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A blonde lady in her pajamas explaining to the police car driver about suspicious noises she’d heard was shot dead by Mohamed Noor, a black Muslim Somali immigrant diversity role model cop with a bad record, who was sitting in the passenger seat of the police cruiser. The Washington Post runs 1200 words on the incident without mentioning anything about the shooter cop’s identity.

Instead, it’s a screed about how they have gun control in Australia.

An Australian family tries to understand why an American police officer killed their daughter

By Lindsey Bever July 17 at 3:24 PM

 
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  1. Polynikes says:

    This is almost the perfect test for what you value in a society. Freedom for individual citizens and immigration control vs. multiculturalism and gun control.

    We know which side the media is on.

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    • Replies: @Eustace Tilley (not)
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  2. eah says:

    “American” — the joke’s on you, Whitey.

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    • Replies: @fnn
    What ever happened to FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi? You know, the guy who shot Vicki Weaver in the head while she was holding her baby in the doorway of her home.
  3. JimB says:

    Sooner or later Minneapolis will have to release the school and police academy records of Noor. Remember the iSteve moment during the George Zimmerman manslaughter trial when Trayvon’s girlfriend testified? Now we get to see how someone with a 70 IQ performed in a bottom tier business school.

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    • Replies: @anonymous-antimarxist

    Now we get to see how someone with a 70 IQ performed in a bottom tier business school.
     
    Yes but on a purely superficial level, he posed and smiled really well in a police uniform and in casual clothes with only his badge showing. He was basically a cardboard cutout for AA policies.

    Did you see the photos of Noor wearing latex clothes while shaking hands with the Minneapolis Chief of Police???


    https://www.dailystormer.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/noor5.jpg

    Is this because our Somalian friend here has an issue shaking hands with women when needed. Did Noor's cultural and perhaps disgust for infidel women play a role in this senseless shooting???
    , @Olorin
    Evangelical Lutheran private college Augsburg.

    http://www.augsburg.edu/about/history/

    https://www.mnprivatecolleges.org/our-colleges/augsburg-college#overview


    Nestled in a vibrant and lively Minneapolis neighborhood, Augsburg is shaped by our urban and global settings and defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies. Auggies have the opportunity to experience hands-on learning, discover their callings and serve their neighbors. The trademark of an Augsburg education is direct, personal experience, which is supported by an engaged community committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. Augsburg College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to 4,000 students.
     
    "Intentional diversity."

    That means the ELCA and its VOLAGs and funding foundations and tax-based programs have the hit out on you, whitey.

    For many millions of dollars.

    In Jesus' name, of course.

  4. Veracitor says:

    Australian cops all carry (and use) guns, so the gun-control angle is even more of a red herring than usual.

    (Australia was never an unarmed-bobby sort of place. Australian police culture hearkens back to prison-colony, sheep-camp, and mining-town roots, sort of like Canadian police culture looks to the RCMP on the Northwest frontier.)

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    • Replies: @415 reasons
    Even in the UK and other formerly non-multicultural places where cops once didn't carry guns they do now. In fact, everywhere in the west where they have muslim terror attacks now has heavily armed police in urban areas. There have been numerous French would be terrorists mowed down by police sub machine guns. Anyways in the American context, even in places with super strict gun control, cops have never been unarmed. So the idea that a police shooting would be the precipitating event for another screed on gun control is even more ridiculous than normal media drivel.

    Welcome to our even lower trust future.

    , @YetAnotherAnon

    "Ben went to Goobang Creek, and that was his downfall
    For riddled like a sieve was valiant Ben Hall,
    It was early in the morning upon the fifth of May
    That the seven police surrounded him as in his sleep he lay.

    Bill Dargin he was chosen to shoot the outlaw dead,
    The troopers fired madly and filled him full of lead"
     
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Hall_(bushranger)

    June Tabor's version of the song is neat.
  5. @JimB
    Sooner or later Minneapolis will have to release the school and police academy records of Noor. Remember the iSteve moment during the George Zimmerman manslaughter trial when Trayvon's girlfriend testified? Now we get to see how someone with a 70 IQ performed in a bottom tier business school.

    Now we get to see how someone with a 70 IQ performed in a bottom tier business school.

    Yes but on a purely superficial level, he posed and smiled really well in a police uniform and in casual clothes with only his badge showing. He was basically a cardboard cutout for AA policies.

    Did you see the photos of Noor wearing latex clothes while shaking hands with the Minneapolis Chief of Police???

    Is this because our Somalian friend here has an issue shaking hands with women when needed. Did Noor’s cultural and perhaps disgust for infidel women play a role in this senseless shooting???

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    • Replies: @DoghouseRiley
    The woman was out in public in her pajamas! Sharia justice, baby.
  6. The Bezos Post has become absurdly left wing. In some ways, I admire the man, but there’s no question that it has become more liberal since he bought it and that the quality has declined.

    As infuriating as this story is, I’m going to wait to hear the facts of the case to make any final judgments. Getting those facts might require reading British newspapers, though.

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    • Replies: @anonymous-antimarxist
    At the time of the Jeff Bezos purchase of the WAPO, our local Indiana ultra Zionist/Neo-Con talk radio media mogul and other Jeff, Jeff Smulyan the founder and owner of EMMIS(means ultimate truth in Hebrew) Communications was telling everyone that his good buddy "Jeff B." would move the WAPO to the right and make it once again a serious publication.

    The only thing Bezos has done for the WAPO is make it a screaming kill all of Israeli's enemies even if it means WW III with Russia insane asylum. On all other matters it has moved even farther to the left.

    But than again Jeff Smulyan was telling everyone that his other BFF and fellow Jeff, Jeff Zucker over at CNN would move it to the right when he took over in 2013. Instead like WAPO, CNN is a fully anti-Trump ultra Zionist clown show and yet on all other issues at least as far left as MSNBC.

