More police brutality than you can shake a stick at.

Discussion in 'world politics, current affairs and news' started by xes, May 14, 2012.

  1. DaveCinzano


  2. CRI

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    Bastard cop walks free after vowing to kill suspect during a high speed chase, carrying an unauthorised AK-47 on duty, shooting the unarmed suspect six times (the final shot from six inches away,) then planting a gun on the dead victim.

    But it was all in the heat of the moment and poor cop was scared of the bad, bad Black man, so it's all fine. And the judge said it was legit to assume the victim was armed because "urban" heroin dealers always are.

    (For those not familiar, "urban" as a descriptor is a more socially acceptable but clearly understood synonym for "African American" when used in this context. Also known as "dogwhistle.")

    So now, folk are protesting the verdict and the bastard cops are trampling and cuffing little old ladies. I think things will be shitty in STL for awhile. (Sorry, could only find embeddable video via tweet link.)

  3. cupid_stunt

    cupid_stunt Dyslexic King Cnut the Great.

    That ^^^ is shocking, both the court verdict & how the cops are acting in the video clip, that poor woman. :(
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  4. souljacker

    souljacker A bit of skullduggery

  5. CRI

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    Fuckers :mad:


    Just before they ran her down.

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  6. CRI

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    Despite Pleas, Oklahoma City Officer Fatally Shoots Deaf Man

  7. CRI

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    Bastard cops of St Louis :mad:

    Undercover cop, Air Force officer, med student among those police swept up Sunday night
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  9. Saul Goodman

    Saul Goodman It's all good, man

    This shit will only get worse while cops know they will almost always get off scot free.
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  10. CRI

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    Absolutely. The shittiest of the shit though seem to be in St Louis. It's the closest "big city" to where I grew up and I was always a Cardinals fan. Cops always been corrupt, but now they're just nakedly racist shit stains.
  11. FridgeMagnet

    FridgeMagnet Administrator

    Did Shaun King's series about the NYC get posted on this thread? Let me look it up if not.

    eta: yes it did - More police brutality than you can shake a stick at.. And one of the opening facts shows that there's no intention of changing: 3 days after Trump's inauguration, the NYPD payed $75 million out to settle 900,000 cases. Nobody ever gets charged; they have the money. Even if you're one of the few good apples, fighting against it will get you ostracised, sacked, even sent to a mental hospital.
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  12. Fez909

    Fez909 toilet expert

  13. teqniq

    teqniq DisMembered

    Here we go again. Stopped for a missing light on his bike. Shot dead. What the fuck. [​IMG]

  14. Saul Goodman

    Saul Goodman It's all good, man

    "I got him"... Like he was playing a fucking video game! :mad:
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  15. SpookyFrank

    SpookyFrank Ridin' a Stutz Bearcat, Jim

    With no consequences for their actions, they effectively are playing a video game. Most people would count dead people and bereaved communities as 'consequences' of course, but not these clowns.
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  16. Rutita1

    Rutita1 Scum with no integrity, apparently.

  17. DaveCinzano


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  18. Rutita1

    Rutita1 Scum with no integrity, apparently.

    Or retired with full fucking pension?
  19. DaveCinzano


  20. CRI

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    Interesting how robust the response was when the victim was a white, female nurse . . . Just saying.
  21. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    just saying what exactly?
  22. CRI

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    Fuck this shit. :mad:

    Some on twitter are trying to argue the gear is to protect them from the sound and debris of power tools used to cut the chains, but they seem to be just using hand tools, so.
  23. CRI

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  24. Saul Goodman

    Saul Goodman It's all good, man

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  25. CRI

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    Yup. :(
  26. twentythreedom

    twentythreedom Seagulls are cunts

    This thread is such depressing reading :(:mad:
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  27. DaveCinzano


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