Tag Archives: Cheryl Dorsey

  • EUR Special Report: Black Life Tip: How to Survive the Police (Pt. 1)

    Nov 18, 14 by Angela P. Moore-Thorpe 1 Comment

    *With anticipation building across the nation over the imminent decision by a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury to indict or not indict a white police officer, Darren Wilson, for the killing of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, tensions between the African American community and police are reaching a fever point. But the relationship between the […]

  • BlackandBlueNews: Problems in Ferguson Extend Beyond Grand Jury Decision

    Nov 11, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, Retired LAPD Sergeant 9 Comments

    *The problems in Ferguson, Missouri, will continue long after the Grand Jury’s final decision. The tensions in the community will undoubtedly be exacerbated if the US Justice Department declines to pursue civil rights violations against Officer Darren Wilson. The real problem in Ferguson is the fact that the residents are stuck with a police department […]

  • Black & Blue News: A Broken Clock is Right Twice a Day- LAPD’s Disciplinary System

    Oct 23, 14 by Retired LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey 1 Comment

    *Today, LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck was right. The Chief fired disgraced LAPD Detective Frank Lyga who had been found guilty, at an administrative Board of Rights (BOR), of making racist remarks and disparaging comments.  As a retired LAPD sergeant and often vocal critic of the Los Angeles Police Department, I thought it important to […]

  • Black & Blue News: Why LAPD Det. Frank Lyga Won’t Be Fired

    Oct 17, 14 by Retired LAPD sergeant Cheryl Dorsey 2 Comments

    *Today it was reported that a Los Angeles Police Department administrative hearing known as  a Board of Rights (BOR) recommended the termination of LAPD Detective Frank Lyga as a result of racist, sexist and inflammatory remarks he made last year during a joint LAPD training day. The truth is, Det. Lyga  quite possibly may live to offend […]

  • BlackandBlueNews: Domestic Violence Can Happen to You

    Oct 7, 14 by Ret. LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey Leave a comment

    *October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We sadly begin this October with the fatal shooting of  Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo as a result of a domestic violence incident. Shock, sadness and disbelief were just a few of the emotions expressed when it was reported that Mayor Daniel Crespo, had been shot and killed by his wife […]

  • BlackandBlueNews: Ferguson PD, I Am Scared of You

    Sep 30, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The residents of Ferguson, Missouri, recently notified a U.S. Justice Department, Civil Rights Division official that Ferguson Police Department officers have been wearing “I AM DARREN WILSON” bracelets on duty – in full uniform; in support of the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown. Ferguson police officers say, “I AM DARREN WILSON” however, what […]