Monday, April 11, 2016

Accountability and Transparency; the Body Worn Camera Debate

     Thank you for your indulgence while I stepped away for a bit.  As one of my friends on Facebook pointed out, lots of stuff has been happening the past month that would add "fuel" to a blog.  I just felt the need to step back and observe for a bit, maybe gather my thoughts and decide which issue to address first.  I have made no secret of my desire to give voice to police officers and teachers and any other group with no prominent advocates in our city so I will start there.
     I have watched and listened to with great interest the continuing lack of support our Greensboro Police officers are having to deal with.  The extreme left wingers that dominate city council are continuing to allow amplified voices from opportunistic antagonists spew rhetoric claiming widespread corruption in our department with little to no regard to actual evidence.  As I wrote in earlier articles, the New York Times article that all agenda theorists proclaimed as gospel when it was published back in October was flawed and its' claimed investigation incomplete.  My position was then and is now that the writer investigated the information only to the point that it proved their agenda, ignoring details that would come from more in depth investigation that may disprove their position.  Independent studies conducted by UNC-G and NC A&T proved my position and the revelation of their studies seems to have silenced those who depended on that bastion of journalistic integrity for their fighting points.
     Of course, just as has happened whenever anti-police forces have latched onto a rallying cry that turns out to not be legitimate, they are nowhere to be found to express their remorse at conclusion jumping.  During our local election forums back in October when this fictional story broke, council member incumbents (Marikay Abuzuaiter in particular) expressed "shock" and were "appalled" at the reported behavior of our officers. Where are they now expressing the same emotions with regard to an out of town newspaper (?) denigrating our department using insufficient research?  Only Councilman Mike Barber during a public forum stood against the NY Times article and was chastised and ridiculed by the locals for doing so.  It's the left wing extremist liberal way.
     Now we have a movement to make body worn camera footage public; or so they say.  You see, camera footage can further the agenda that most officers are racist (regardless of the race of the police officer according to some) and will prove once and for all the oppressionist tactics of police officers.  Even Councilman Outling has written a policy just in case the state gives them the go ahead.  Now, admittedly I have not consulted with police administrators on this issue but I have an idea based on my 29 years of experience as a street level police officer.  It is based on accountability and transparency; for everybody!  
     Greensboro citizens have a right to privacy.  They should be able to have a choice on whether their video footage is released.  However, once they decide that they want to view the footage of their encounter with police then the department should make that footage public by publishing it on their website with a brief description of what the citizen claims happened; regardless of what it depicts.  When a citizen requests to view the video, he or she should fill out a request that gives the reason for the viewing and sign the "notarized" document.  Just above the signature line should be this sentence:

     "Upon viewing this video, the requesting citizen acknowledges that the video will be published for public viewing on the Greensboro Police Department website".

All videos that are viewed, not just the ones that may depict misconduct by an officer.  This does not interfere with the complaint process, a citizen's right to complain or the investigation of said complaints.  However, for those who like to involve themselves as "help" for those who make claims of police misconduct it puts the control back into the hands of citizens.  It removes manipulation by those who only want "certain" videos released.  It adds in the concept of citizen review as all citizens of Greensboro can view the video, read the claim and decide for themselves if the evidence fits the accusation.  It also allows citizens to keep score for themselves without media interpretation or having to depend on the word of those with an extremist's agenda.  If the videos indicate a problem with an officer, it is there for the world to see.  If the videos indicate that the citizen was the issue, the world can see that too.  No dependence on media, no dependence on activists, no dependence on police spokespersons, no dependence on politicians trying to ingratiate themselves to a constituency.  What you see is what you get.
     The statistics will be easy to count.  I'm sure that there will be those who interpret certain videos in different ways but the information will be there for the world to decide.  If officers know that these videos are subject to release will they be more mindful of their professionalism; absolutely.  Will citizens be more mindful of making excessive or extravagant claims of misconduct that will be shown on video; they should though we don't know if the forces of extremism will advise them correctly.  We have seen citizens taken advantage of by these folks then tossed under the bus before.  Will it remove politicians from making quick judgments or even false assumptions prior to the evidence being presented; it should though there will still be one or two to get burned because they are too willing to believe the anti-police rhetoric.  Perhaps the biggest advantage is that it will remove the weak minded city manager from the criminal process in Greensboro and stop him from having legitimate charges dismissed without adjudication by those who actually have legal knowledge and paying sums of tax payer money to undeserving criminal violators.  
     Can this backfire?  Sure it can; the claims that most officers are committing misconduct could turn out to be true.  One act of misconduct out of however many videos needs to and should be addressed.  It is my experience with the department that this occurs without citizen complaint.  However, having worked in the profession for 29 years and serving with many of the folks now working for the Greensboro Police Department I am more than confident that any misconduct will be minimal and that our citizen's confidence in our department will grow exponentially.  The NY Times presented partial numbers that were used to attack our police officers without presenting full and impartial statistics that would further explain disparity in those numbers.  Now two local research institutions of higher learning, one traditionally African American, has disputed those claims.
     Greensboro Police officers are NOT opposed to being held accountable or even to a higher standard; that is a socialistically perpetrated narrative that has absolutely no merit.  Higher accountability standards need to be implemented throughout Greensboro.  If in our police department, then certainly in our administration, our elected and appointed officials and yes, even in our citizens.
     Transparency and accountability for all; let's do this!

