Officers who were on track to be fired made posts or comments that advocated violence or death “against any protected class such as ethnicity, national origin, sex, religion and race” or worked to “erode the trust necessary for a police department to carry out its core mission,” Ross said.
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Lindsay’s personal, political attitudes are, therefore, seemingly against all efforts that would aid in the eradication of racial disparities in officers use-of-force within the Tulsa Police Department.
The Democratic-led House has voted to condemn President Donald Trump’s tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to “go back” to their countries of origin.
The FOP’s voice is frequent and given disproportionate credence on the subject of racial disparities in policing. They are not voted into power by the people of Tulsa. They are an entity that represents few Tulsans, yet they have a direct line to our mayor.
He has every right to share that his solution for poor black neighborhoods that are causing these disparities is more police presence and occupation of those poor black neighborhoods. And according to the mayor, as long as the police are nice and respectful in their questioning, it’s all good.
Trump had called on the four to “go back” to their “broken and crime-infested” countries in tweets that have been widely denounced as racist.
Federal judges were supposed to meet Monday in Chicago to figure out how to proceed in the case that involves separate indictments out of Chicago and New York but that will be discussed Tuesday before Kelly is arraigned.