Tag Archives: Cheryl Dorsey

  • 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 […]

  • An Open Letter to the Los Angeles Police Department and the People they Police

    Feb 15, 13 by jasmynecannick 4 Comments


    *Christopher Dorner is dead. Whether you agree or disagree with Dorner’s actions preceding his death or even how he died, one fact can’t be changed—he brought forth serious allegations of racism and discrimination within the Los Angeles Police Department. Dorner’s allegations have been publicly co-signed by both retired and terminated Black LAPD employees—and in private […]

  • Retired LAPD Sgt. Cheryl Dorsey: The Stress on Officers isn’t the Public, it’s the Department

    Feb 15, 13 by jasmynecannick 8 Comments


    *Cheryl Dorsey, 54, retired from the Los Angeles Police Department on August 26, 2000, exactly one day after her 20th anniversary with the department. When asked about Christopher Dorner, she says, “I am not surprised that it happened.  I am surprised it took this long and I’m convinced that it will happen again if the […]