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  2. So you STILL cite a bogus study conducted on behalf of the GPD with two races listed, one white, the other black, anyone NOT african american is listed as white, that includes, asians and latino people, they get buried in with the white arrests making it look like more whites (less blacks) are arrested then actually are, those are known as COOKED BOOKS. and that's the only way your GPD/KKK buddies come out looking non racist. But keep telling anti citizen, pro police lies.

    When the official, statistical condemnation of your rigged study is released I will be publicizing it WIDELY.

    The mayor and the chief were confronted on the cooked books issue and they both acknowledged the problem but then passed the buck to the DMV, nobody was silent about anything. Cowardly Susan Daniels of the GPD illegally censored many posts on the police's facebook page that attempted to highlight the cooked books. In other words if there was "silence" it was artificially imposed through unlawful censorship.

    You yourself balked at the idea of holding police to a higher standard before, in regards to the two GPD sex offenders who need to be in federal prison and on the sex offender registry FOR LIFE. Why the flip flop? Yet another ridgill lie.

    Lets start with releasing the video of the Vo murder by GPD cowardly terrorist Tim Bloch. The spineless wimp claimed to have felt threatened by a 90lb, mentally ill, asian woman. Because of all the nationwide video of police misconduct that has surfaced "reasonable doubt" will soon mean "unless the cop has video, assume they are lying" because that is the same standard the courts hold to the people, courts USED to automatically believe police, not so much now. THANKS VIDEO AGE!!!!!!!!

    Make sure that when a cop makes his report they do not get to view the video beforehand (like your two buddies did when they made their ILLEGAL arrest of that good samaritan who was legally filming them and informing the traffic stop victim of their rights.) A suspect never gets to view police video before they are interrogated, level the playing field.

    There have been many cases where the video proved the cop was lying and they don't need to come up with a story tailored to the video.

    The GPD deleted video that proved officer misconduct from their facebook page, the difference being that vid was filmed by a citizen and not a cop, so it must be buried. What kind of spineless coward wants to hide video of police misconduct (in this case that would be susan danielson of the GPD).

    As long as citizens do not break the law when they protest police then cops (and their suck-ups) need to shut up about "accountability" for private citizens, that's what the police are for. We need black panther style patrols to police the police on the other hand since they oppose FULL civilian oversight.

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  3. Once again (per your consistent schtick) you make claims of my positions that aren't true. Let's see if you are brave enough to criticize these institutions as being pawns of the police department by NAME. You and your ilk will never take responsibility for your actions. Your "filming" had nothing to do with your crime. You and everyone like you are scared to death to release anything you cannot "agenda control" and you know it. Give me one reason NOT to release all videos viewed? What conspiracy will you cite next as most of the nonsense you just posted has nothing to do with the article? And once and for all, we KNOW who you are, just admit it and stop referring to yourself in third person. It's gutless.

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  4. Not a word on that bogus study I see. Perhaps if hell actually existed I would say it has frozen over because we actually agree that all police video needs to be made public.

    Speaking of gutless let's start with gutless wimp Tim bloch's murder video

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  5. Marc, If body cam videos are public documents as people are asking for them to be then there will be nothing to stop police departments or anyone else who sides with the police from publishing the portions of the videos those persons who might have anti-police agenda don't publish.

    That makes your suggestion-- while honorable and well intentioned-- completely unneeded.

    But why don't I tell you of my one experience investigating GPD body cam video. The officer involved was the very poster boy GPD and the News & Record use to promote body cams.

    On Jan 2, 2015, GPD charged Bulent Bediz with assault on a police officer: http://yesweekly.com/blog-19260-glenwood-landlord-arrested-during-vehicle-removal.html

    As I had been there that very day and talked to Mr Bediz several times that day before and after the event I knew something was amiss.