    Jeff Smulyan is not that well known as far as Jewish media moguls go but has been a major figure in developing controlled opposition ultra Zionist boomer conservative talk radio figures like Mark Levin, Ben Shapiro, Dana Loesch, etc.

    Smulyan was also the brains behind giving Alex Jones his start when Jones was useful in serving as an escape valve for conspiracy theory enthusiasts who otherwise might have stumbled onto becoming "Red Pilled" over the Jewish domination of the media.

    Now as one might say Alex Jones after his brutal divorce from his Jewish wife is becoming increasingly hip to Jewish issues. And yesterday's Alex Jones followers and acolytes are increasingly today's Andrew Anglins.

    , @Anonymous
    I have no admiration for Bezos. His wealth is based on a sales tax scam that put probably millions of retailers out of business. He imports foreign labor to destroy small town and medium size city store front labor jobs. The out of control growth of his company is the result of Obama refusing to apply antitrust laws against Silicon Valley tech oligarchs for eight years. Let's hope Trump does better in reigning in Dr Evil.
    , @kantil
    Consign WAPO to the bottom of the Crescent Moon Two-holer where it belongs.
  7. jim jones says:

    Seattle had a Somali Police Officer, but not for long:

    http://features.crosscut.com/the-hard-fall-of-a-community-hero

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    • Replies: @Bob Smith of Suburbia
    So East Africans and West Africans aren't that different after all. Who knew!
    , @res
    Interesting article. At least they make their bias clear (i.e. this is clearly not investigative journalism at its finest):

    Said asked that photographs of his face not be included with this story, fearing that if people recognize him, he could have difficulty finding future employment.
     
    After many lines of puff piece we get to some interesting bits (and part of the "interesting" is the spin chosen):

    Said and Higa immediately got off on the wrong foot. Said wasn’t in uniform on his first day and, according to Higa, hadn’t read policies he should have. Higa called him on it, but said Said’s response came across as condescending. “He kept telling me a lot of, ‘I know’s. ‘I know what I’m doing,’” Higa told Monroe.

    ...more problems between the two, then Said goes up the chain of command to Pendergrass...

    Pendergrass told Said to wait it out over the weekend and then they’d talk. But Said didn’t wait, and instead went straight to the FTO office. Suddenly, vague questions of commitment became serious allegations of insubordination.
     

    Turner, though, saw it as Said being untruthful and insubordinate, saying he was “deeply concerned about [student officer] Said’s knowledge base, retention of training, and ability to remain safe even with close FTO supervision.”

    The dings on Said would continue to build: he was accused of surfing Craigslist on SPD time, of saying he was authorized to leave early (Said says he was confused about the rules and points out that he never actually left early), and studying a policy over multiple days (Said says he was working to understand it). Said was transferred to remedial training, where he would spend more time correcting what were seen as basic errors.
     

    When it became clear the brief tenure of Officer Mohamed Said was coming to an end, SPD offered him a civilian position. Clearly, the department understood how well-loved Said was in the Somali community — and the atom bomb that would go off with his firing. But Said turned it down, still determined to one day be a successful police officer. On August 14, 2015, the first Somali Seattle police officer resigned. Had he not, he would have been fired.
     
    Not sure how much more accommodating the SPD is supposed to be...

    And a classic battle of the Pokemon points:

    In addition to the negative grapevine and the “borderline racist comments” among FTOs, Said had clearly received retaliatory treatment from Officer Katrina Walter. Said filed three Equal Employment Opportunity complaints, including one against Walter, for discriminating against him. Immediately after Walter learned of his complaint, she filed a sexual harassment complaint.

    The complaint was related to an incident when Said hugged Walter and kissed her on the cheek. Walter later said, however, that Said had asked and she had granted him permission. She also admitted she’d only filed the complaint after learning Said had accused her of creating a hostile environment, “because I don’t like people calling me a liar.” Walter later withdrew the allegation, suggesting that hugs and kisses could be a “cultural practice in the Somali community.”
     
    This one is fun. Pay no attention to whether these things might affect a police officer's effectiveness!

    It’s easy to see how someone like Said, with poor written English skills and from a culture as different as Somalia’s, might struggle with the strict confines of a police department.
     
    P.S. Interesting how being a police officer and Somalian makes a "community hero" regardless of performance.
    , @Alden
    I read the article. What was never mentioned is that almost all officers who make it out of the academy get through the field training and probation with little trouble. The trainees have to be very careful to follow procedures and take correction.

    Some of the American blacks can't read very fast, but I never met a black uniform who couldn't fill out a simple report correctly.
  8. @Judah Benjamin Hur
    The Bezos Post has become absurdly left wing. In some ways, I admire the man, but there's no question that it has become more liberal since he bought it and that the quality has declined.

    As infuriating as this story is, I'm going to wait to hear the facts of the case to make any final judgments. Getting those facts might require reading British newspapers, though.

    At the time of the Jeff Bezos purchase of the WAPO, our local Indiana ultra Zionist/Neo-Con talk radio media mogul and other Jeff, Jeff Smulyan the founder and owner of EMMIS(means ultimate truth in Hebrew) Communications was telling everyone that his good buddy “Jeff B.” would move the WAPO to the right and make it once again a serious publication.

    The only thing Bezos has done for the WAPO is make it a screaming kill all of Israeli’s enemies even if it means WW III with Russia insane asylum. On all other matters it has moved even farther to the left.

    But than again Jeff Smulyan was telling everyone that his other BFF and fellow Jeff, Jeff Zucker over at CNN would move it to the right when he took over in 2013. Instead like WAPO, CNN is a fully anti-Trump ultra Zionist clown show and yet on all other issues at least as far left as MSNBC.

