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?
Cheryl Dorsey: It’s hard to understand why anyone north of 70 would seek a patrol assignment, much less why anyone with any sense in authority would give the man a gun and a badge and set him loose on an unsuspecting public.
View image | gettyimages.com orth Charleston, South Carolina authorities were swift and decisive in their response to the video depicting a white police officer, on duty, shooting an unarmed black man as he ran away. Now, we want justice!!! The National Coalition of Law Enforcement Officers for Justice Reform & Accountability (NCLEO4J) consists of a […]
Cheryl Dorsey: Now that the cat is out of the bag, what are we going to do about the institutionalized racism that has been proven to exist on the Ferguson Police Department.
Cheryl Dorsey: This multi-cultural group of retired and former police officers met with Rep. Jackson Lewis of Texas, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, to share and discuss their varied personal experiences with regard to institutionalized racism and the state-sponsored murders of all Americans
Cheryl Dorsey: There appears to be an ongoing and concerted effort by a some police departments to minimize and mitigate bad behavior on the part of police officers on a national level.
Cheryl Dorsey: Evidence is piling up of police officers who use excessive force on non-combative individuals.
Cheryl Dorsey: For the lie and false arrest Officer Whitlatch received a slap on the wrist; she was “counseled” by her supervisor — a penalty that Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole deemed appropriate.
Cheryl Dorsey: Almost a decade after his struggles began, the US Supreme Court in a 7-2 opinion ruled in favor of the fired TSA air marshal, Robert McLean, who challenged his termination for having disclosed what he saw as lapses in aviation security.
Cheryl Dorsey: While crime may be down in the Jordan Downs Project and community relations maybe improved, we need to understand another important role Captain Tingirides and his wife played in the LAPD.