    I also knew there were lots of Greensboro Police Officers and Greensboro Code Enforcement Officers equipped with cameras on the scene all day. I saw them there.

    http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/01/i-wish-bulent-bediz-had-moved-to.html

    On Monday, January 5, 2015 I posted, The Arrest Of Bulent Bediz: The Cover-Up Begins http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/01/the-arrest-of-bulent-bediz-cover-up.html Be sure to read the documents and videos I asked to be sent.

    Not the Friday, January 16, 2015 Letter to City Council I wrote: http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/01/bulent-bediz-january-2-arrest.html That's right, Code Enforcement had video too.

    % cars belonging to Mr Bediz were stolen: http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/01/greensboro-city-employees-steal-5-cars.html

    On Friday, February 13, 2015 I reported that the City was seeking mediation in Mr Bediz's assault trial. What? A man attacks a police officer, is caught on body cam plus Code enforcement cameras with over a dozen GPD officers and City employees as sworn witnesses and the City seeks mediation? How can it be? http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/02/greensboro-seeks-mediation-in-bediz.html

    Then we find out the reason the city went there in the first place was illegal: http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/05/things-are-looking-up.html

    On Friday, May 8, 2015 I reported City Of Greensboro Looses To Bulent Bediz http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/05/city-of-greensboro-looses-to-bulent.html They can't beat him so they attempt to keep him from going to court. Were it not for my blogging he would probably have taken a bullet to the back of his head.

    On Friday, July 24, 2015 I reported that GPD CLAIMED the body camera video of Mr Bediz's arrest didn't record. Wow, 2 cameras caught the action and neither camera worked? How ironic is that? http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/07/gpd-body-cameras-fail-to-pay-off.html

    On Wednesday, September 9, 2015 I reported Bulent Bediz Found Innocent http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/09/bulent-bediz-found-innocent.html

    "As I reported earlier, GPD was unable to produce in car video, body camera video and the Code Enforcement Video sent to me as proof of the incident showed no such actions on the part of Mr Bediz.

    Seth Coen, lawyer for Mr Bediz, was able to convince the court that not only was the 70 year old Mr Bediz incapable of using the martial arts techniques that would have been required to kick the police officer but that the arrest of Bulent Bediz was in-fact unlawful and therefore any actions on the part of Mr Bediz would have legally been considered in self defence.

    Mr Bediz has now won every case he has brought before the courts involving UNCG, the Greensboro Police Department and the City of Greensboro including the theft of Mr Bediz's automobiles by Greensboro Code Enforcement and the demolition of numerous homes owned by Mr Bediz and his business partners."

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  6. A month later the News & Fishwrap confirmed Mr Bediz's innocence: http://www.greensboro.com/news/crime/judge-officer-didn-t-have-right-to-remove-man-from/article_8c66a192-57b0-5b6f-90c6-5b02e3f21637.html

    Now Marc, that is my one and only encounter with police body cameras and if you go back and read the links provided you will without a doubt see the problem was handled wrong at EVERY single turn.

    And to say we don't have an accountability problem... Well the accountability problem may will be political and in the higher ranks rather than in the rank and file GPD officers who I promise you would have never been at Mr Bediz's home if not for the politics but the lack of accountability is astounding.

    And if I were a GPD rank and file officer I would be calling for civilian oversight to keep the politicians from throwing me to the dogs as we all know they are subject to do.

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  7. Billy I no doubt believe your research and I cannot speak first hand on Mr Beliz' case. But the point I am trying to make is that releasing those videos that are requested to be viewed would give greater insight into the problems that do or do not exist, and to what degree. In my opinion it would be wrong to make all video public because of the many, many encounters we have with citizens inside their homes. For instance if you or Brian have a need for any call or investigation in the home your privacy should be protected unless you decide to release it. Even if you are arrested for being drunk in public and realize you may have done something really incriminating and choose to not want your actions made public I believe you should have that protection. Certain videos can alert bad guys to investigations. All videos cannot be made public because of issues with protecting citizens and investigations.
    Notice that I am not giving the PD a say. The DA has to have a say based on certain investigative confidentiality for court purposes. Otherwise, the affected citizen has the say.

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  8. If there are allegations of police misconduct then all video pertaining to it needs to be made public like the video of Tim bloch cowardly gunning down that 90lb woman. DEATH TO THE KLAN

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  9. If there is an allegation then the offended citizen would certainly apply to see the video thus making it public and published under this plan.

