Tag: #lawenforcement

ME VERSUS YOU: THE FIGHT OVER POLICING

“Hands up, don’t shoot!” POLICING IN AMERICA In the United States over the years the relationship between the inner city African American community and law enforcement has been fractured for decades. But a few months back, the killing of George Floyd in the city… Continue Reading “ME VERSUS YOU: THE FIGHT OVER POLICING”

TO CATCH A PREDATOR: HOW WE NAB FUTURE CRIMINALS

“You will get caught.” online is the new offline For the longest catching a criminal was done by means of looking through fingerprint data bases and DNA. But what happens the more crime is being taken to the internet. Then you have a whole… Continue Reading “TO CATCH A PREDATOR: HOW WE NAB FUTURE CRIMINALS”

GOING TO A DARK PLACE: WHEN THE PAIN STARTS TO TAKE A TURN FOR THE WORSE

“Rage from racism.” a transfer of hurt What happens when you come from a group of people that have dealt with such trauma now you’re in that nasty head space. Whenever I look into the eyes of some of my people, I can’t help… Continue Reading “GOING TO A DARK PLACE: WHEN THE PAIN STARTS TO TAKE A TURN FOR THE WORSE”

YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT: THE UNCOMFORTABLE ASPECTS OF PATROLLING THE INNER CITY

“Why am I here?” not my community Growing up for me in the inner city, the police patrolling the neighborhood was something commonplace. And you would think seeing the police patrolling would be something that is welcomed. Only ┬áthing is that the relationship between… Continue Reading “YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT: THE UNCOMFORTABLE ASPECTS OF PATROLLING THE INNER CITY”

YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT: BLACK PEOPLE AND OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE POLICE

“Why we fight.” The Black community and the law enforcement have been at odds for decades in this country. But, unless you live among the problems, it’s quite hard to fully understand where it comes from. It’s easy to point out through the history… Continue Reading “YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT: BLACK PEOPLE AND OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE POLICE”

LOCKED and LOADED

“Where did they come from?” The above photo which shows guns lying out on a table are not in preparation for a gun show. This is not a manufacturing plant either. The guns above are of many firearms seized from drug/gang raids by the… Continue Reading “LOCKED and LOADED”

BLUE CODE, BLACK CODE

“Will it ever end?” It has ben a little over 5o years since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 48 years since the Civil Rights Act of 1968. And I ask the question, how much has really changed since the 1960’s. And I… Continue Reading “BLUE CODE, BLACK CODE”