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The Police Murders Of Terence Crutcher & Keith Lamont Scott

These goddamned pigs, they never skip a beat(ing) do they? Right, let's just cut to the chase, shall we?
Terence Crutcher was driving back home from studies when his SUV stalled in the middle of the road. Stranded, Crutcher found himself in need of help. Instead, police arrived to a FALSE report of an "abandoned" vehicle(Crutcher never left the scene). Rather than insist the motorist in any way(which you'd think would be part of a cop's job - to serve the public trust), he was treated like a dangerous criminal right away. Ordered to put his hands up, Crutcher walked slowly back towards his vehicle, hands in the air, fingers pointed towards the sky. He then places them on top his SUV, his hands plainly visible. Without any provocation, Crutcher is then hit with a taser shock. He is then gunned down right there in the street. Crutcher falls to the side of his SUV, his white tee shirt soaking with blood. He was 40 years old. He left behind four children. Tulsa police officials claimed that drugs were found in his vehicle, as if that were any kind of excuse. Remember, when police first approached Crutcher, he had been accused of NO crime. Drugs were allegedly discovered in his personal vehicle after he was gunned down.

The vile pig who murdered him has been identified as officer Betty Shelby, of the Tulsa Police Gestapo(TPG). Shelby fired a single bullet into Crutcher's chest. She would later claim that she "thought" he was reaching into his vehicle for a gun. There is video of this, and as you can see in that video, Crutcher never attempted to re-enter his SUV. The windows are completely rolled up, so he never could have reached in to grab anything! No weapon was found inside the SUV. He was unarmed and compliant with police commands the entire time. Though initially placed on "paid administrative leave"(vacation, standard for all police murders), in a rare move, piggy Shelby has actually been charged with first degree manslaughter! The criminal complaint was filed by Tulsa County D.A. Stephen Kunzweiler on Thursday Sept. 22nd. One can speculate that because she is a woman(again, patriarchy), it's just easier to throw a female cop under the bus. Perhaps that is what's happening here.

Charlotte cops were executing an arrest warrant at an apartment complex. In a nearby parking lot of the same complex, Keith Lamont Scott was sitting in his car. He was waiting for one of his children to be dropped of by the school bus. Scott, also a Black motorist, was not the subject of the arrest warrant. Details on this one remain a bit hazy for the moment. What is known is that Scott somehow gained the attention of cops, and he ended up being gunned down inside his own vehicle. He was 43 years old.

His killer has been identified as officer Brentley Vinson, of the Charlotte Police Gestapo(CPG). Vinson, who is also Black, has been placed on PAL/vacation, while an investigation is pending. Police officials, claimed Scott had a gun. His family says that he was reading a book instead. So we shall see how that turns out. It has also been reported that the victim was disabled as well. Several of the pigs on the scene were said to have been wearing body cameras, but so far that footage has not been released to the public. Following Scott's murder, heated protests broke out throughout the city. Several injuries, damage to cop cars, and at least one arrest have been reported.

homepage: homepage: http://officerdowntp.blogspot.com/2016/09/the-police-murders-of-terence-crutcher.html


Keith Lamont Scott: was imprisoned 7 years for prior deadly firearm violence 26.Sep.2016 00:05

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Charlotte's Keith Scott had history of deadly violence, firearm violations 23.Sep.2016 20:14
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CRIMINAL RECORD

Report: Charlotte's Keith Scott Had History of Violence Including Arrest for Shooting At Police...

Posted on September 22, 2016by sundance

According to a story in The Christian Times, who they claim verified with The Charlotte Observer, Keith Lamont Scott had a two decades long history of gun violence, including an arrest/conviction for shooting at police officers in Texas. The New York Times has previously reported on his troubled past but not the 2005 shooting at police incident:

(Via NYT) [... ] According to court records, Mr. Scott was born in South Carolina, was about six feet tall and weighed 230 to 250 pounds. While living in South Carolina in the 1990s, he was charged with a number of offenses including check fraud, aggravated assault and carrying a concealed weapon. Later, he moved to Texas where he shot and wounded a man in San Antonio in 2002, for which he was convicted and sentenced, in 2005, to seven years in prison. He was released in 2011. (link)

The Charlotte Observer also reported on Scott's extensive criminal career -SEE HERE- and we did independently identify a criminal record in Texas - SEE HERE - which aligns with all of these reports.

nc-riot-19-keith-scott(Via Christian Times) Keith Scott had a long police record that included gun violations. Christian Times Newspaper has learned, and it has been confirmed by the Charlotte Observer, that Scott was convicted in April 2004 of a misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon charge in Mecklenburg County, and other charges were dismissed: including felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, assault on a female, and communicating threats. Scott was also charged with assault with intent to kill in 1995. [ Texas Arrest Record Here ]

The most shocking find in Scott's record, however, is what occurred in Bexar County, Texas in 2005. In March of that year, Scott was sentenced to 15 months in state prison for evading arrest, and in July, he was consecutively sentenced to seven years on a conviction of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Sources are now coming forward and alleging that those two separate convictions are in fact related, and they both have to do with a confrontation between Scott and Bexar County Police in early 2005.

One source, who asked CTN to refrain from using her name to protect her identity, told reporters that Scott fired a handgun at San Antonio police officers when they attempted to detain him in February 2005 after noticing that he was driving erratically. (Scott had a history of drunk driving, according to court records).

Allegedly, as the officers approached Scott's black Ford sedan, he fired two rounds from the driver's seat and then sped away. Neither of the officers was hit, and they proceeded to give chase and detain Scott several blocks away.

While Scott did leave the gun in his passenger's seat when he attempted to run on-foot, he did, according to our source, assault one officer by punching him in the face.

Scott was released from Texas state prison in 2011. (read more)

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Charlotte Observer [... ] A public records search shows that Scott was convicted in April 2004 of a misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon charge in Mecklenburg County. Other charges stemming from that date were dismissed: felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and misdemeanors assault on a child under 12, assault on a female and communicating threats.

In April 2015 in Gaston County Court, Scott was found guilty of driving while intoxicated.

In 1992, Scott was charged in Charleston County, S.C., with several different crimes on different dates, including carrying a concealed weapon (not a gun), simple assault and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He pleaded guilty to all charges.

Scott also was charged with aggravated assault in 1992 and assault with intent to kill in 1995. Both charges were reduced, but the disposition of the cases is unclear.

According to Bexar County, Texas, records, Scott was sentenced in March 2005 to 15 months in a state jail for evading arrest. In July of that year, records show, he was sentenced to seven years in prison on a conviction of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. A Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman said Scott completed his sentence and was released from prison in 2011. (more)

An initial sentence of 15 months (March 2005) that gained an additional sentence of 7 more years (July 2005), that took until 2011 to complete, definitely aligns with a much more serious set of charges.

