Tag Archives: police

  • BlackandBlueNews: Florida Cop Bullies Harvard Grad

    Dec 18, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, Retired LAPD Sergeant 3 Comments

    *Over and over we are hearing complaints from the motoring public of instances when an errant police, seemingly drunk with power decides to exert his authority just because. As in the recent case of Hialeah Police Officer Harold Garzon who initiated a traffic stop for “loud music” upon hearing N.W.A. ‘s “F*ck Tha Police” coming […]

  • BlackandBlueNews: NYC Medical Examiner Rules Death of Unarmed Man a Homicide

    Nov 27, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, Retired LAPD Sergeant 1 Comment

    *28-yr old Akai Gurley had just entered a dimly lit stairwell in a Brooklyn, NY housing project with his girlfriend. NY rookie police officer Peter Liang was also in that stair well on routine “vertical-patrol” with his partner. It is reported that it is not uncommon for officers to un-holster their weapons while in the […]

  • L.A. Reacts to the Darren Wilson Grand Jury Decision (Watch)

    Nov 25, 14 by Mohammed Mubarak Leave a comment

    *Hundreds rallied in LA’s  Leimert Park Monday night in reaction to the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown an unarmed teenager who was alleged by Wilson to have been attacking him and attempting to grab his weapon when he was shot. This was a case that […]

  • BlackandBlueNews: Does Ferguson PD Have a PR Problem?

    Nov 25, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, Retired LAPD Sergeant 1 Comment

    *Is the recently convened Ferguson Commission merely an attempt to placate the Brown family and lull the black community into a false sense of “we’re working to fix the problems?”  Will the Commission’s policy recommendations translate into meaningful change on the Ferguson Police Department? I’m not so sure. As a retired twenty year veteran sergeant […]

  • Domestic Abuse Victims Come Up Short when Cops are Fans of NFL Players

    Nov 23, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *(Via NY Times) – Even after sheriff’s deputies arrived at her Weston, Fla., home, Kristen Lennon remained in the bathroom, afraid to leave. Minutes earlier, she had fled there for safety as she called 911, telling the operator that her fiancé had thrown her on the bed and hit her in the face and head. […]

  • BlackandBlueNews: Retired LAPD Sergeant Speaks Out on Department Bias & Favoritism

    Nov 18, 14 by BlackandBlueNews1 Leave a comment

    * The LAPD’s chickens have come home to roost. A recent LA Times article reports an internal LAPD survey completed amidst a chorus of unfair discipline by its’ officers and at the behest of Police Chief Charlie Beck found that LAPD officers feel the chief is unfair and impartial as it relates to discipline. Well, in […]