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  10. They blocked the video of my illegal arrest. Wanted to put that on YouTube as yet another reason to not believe police unless you see the video.

    The mayor's plan is too conservative it's based on video being assumed to be hidden then selectively released instead of assuming all video is public with selected exceptions.

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  11. They blocked your video to protect the city manager from his boneheaded decision to dismiss your charge.
    For the record, commenting on hee is one thing. My name had better NEVER come out of your mouth at any city council meeting again attached to the Klan or any other extremist organization.

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  12. Boo boo.

    I think I hear tiny violins playing a saaaadddd little song

    Sounds like you need to delete posts about alleged police stalkers. You started this. If you don't like it go cry somewhere else.

    You are the one who refuses to label white supremacists as terrorists, you support policies that hurt black people and you care enough about the kkk that you won't label their terror attack to be the massacre that it is.

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  13. Still won't mention the RIGGED police study that falsely covers up their racism.

    DEATH TO THE KLAN

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  14. Everything I have written about you is TRUE. The things you said in public tonite are FALSE just the things you have typed above are false. I can prove what I say in court. Can you? Keep it up in public and I promise you will get that chance. Rail on here all you want. Smear my name in public again and you will be in court.

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  15. You have told plenty of lies on your own. You are always threatening to make me "famous" I just beat you to it. Still keeping mum about classifying white supremacy as terror. Still avoiding that bullshit study your cop buddies put out. Still defending the use of electric shock on kids too. Tsk tsk. Coward

    I will dedicate that recruitment video to you when I play it at a future meeting. Officer Blackbeater says go fuck yourself. I agree with him.

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  16. Another ridgill lie and bluff
    Still keeping mum about classifying white supremacy as terror. Still avoiding that bullshit study your cop buddies put out. Still defending the use of electric shock on kids too. Tsk tsk. Coward

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  17. Another ridgill lie and bluff
    Still keeping mum about classifying white supremacy as terror. Still avoiding that bullshit study your cop buddies put out. Still defending the use of electric shock on kids too. Tsk tsk. Coward

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  18. Hey Marc, has anybody discussed the percentages of the public that won't call the police because they fear a video of the call could become public?

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    1. Actually in certain neighborhoods the people won't call the police because they're scared they will be shot or assaulted by them. They're tired of seeing their relatives sent to be consumed by the prison industrial complex

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    2. And there is a BS Flag thrown on your comment.

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    3. Since you are a supreme source of b.s. I am sure your flag is home made. The gpd targets black people. the RIGGED study produced by the gpd under dubious academic conditions is flawed in both method and statistical application.

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  19. "Actually in certain neighborhoods the people won't call the police because they're scared they will be shot or assaulted by them."

    Okay, Name a single neighborhood in Greensboro where the police do not receive calls for service.

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  20. Obviously there are no neighborhoods that have NO calls to police but in "the hood" people hesitate to call police for the very reasons I mention. There is no denying that one.

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    1. So OBVIOUSLY your statement, "Actually in certain neighborhoods the people won't call the police because they're scared they will be shot or assaulted by them." is BS.

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    2. So do you get your facts used to form your opinion that people are reluctant to call the police because they fear the police from the same place of your BS statement? Do you have any actual evidence or research to back up your claim, or is it just more drivel? Broad statements like your BS claim serve no productive purpose in the dialog between the police and public.

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    3. Actually I polled a large number of Greensboro residents, as in several hundred, over a period of a few months, during a long-term protest at the Guilford Courthouse and I heard some real horror stories about the Greensboro police. Most of those stories came from black people that lived in the hood. in your white upper middle class neighborhood do you encounter the police? yep I can tell you're one of those people that has no idea that police treat people in affluent neighborhoods differently then they do people in low-income neighborhoods. random stops and searches are a common thing as well as targeting of black people during traffic stops.

      Actually your "police are doing just fine" attitude is entirely ignorant of the views of whole segments of the city it serves to ensure that the police continue to practice racial bias like the bias that was uncovered during the New York Times article about the Greensboro police. Just like ridgill I see you won't mention the RIGGED nature of that phony study published by the gpd.

      If you want to build trust between the community and the Greensboro police then there needs to be a massive reforms to who the police encounter, why they encounter and a major overhaul of the internal affairs process to allow for transparency that does not exist in any meaningful way as of now.