A long history of gun violence - HERE and HERE - including shooting at police?

If accurate, those reports when combined with the eye witness who took pictures of the handgun dropped by Keith Scott when shot by police officers (see above and below), the account of the Charlotte police department appears to be validated.




Charlotte's Keith Scott: 7 years imprisonment for deadly force 25.Sep.2016 03:47
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link to news4sanantonio.com

SAN ANTONIO - The man whose death has sparked protests in Charlotte, North Carolina was once arrested in San Antonio, according to the New York Times.

The Times reports that Keith Lamont Scott shot and wounded a man here in the Alamo City back in 2002. He was convicted in 2005 and sentenced to 7 years in prison. He was released in 2011.

Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by police in Charlotte on Tuesday. Scott's family, who has viewed video of the shooting, is now calling for officials to release the video to the public.

Protesters have continued to take to the streets of Charlotte this week. They are also calling for the release of the video.


Racist Trolls and Their Red Herrings... 26.Sep.2016 17:14

OD

Racist trolls and their red herrings. Never one to miss a chance to victim-shame and spread DISinfo. Your tricks don't work anymore. We are onto YOU!

Lol, "racist" for pointing out a recidivist felon criminal? 26.Sep.2016 22:07

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There may indeed have been something 'wrong' with the way in which convicted felon Scott was stopped and murdered by police.

Which (if justice has its day...) will be borne out in the investigation and trial surrounding the officers involved in the apprehension and shooting of that suspect. (Or if not, maybe enough BLM protests-outrage will get the guilty cops convicted / 'brought to justice'? hu noes....)


But you cannot impugn me with a "racist" (LOL!) accusation, for merely passing along the DOCUMENTED FACTS about the late Mr. Scott. He WAS in FACT IMPRISONED FOR 7 YEARS AFTER BEING CONVICTED FOR DEADLY USE OF A FIREARM i.e. SHOOTING SOMEONE WITH A GUN. not once even, but MULTIPLE different times. Along with multiple OTHER counts of aggravated assault, encouraging delinquency of a minor, DRUNK DRIVING (no matter what a person's race, _that_ is somehow something to 'look up to' / 'seek justice for'??).... a real winner fer sure.

no amount of "racism" cries will change those FACTS.

p.s. read this OD (if in fact you do 'care' about black lives) :  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/06/432600.shtml

Man shot by Charlotte police had stolen gun, threatened wife + child with DV 27.Sep.2016 12:15

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CHARLOTTE (WTVD) -- The gun that Keith Scott had on him during the deadly shooting was reported stolen after a breaking and entering, police said.

The breaking and entering suspect told ATF Agents that he sold the gun to Scott.

The suspect is in custody.

Scott's wife filed a domestic violence protective order on him in 2015 saying he hit his child, kicked her and threatened to kill them with his gun, ABC affiliate WSOC reported Monday evening.


Racist Troll, Yes YOU! 27.Sep.2016 20:26

OD

Anyone who feels the need to hone in on a Black person's alleged "criminal record" when that person has been the victim of police murder is a RACIST TROLL. And victim-shaming.

Lol "raa-aa-aa-y-ssisssst!" 27.Sep.2016 23:52

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the facts which you selectively choose to ignore, are that a black male has a 70+ percent greater chance of being killed or shot by another black male, than being shot by a police officer of _any_ ethnicity.

you're the racist for refusing to acknowledge even these (out of a huge number other proven and applicable) facts, and not actually doing or accomplishing anything whatsoever for African Americans.

Clueless and ignorant to boot (hysterically 'defending' multiple-convicted felon woman-and-child abuser drunk driver). Dumb f*** in a nutshell.

enlighten (?) yourself —
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433217.shtml?discuss#447912

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/06/432600.shtml

RE: [quote] " victim of police murder " 28.Sep.2016 00:03

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That may well be true ( previously acknowledged as such above  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433220.shtml#447910 )

But here is what you gotta learn. There is this thing, called the criminal justice system. You, OD, are not the arbiter in that system, when the victim in this instance has been prior imprisoned for 7 years for gun violence, assault and battery against women and children, pimping of minors, and drunk driving (multiple violations and instances of some of these).

it might be different if the guy just had a few speeding tickets, and maybe the drunk driving thing. But he was a previously convicted felon who served years in prison for violent acts. Violent felon (you know the justice, law enforcement and societal meaning of that term?)

good luck if more than half of the object 'saints' (chosen for 'defense' or martyrdom) within the BLM movement have such dire characteristics. Wife beating, child abusing, drunk driving, gun-assaulting pieces of garbage like this guy (oh yeah sry I forgot he was just about to discover the cure for cancer or become an astronaut right when the cops gunned him down). No matter their ethnicity I personally don't give a **** about human trash like that, and neither do many other Americans of all ethnicities and skin colors.

BLM and you have only yourselves to blame (about the average person's view of BLM) when you pick winners like this.

Don't forget to click read and comprehend the PDX IMC links posted ^ above, you might (aww yea) even learn something.

RE: [quote] alleged "criminal record" — He's a CONVICTED VIOLENT FELON. 28.Sep.2016 00:11

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Lol, being imprisoned 7 years (for violent assault with deadly weapon i.e. firearm) is "alleged" ?

is this "alleged" ? —  http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CtTsophXEAAc1ah.jpg

White Supremacists on the ropes! 28.Sep.2016 22:13

OD

White supremacy is desperate to to cling onto power. For proof, look no further than trolls who fetishize the alleged "criminal" backgrounds of Black victims of police terror. Such tactics are old and worn, though. We see right through your bullshit! Right-wight/Libertarian trolls, cop-lovers, and agents of DisInfo. who vandalize PIMC threads with racist LIES and propaganda have no real power!!!


"Right-wight" [sic] / "alleged" 28.Sep.2016 22:44

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I agree:
feigned ignorance of incontrovertible FACTS is indeed a "tactic old and worn".

As acknowledged in the ^^^above comment  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433220.shtml#447910 ,
it is certainly possible ? these cops will be convicted of manslaughter or murder after the investigation, trial and jury decision.

but the facts of life and behavior for this ("alleged"?? again?!?....) previously-convicted multiple violent felon, wife-and-child beater, drunk driver can not be ignored no matter how you emblazon or delusionally present your blessed movement.


and, as noted on previous threads / comments  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433217.shtml#447931 ,
black male Americans have a 70+ percent greater chance of being killed or shot by another black male, than being shot by a police officer of _any_ ethnicity.


How the gun control debate ignores black lives :
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/06/432600.shtml

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Gun control advocates and politicians frequently cite the statistic that more than 30 Americans are murdered with guns every day. What's rarely mentioned is that roughly 15 of the 30 are black men.

