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Right now there is a man on the loose in the Los Angeles basin that is killing people. The reason he is killing people? Because when confronted about the truth of how our law enforcement is completely unaccountable for perpetuating violence upon the citizenry he snapped.

I chose to write and advocate for reform.

He apparently snapped and is basically a trained killer running around LA that knows how to hide from the police.

In 8/07 I reported an officer (Ofcr. XXXX/now a Sergeant), for kicking a suspect (excessive force) during a Use of Force while I was assigned as a patrol officer at LAPD’s Harbor Division. While cuffing the suspect, (XXXXX), XXXX kicked the suspect twice in the chest and once in the face. The kick to the face left a visible injury on the left cheek below the eye. Unfortunately after reporting it to supervisors and investigated by PSB (internal affairs investigator Det. XXXX), nothing was done. I had broken their supposed “Blue Line”. Unfortunately, It’s not JUST US, it’s JUSTICE!!! In fact, 10 months later on 6/25/08, after already successfully completing probation, acquiring a basic Post Certificate, and Intermediate Post Certificate, I was relieved of duty by the LAPD while assigned to patrol at Southwest division. It is clear as day that the department retaliated toward me for reporting XXXX for kicking Mr. XXXXX. The department stated that I had lied and made up the report that XXXX had kicked the suspect. I later went to a Board of Rights (department hearing for decision of continued employment) from 10/08 to 1/09. During this BOR hearing a video was played for the BOR panel where XXXXX stated that he was indeed kicked by Officer XXX (video sent to multiple news agencies). In addition to XXXXXX stating he was kicked, his father XXXXX, also stated that his son had stated he was kicked by an officer when he was arrested after being released from custody. This was all presented for the department at the BOR hearing. They still found me guilty and terminated me. What they didn’t mention was that the BOR panel made up of Capt. XXXXX, Capt. XXXXX, and City Attorney XXXX had a significant problem from the time the board was assembled. Capt. XXXXXX was a personal friend of XXXX from when he was her supervisor at Harbor station. That is a clear conflict of interest and I made my argument for his removal early and was denied. The advocate for the LAPD BOR was Sgt. XXXXX. XXXXX also had a conflict of interest as she was XXXX friend and former partner from Harbor division where they both worked patrol together. I made my argument for her removal when I discovered her relation to XXXX and it was denied.

This man should receive mental help.

But we all know the police will summarily execute him instead. Regardless of the conditions upon apprehension.

Can we do more to ensure that the rule of law that so many recruits join law enforcement to express is something our police are always aware of again? Please?

I was so focused on the problems inherent in the issue of consent to police I completely forgot about the possibility of officers snapping like this. 8:15 AM PT:


 H/T to jpmassar:
Uncensored Manifesto 10:28 AM PT: 10:29 AM PT: 10:29 AM PT: 11:11 AM PT:

Originally posted to Police Accountability Group on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 07:42 AM PST.

Also republished by Whistleblowers Round Table.

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