      Instead of pretending that racial bias does not in their own traffic stop data the Greensboro police need to make an active effort to stop targeting black people it's that simple until then there will be no peace between the police and the public

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  21. I keep trying to figure out what "rigged" studt you are referring to? The police didnt publish results of the studies thst refute the bogus NY Times article. UNC-G and NC A&T did and the results were published by the News and Record. Of course, facts arent your strong suit. As someone that has spent infinitely more time in east side neighborhoods and spoken personally with thousands more black residents of this city, your perceptions are just plain wrong. Its people like you Brian that cause African Americans harm. By spreading lies and using your own hatred of the police you obviously care nothing about harmony among the public and the police. Those "hundreds" of folks you talked to at a hate the police rally, wonder how many clean criminal records there were in that "hundred"? Probably just as clean as YOURS. You cant prove your points are provide evidence of your claims. Never have, never will.

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  22. Marc, back to my original question, -has anyone discussed the increased reluctance of victims to call the police if they fear the video taken will become accessible to the public? For instance, how many victims of domestic abuse would hold off calling for help because they don't want their family issues popping up on social media?

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    1. My point is more people don't call police because of police aggression than are worried about cameras. They were sold under the guise of "increasing transparency" then the video is hidden

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  23. So you target the slight error of the source of the study instead if the demographic flaws that lump Latinos and Asians in with whites for the purpose of making it look like the police don't target black people. Thus the RIGGED study. You are still avoiding the crux of the argument like a coward.

    It's hilarious that police minimize the demographic of people that encounter them regularly. It's easier to dehumanize "criminals" than fix police corruption.

    If police want harmony then they need to quit targeting targeting black people and killing 1200 people a year. There is no hatred of police it's that I've witnessed police commit more crimes than the people they arrest. Civil rights violations are common because people don't know their rights and you get your panties in a bunch when we teach them to the public.

    You do realize you challenged me to "Let's see if you are brave enough to criticize these institutions as being pawns of the police department by NAME. " Then you threatened to sue me for doing that. Typical ridgill hypocrisy

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  24. Bronze, that is why I believe the citizen should have the decision on viewing the video as the deciding factor in publishing it.

    Brian, I challenged you to criticize the studies done and name the colleges by name as police pawns. You wont and your comparison to spreading false claims about me in front on a videod city council is laughable. None of your depictions of me the other night are true; thats called slander. You want to criticize anyone that disagrees with your coveted NY Times agenda fulfilling article but you font want to csll out A&T by name because it doesnt fit your agenda. In fact, it shoots holes in it. Your complete lack of knowledge of the law and insistance of living in your own fantasy land make you look and sound foolish.

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    1. Notice no tenured professors were involved in that farce of a study. Only adjunct professors who can be fired for making waves were included. How do you explain the flawed racial parameters that I outlined in the study. If you separate the races the number of "white" arrests would plummet without the boost given by targeting "illegal immigrants"

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    2. And your suggestions make sense, Marc. But don't some want ALL videos automatically made available to the public?

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    3. Yes. But that would be impractical
      And would violate civilian citizens expectation of privacy. Police officers I have spoken to dont have a problem with releasing as long as there are accomodations to release videos consistently not just those the agendist want released.

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    5. And there is the rub. With the city council as it stands, I don't see them wanting anything done fairly to the police or respectful to the privacy rights of the citizens. Hopefully when something gets done at the state level, they ignore Nancy Vaughan and her croanies.

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    6. Actually the city council caved to police in refusing to endorse state bill 193 which would have required cameras for cops, outlawed racial profiling and allowed for FULL civilian oversight of the police. Cops made sure that didn't pass using police unions to bully politicians into opposing police accountability.

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    7. In no particular order, Racial Profiling is already prohibited, camera systems are very expensive to maintain and a lot if agencies won't have the funds, and civilians do ultimately have oversight on police through elected officials and review boards if they exist in the jurisdiction.

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    8. In no particular order, Racial Profiling is already prohibited, camera systems are very expensive to maintain and a lot if agencies won't have the funds, and civilians do ultimately have oversight on police through elected officials and review boards if they exist in the jurisdiction.

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    9. You are lying about all 3 things, chief scott called racial profiling "contact policing" during the NY times article. He just changed the wording slightly, it still means "pull over black people at random and search them".

      If police have money for military equipment like tanks, assault weapons and sound cannons, they have money for cameras. Perhaps they could stop enforcing the racist war on drugs, all that leftover money will buy TONS of cameras.

      Greensboro needs to quit hiding the camera footage of the murder committed by greensboro terrorist/coward tim bloch, the spineless wimp "felt threatened" by a 90 lb woman, what kind of pussy has to shoot a little old lady who was mentally ill. He "protected and served" her to death.