The number of Americans murdered by guns peaked in 1993, then dropped sharply until 2000 for reasons that are still not fully understood. Since then, the number of Americans killed in gun homicides has remained remarkably consistent, about 11,000 to 12,000 a year.

Another constant: About half of those killed this way are black men, though they make up just 6 percent of the U.S. population. In 2001, when George W. Bush took office, 5,279 black men were murdered with firearms, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2012, it was 5,947.

These deaths are concentrated in poor, segregated neighborhoods that have little political clout.

Most of these men have criminal records. But it's not drug deals or turf wars that drives most of the shootings.

Instead, the violence often starts with what seems to outsiders like trivial stuff — "a fight over a girlfriend, a couple of words, a dispute over a dice game," said Vaughn Crandall, a senior strategist at the California Partnership for Safe Communities, which did the homicide analysis for Oakland.
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John McWhorter (quote):
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The reason Black Lives Matter has a lot of eyes rolling is not because people don't care about black people and don't understand the problem with police. The problem is that the typical black man in a particular kind of community is at much, much more risk of being killed by another black man. And you can't argue it away. There are all these sophisticated feints such as saying that there's a difference between the state murdering and citizens murdering. But none of it goes through.
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 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433217.shtml?discuss#447912


RE: "white supremacists" 28.Sep.2016 22:47

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Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old African American man, was fatally shot by an African American police officer, Brentley Vinson, on September 20, 2016, in Charlotte, North Carolina.


John McWhorter (quote):
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The reason Black Lives Matter has a lot of eyes rolling is not because people don't care about black people and don't understand the problem with police. The problem is that the typical black man in a particular kind of community is at much, much more risk of being killed by another black man. And you can't argue it away. There are all these sophisticated feints such as saying that there's a difference between the state murdering and citizens murdering. But none of it goes through.
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TRY-HARDER, RACIST TROLLS 29.Sep.2016 05:48

OD

Your long-winded essays and multiple hyperlinks are amusing. How desperate the White supremacist must be, soo much trouble and attention to smear one person who's nolonger here to defend himself. So cowardly. Is your privilege that threatened? Keep showing your true colors.

John McWhorter, "white supremacist" ( ? ) - Not. 29.Sep.2016 09:33

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John Hamilton McWhorter V (born October 1, 1965) is an American academic, political commentator, critic, and linguist, professor at Columbia University where he teaches linguistics, English, American studies, comparative literature, philosophy, and music history.[1] He is the author of a number of books on language and on race relations. His research specialties are how creole languages form and how language grammars change as the result of sociohistorical phenomena.

He has written for Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, Politico, Forbes, The Chicago Tribune, The New York Daily News, City Journal, The New Yorker, and others.

Social and political views

McWhorter characterizes himself as "a cranky liberal Democrat". In support of this description, he states that while he "disagree[s] sustainedly with many of the tenets of the Civil Rights orthodoxy," he also "supports Barack Obama, reviles the War on Drugs, supports gay marriage, never voted for George Bush and writes of Black English as coherent speech". McWhorter additionally notes that the conservative Manhattan Institute, for which he worked, "has always been hospitable to Democrats".[6] McWhorter has criticized left-wing and activist educators in particular, such as Paulo Freire and Jonathan Kozol.[7] One author identifies McWhorter as a radical centrist thinker.[8]

In April 2015, McWhorter appeared on NPR and claimed that the use of the word "thug" was becoming code for "the N-word" or "black people ruining things" when used by whites in reference to criminal activity.[9][10] He added that recent use by President Obama and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (for which she later apologized) could not be interpreted in the same way, given that the black community's use of "thug" may positively connote admiration for black self-direction and survival. McWhorter clarified his views in an article in the Washington Post.[10]


"smear one person who's nolonger here to defend himself" (??) 29.Sep.2016 09:57

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Based on evidence (and perhaps ? some 'awareness raising' due to BLM etc.) the outcome of the investigation into the Charlotte shooting victim's death might result in manslaughter or murder convictions for the officer(s) involved. I remain open to this possibility (however skeptical).

Yet this victim himself, can't simply erase his violent felon, firearm-assaulting, wife-and-child-beating, drunk driving past record (w/ multiple instances of some of the former). He indelibly scarred society with this behavior. (Your repeated denial of these recorded facts only reveals your own ineptitude and self-deception)

Sure there are examples of recidivist felons, even after Death-By-Cop / suicide by cop, who have cleared their records or otherwise 'redeemed' themselves. I predict it unlikely in this circumstance though.

Still at it, eh? 29.Sep.2016 23:04

OD

At this point i can only assume you are getting paid for this. Or perhaps doing it out of charity... doesn't really matter. Single person, same non-identity, trying very hard to hammer a very specific agenda. Obviously, I'm not taking the time to read all of your crap. And I doubt anyone else is either, otherwise someone else might've chimed in by now. You can talk about someone's "criminal history" all you want. MY point is about police murder of innocent Black citizens.


" getting paid for this " LOL!! i wish..... 29.Sep.2016 23:33

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Yeah go ahead and accuse me of being a troll. (Sure I may ? be, but.... )only in the sense that one of the subject icons in your BLM article topic, happens to be a documented multiple violent felon, wife-and-child beater, drunk driver. i.e. only in your own mind here on "your precious thread".

I've been on PDX IMC since 2001, about a year after I moved to Portland. Over 15 years. Have also posted about and discussed a wide variety of topics, and attended multiple demonstrations against PPD shootings of African American Portland residents. I was an activist long before this (in the 1980s).


OD Wrote:
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"MY point is about police murder of innocent Black citizens"

Which is precisely why you should read, comprehend and understand some of the ^^above information about African American communities, dangers to black males in these communities, and other observations about BLM which have been linked and posted above. In order to better understand the true meaning of your quoted statement, and maybe even aspects of your future approach to activism. ( also fwiw have you ever heard the expression 'food for thought'? .... )

The information is there, right here on this thread. Try not doing yourself a disservice and instantly knee-jerk accuse/spew "white supremacist"-"racist" (not to mention "paid troll") at persons who are merely providing additional information or points of view for your perusal or edification.

Paid Troll AND Gentrifier! 01.Oct.2016 00:05

OD

"I've been on PDX IMC since 2001, about a year after I moved to Portland. Over 15 years."

Where did you move from? Who did you dislocate in order to be here???


"Paid Troll !" 01.Oct.2016 01:33

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zzZZZzzz ............

get a new routine, OD _ and p.s. how old R U ?