    Jeff Smulyan is not that well known as far as Jewish media moguls go but has been a major figure in developing controlled opposition ultra Zionist boomer conservative talk radio figures like Mark Levin, Ben Shapiro, Dana Loesch, etc.

    Smulyan was also the brains behind giving Alex Jones his start when Jones was useful in serving as an escape valve for conspiracy theory enthusiasts who otherwise might have stumbled onto becoming “Red Pilled” over the Jewish domination of the media.

    Now as one might say Alex Jones after his brutal divorce from his Jewish wife is becoming increasingly hip to Jewish issues. And yesterday’s Alex Jones followers and acolytes are increasingly today’s Andrew Anglins.

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  9. @jim jones
    Seattle had a Somali Police Officer, but not for long:

    http://features.crosscut.com/the-hard-fall-of-a-community-hero

    So East Africans and West Africans aren’t that different after all. Who knew!

    Read More
  10. @Veracitor
    Australian cops all carry (and use) guns, so the gun-control angle is even more of a red herring than usual.

    (Australia was never an unarmed-bobby sort of place. Australian police culture hearkens back to prison-colony, sheep-camp, and mining-town roots, sort of like Canadian police culture looks to the RCMP on the Northwest frontier.)

    Even in the UK and other formerly non-multicultural places where cops once didn’t carry guns they do now. In fact, everywhere in the west where they have muslim terror attacks now has heavily armed police in urban areas. There have been numerous French would be terrorists mowed down by police sub machine guns. Anyways in the American context, even in places with super strict gun control, cops have never been unarmed. So the idea that a police shooting would be the precipitating event for another screed on gun control is even more ridiculous than normal media drivel.

    Welcome to our even lower trust future.

    Read More
  11. Realist says:

    There is the possibility this was a terrorist attack.
    The claim that Minnesota has a fairly high average IQ needs to be investigated. The decisions made by the Minnesota electorate says otherwise.

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    • Replies: @fnn
    Minneapolis used to have a more discerning electorate;
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Minneapolis#Politics.2C_corruption.2C_anti-Semitism_and_social_change

    Minneapolis was known for anti-Semitism beginning in the 1880s and through the 1950s.[29] The city was described as "the capital of anti-Semitism in the United States" in 1946 by Carey McWilliams[30] and in 1959 by Gunther Plaut.[31] At that time the city's Jews were excluded from membership in many organizations, faced employment discrimination, and were considered unwelcome residents in some neighborhoods.[32] Jews in Minneapolis were also not allowed to buy homes in certain neighborhoods of Minneapolis.[33]
     
    Maybe they're busy making up for past sins, like the Swedes in Sweden.
  12. @Veracitor
    Australian cops all carry (and use) guns, so the gun-control angle is even more of a red herring than usual.

    (Australia was never an unarmed-bobby sort of place. Australian police culture hearkens back to prison-colony, sheep-camp, and mining-town roots, sort of like Canadian police culture looks to the RCMP on the Northwest frontier.)

    “Ben went to Goobang Creek, and that was his downfall
    For riddled like a sieve was valiant Ben Hall,
    It was early in the morning upon the fifth of May
    That the seven police surrounded him as in his sleep he lay.

    Bill Dargin he was chosen to shoot the outlaw dead,
    The troopers fired madly and filled him full of lead”

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Hall_(bushranger)

    June Tabor’s version of the song is neat.

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  13. George says:

    High IQ east Asian police officer with Slavic partner discharges firearm in dark for no reason.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Akai_Gurley

    (White?) Police discharge firearm because loud noise.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Timothy_Stansbury

    Theae are both NYPD housing police. I think they are no longer allowed to draw a weapon for no reason.

    I think the Minnesota incident vindicates Quentin Tarantino.

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    • Replies: @anarchyst
    Police officers are the only (protected) group that can discharge a firearm negligently and then claim that "they feared for their lives" and get away with murder.
    THAT has to change...
  14. @Polynikes
    This is almost the perfect test for what you value in a society. Freedom for individual citizens and immigration control vs. multiculturalism and gun control.

    We know which side the media is on.

    Singular noun: Medium. Example: “The medium is the message.” – Marshall McLuhan

    Plural noun: Media. Example: “Mixed media is a term used to describe artworks composed from a combination of different media or materials.” – http://www.tate.org.uk/art/art-terms/m/mixed-media

    “Medium” is a good example of a Latin word (in this case, first declension, neuter) in which English carries over both singular and plural forms. Scientists are more comfortable with these forms, since they use them more often than laymen.

    I write this comment because I am a traditionalist who esteems and values the English language as it was written by previous generations of anglophones. I know that I am fighting a losing battle, but so be it.

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    • Replies: @Alden
    Thanks for your efforts. Grammar hasn't been taught for 50 years because it is racist.
    , @midtown
    If I remember correctly, the -um ending indicates second declension neuter, not first. First is feminine, with a/ae endings.
  15. Thea says:

    Civilization is a very thin veneer.

    In America, with our fake smiles and “how are you?” asked of complete strangers, the desire to gouge each other’s eyes out is right there in the shallows.

    The media hate us and seem to have these stories lined up with the anti-white narrative before an event occurs.

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  16. fnn says:
    @eah
    "American" -- the joke's on you, Whitey.

    https://twitter.com/OrbisonsRevenge/status/887044194035941377

    What ever happened to FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi? You know, the guy who shot Vicki Weaver in the head while she was holding her baby in the doorway of her home.

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    • Replies: @anarchyst
    Horiuchi gets to live a long prosperous life with a fat pension. I hope he pays in the next life...
    , @Mr. Anon

    What ever happened to FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi? You know, the guy who shot Vicki Weaver in the head while she was holding her baby in the doorway of her home.
     