      This whole incident is buried from the public because the spinless murdering wimp chose to keep the video secret (this is on video with his News and Republinazi interview) He says "the public wouldn't understand"

      In greensboro the "citizen review board, is a city controlled, sealed, secretive process where the officer has a representative in the hearing but the citizen has no one fighting for them. In other words the "review" board as it stands now is a rubber stamp for police.

      Since you are slow on the uptake let me explain what FULL civilian oversight of police means and we have none of it.

      1 full subpoena powers to compel an officer to testify in front of a NON CITY CONTROLLED civilian review board (we have a rigged system now that is totally secret and the civilian has no right to be present during the hearing, they have no advocate fighting FOR the civilian, to any part of the testimony of officers,. In other words did they just ask the cop "did you do it" and when the cop says no, they seal the case, right now all such info is swept under the rug with your "personell record" laws.

      I was so dissatisfied with the current city review board process that I knew I had to sue to get actual justice. You can bvullshit me all you want but I have seen all the above FIRST HAND as a victim of police misconduct the current review board is a joke.

      2. full release of any and all police personnel records to determine for ourselves who is a "bad apple" or "one of the good ones" and to ensure that a punishment given to a cop is appropriate and not some "slap on the wrist" to be sealed in his record and swept under the rug.

      You and ridgill are two stooges for the prison industrial complex (america has the largest prison population in human history and the largest death by cop rate in the world) yet total morons like the two of you call this racist country "land of the free". Add chief scott or tony wilkins in the mix and you will be the three stooges. So you stooges need to just slap each other around (like the actual 3 stooges) and keep your anti citizen,beliefs to yourself.

      Both you and KKK sympathiser ridgill have NO Business determining city policy for ANYONE and his crushing defeat in the city council race ensures that FOR NOW, we need to keep vigilant to make sure no more anti citizen candidates like him run again.

      If the city refuses to adopt the true citizens review boards founded by beloved community then we must form citizen patrols to reign in our abusive, racist police department ourselves, by any means necessary. In other words "police the police"

      So if all the objectives of state bill 193 are allegedly in place, why did the police unions fight like hell to block this bill?, simple, they want to keep police dirt a secret, all while trying to sell the public on the notion that police are there for them.

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    10. Your post shows how little you truly know. Now go put on your tinfoil hat and lock yourself in the basement.

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    11. You are clearly deluded if you think one word of my post is not accurate. Shows that one should never believe anything you or ridgill say.

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    12. Ridgill is Curly Stooge, which are are you, Moe or Larry.

      "Hey Moe, I'm tired of black people calling police racist, nyuck nyuck nyuck"

      Fucking stooges.

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    13. Or maybe your tinfoil hat is too tight. Please make sure that it hasn't cut off circulation to your brain....provided there was any to begin with.

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    14. Ahh, so you are Moe, the alleged "brains" and muscle of the group. Here is hoe it went down.

      Moe "the bronze" Stooge "alright you knucklehead, we have to lie to keep the reputation of the cops a secret" the then slaps Curly Ridgill and pokes him in the eyes.

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  25. Excuses, excuses, left wing extremist excuses. The NY Times article was about black people. I still want to see you type the words "A&T is conspiring with the GPD". Bet you wont do it. Next thing you know it will be some other excuse....like "all those untenured professors were probably white" or some other idiocy that comes from your communist brain. Give it up. The Times article was a bunch of sensationalistic garbsge that the far left wet their pants over. Wake up Brian, your wet dream has been exposed for the fraud it is.

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    1. The soon to be released report will have you eating words like leftover turkey

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    2. Lol. I doubt it. Oh yeah, 2015. Music to my ears. Well within the statute.

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  26. Lie. Bluff. Dehumanize.
    Rinse, lather,repeat.

    That's the anti citizen handbook you are reading from.

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  27. Actually my article is very pro citizen. But I admit to being against hate filled communist, police entrapping POS's.

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    1. Someone worth less than several million is going against their own interests by supporting conservative idiocy much less capitalism. Idiots like you lick the boot on your neck and pretend it's candy. Instead you are a stooge enforcer for the ruling class. Your oppressors thank you for your help.

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  28. An old police lie is to say that people who demand accountability are "haters" of police.
    So you are saying that so called legal "experts" like your civil rights violating buddies can be tricked into violating their oath too. Sounds like your buddies need to stop harassing people who film them. After all police initiated contact. They committed perjury by swearing to the magistrate that anyone was interfering with them to begin with.
    Since the term entrapment was coined to describe police behavior you are misusing it by even claiming police can be entrapped to begin with. Police entrap the public all the time and if more people knew their rights police misconduct claims would skyrocket.