"Where did you move from?" 01.Oct.2016 01:35

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fwiw (out of half-century on Earth) Oregon is the single place I've lived longest.

have lived (not just visited for a few weeks/months, but lived-resided for years) in 4 other countries besides the U.S.

within U.S. have lived in half a dozen states (including deep South). but as mentioned, Oregon the longest.

White Settler CONFIRMED! 01.Oct.2016 14:34

OD

"fwiw (out of half-century on Earth) Oregon is the single place I've lived longest.

have lived (not just visited for a few weeks/months, but lived-resided for years) in 4 other countries besides the U.S.

within U.S. have lived in half a dozen states (including deep South). but as mentioned, Oregon the longest."



So basically, you've done your part in displacing peoples in at least five countries - US included. Lived here in OR for "half a century", that means you've put SOMEONE out during that time. Any chance you live in N/NE? Now you come here and dare try and lecture me about someone's alleged so-called "criminal record" after they have been murdered by wretched pigs. YOU are a White colonist/settler who clearly benefits from WHITE SUPREMACY... whether or not you admit it! ALL your "points" are IRRELEVANT!!!

"done your part in displacing peoples" - uh no. 01.Oct.2016 15:36

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You know nothing about me personally.


You OD are a waste of space, displacing good oxygen for the rest of us.


Example :

OD Wrote [quote]
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"Lived here in OR for "half a century","
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No I have lived on planet Earth for half a century.

I've lived in Oregon as previously clearly explained/stated since 2000 (15 years, the longest I've lived in any one place)
(me, ^^^above): I've been on PDX IMC since 2001, about a year after I moved to Portland. Over 15 years.

fwiw most of my moves to different places around planet Earth during my lifetime have not been as a result of my own personal choice (which of course is the case for so many human beings, most of us don't get to "choose" where we're from / where we happen to live-end up).






Do you have reading comprehension issues? It shows (and not just via your most recent reply).







This 'discussion' with OD (a clear beneficiary of Oxygen Supremacy) is done. Goodbye you stupid ****.

[quote:] " someone's alleged so-called "criminal record" " 01.Oct.2016 15:42

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OD Wrote:
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"alleged so-called "criminal record"
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____Still____ stickin' with the "alleged" huh?
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433220.shtml#447924
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433220.shtml#447938


It ain't just a river in Egypt.


Keith Scott had a long police record going back more than a decade which included firearm violations.


including his most recent before his demise: He was shot while in possession of a STOLEN gun.

Violent felon. You have a lot of social work volunteer/professional experience with violent felons OD?

Impossible to erase Scott's violent felon, firearm-assaulting, wife-and-child-beating, drunk driving past record (with multiple instances of some of the former).

OD's repeated denial and smearing of these documented facts only reveals his own self-deception and mental midgetry.

Overtime 02.Oct.2016 00:23

OD

Fro all this shilling, I hope for your sake that your employers/handlers/agents are paying you Over-Time! You must be putting a lot of hours with all your "research"!


"sott.net" — srsly, the global warming denial site? 02.Oct.2016 00:39

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really grasping at straws now.

( having failed to avoid the documented 7 years in prison of the violent felon, firearm-assaulting, wife-and-child-beating, drunk driver
Keith Scott who OD's attempting to hold up as martyr...... but, now that OD has definitively linked to a Denier website it all fits perfectly )

If Keith Lamont Scott Had Followed Gun Laws, Would He Still Be Alive? 02.Oct.2016 00:44

D.C. McAllister

The black man shot and killed by a black police officer in Charlotte, N.C., was a felon who had gone to prison for seven years, making it illegal for him to possess a firearm.

The black man shot and killed by a black police officer in Charlotte, N.C. Tuesday was a felon who had gone to prison for seven years, making it illegal for him to possess a firearm.

According to records from Bexar County, Texas, Keith Lamont Scott was convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in July 2005 and sentenced to seven years in prison. In relation to that case, he was charged and found guilty of evading arrest. He was also charged with unlawfully carrying a weapon, reckless driving, and assaulting his wife, but these charges were later dismissed.

Here is information about the case from the Bexar County Clerk of Court, followed by the list of other charges in Texas:

mcallister1  http://cdn.thefederalist.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/mcallister1-1024x509.jpg mcallister2  http://cdn.thefederalist.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/mcallister1-1024x509.jpg mcallister2  link to cdn.thefederalist.com

As reported in the Charlotte Observer (but buried at the very bottom of a lengthy post), Scott also has a criminal history in North Carolina and South Carolina, dating back to 1992.

A public records search shows Scott was convicted in April 2004 of a misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon charge in Mecklenburg County. Other charges stemming from that date were dismissed: felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and the misdemeanors assault on a child under 12, assault on a female, and communicating threats.

In 1992, Scott was charged in Charleston County, S.C., with several different crimes on different dates, including carrying a concealed weapon (not a gun), simple assault, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He pleaded guilty to all charges. Scott also was charged with aggravated assault in 1992 and assault with intent to kill in 1995. Both charges were reduced, but the disposition of the cases is unclear.

Scott's criminal record is significant in light of police reports that he was carrying a gun at the time of his fatal encounter with a police officer this week. Under federal law (18 U.S.C 922(g)(1-9)), it is illegal for anyone who has been "convicted in any court of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year" to possess a firearm.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police chief told reporters Wednesday that officers have said Scott had a handgun when he got out of his car. When he refused to drop the weapon, that's when officers shot him.

"It's time to change the narrative, because I can tell you from the facts that the story's a little bit different as to how it's been portrayed so far, especially through social media," Chief Kerr Putney said.

Video footage from a dash-cam of the incident was made available to Scott's family Wednesday. After viewing the video, the family said they wanted the videos released to the public immediately. In an emailed statement, the family's attorney, Justin Bamberg, said, "After watching the videos, the family again has more questions than answers."

Bamberg said it was impossible to see what was in Scott's hands, and that "he was slowly walking backwards" when he was shot.

Despite reports from sources within the department that say the video shows Scott with a gun, Putney also said he can't see Scott's hands well enough to determine whether he was holding a weapon.

"The angle in which he's standing, I can't see his hands," Putney told CNN. "Therefore, I can't see a weapon in his hands or him pointing a weapon that would be in his hands. I can't see, based on the angle, that definitive piece of visual evidence that I need."

However, Putney said, a gun was found at the scene beside Scott.

"We have various statements that he had the weapon, that he wouldn't drop it, after repeated verbal commands," Putney said. "At the incident, there is a weapon recovered right there in close proximity to the subject."

When Megyn Kelly of Fox News asked Putney Thursday night if he had "any doubt" that Scott had a gun, the police chief said even though it would be good to have video evidence, sometimes that's not enough.