    The feds take care of their killers.
    , @Alden
    Promotions and an award for shooting Vicki weaver.
    , @Olorin
    Can't answer that, but it's good to know how many people remember who he is and why he should be behind bars for life.

    https://www.facebook.com/pg/Lon-Horiuchi-Fan-Page-232780322656/posts/
  17. fnn says:
    @Realist
    There is the possibility this was a terrorist attack.
    The claim that Minnesota has a fairly high average IQ needs to be investigated. The decisions made by the Minnesota electorate says otherwise.

    Minneapolis used to have a more discerning electorate;

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Minneapolis#Politics.2C_corruption.2C_anti-Semitism_and_social_change

    Minneapolis was known for anti-Semitism beginning in the 1880s and through the 1950s.[29] The city was described as “the capital of anti-Semitism in the United States” in 1946 by Carey McWilliams[30] and in 1959 by Gunther Plaut.[31] At that time the city’s Jews were excluded from membership in many organizations, faced employment discrimination, and were considered unwelcome residents in some neighborhoods.[32] Jews in Minneapolis were also not allowed to buy homes in certain neighborhoods of Minneapolis.[33]

    Maybe they’re busy making up for past sins, like the Swedes in Sweden.

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    • Replies: @lavoisier
    Or the Germans in Germany.

    Or the Americans in America.

    But what did we do??
    , @Alden
    There's still very few Jews in Minnesota. The German Scandinavian Lutherans are doing this all on their own.
  18. Mr. Anon says:

    Noor’s attorney released the following statement:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4705434/Minnesota-cop-shot-dead-Sydney-woman-investigation.html

    ‘Officer Noor extends his condolences to the family and anyone else who has been touched by this event. He takes their loss seriously and keeps them in his daily thoughts and prayers,’ the statement read.

    ‘He came to the United States at a young age and is thankful to have had so many opportunities. He takes these events very seriously because, for him, being a police officer is a calling. He joined the police force to serve the community and to protect the people he serves. Officer Noor is a caring person with a family he loves and he empathizes with the loss others are experiencing.

    ‘The current environment for police is difficult, but Officer Noor accepts this as part of his calling. We would like to say more, and will in the future. At this time, however, there are several investigations ongoing and Officer Noor wants to respect the privacy to the family and asks the same in return during this difficult period.’

    It is actually pretty offensive in its anodyne “isn’t this tragic” tone.

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  19. anarchyst says:
    @fnn
    What ever happened to FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi? You know, the guy who shot Vicki Weaver in the head while she was holding her baby in the doorway of her home.

    Horiuchi gets to live a long prosperous life with a fat pension. I hope he pays in the next life…

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  20. Mr. Anon says:
    @fnn
    What ever happened to FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi? You know, the guy who shot Vicki Weaver in the head while she was holding her baby in the doorway of her home.

    What ever happened to FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi? You know, the guy who shot Vicki Weaver in the head while she was holding her baby in the doorway of her home.

    The feds take care of their killers.

    Read More
  21. anarchyst says:
    @George
    High IQ east Asian police officer with Slavic partner discharges firearm in dark for no reason.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Akai_Gurley

    (White?) Police discharge firearm because loud noise.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Timothy_Stansbury

    Theae are both NYPD housing police. I think they are no longer allowed to draw a weapon for no reason.

    I think the Minnesota incident vindicates Quentin Tarantino.

    Police officers are the only (protected) group that can discharge a firearm negligently and then claim that “they feared for their lives” and get away with murder.
    THAT has to change…

    Read More
  22. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Judah Benjamin Hur
    The Bezos Post has become absurdly left wing. In some ways, I admire the man, but there's no question that it has become more liberal since he bought it and that the quality has declined.

    As infuriating as this story is, I'm going to wait to hear the facts of the case to make any final judgments. Getting those facts might require reading British newspapers, though.

    I have no admiration for Bezos. His wealth is based on a sales tax scam that put probably millions of retailers out of business. He imports foreign labor to destroy small town and medium size city store front labor jobs. The out of control growth of his company is the result of Obama refusing to apply antitrust laws against Silicon Valley tech oligarchs for eight years. Let’s hope Trump does better in reigning in Dr Evil.

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    • Agree: Travis
    • Replies: @Eagle Eye

    The out of control growth of his company is the result of Obama refusing to apply antitrust laws against ... tech oligarchs for eight years. Let’s hope Trump does better in reigning in Dr Evil.
     
    The refusal to enforce anti-trust laws against tech robber barons (Microsoft, Google, ...) goes back to GW "9/11" Bush, the Emperor of Iraq and Afghanistan and his chicken hawk VP, Dick "Halliburton" Cheney.
  23. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer

    If Barry Soetero Obongo had a son, he would be like Mohamed Noor.

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  24. lavoisier says: • Website
    @fnn
    Minneapolis used to have a more discerning electorate;
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Minneapolis#Politics.2C_corruption.2C_anti-Semitism_and_social_change

    Minneapolis was known for anti-Semitism beginning in the 1880s and through the 1950s.[29] The city was described as "the capital of anti-Semitism in the United States" in 1946 by Carey McWilliams[30] and in 1959 by Gunther Plaut.[31] At that time the city's Jews were excluded from membership in many organizations, faced employment discrimination, and were considered unwelcome residents in some neighborhoods.[32] Jews in Minneapolis were also not allowed to buy homes in certain neighborhoods of Minneapolis.[33]
     
    Maybe they're busy making up for past sins, like the Swedes in Sweden.

    Or the Germans in Germany.

    Or the Americans in America.

    But what did we do??

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  25. res says:
    @jim jones
    Seattle had a Somali Police Officer, but not for long:

    http://features.crosscut.com/the-hard-fall-of-a-community-hero

    Interesting article. At least they make their bias clear (i.e. this is clearly not investigative journalism at its finest):

    Said asked that photographs of his face not be included with this story, fearing that if people recognize him, he could have difficulty finding future employment.