    Claiming that someone entrapped the police is like saying that someone committed a hate crime against the kkk. It's not possible and if it was, who cares.

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  29. Your interference had nothing to do with "filming" though you apparently managed to convince city officials otherwise. I wont let that diversion work. Filming isnt the issue. Walking into a crome scene, hsnding the detained suspect a card or document then refusing to leave the scene is. Filming will be zero part of this. If I put the case together it will stay on point I assure you

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    1. People who hold law degrees say the arrest was illegal. You are a sycophant who refuses to speak ill of police, see the difference? Like I said before you are full of shit. Your well has run dry. If that bluff didn't work the first time what makes you think it would work the tenth time you tell it. Moron.

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  30. So you think I'll believe you the 11th time. Geez you are a stupid, stupid man. Typical low information republinazi troll, devoid of purpose, merrit or good sense. Do the world a favor and play in traffic at night. Make sure to wear black. Study up on Dr Kevorkian he has the right plan for you.

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  31. None of what you say is true but the part about you being a victim is excruciatingly laughable. I will make sure Mr Wilkins knows you have backed off your in person comment that he wasnt included in the KKK nonsense, since you didnt have the guts to stand by it to his face. Of course, you dont have the guts to sign your name on here, so I know you will never confront me ir anyone else unless they are female or 11 years old. You need meds bad. You are the most delusional waste of flesh I have even heard of.

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    1. Actually, he sympathises with the KKK in exactly the same way you do, he has such a degree of concern about the reputation of a terrorist hate group that he doesn't want their killing of 5 people to be called a massacre. He also whined about communists, exactly like you, this is directly attributed to his comments to Rev Johnson about 1979 during the city council meeting to approve the commemoration marker for the GPD/KKK conspiracy to commit mass murder.. Fuck both of you. Does that clear it up for you.

      Nyuck Nyuck
      Stooge

      DEATH TO THE KLAN

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  32. Now the camera debates is being attacked at the state level by the same police unions who killed state bill 193.

    events on April 13, 2016 reveal the NC General Assembly will seek to enact legislation during the Short Session (starting 4/26) which expressly declares police footage “not public records.” It further takes away the current power of any city council to release police footage when council believes doing so is essential to maintaining public confidence. This legislation, whose short title is “Body-worn & Dashboard Cameras/No Public Record,” gives all decision-making concerning release of footage to either police chiefs or sheriffs. Folks who request to view and/or copy footage who disagree with a decision to deny release have no recourse but to file a lawsuit, which has little chance of success given the way the law is being rewritten; plus, a requester may be forced to pay attorney fees and costs to the other side.

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    1. dirty cops will do anything to keep dirty cop video a secret.

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  33. They shouldnt be available like public records but my plan leaves it up to the citizen. But if it bothers you then way to go GA!!!!

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    1. Your plan doesn't work when the citizen is dead. Like when that coward Tim Block shot the mentally ill elderly lady In Cold Blood. How can the victim give consent to release the video when they were murdered

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    2. Actually there should be a television channel with nothing but police misconduct videos. You and the other stooge could host the whole thing. You would both be defending the actions of police no matter how brutal, unconstitutional or opressive it is. Curly ridgill didn't see any problem in the Rodney King footage he thinks the police acted appropriately and with restraint this is what happens when you take the position a big nice suck up for the police and refusing to speak badly about them even when they screw up royally. this is why you have absolutely no credibility part of being credible is admitting when you've messed up. See if the police would just admit that they were biased against black people but then so we corrected our problems and they're working to make sure that doesn't happen again people might actually take you seriously but when all you do is deny the truth you're considered a joke

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  34. I have never commented to you or written one single word about Rodney King. This is why everyone considers you to be a nutbag. Add to this the fact that you are white and your arguments are even more demented. You simply make stuff up as you go. It is truly sad that a 40 year old non working government moocher such as yourself has such a lifeless existence that all you have is my blog and your vile Facebook page to pass the day. I almost feel sorry for you. Then I remember what a douche you are.

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    1. Because you are a sycophant stooge for the prison industrial complex who refuses to muster up the courage to criticize police it's only natural to assume that you would side with police in that matter. In fact I dare you to prove me wrong and declare the Rodney King attack to be excessive force and a deprivation of civil liberties.