"There's a lot of other evidence that I can't speak to further," he said. "The State Bureau of Investigations, an independent investigative body, has taken over. I really can't speak to the investigation further, but there's a lot of other evidence that gives us a great deal of support and comfort that the version that you heard from us before is supported by the evidence. . . . that version is still very much accurate."

When Kelly asked him about fingerprints on the gun and whether it was registered to Scott, Putney said that's all very relevant, but he can't speak about it now with the ongoing investigation.

Having a criminal record like Scott's doesn't give police officers license to shoot. However, the facts about Scott's criminal history cast doubt on the narrative that he was a gentle family man who was just sitting in his car reading a book.


Keith Scott Threatened Family, Wife Said in Court Papers 02.Oct.2016 00:49

By Richard Fausset and Alan Blinder

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Nearly a year before Keith Lamont Scott was shot to death by the police in an episode that has convulsed this city, his wife applied for a protective order against him that said he owned a gun and had threatened to kill family members with it.

The document was filed by his wife, Rakeyia Scott, in October in District Court in Gaston County, which is near Charlotte. In a handwritten complaint, Ms. Scott asserted that Mr. Scott had "hit my 8-year-old in the head a total of three times with his fist" and "kicked me and threaten to kill us with his gun."

Ms. Scott added, "He said he is a 'killer' and we should know that."

After the Sept. 20 police shooting of Mr. Scott, the authorities said they had recovered a gun at the scene. Family members said he did not have a gun with him when he was shot.

Justin Bamberg, a lawyer for the Scott family, said in an interview on Tuesday that the assertions that Ms. Scott made in the court filing had no bearing on the question of whether police officers should have used lethal force in their confrontation with Mr. Scott in the parking lot of his Charlotte apartment complex.

The police say that they confronted him because officers saw him with a gun and what they believed was a marijuana cigarette, and that they believed he posed a threat to public safety.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released dashboard- and body-camera videos of the episode that do not show Mr. Scott's acting aggressively in the moments before an officer fires four shots. The confrontation was also captured on a video recorded by Ms. Scott in which she can be heard telling officers he does not have a gun. None of the videos definitively show whether he had a gun, and if so, exactly where the gun was when the police confronted him.

"Regardless of what details come out about his past, about what he may or may not have done in the past, nothing changes the footage we've seen," Mr. Bamberg said. "And again, at the moment he's shot and killed, he's nonaggressive. His hands are by his sides, we can't tell what if anything he has in his hands, and when he's shot and killed, he's actually walking backward."

Police Department officials said in a statement that a handgun and an ankle holster had been recovered at the scene after Mr. Scott was shot.

In Gaston County in 2015, a magistrate judge issued a protective order the same day that Ms. Scott filed the complaint stating that Mr. Scott owned a firearm.

"He has a 9mm and threatened to use it last night," Ms. Scott wrote. "He does not have a permit, he is a felon."

While living in South Carolina in the 1990s, Mr. Scott was charged with a number of offenses including check fraud, aggravated assault and carrying a concealed weapon, according to court records. Later, he moved to Texas, where he shot and wounded a man in San Antonio in 2002. He was convicted and sentenced, in 2005, to seven years in prison, records show. He was released in 2011.

Gaston County records show that a deputy sheriff was unable to serve Mr. Scott with the October 2015 protective order before a court appearance, when a District Court judge extended it by one week. The judge, who concluded that Mr. Scott had "committed acts of domestic violence," ordered him to keep away from Ms. Scott and forbade him to visit any schools where their children were enrolled.

Officials were unable to serve Mr. Scott with that order, either, because he had moved from North Carolina, a court filing said. But by Oct. 16, Ms. Scott filed a new notice with the court and asked to end the case.

"He is no longer a threat to me and my family," she wrote.

In a separate interview last week, Mr. Bamberg said Ms. Scott had been unaware that her husband owned a firearm. On Tuesday, Mr. Bamberg said she did not believe he had had a firearm since his return home in January from a long hospital stay.

Mr. Scott was involved in a serious motorcycle accident in November, one month after his wife sought the restraining order against him. He sustained a traumatic brain injury, Mr. Bamberg said, and upon returning home "had to relearn how to walk and relearn other skills."

"She took care of him literally all the time and as far as she knew, he did not have a gun as of January," Mr. Bamberg said.

Ms. Scott also brought a domestic violence complaint in April 2004 in Mecklenburg County, which includes Charlotte. Court records show that she asked a judge to issue a protective order after Mr. Scott, according to her account, became violent.

"My husband Keith Scott assaulted me several times by stabbing me in the back almost puncturing my lungs, he sliced me ear and bruised my body," she wrote.

On the complaint, she checked a box indicating that she believed there was "a danger of serious and immediate injury to me or my children."

 http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CtTsophXEAAc1ah.jpg

A judge in Mecklenburg County quickly issued a protective order, but Ms. Scott asked the court to dismiss the case 10 days later. She did not explain why.


wife: Scott kicked+stabbed her, hit 8-year-old son w/ fist, was armed felon 02.Oct.2016 00:53

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The document was filed by his wife, Rakeyia Scott, in October in District Court in Gaston County, which is near Charlotte. In a handwritten complaint, Ms. Scott asserted that Mr. Scott had "hit my 8-year-old in the head a total of three times with his fist" and "kicked me and threaten to kill us with his gun."

Ms. Scott added, "He said he is a 'killer' and we should know that."

"My husband Keith Scott assaulted me several times by stabbing me in the back almost puncturing my lungs, he sliced me ear and bruised my body," she wrote.

On the complaint, she checked a box indicating that she believed there was "a danger of serious and immediate injury to me or my children."

 http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CtTsophXEAAc1ah.jpg

In Gaston County in 2015, a magistrate judge issued a protective order the same day that Ms. Scott filed the complaint stating that Mr. Scott owned a firearm.

"He has a 9mm and threatened to use it last night," Ms. Scott wrote. "He does not have a permit, he is a felon."

White Supremacist LIES 02.Oct.2016 18:10

OD

White supremacist LIES and the lowlifes who tell them are getting ever desperate!

Third and final yawn 02.Oct.2016 18:31

Garth

To make a long story short, _, if you want to know what goes on with Black Lives Matter, attend some meetings. If not, keep watching youtube and posting your observations here.

Fair 02.Oct.2016 18:38

OD

That sounds far enough, Garth. Thanks.

