Skip to comments.Gov't [Holder's DOJ] Finds Police Discrimination
Posted on 12/19/2011 3:37:49 PM PST by La Enchiladita
The U.S. Justice Department issued a scathing report Monday that chronicles what it says are numerous violations of the civil rights of Latinos by the police department in East Haven, Conn.
The rebuke of East Haven police was released just a week after the Justice Department blasted the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in Arizona for unlawfully discriminating against Hispanics.
The federal government also said last week that it has concerns about discrimination in the Seattle Police Department in a report that found its officers have engaged in a pattern of unconstitutionally using excessive force during arrests.
The Justice Department's report says that a two-year investigation revealed that the East Haven Police Department disproportionately targeted Latinos for traffic stops and uncovered serious incidents of abuse of authority and retaliations against individuals who criticized the department's practices against Hispanics.
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I learned of the name Thomas Perez this morning when Sheriff Joe Arpaio was being interviewed on Larry Elder's radio show. Sheriff Joe says Perez has about 20 lawsuits versus police departments around the country in progress.
Are these the kinds of Latinos who would make good citizens, or who even want to become citizens, who believe our laws should not be enforced against them as they are against all others?
Great one, Sarge!
And spot on....
Eric Holder isn’t funny anymore.
He’s not “fiery”, he’s just a jerk with a temper and no self-discipline. I hate when “fiery” is used as some euphemism for what is just juvenile bad temper and lack of self-control. As it would be when a white male conservative acts like that-like McCain.
Some of my minority Co-workers don’t have problems with the Police. Coincidentally they don’t break the law.
The local CBS affiliate did a story on this and interviewed the current mayor, who mentioned the pesky fact that the report didn’t cite one single specific instance of discrimination.
Imagine that?! If you're not breaking any laws and not planning to, nothing to worry about!!
The police DO discriminate against scum, of whatever color or ethnicity or nationality. THAT is their job and thank God for it; not that today's DOJ would agree....
The Lefties just want a lawless society that weakens Americans’ hold on their own country so they can assume ever more power and wealth.