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« Reply #150 on: September 10, 2018, 10:43:19 pm »

He actually hit a speed hump....

Police say one of their officers was going home after her shift when she walked into the wrong apartment and shot the man inside.
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dallas-police-officer-amber-guyger-botham-jean-shooting_us_5b96daf8e4b0cf7b0042b550

Amber Guyger, who is white, was off-duty when she shot Botham Shem Jean, a black man, in his apartment. Guyger told police she thought she was entering her own apartment not realizing she was on the wrong floor. Upon encountering Jean, she thought her home was being burglarized and opened fire, according to police.

One witness reported hearing a woman's voice saying, "Let me in! Let me in!" Then they heard gunshots, after which one witness said she heard a man's voice say, "Oh my God! Why did you do that?"

https://www.yahoo.com/news/latest-mayor-says-dallas-cop-parked-wrong-floor-141333944.html

Cop who killed neighbor in his own home found guilty of murder
https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/amber-guyger-botham-jean-verdict/index.html

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« Reply #151 on: September 11, 2018, 08:03:17 am »

Been watching how this one unfolds.  My first thought was that it was an honest and tragic accident, but something's not right here.     
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« Reply #152 on: September 14, 2018, 02:04:23 pm »


Been watching how this one unfolds.  My first thought was that it was an honest and tragic accident, but something's not right here. 
   

Disgraceful.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2018/09/14/dallas-police-shooting-search-for-marijuana-in-victims-home-was-attempt-to-smear-him-attorneys-say/
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« Reply #153 on: September 15, 2018, 08:08:24 pm »


Saw that.  First, the strategy is stupid.  Do they really think that finding pot is going to "smear" the victim?  No one, even those against legalization, cares about pot anymore and possession is certainly not cause for shooting someone.  Second, what does it have to do with anything?  The policewoman didn't know about it at the time, and (according to her story) didn't even know she was in the wrong apartment.  The dude could have had a dead guy in his back room, and it does not change her guilt whatsoever.  There's going to be a lawsuit, and this kind of stuff just gives his family more ammo.


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« Reply #154 on: September 16, 2018, 06:32:43 pm »

Been watching how this one unfolds.  My first thought was that it was an honest and tragic accident, but something's not right here.     


Kind of a carefully choreographed tragic accident it looks like right now.

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« Reply #155 on: September 16, 2018, 06:46:14 pm »

First, the strategy is stupid.  Do they really think that finding pot is going to "smear" the victim?  No one, even those against legalization, cares about pot anymore and possession is certainly not cause for shooting someone.  Second, what does it have to do with anything?  The policewoman didn't know about it at the time, and (according to her story) didn't even know she was in the wrong apartment.  The dude could have had a dead guy in his back room, and it does not change her guilt whatsoever.  There's going to be a lawsuit, and this kind of stuff just gives his family more ammo.


It's a strategy that sounds very, very familiar.

Investigators wasted no time in digging for dirt they could use to smear Jean's name. Within hours of Jean being shot, they asked a judge for a warrant to search his home for drugs, among other things.
"On the night that he was killed, the Dallas Police Department investigators were interested specifically in finding information that could help assassinate his character."




Dallas Police Criminalize Joshua Brown In Death Like They Did Botham Jean

The Dallas police department announced on tuesday it had made an arrest in the murder of Joshua Brown, a key witness in Amber Guyger‘s murder trial. that was the good news. But the bad news is that the Dallas police department is now trying to criminalize Brown after his death, much in the same way it did to Botham Jean.

Dallas cops said during a press conference that Jacquerious Mitchell, a 20-year-old Black man who was arrested for Brown’s murder, told them he and two other men who remained at large traveled from Louisiana to Dallas “to purchase drugs from Brown.” When the alleged drug deal reportedly turned physical for whatever undisclosed reason, police said Mitchell claimed Brown shot him in the chest. That was when police claimed that Mitchell said Brown was shot twice in the chest by Thaddeous Green, a 22-year-old who police said they were still searching for as of Tuesday afternoon.

The entire scenario bore staggering similarities to the police investigation into the murder of Botham Jean. In that instance, cops just so happened to leak information about marijuana being found in Jean’s apartment, which they said smelled of the drug at the time Amber Guyger stormed into his apartment and shot him dead Sept. 6, 2018.

That information from Dallas PD prompted local news outlets to run with that narrative and sully the outstanding reputation of an upstanding citizen that Jean enjoyed in life. “This is how you lynch a dead Black man,” as cultural critic David Dennis Jr. put it succinctly.

Of course, police failed to present any proof of any alleged drug deal (aside from cops’ claim that they “confiscated 12 pounds of marijuana, 149 grams of THC cartridges and $4,157 in cash from Brown’s apartment). It was also unclear why Brown, fresh off of the witness stand during a high profile murder trial that was live-streamed and televised around the country and world, would decide to take part in a drug deal while his name and face were so readily recognizable. Dallas police, conveniently, did not address any of that.

One of the main facts established during Amber Guyger’s murder trial was how duplicitous the Dallas Police Department was in its subsequent investigation of Jean’s killing. Many members of the department, as well as the Dallas Police Union, were accused of staging an elaborate coverup to protect Guyger. The conventional line of thinking likely was that if Jean looks bad, perhaps Guyger will look more sympathetic in front of a jury.

https://newsone.com/3889341/joshua-brown-drug-deal-police-narrative/



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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fort-worth-police-officer-aaron-dean-resigns-today-after-fatally-shooting-atatiana-jefferson-in-her-home-2019-10-14/
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« Reply #156 on: May 01, 2019, 10:24:57 pm »

Police union offers free 'warrior' training in defiance of mayor's ban
http://www.startribune.com/minneapolis-police-union-offers-free-warrior-training-in-defiance-of-mayor-s-ban/509025622/

Minneapolis Bans ‘Warrior-Style’ Training for Police Officers
https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/minneapolis-bans-warrior-style-training-for-police-officers
https://lawofficer.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MinneapolisPressRelease1.pdf

Minneapolis police union pushes ‘Cops for Trump’ T-shirts after department bars uniforms at political events
https://www.rawstory.com/2019/10/minneapolis-police-union-pushes-cops-for-trump-t-shirts-after-department-bars-uniforms-at-political-events/
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