RE: " lowlifes " 02.Oct.2016 21:10

_

[term utilized by OD] "lowlifes"

who are those?

could they be persons that :

- stab their wife in the back with a knife, almost puncture her lungs, sliced her ear, kick her, and bruise her body

- threaten wife and child saying 'I'm a killer and you should know that'

- hit 8-year-old child in the head, three times with fist

- verdict (merely one of many) rendered by judge that they have "committed acts of domestic violence"

- serial past violence charges and convictions (some involving firearm usage as part of the violence, some with other weapons, others with bodily violence), including aggravated assault in 1992 and assault with intent to kill in 1995

- criminal history spans 3 states (Texas, North Carolina and South Carolina)

- served 7 years in Texas state prison for evading arrest (on multiple prior violent felony charges) and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

- as a previously convicted felon, was in possession of a stolen firearm at scene of his own demise
(stolen or not, possession of a firearm by a felon is violation of Federal 18 U.S.C 922(g)(1-9) i.e. if you're a felon, THE LAW is you lose rights to own a gun)

etc.

all of it fully linked and referenced ^^above
plus if you don't "believe"... go ahead 'n' check it all out with the TX, NC and SC law enforcement and judicial system records.





p.s. Garth and OD —

anytime y'all wanna share with PDX IMC your extensive professional experiences / social work with violent felons please do. We're all ears.

tia

how low can OD go

Yes, YOU! 02.Oct.2016 22:14

OD

Racist lowlives/paid shills. Yes, i was talking about folks like YOU!


OD 02.Oct.2016 22:25

_

Fuel/motivation at this point is pure fun.

You're still of course unable to evade facts of Keith Scott's record as violent felon, firearm-assaulting, wife-and-child-beating, drunk driver.

real interesting that you're obsessed to make a martyr out of someone who's violent towards women and children, in addition to their having used a gun in multiple violent crimes. Says quite a bit about you, OD.
(you ought to examine this prior to further casting of hysterical ad hominems towards others..... just sum friendly advice)




 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/10/433273.shtml

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjU_5otbyO0
(next time try graffiti?...)

Shill Trying... 02.Oct.2016 22:32

OD

And i see that you're still obsessed with attempting to smear an innocent victim of police murder/terrorism. Doesn't at all matter that your LIES fall flat. But please, go ahead... feel free to keep trying.

proven documented violent crime / firearm violence = "lies" ? 02.Oct.2016 23:09

_

yeah whatever OD the only thing 'proven' on this thread is your very own moral malleability (i.e. ignoring/claiming "lies" about a recorded multiple violent felon, firearm-assaulting, wife-and-child-beating, drunk driver) dependent upon ideological self-delusion.

best of luck, protest (rant rave etc.) all you want about the Scott case. won't change the outcome in 2 years (or however long it takes) when the lawyers are all done, jury decides and judge hands down verdict about involved officers in this shooting.


p.s. as noted and referenced several times above, at the time Scott was killed he was in possession of a firearm, which — given that he was a convicted felon (several times over, in his particular case) is violation of Federal 18 U.S.C 922(g)(1-9) : the United States law is, felons lose their civil right to have a gun.

And as previously noted, the pistol he happened to have the day he was gunned down was not legally owned or obtained but rather, was stolen... thus enforcing additional (_besides_ 18 U.S.C 922(g) he-was-already-a-felon) penalties under North Carolina law, G.S. 14-72 as a Class H felony.


oh and I guess (based on yr replies) you don't do social work with violent felons. A bit beyond your purview, we do see and understand now (all you do / are competent at is hysterically scream at anyone-within-earshot "WAAA-AAAYCIST!!11!!!" "wite supwemacisssssst!!11!!!" "over DE-EEE-ere!!11!!!").

OD: "family says that he was reading a book / we shall see how that turns out" 02.Oct.2016 23:28

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Yep, we already know how that turned out:

he not only had a gun, but it also happened to be a _stolen_ gun.
(stolen or not, due to his prior record as a violent felon it is illegal under U.S. law for him to possess any firearm  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433220.shtml#448012 )

Seek Mental Help 03.Oct.2016 05:21

OD

Seek mental help for your obsessive-compulsive disorder. Unless your masters are paying you to regurgitate the same LIES and disinformation. over and over.

OD (has correct initials) = "Obsessive-compulsive Disorder" 03.Oct.2016 18:11

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yeah well whenever you clearly explain why you want to hold up as a saintly martyr, someone who is a multiple violent felon, firearm-assaulting, wife-and-child-beating, drunk driver... we'll be all ears.


We also want to hear the full briefing about your personal experiences and do-good social work with violent felons. That'll be the day.

(until then continue your utter lies and self-deception)

First thing's first... 03.Oct.2016 22:11

OD

First, you need to work on healing THYSELF. Then, perhaps you can begin to worry about other people's lives. Because you clearly need help!

"healing thyself" — so it's no longer about "BLM"? 03.Oct.2016 22:41

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you somehow 'care' about me to "heal" ?


what is it that suddenly-randomly out-of-nowhere sparked your 'concern' for me?

oh forgot - you're a concern troll.

RE: "other people's lives" -


LOOK IN THE MIRROR.

EVERY TIME YOU ADVOCATE 'sainthood' and martyrdom for multiple violent felon, firearm-assaulting, wife-and-child-beating, drunk drivers such as Keith Scott.

i.e. if you, OD, actually wanted to "help heal" those such as Keith Scott,




YOU




WOULDN'T




BE




HERE






ON




INDYMEDIA




HAVING




A





POINTLESS




'ARGUMENT'




ABOUT




"who needs healing"





WITH




ANONYMOUS




COMMENTERS.




Nor would you be grandstanding "Black Lives Matter!11!!!!" / "supremacist!1!!!!!11!" blah blah blah.


You would be ACTUALLY helping out the violent felons, who need help and healing, at the local prison or shelter.

i.e. walking your 'talk'.


but as usual, all talk and no walk. pure Hot Air (just like the rest of BLM).

no credibility as an actual social worker, either (just a hystericist).


anyway dude you're in absolutely no position to "help heal" the likes of Keith Scott, let alone me...

What Is YOUR Point??? 04.Oct.2016 19:02

OD

Do you even have a point or purpose for continuing commenting here, even? Just so you know, cyber-harassment is a federal offense, FYI. You have been warned, don't say you haven't.


"cyber-harassment", "you've been warned" LOL! 04.Oct.2016 19:36

_

(well at least we've identified the statist right here on this thread...)

why OD is everything always about you, personally? everything including your politics is personal? Do you ever think of the 'greater good', anything besides 'me-me-me'/yourself?

Still At It? 04.Oct.2016 20:20

OD

You obviously get paid for this. Either that, or you're a bum suckling of govt. welfare.

hm, let's see.... 04.Oct.2016 21:39

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Various angles attempted here by OD (a chronicle of his accusations quoted ^^above) :


1) "Racist trolls and their red herrings"

OD the one-note-repeater ad hominem.


2) "i can only assume you are getting paid for this. Or perhaps doing it out of charity... doesn't really matter"

OD the confused but with simultaneously-feigned-detachment.