    After many lines of puff piece we get to some interesting bits (and part of the “interesting” is the spin chosen):

    Said and Higa immediately got off on the wrong foot. Said wasn’t in uniform on his first day and, according to Higa, hadn’t read policies he should have. Higa called him on it, but said Said’s response came across as condescending. “He kept telling me a lot of, ‘I know’s. ‘I know what I’m doing,’” Higa told Monroe.

    …more problems between the two, then Said goes up the chain of command to Pendergrass…

    Pendergrass told Said to wait it out over the weekend and then they’d talk. But Said didn’t wait, and instead went straight to the FTO office. Suddenly, vague questions of commitment became serious allegations of insubordination.

    Turner, though, saw it as Said being untruthful and insubordinate, saying he was “deeply concerned about [student officer] Said’s knowledge base, retention of training, and ability to remain safe even with close FTO supervision.”

    The dings on Said would continue to build: he was accused of surfing Craigslist on SPD time, of saying he was authorized to leave early (Said says he was confused about the rules and points out that he never actually left early), and studying a policy over multiple days (Said says he was working to understand it). Said was transferred to remedial training, where he would spend more time correcting what were seen as basic errors.

    When it became clear the brief tenure of Officer Mohamed Said was coming to an end, SPD offered him a civilian position. Clearly, the department understood how well-loved Said was in the Somali community — and the atom bomb that would go off with his firing. But Said turned it down, still determined to one day be a successful police officer. On August 14, 2015, the first Somali Seattle police officer resigned. Had he not, he would have been fired.

    Not sure how much more accommodating the SPD is supposed to be…

    And a classic battle of the Pokemon points:

    In addition to the negative grapevine and the “borderline racist comments” among FTOs, Said had clearly received retaliatory treatment from Officer Katrina Walter. Said filed three Equal Employment Opportunity complaints, including one against Walter, for discriminating against him. Immediately after Walter learned of his complaint, she filed a sexual harassment complaint.

    The complaint was related to an incident when Said hugged Walter and kissed her on the cheek. Walter later said, however, that Said had asked and she had granted him permission. She also admitted she’d only filed the complaint after learning Said had accused her of creating a hostile environment, “because I don’t like people calling me a liar.” Walter later withdrew the allegation, suggesting that hugs and kisses could be a “cultural practice in the Somali community.”

    This one is fun. Pay no attention to whether these things might affect a police officer’s effectiveness!

    It’s easy to see how someone like Said, with poor written English skills and from a culture as different as Somalia’s, might struggle with the strict confines of a police department.

    P.S. Interesting how being a police officer and Somalian makes a “community hero” regardless of performance.

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  26. Alden says:
    @fnn
    What ever happened to FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi? You know, the guy who shot Vicki Weaver in the head while she was holding her baby in the doorway of her home.

    Promotions and an award for shooting Vicki weaver.

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  27. Olorin says:
    @res
    Interesting article. At least they make their bias clear (i.e. this is clearly not investigative journalism at its finest):

    Said asked that photographs of his face not be included with this story, fearing that if people recognize him, he could have difficulty finding future employment.
     
    After many lines of puff piece we get to some interesting bits (and part of the "interesting" is the spin chosen):

    Said and Higa immediately got off on the wrong foot. Said wasn’t in uniform on his first day and, according to Higa, hadn’t read policies he should have. Higa called him on it, but said Said’s response came across as condescending. “He kept telling me a lot of, ‘I know’s. ‘I know what I’m doing,’” Higa told Monroe.

    ...more problems between the two, then Said goes up the chain of command to Pendergrass...

    Pendergrass told Said to wait it out over the weekend and then they’d talk. But Said didn’t wait, and instead went straight to the FTO office. Suddenly, vague questions of commitment became serious allegations of insubordination.
     

    Turner, though, saw it as Said being untruthful and insubordinate, saying he was “deeply concerned about [student officer] Said’s knowledge base, retention of training, and ability to remain safe even with close FTO supervision.”

    The dings on Said would continue to build: he was accused of surfing Craigslist on SPD time, of saying he was authorized to leave early (Said says he was confused about the rules and points out that he never actually left early), and studying a policy over multiple days (Said says he was working to understand it). Said was transferred to remedial training, where he would spend more time correcting what were seen as basic errors.
     

    When it became clear the brief tenure of Officer Mohamed Said was coming to an end, SPD offered him a civilian position. Clearly, the department understood how well-loved Said was in the Somali community — and the atom bomb that would go off with his firing. But Said turned it down, still determined to one day be a successful police officer. On August 14, 2015, the first Somali Seattle police officer resigned. Had he not, he would have been fired.
     
    Not sure how much more accommodating the SPD is supposed to be...

    And a classic battle of the Pokemon points:

    In addition to the negative grapevine and the “borderline racist comments” among FTOs, Said had clearly received retaliatory treatment from Officer Katrina Walter. Said filed three Equal Employment Opportunity complaints, including one against Walter, for discriminating against him. Immediately after Walter learned of his complaint, she filed a sexual harassment complaint.

    The complaint was related to an incident when Said hugged Walter and kissed her on the cheek. Walter later said, however, that Said had asked and she had granted him permission. She also admitted she’d only filed the complaint after learning Said had accused her of creating a hostile environment, “because I don’t like people calling me a liar.” Walter later withdrew the allegation, suggesting that hugs and kisses could be a “cultural practice in the Somali community.”
     
    This one is fun. Pay no attention to whether these things might affect a police officer's effectiveness!

    It’s easy to see how someone like Said, with poor written English skills and from a culture as different as Somalia’s, might struggle with the strict confines of a police department.
     
    P.S. Interesting how being a police officer and Somalian makes a "community hero" regardless of performance.

