Cheryl Dorsey: In most cases, however, officers who commit abuse under the color of authority get little more than a slap on the wrist and the opportunity to move on to another police department and continue with their lives.
Cheryl Dorsey: Let’s not pretend that the horrific police shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge were a direct result of BLM protests. Let’s stop pretending the police don’t have a role to play in all of this violence.
Cheryl Dorsey: As a retired 20-year veteran sergeant of the Los Angeles Police Department, I know first hand what it means to take on a super power like the LAUSD. This is not my first rodeo. I will not be bullied nor silenced.
Cheryl Dorsey: Based on my experience, I would guess that LAUSD administrators consider themselves above the law and not required to follow or enforce whistleblower complaints with mandated investigations.
The propaganda that is being cranked out attempts to change the the social reality on the ground for people of color and poor people as it relates to law enforcement in this country. Police Officers Coalition Supports Beyonce
Cheryl Dorsey: Clearly, Fox Lake County Police Administrators knew that Gliniewicz had a long history of inappropriate behavior and disciplinary action as an officer.
fter having viewed the police dashcam video of the Waller County State Trooper who stopped Sandra Bland for failing to signal prior to a lane change, my assumptions were confirmed. The Texas State Trooper punished Sandra Bland—much like fired police officer Michael Slager punished Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina. Both Sandra and Walter […]
Cheryl Ford: I understand that Ezell Ford had a “history.” I get that Ezell may have been involved in gang activity. Neither are punishable by death.
Cheryl Dorsey: Chief Conley has already found ways by which to minimize Officer Casebolt’s overzealous and outrageous behavior. As usual, Chief Conley blames the black teens attending the pool party.
Cheryl Dorsey: Why then was Brelo the only officer charged when it is obvious to me that the 13 officers involved in the shooting acted, in my opinion, unreasonably?
Cheryl Dorsey: We now know that Freddie Gray’s apparent fatal spine injury was not the first delivered at the hands of a Baltimore police officer.
Cheryl Dorsey: Why would an officer feel justified in shooting someone simply because they ran? I’ll tell you why—because over the years these officers have been able to get away with murder, literally.
Cheryl Dorsey: How and why would a police department knowingly hire a police officer who has demonstrated a proclivity toward aggressive behavior, potential emotional/mental instability, and a wanton disregard for adhering to organizational policy and procedure?