3) "White settler / done your part in displacing peoples"

OD the delusional underinformed wanderer.


4) "White supremacist"

OD the desperate outright liar.


5) "Racist lowlives/paid shills"

OD the sensationalist tabloid paranoiac.


6) "attempting to smear an innocent victim of police murder/terrorism"

OD the sanctimonious activist with a superiority complex.


7) "your masters are paying you to regurgitate the same over and over"

OD the paranoid conspiracy theorist.


8) "you need to work on healing THYSELF"

OD the priest / psychologist.


9) "cyber-harassment is a federal offense, FYI. You have been warned"

Now, OD is getting hostile. And the statist gloves come off.


5) "you're a bum suckling of govt. welfare"

OD vainly and 100% unsuccessfully attempting an alternate-direction sarcasm of 'conservatives'/wingnuts (i.e. those who he deep-down hates more than anyone in the world 'cause after all they're the WYTE SOOPR-EmaSSSI-iSSSTSSS ).




^ This then, is the narrative of desperate ungrounded loose-cannon 'activists' such as OD, after they have exhausted factual basis or common sense for positions which they zealously advocate. really sad in total.


never forget, btw : OD linked to a global warming denial website right here on this very thread  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433220.shtml#447983

Keith Lamont Scott Shooting Shows Black Cops Can Be Biased Too 05.Oct.2016 01:23

Goldie Taylor

09.24.16 5:15 AM ET

PLENTY OF BLAME

The prejudices that have shaped the policy and practices for policing non-white communities run deep in America—and black cops have been complicit too.

As the first images of Charlotte protesters flashed across the television screen, I sat straight up and balled my fists into my chest as I began to rock and cry—for the scene unfolding Wednesday night, for the centuries-long injustices that have divided cities and towns like it across the country, and for the death of another reportedly unarmed black man.

I tried, with no avail, to soothe myself with the words of Dr. King: "A riot is the language of the unheard."

That the police officer who shot Keith Lamont Scott to death—as he sat waiting for his child's school bus to arrive—was black changed nothing for me. It almost certainly did not for the throngs of black, brown, and white people who filled the streets of the Queen City for three consecutive nights. It is, after all, comparatively rare for an African-American cop to kill a suspect in the line of duty.

According to tracking data released by Pro Publica, black officers pull the trigger in only 10 percent of all fatal incidences. And, when they do, eight out of 10 of the suspects are black. That statistic was not likely known to the mass of protesters who took over Tryon Street and other avenues, climbed atop the marquee of the uptown Ritz Carlton Hotel, or bashed random car windows.

The language of the unheard.

Keith Scott was black—an allegedly unarmed, black husband and father, living with disabilities. He had a traumatic brain injury, sustained in a 2015 motorcycle accident. The officer who shot him was black too, but the demonstrators would have been no less prone to believe the shooting was unjustified if he had been white.

The only color they saw, the only one that mattered for them, was blue. Still, I watched tearfully and conflicted as an all too familiar set of events played out. There had been Ferguson, Baltimore, Chicago, and Oakland.

Despite calls by some social justice activists to diversify police departments and specifically recruit officers to serve in their own neighborhoods, there is no evidence that those demographic ties would result in fewer shooting deaths—even when the officer and the victim are both black. Implicit bias in policing, believing a black suspect older and more prone to criminality despite no specific prior knowledge of an individual's background, crosses the racial divide.

While the lion's share of officers involved in the fatal shooting of suspects are white—responsible for nearly 70 percent of the people of color killed—the number of unarmed victims of color is exponentially higher no matter the race of the officer.

I embraced the pain for a time, as the mayor called for a midnight curfew, allowing it to burn through me like the fires that alight on the streets of Charlotte, wondering how or even if the city would reconcile itself to the work that undoubtedly lay ahead. There are two Charlottes—one largely black and poor, the other mostly white and affluent.

The shooting death of Keith Scott laid bare the economic and racial divide that has persisted throughout its 261-year history. The social contract, built on post Jim Crow self-segregation, maintained a fragile peace for decades.

Charlotte believed itself to be different, a post-racial city, only to see its differences rupture with a single flashpoint.

To be black and male, living in America, is to live under near constant fear of "mistaken identity" irrespective of the ethnic background of the responding officer. Whether confused for an actual suspect description sought by law enforcement or regarded immediately as inherently prone to violence and, thus, an explicit threat during otherwise routine encounters, in data drawn from reports filed between 2010 to 2012—the three most recent years for which FBI numbers are available, tabulated by Pro Publica—black men are 21 times more likely than their white peers to be killed by police.

These are our husbands, fathers, and brothers. All too frequently, when we raise our voices about the demonstrably inequitable encounters with law enforcement and recorded disparities in police violence, when we complain about invariably broad physical descriptions or about the shooting of unarmed victims, our voices fall on deaf ears—among public policymakers and police unions, alike.

And, when a black officer is involved, their ethnicity is often used a counter-argument to racial animus—as if an African-American cop cannot harbor implicit or explicit bias against other people of African descent—by a cast of cultural conservatives. For them, bigotry is dead and the presence of a badge is exculpatory evidence. They believe, specifically in the case of Keith Scott, that the blackness of the officer is irrefutable proof that race played no role in his killing.

They are the same people who would have you believe that 12-year-old Tamir Rice drew his toy gun on a Cleveland cop or that Eric Garner simply died from asthma complications when he was choked-out by an undercover New York City police officer. Of the litany of high profile deaths of suspects during police encounters over the last three years—including Rice and Garner—all of the officers involved were white. But, as studies show, black officers are not immune to acting on their racial biases—implicit or explicit—even if they are involved in fatal shooting less frequently.

I do not claim to know the mind of Brentley Vinson, the officer who shot Keith Scott, but, clearly, black officers are not immune to anti-black attitudes or other forms of racial bias.

This I know: Without question, black officers have participated in and even led the implementation of policing practices—as beat officers, unit commanders, and police chiefs—that have resulted in disparate outcomes in non-white communities. The 1994 federal legislation that prompted and partially funded the hiring of new police officers—and brought more African-American men and women into the ranks—is universally understood to have resulted in over-policing in non-white neighborhoods and the mass incarceration of black people. Arguably, the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act and companion pieces of state legislation did more to solidify and advance post-Jim Crow segregation, specifically by race and income, than any other law enacted in the last 50 years.

Today, the public discourse is littered with a cacophony of voices—from CNN's Jeffrey Lord and retired homicide detective Harry Houck to former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani—who argue that aggressive targeted policing in predominantly black neighborhoods is not only vital to the common good but also warranted based on the criminal proclivities of the people who live there.

"Ninety-three percent of blacks in America are killed by other blacks. We're talking about the exception here," Giuliani said on NBC's Meet the Press.