      I know that white people are supposed to trust police and that is one of the racial divides that people like you used to subjugate and dehumanize certain segments of society but some of us white people pay attention to the facts about police brutality oppression and police racism.

      It's funny how certain morons will bitch and moan like idiots because of "government moochers" but then support policies that keep felons from finding living wage work. we have the largest prison population in human history most of those prisoners will be released so that is a larger and larger segment of American society that you refuse to even acknowledge has rights.

      you are just stuck up there on your judgemental high horse bloated with your own white privilege and thinking that everyone else is lazy who hasn't achieved the same level of mediocre financial success that you want the world to think you have achieved.

      Yep every single classist, elitist comment you make such as that proves that you're stuck in your own little world clueless to what others are demanding out of our ruling class.

      When people start shooting back at police who commit excessive force then the tide will change luckily the American people are more and more intolerant of government oppression as days go on.

      It's a shame our government illegally deprives felons of their second amendment rights that was done to prevent pesky uprisings like what are about to happen now. the worse this country gets financially as more and more wealth moves up to the top, police will have to play an increasing role in controlling the people and like an idiot you side with our ruling class instead of the other 99% of the people that they rule over.

      Because you have yours and you think everybody has the same advantages that you did that got you to your extremely moderate level of near success, you think everyone that is not at least middle class has some sort of character flaw that keeps them in poverty instead of admitting that we have a system that requires a permanent underclass to ensure enough profits for our ruling class and that's the system is rigged you keep a considerable portion of our country in poverty because poor people are very cheap exploitable labor.

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    2. Oh I thought you would have arrested me by now as usual you're full of shit. I'm surprised you aren't going to reuse that old tired worn-out Bluff for the 12th time.

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    3. Waiting on the PIRT request to come back. Trying you isnt the ultimate goal. Firing Westmoreland is. Be patient.

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    4. I see you were lying about that too what shock. And all this time you were taunting pretending there was a snowball's chance in hell I could be prosecuted for that illegal arrest.

      What you are proving to everybody without even knowing it is that police are trained liars. you continue to do so without hesitation. your opinions should be printed out and distributed to Haitian immigrants as toilet paper. But perhaps I am giving too much Merit to your opinion and not enough reverence and respect to the Haitian immigrants.

      I guess you were so intimidated by city leaders that hold police accountable that you have to try to get a man fired to preserve the Greensboro police's tradition of racism, corruption, brutality and murder.

      What you call throwing cops under the bus the rest of civilized people call holding them accountable and you whine and moan like a little baby when one of your cop buddies gets punished for abusing the public.

      Now hurry up I don't want you to be late for your clan meeting I hear the police put in to have you promoted to grand wizard.

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    5. BTW no cops involved in the rodney king attack lost their jobs or were jailed. That is yet another thin blue line that I attack every day. It's called accountability. We should rename the blue line, the blue lie. Police are formally trained to lie, and people are stupid enough to believe them.

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  35. Lol. Like youve actually looked for a job. Okay, im bored now. But before I go, of course Rodney King was excessive. Now, is A&T conspiring with GPD? Come on Brian, you know you want to say it. Lol

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    1. Elitist scum such as you has no place in decent society, what's next telling handicapped people to quit mooching off the government.

      My employment situation is yet another thing that's none of your business. I am used to your cheap shots because that's the only thing you do. You are boorish, unsophisticated and you have the social skills of an alcoholic redneck with a personality disorder.

      Your opinion holds no value, merit, or logic. You will lie more often than not your whole purpose is to attempt to insult me into going away because your piddly little efforts to scare me away didn't work. You must be the stupidest retard that ever existed if you think you're going to drive me away by insulting me.

      If I ever want a crime NOT to be solved and want the most incompetent, slipshod, bumbling, Barney Fifeesqe investigation in the history of all police work then I will hire Mark "curly stooge" ridgill investigations to do the job.


      All you are is a hateful little piece of shit devoid of any redeeming qualities whatsoever. Shouldn't you be playing in traffic or something.

      The report about the rigged Greensboro police "study" will outline the academic statistical and demographic flaws in their methodology I am not a statistician in the same way you are not a brain surgeon or a rocket scientist or even qualify as fry cook at McDonald's.

      Like I said before there could be full 1080p video of a Greensboro cop in uniform committing a crime and you would still deny there's a connection with the Greensboro police, your opinion is not valid.

      Fuck you, Tony and the bronze and as always death to the clan

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  36. I played your favorite recruitment video to the city council. Officer blackbeater and I say fuck you. I forgot to dedicate it to you. Maybe next time.

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