No Indictment in Eric Garner Chokehold Case for N.Y.P.D. Officer

No Indictment in Eric Garner Chokehold Case for N.Y.P.D. Officer – NYTimes.com.

And this exemplifies why cameras on police will not change their behavior one iota. This was captured on film, a thugscrum of cops pile on a man while one of them chokes him to death, the medical examiner rules it a homicide…still, no charges will be filed. They are above the law and no amount of video footage–no matter how horrific–will change that. That is the world we live in.

Ramsey to chair president’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing

Ramsey to chair president's Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

WTF? Is this president that tone deaf? Or maybe there is not a single good cop in this entire country?

Ramsey oversaw the DC police when they illegally arrested and detained protesters. These illegal actions cost the cash-strapped city over $8 million in damages. In Philadelphia Ramsey over saw the evisceration of constitutional rights as his officers illegally detained, arrested, harmed, and harassed those legally filming the police.

As co-chair, Obama appointed Laurie Robinson a professor of criminology, law and society at George Mason. What isn’t mentioned regarding Robinson is that she also represents law enforcement as former Assistant AG under Clinton and Bush.

It seems we are going to set the stage for the future of policing by putting the fox in charge of the hen house.