He failed, of course, to note that 84 percent of white victims are killed by white offenders and that violent crime is overwhelmingly intra-racial. But, Giuliani is not alone. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke called black-on-black crime and public uprisings a function of "black cultural dysfunction." He blames single parenting and told Fox News, "If they really took a look at what was going on around them, what they'd be railing against is not the police and the police use of force."

And, after unrest ensured in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the death of 18-year-old Mike Brown, he called protesters "vultures on a roadside carcass."

Clarke and I see things quite differently.

You see, in 2014, I witnessed first-hand the unrest Ferguson where I once lived. Ironically, I attended Normandy High School nearly 30 years before Michael Brown walked its halls and I am personally familiar with policing-for-profit in North St. Louis County. Then, months after Ferguson, I led a reporting team into Baltimore where I watched rioters loot a liquor store and burn down a pharmacy in 2015. I investigated Freddie Gray's "rough ride" and each of the six officers—black and white—who were involved. Then too, I went to North Charleston, South Carolina, and traced the last steps of 50-year-old Walter Scott, who was chased down and shot in the back five times by former police officer Michael Slager who was recorded planting a weapon on the victim.

And I tend to agree with Rev. William Barber III, president of the North Carolina NAACP, when he says, "To condemn the uprising in Charlotte would be to condemn a man for thrashing when someone is trying to drown him."

"A riot," Dr. King echoed again in my head, "is the language of the unheard."

For the record, I have known both white and black officers who hid their misdeeds behind the cover of a shield and the "good" officers who protected them.

"Better to be judged by 12, than carried six," my stepfather, a retired chief city homicide detective and state fugitive squad captain, reminded us when we were coming up in East St. Louis.

When my mother's husband walked the beat, there were no squad car dashboard cameras and it was years before the proliferation of civilian smartphones with videotape capability. Today, there is greater scrutiny—thanks in part to Sunshine Laws and social media—when an officer fires their gun. However, until officers of the law—black and white—are trained to eschew implicit and explicit racial biases and to advance equal protection, we can expect more national news stories and more unfortunate social media hashtags. Given the statistical outcomes, until those informing prejudices are rooted out, we know—without failing—that there will be another Keith Scott.


"Keith Lamont Scott Shooting Shows Black Cops Can Be Biased Too" 05.Oct.2016 20:07

OD

POINT ON! Conservatives love to point out that the pig who murdered Scott was himself Black - and THEREFORE - what racism??? A red herring begot on false pretends to begin with. The more sensible of us know that one not have to be White in order to take part in White Supremacy. History is full of examples of select people (of Color, women, Queer, etc.) who've been chosen and strategically placed to uphold systems of social control and bigotry. Just look at Obama - you think anything's "changed"? Certainly not for Black people. This gives the White racists plausible deniability.

Of course, the system has ways of devouring said race-traitors. Black cops - and in particular, the cop who murdered Scott - should watch their backs. The Whites have never really had their backs, and since they betrayed their own - one day they will find themselves in a position where no one will be there for them.


RE: "race-traitors" / "Black cops should watch their backs" 05.Oct.2016 23:33

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Lol, is that a threat?
"one day they will find themselves in a position where no one will be there for them" ...........

OD (or its 'friends'?.....) are going to somehow follow up on such darkly cast rhetorical hints?


speaking of OD's topic of 'race-traitors' (and his ^^quote 'Just look at Obama - you think anything's "changed"') — next is the continuance / v2.0 of Obama :


OD [quote]: "in particular, the cop who murdered Scott should watch his back" 06.Oct.2016 01:22

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so you're going to follow through on this?

someone else / other entities are going to follow through on that, OD?

veiled threat? overt threat? total BS? talking out your ass?

No wonder your movement BLM is beyond a total failure with geniuses like you at the wheel (starting threads like this).... true nature outs itself.


one can merely hope a federal enforcement agency follows up on your rhetoric displayed here.

Right-Wing Alarmist 06.Oct.2016 21:30

OD

WOW. I suppose you see everything as a "threat", huh? Another tactic of White Supremacy to try and keep certain voices suppressed. Not surprising. This is just further proof that right-wing jerks are on the fence!

OD: "see everything as a "threat" 07.Oct.2016 00:05

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scared now? (You were the one who posted ^^ above about "Cyber-____"  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433220.shtml#448032 )

Let's get this out of the way, tout de suite.

I'm absolutely not "scared" of anything or anyone (least of all the hysterical and 100% ineffectual likes of OD).
unlike you I'm prepared.

am merely curious about clear, thinly veiled threats OD posted here.


Let's review actionable items OD posted ^^ above :

05.Oct.2016 20:07  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433220.shtml#448042
OD [quote]:
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"Of course, the system has ways of devouring said race-traitors. Black cops - and in particular, the cop who murdered Scott - should watch their backs. The Whites have never really had their backs, and since they betrayed their own - one day they will find themselves in a position where no one will be there for them."
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1) "the system has ways of devouring said race-traitors"

2) "Black cops - and in particular, the cop who murdered Scott - should watch their backs"

3) "since they betrayed their own - one day they will find themselves in a position where no one will be there for them"



"devouring"

"watch their backs"

"betrayed their own"

"one day... find themselves in a position where no one will be there for them"



Pretty interesting.

not just the generalized threat aspect....

but also, revealingly, OD's attitudes about white/black and adversarial "warfare" concept of race itself.

( e.g. how the heck as an utterly deluded hysterical white guy, does OD himself know anything at all about what a black cop thinks ?!!
Then goes on to infer that "traitor" black cops will somehow be menaced with violent intent. Outstanding attitude coming from a "black lives matter" advocate. )

+ everything as a "threat" v. 2.0 07.Oct.2016 00:07

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what's with the ^^ Trump hat pic?

is that presidential campaign somehow a "threat" to OD (hence the hat pic inference)?

No Rest For The Wicked 09.Oct.2016 22:41

OD

the paid agents of DisInformation are still hard at work - shilling their LIES in defense of a racist and oppressive system of control over a mass population.

RE: "racist and oppressive system of control over a mass population" 15.Oct.2016 15:33

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we're in 100% agreement there.

I have absolutely no variance with you or BLM on the institutionalized racism present in the justice system, and the entire economic system. With the constant assistance of corporate mass media disinformation and lies it is indeed oppressive.

where we differ, is in how / by what precise means to _effectively_ build resistance to that and-or otherwise dismantle it.


(your blanket hysterical accusation 'racism'/KKK-memes etc. — in response to mere constructive criticism — just like the large majority of BLM participants is what delegitimizes your position and arguments... it's also reflective and revealing of the lack of rigorous comprehension or actual understanding of what you're up against)