Tag Archives: racial profiling

  • BlackandBlueNews: What Happens When A White Woman ‘Interferes’ with Police?

    Oct 14, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, retired LAPD sergeant & author Leave a comment

    *No use of force. No Taser. No arrest. As a retired veteran sergeant of the Los Angeles Police Department, I have been a participant/observer in the “tale of two police departments.” That is, the way officers treat  affluent community members versus citizens who are less fortunate. And believe me, it’s no secret among the rank […]

  • Black&Blue News: Why White Cops ‘Fear’ Black Motorists

    Oct 9, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, retired LAPD sergeant & author Leave a comment

    *There is a pandemic. The black motoring public needs to stop scaring white police officers. Incidents are being reported nationwide; white police officers say, “I was in fear for my safety”;  code talk for, “I need to justify the excessive/deadly force I just used.” As a retired Los Angeles Police Department sergeant, responsible for investigating allegations of police […]

  • Black Foster Son Pepper Sprayed At Home; Cops Think He’s A Burglar (Video)

    Oct 9, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment

    *DeShawn Currie‘s foster mom decided to leave the side door of their home unlocked because she knew he would come home from school early. Apparently, the neighbors felt they should have gotten a  memo. When the 18-year-old showed up at home and went into the house he and his family had been living in for […]

  • Black and Blue News: Calling Coco to the Hot Box

    Oct 1, 14 by Ret. LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey 3 Comments

    *There is a very powerful scene in the Oscar-winning movie “Django Unchained” directed by Quentin Tarantino, where a “hot box” is used as punishment for rebellious slaves. Well, I think it’s time to put actress Daniele Watts– who played the  Coco in the blockbuster hit – in the “hot box.” She has been going around […]

  • Grand Jury Says Cops Were Justified in Shooting John Crawford III (Watch)

    Sep 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 12 Comments

    *The Greene County grand jury, convened Monday by a special prosecutor, determined the Beavercreek police officers were justified in shooting John Crawford III on Aug. 5, reports Cincinnati’s WCPO. Crawford, 22, was found to have been carrying a BB/pellet rifle he picked up in the store. Police said they shot the Fairfield man because he […]

  • Charles Belk Seeks An Automatic Erase for the Innocent

    Sep 23, 14 by LaRita Shelby 2 Comments

    *Wrongfully arrested marketing executive and independent film producer, Charles Belk, presented to a panel of Hearing Commissioners on Friday, 9/12/14 at the California-Hawaii State Conference of the NAACP Los Angeles’ Hearing on “Solutions to Police Brutality and Racial Profiling.” Hearing Commissioners assembled included CA Assemblyman, Reginald Jones-Sawyers, Sr., NAACP National Board Member, Ron Hasson, CA-HI […]