    David Kroman is the city reporter for Crosscut. A Bainbridge Island native, David has also worked as a teacher, winery cellar hand, shellfish farmer and program director of a small non-profit. He can be reached on Twitter at @KromanDavid or e-mail david.kroman@crosscut.com

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  28. Olorin says:
    @fnn
    What ever happened to FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi? You know, the guy who shot Vicki Weaver in the head while she was holding her baby in the doorway of her home.

    Can’t answer that, but it’s good to know how many people remember who he is and why he should be behind bars for life.

    https://www.facebook.com/pg/Lon-Horiuchi-Fan-Page-232780322656/posts/

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  29. Olorin says:
    @JimB
    Sooner or later Minneapolis will have to release the school and police academy records of Noor. Remember the iSteve moment during the George Zimmerman manslaughter trial when Trayvon's girlfriend testified? Now we get to see how someone with a 70 IQ performed in a bottom tier business school.

    Evangelical Lutheran private college Augsburg.

    http://www.augsburg.edu/about/history/

    https://www.mnprivatecolleges.org/our-colleges/augsburg-college#overview

    Nestled in a vibrant and lively Minneapolis neighborhood, Augsburg is shaped by our urban and global settings and defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies. Auggies have the opportunity to experience hands-on learning, discover their callings and serve their neighbors. The trademark of an Augsburg education is direct, personal experience, which is supported by an engaged community committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. Augsburg College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to 4,000 students.

    “Intentional diversity.”

    That means the ELCA and its VOLAGs and funding foundations and tax-based programs have the hit out on you, whitey.

    For many millions of dollars.

    In Jesus’ name, of course.

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  30. Alden says:
    @jim jones
    Seattle had a Somali Police Officer, but not for long:

    http://features.crosscut.com/the-hard-fall-of-a-community-hero

    I read the article. What was never mentioned is that almost all officers who make it out of the academy get through the field training and probation with little trouble. The trainees have to be very careful to follow procedures and take correction.

    Some of the American blacks can’t read very fast, but I never met a black uniform who couldn’t fill out a simple report correctly.

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  31. Alden says:
    @fnn
    Minneapolis used to have a more discerning electorate;
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Minneapolis#Politics.2C_corruption.2C_anti-Semitism_and_social_change

    Minneapolis was known for anti-Semitism beginning in the 1880s and through the 1950s.[29] The city was described as "the capital of anti-Semitism in the United States" in 1946 by Carey McWilliams[30] and in 1959 by Gunther Plaut.[31] At that time the city's Jews were excluded from membership in many organizations, faced employment discrimination, and were considered unwelcome residents in some neighborhoods.[32] Jews in Minneapolis were also not allowed to buy homes in certain neighborhoods of Minneapolis.[33]
     
    Maybe they're busy making up for past sins, like the Swedes in Sweden.

    There’s still very few Jews in Minnesota. The German Scandinavian Lutherans are doing this all on their own.

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  32. Alden says:
    @Eustace Tilley (not)
    Singular noun: Medium. Example: "The medium is the message." - Marshall McLuhan

    Plural noun: Media. Example: "Mixed media is a term used to describe artworks composed from a combination of different media or materials." - www.tate.org.uk/art/art-terms/m/mixed-media

    "Medium" is a good example of a Latin word (in this case, first declension, neuter) in which English carries over both singular and plural forms. Scientists are more comfortable with these forms, since they use them more often than laymen.

    I write this comment because I am a traditionalist who esteems and values the English language as it was written by previous generations of anglophones. I know that I am fighting a losing battle, but so be it.

    Thanks for your efforts. Grammar hasn’t been taught for 50 years because it is racist.

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  33. Eagle Eye says:
    @Anonymous
    I have no admiration for Bezos. His wealth is based on a sales tax scam that put probably millions of retailers out of business. He imports foreign labor to destroy small town and medium size city store front labor jobs. The out of control growth of his company is the result of Obama refusing to apply antitrust laws against Silicon Valley tech oligarchs for eight years. Let's hope Trump does better in reigning in Dr Evil.

    The out of control growth of his company is the result of Obama refusing to apply antitrust laws against … tech oligarchs for eight years. Let’s hope Trump does better in reigning in Dr Evil.

    The refusal to enforce anti-trust laws against tech robber barons (Microsoft, Google, …) goes back to GW “9/11″ Bush, the Emperor of Iraq and Afghanistan and his chicken hawk VP, Dick “Halliburton” Cheney.

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  34. anon says: • Disclaimer

    Frontlash.

    Spelled out by the Washington Post.

    http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/4299099-after-minneapolis-officer-police-shooting-named-somali-community-braces-backlash

    (Post Article reprinted)

    “They fear this will be just another event used to create animosity toward the Somali community,” Mohamud Noor, executive director at the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota, told The Post.

    Not a type. Mohamud Noor is a popular name, it seems.

    Mohamud Noor, who is not related to the officer, is also a city council candidate. He and others in the Somali community have protested other police shootings in the Twin Cities region along with Black Lives Matter

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  35. Yada yada says:

    Blacks should not be police officers at all. Full. Stop. Black and Muslim, good grief if that’s not a train wreck I don’t know what is. This is the very reason that non Europeans should never, never have been allowed to come into our country. We allowed the fifth column from the Pale of Settlement and other countries in and as they typically do, they have made life hell for the natives with their scheming.

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  36. midtown says:
    @Eustace Tilley (not)
    Singular noun: Medium. Example: "The medium is the message." - Marshall McLuhan

    Plural noun: Media. Example: "Mixed media is a term used to describe artworks composed from a combination of different media or materials." - www.tate.org.uk/art/art-terms/m/mixed-media

    "Medium" is a good example of a Latin word (in this case, first declension, neuter) in which English carries over both singular and plural forms. Scientists are more comfortable with these forms, since they use them more often than laymen.

    I write this comment because I am a traditionalist who esteems and values the English language as it was written by previous generations of anglophones. I know that I am fighting a losing battle, but so be it.

