speak out against this "faux" war. Some white Cops only interact with blacks under "war time circumstances". They do not know beyond their shift, and develop perceptions and prejudices because of it. Black Cops owe their loyalty to the "brotherhood of the Police Force" or they would be shunned. Most also know nothing of inner city life beyond their shift.

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Old 12-03-2015, 10:37 AM
 
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Thanks marigolds6.

Here's the rest of the story.

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The report specifically mentioned the activity of former Dothan police officer Michael Magrino, who now works as a local private investigator. Magrino declined to publicly comment about the blog post.

The blog post included several one-page documents with portions of sentences either highlighted or blacked out.

“While the photo copies of the documents posted online from Mr. Carroll appear to be authentic in nature they are arranged and redacted in a way to promote his agenda,” Parrish said in the statement.

“The specific incident he is illustrating involving a former officer was addressed and handled in accordance with applicable laws and department policy when it occurred back in the late 1990s.”

Parrish said the officer mentioned in the blog post has not worked at the department since then. He also said it was important to note the accusations against the officer were for the improper storage of evidence and not the “planting of evidence.”

... the documents on the blog post were over 12 years old and provided to Carroll by a former Dothan Police officer, who served for less than a year in the 1970s, and had obtained them as discovery in an unrelated civil lawsuit.

“He in no way gives us any name of any individual that was allegedly prosecuted based on planted evidence,” White said.

The blog post suggested Magrino was involved in criminal acts such as planting drugs and other evidence. But White said an inquiry showed otherwise.

White said the specific allegations made against Magrino involved the improper storage of evidence not the planting of evidence. He said a supervisor of Magrino’s performed a random inspection on his patrol vehicle and discovered drugs and firearms, properly packaged for evidence, which had not been turned in to the police evidence officer. White said Magrino was written up for the evidence storage issue. White said Magrino later resigned after a second similar evidence storage issue came up.

White said the internal affairs inquiry involving Magrino showed nothing to indicate he had planted any evidence on anyone.

“He committed no crime, he simply violated procedure,” White said. “Magrino was an excellent police officer, and it was sad he wound up losing his job because of procedural violations.”
Chief Steve Parrish: Blogger post about police corruption filled with 'outright lies' - Dothan Eagle: Local

BTW I heard the blogger on the radio this morning - I'll just say he sounds unreliable.
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:39 AM
 
Location: 500 miles from home
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"Covered up by the district attorney".

This needs changed. The D.A.'s office has to be removed from the process of investigating police officers.
Absolutely. Independent agency needed with no ties to any of them.


I'm sorry; I thought the thread title was about the ALABAMA police dept. Plenty of other threads to diss Chicago.
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:39 AM
 
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Good grief, what a crappy thing to do. Hopefully these guys are made to pay for their crimes. Put 'em in GenPop...


Anyone that did this deserve to be there for a looong time.
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