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5) Sixty-Seven Pages of the Same Discrimination Letter- And A List of Who Signed It

FASCISM     BAD GRAMMAR      BAD SPELLING      HATE SPEECH and       COLLUSION TO VIOLATE RIGHTS

This form was circulated beginning in 2006 by the Sheriff's Department and the Chamber of Commerce, SOLICITING business, hospitals, churches, etc to sign on.

Kevin recieved, in response to his Public Records Request: this form 64 times, a petition began by John Casali complaining about people as "loiterers" (a word he uses multiple times in one paragraph), and two pages listing the names of who signed the forms (almost all of them signed in November, 2006). THAT IS ALL KEVIN RECIEVED FROM THE SHERIFF'S.

One Argument for Making Complaints Against Cops

Illinois: Judge Finds Police Official in Contempt

A judge found Chicago’s top police official in contempt of court for refusing to turn over lists of officers who have had repeated complaints filed against them by the public.

The judge, Robert W. Gettleman, ordered the official, Superintendent Jody Weis, to produce the lists by Monday. Judge Gettleman initially ordered Mr. Weis to turn over the information by Feb. 19.

Walk Within You

WALK WITHIN YOU

If I be the first of us to die, let grief not blacken long your sky.

Be bold yet modest in your grieving.

There is a change, but not a leaving.

Analysis of Police 11.08.07

Teen's shooting part of historical police pattern

My Word  11/08/2006   by Alex Scherbatskoy

I am writing in response to a front page article in the Nov. 5 edition entitled “Six Years in the System: A dark journey -- How Chris Burgess ended up shot to death.”

I am a student at Goddard College in Vermont and a Humboldt County resident and property owner. Goddard College has been at the forefront in progressive education for over 100 years, with curriculums focused on social justice, class, and race issues.

My own study includes an extensive exploration of the roots of police violence. The Times-Standard article mentioned above does not in any way explain “how Chris Burgess ended up shot to death,” as the title implies. It does portray the trials and tribulations of Chris' childhood, but these trials and tribulations do not explain the shooting. Neither does the previous Times-Standard article that proclaimed loudly on the front page that Chris was on “meth” when he was killed.

Any educated expert would agree that the shooting of Christopher Burgess is the result of a well-documented, nationwide, systematic pattern of violence that began in 1845 when New York City instituted what is commonly considered the first modern police force (Kristian Williams, 2004, p. 56).

The principal job of these early police was as a patrol to apprehend escaped slaves. In 1996, 20 percent of the American public had direct contact with the police, 471,000 were subject to the use of force, and 373 were killed (U.S. Department of Justice).

A study of the development of modern policing reveals certain characteristics of police conduct before, during and after police shootings. These characteristics are present in the Christopher Burgess shooting to a striking degree. So much so that, as I stand and listen to the police chief explain his position, I imagine that I could be listening to testimony regarding any of the once-daily deaths that can be attributed to police.

Flier 01.15.07 City Council Meeting

MEET US IN FRONT of EUREKA CITY HALL

THIS TUESDAY, JAN 15TH 5:45pm

 

Ex-Chief of EPD, David Douglas, and current EPD employee, Tony Zanotti, head of the SWAT team, were indicted by a Grand Jury for the killing of Cheri Lyn Moore in April of 2006.

 

Did you know???

After PUBLIC OUTRAGE AND PRESSURE over the Eureka Police Department’s killing of Cheri Moore resulted in a coroner’s inquest, grand jury indictments, and prosecution of ex-Chief of Police David Douglas and SWAT’s Tony Zanotti, the Eureka City Council decided that the PUBLIC WOULD PAY $75,000 + for private attorney, Bill Bragg, to defend Douglas against criminal charges of involuntary manslaughter???!!



Douglas should fund his own defense in the same way as is expected by any other person accused of a crime and facing criminal charges.

 

Not only did the Eureka City Council decide that WE would pay for Douglas’ defense for the killing of Cheri Moore, but the Council made the decision in CLOSED SESSION right before X-mas! And the City Council meeting following the CLOSED SESSION decision was on Thursday (not Tuesday, like all other City Council meetings) and was not broadcast live... (like all other City Council meetings)!!

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