    If I remember correctly, the -um ending indicates second declension neuter, not first. First is feminine, with a/ae endings.

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  37. anarchyst says:

    American “law enforcement” has degenerated into a system where police can issue conflicting commands, demanding immediate response (many times conflicting commands from multiple officers) and can get away with murdering anyone if their demands are not met.
    It seems that they are almost always “given a pass” even when circumstances of the use of deadly force are questionable.
    Any police officer who cannot “disarm” a person holding a knife, rake or a stick without using “deadly force” should not be on the force…
    If American “law enforcement” does not “clean up its act”, blowback will be the result, as those who are aggrieved who fight back will see only the uniform, and not the person wearing it, not unlike how many police officers view the public…
    Attention police forces: WE ARE NOT THE ENEMY…

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  38. anarchyst says:

    If anything, police should be held to a higher standard than that of the public…As it stands now, police can commit crimes with impunity because, in most situations, they investigate themselves…Behavior that would get an ordinary citizen charged, convicted and incarcerated is routinely ignored by “the powers that be” because police are considered to be “above the law” as the “law” is whatever they say it is, the Constitution be damned…
    Ever notice that police unions are “fraternal”? This should tell you something. The “thin-blue-line” is a gang, little different than street gangs–at least when it comes to “covering-up” their questionable and quite often, illegal and criminal behavior.
    In today’s day and age, “officer safety” trumps de-escalation of force. This, in part, is due to the militarization of the police along with training in Israeli police tactics. This becomes a problem, with the “us vs. them” attitude that is fosters, along with the fact that Israel is a very different place, being on a constant “war footing”, its police tactics are very different.
    There are too many instances of police being “given a pass”, even when incontrovertible video and audio evidence is presented. Grand juries, guided by police-friendly prosecutors, quite often refuse to charge those police officers who abuse their authority.
    Police officers, who want to do the right thing, are quite often marginalized and put into harms way, by their own brethren…When a police officer is beating on someone that is already restrained while yelling, “stop resisting” THAT is but one reason police have a “bad name” in many instances…this makes the “good cops” who are standing around, witnessing their “brethren in blue” beating on a restrained suspect, culpable as well…
    Here are changes that can help reduce police-induced violence:
    1. Get rid of police unions. Police unions (fraternities) protect the guilty, and are responsible for the massive whitewashing of questionable police behavior that is presently being committed.
    2. Eliminate both “absolute” and “qualified” immunity for all public officials. This includes, prosecutors and judges, police and firefighters, code enforcement and child protective services officials, and others who deal with the citizenry. The threat of being sued personally would encourage them to behave themselves. Require police officers to be “bonded” by an insurance company, with their own funds. No bond= no job.
    3. Any public funds disbursed to citizens as a result of police misconduct should come out of police pension funds–NOT from the taxpayers.
    4. Regular drug-testing of police officers as well as incident-based drug testing should take place whenever an officer is involved in a violent situation with a citizen–no exceptions.
    5. Testing for steroid use should be a part of the drug testing program. You know damn well, many police officers “bulk up” with the “help” of steroids. Steroids also affect users mentally as well, making them more aggressive. The potential for abuse of citizens increases greatly with steroid use.
    6. Internal affairs should only be used for disagreements between individual officers–NOT for investigations involving citizen abuse. State-level investigations should be mandatory for all suspected abuses involving citizens.
    7. Prosecutors should be charged with malfeasance IF any evidence implicating police officer misconduct is not presented to the grand jury.
    8. A national or state-by-state database of abusive individuals who should NEVER be allowed to perform police work should be established–a “blacklist” of abusive (former) police officers.
    9. Most people are unaware that police have special “rules” that prohibit them from being questioned for 48 hours. This allows them to “get their stories straight” and makes it easier to “cover up” bad police behavior. Police must be subject to the same laws as civilians.
    10. All police should be required to wear bodycams and utilize dashcams that cannot be turned off. Any police officers who causes a dash or body cam to be turned off should be summarily fired–no excuses. Today’s body and dash cams are reliable enough to withstand harsh treatment. Body and dashcam footage should be uploaded to a public channel “on the cloud” for public perusal.
    11. All interrogations must be video and audio recorded. Police should be prohibited from lying or fabricating stories in order to get suspects to confess. False confessions ARE a problem in many departments. Unknown to most people, police can lie with impunity while civilians can be charged with lying to police…fair? I think not…
    12. Any legislation passed that restricts the rights of ordinary citizens, such as firearms magazine capacity limits, types of weapons allowed, or restrictive concealed-carry laws should apply equally to police. No special exemptions to be given to police. Laws must be equally applied.
    13 “Asset forfeiture” is a form of “legalized robbery under color of law” and must be abolished. We must return to Constitutional principles when it comes to “crimefighting”. The so-called “war on drugs” is actually a “war on the citizenry” and has had an extremely corrosive effect on the Constitutional principles that our country is (supposed to be) founded on.
    14. “No-knock” raids must be abolished as they put both police and (especially citizens) in harms way. Even the Nazis “knocked on the door” before gaining entry.
    Police work is not inherently dangerous…there are many other professions that are much more dangerous.
    A little “Andy Taylor” could go a long way in allaying fears that citizens have of police.
    That being said, I have no problem with police officers who do their job in a fair, conscientious manner…however, it is time to call to task those police officers who only “protect and serve” themselves.

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    The problem is that we are pretending that Africans (yes even the ones born here) with an IQ of 80 or 85 can function in a sophisticated white European 21st century society. The problem is a population living along side of us that never belonged here. They were made for Africa.
    , @Yada yada
    The problem is that we are pretending that Africans (yes even the ones born here) with an IQ of 80 or 85 can function in a sophisticated white European 21st century society. The problem is a population living along side of us that never belonged here. They were made for Africa.
    , @Yada yada
    The problem is that we are pretending that Africans (yes even the ones born here) with an IQ of 80 or 85 can function in a sophisticated white European 21st century society. The problem is a population living along side of us that never belonged here. They were made for Africa.
    , @Emblematic
    Nah. Let's not pretend we don't know what the problem is. Militarized police is a thing because of certain ethnic and racial groups.
    , @ben tillman

    14. “No-knock” raids must be abolished as they put both police and (especially citizens) in harms way. Even the Nazis “knocked on the door” before gaining entry.
    Police work is not inherently dangerous…
     
    I could not agree more on that point. Exigent circumstances allow police (or others) to enter without a warrant. If you have time to get a warrant, such exigent circumstances don't exist, and a no-knock warrant is unjustifiable.
  39. Brilliant quote from a Minneapolis Star-Tribune piece (emphasis added):

    On Tuesday, a Minneapolis Somali police officer anonymously spoke on behalf of he and his eight Somali colleagues, expressing both condolences to Damond’s family, as well as fear.

    “We can’t imagine the pain and suffering the victim’s family is going through and our hearts go out to them,” he said, adding that some reporters have been staking out their homes and knocking on their doors.

    “This is scaring our families. It’s difficult to deal with some media groups going to other Somali officers’ houses who are not involved in this shooting. It makes it hard to do this job when you’re worried about your family.”

    http://www.startribune.com/authorities-remain-silent-nearly-three-days-after-justine-damond-shooting/435251273/

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  40. Since the shooting cop has lawyered-up and will not speak to authorities, I will follow the lead of the Russia-Russia-Russia media and wildly speculate:

    The woman approached the cop car in her pajamas which under Islam, is only allowed if the policemen were her husband. This scandalous wardrobe offended the prophet and Mohamed Noor, who is in the midst of his own divorce, put the woman down in accordance to Sharia law.

    I await Aussie Lives Matter to block Interstate 94, as is the local custom after police shootings.

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  41. Yada yada says:
    @anarchyst
    If anything, police should be held to a higher standard than that of the public…As it stands now, police can commit crimes with impunity because, in most situations, they investigate themselves…Behavior that would get an ordinary citizen charged, convicted and incarcerated is routinely ignored by “the powers that be” because police are considered to be “above the law” as the “law” is whatever they say it is, the Constitution be damned…
    Ever notice that police unions are “fraternal”? This should tell you something. The “thin-blue-line” is a gang, little different than street gangs–at least when it comes to “covering-up” their questionable and quite often, illegal and criminal behavior.
    In today’s day and age, “officer safety” trumps de-escalation of force. This, in part, is due to the militarization of the police along with training in Israeli police tactics. This becomes a problem, with the “us vs. them” attitude that is fosters, along with the fact that Israel is a very different place, being on a constant “war footing”, its police tactics are very different.
    There are too many instances of police being “given a pass”, even when incontrovertible video and audio evidence is presented. Grand juries, guided by police-friendly prosecutors, quite often refuse to charge those police officers who abuse their authority.
    Police officers, who want to do the right thing, are quite often marginalized and put into harms way, by their own brethren…When a police officer is beating on someone that is already restrained while yelling, “stop resisting” THAT is but one reason police have a “bad name” in many instances…this makes the “good cops” who are standing around, witnessing their “brethren in blue” beating on a restrained suspect, culpable as well…
    Here are changes that can help reduce police-induced violence:
    1. Get rid of police unions. Police unions (fraternities) protect the guilty, and are responsible for the massive whitewashing of questionable police behavior that is presently being committed.
    2. Eliminate both “absolute” and “qualified” immunity for all public officials. This includes, prosecutors and judges, police and firefighters, code enforcement and child protective services officials, and others who deal with the citizenry. The threat of being sued personally would encourage them to behave themselves. Require police officers to be “bonded” by an insurance company, with their own funds. No bond= no job.
    3. Any public funds disbursed to citizens as a result of police misconduct should come out of police pension funds–NOT from the taxpayers.
    4. Regular drug-testing of police officers as well as incident-based drug testing should take place whenever an officer is involved in a violent situation with a citizen–no exceptions.
    5. Testing for steroid use should be a part of the drug testing program. You know damn well, many police officers “bulk up” with the “help” of steroids. Steroids also affect users mentally as well, making them more aggressive. The potential for abuse of citizens increases greatly with steroid use.
    6. Internal affairs should only be used for disagreements between individual officers–NOT for investigations involving citizen abuse. State-level investigations should be mandatory for all suspected abuses involving citizens.
    7. Prosecutors should be charged with malfeasance IF any evidence implicating police officer misconduct is not presented to the grand jury.
    8. A national or state-by-state database of abusive individuals who should NEVER be allowed to perform police work should be established–a “blacklist” of abusive (former) police officers.
    9. Most people are unaware that police have special “rules” that prohibit them from being questioned for 48 hours. This allows them to “get their stories straight” and makes it easier to “cover up” bad police behavior. Police must be subject to the same laws as civilians.
    10. All police should be required to wear bodycams and utilize dashcams that cannot be turned off. Any police officers who causes a dash or body cam to be turned off should be summarily fired–no excuses. Today’s body and dash cams are reliable enough to withstand harsh treatment. Body and dashcam footage should be uploaded to a public channel “on the cloud” for public perusal.
    11. All interrogations must be video and audio recorded. Police should be prohibited from lying or fabricating stories in order to get suspects to confess. False confessions ARE a problem in many departments. Unknown to most people, police can lie with impunity while civilians can be charged with lying to police…fair? I think not…
    12. Any legislation passed that restricts the rights of ordinary citizens, such as firearms magazine capacity limits, types of weapons allowed, or restrictive concealed-carry laws should apply equally to police. No special exemptions to be given to police. Laws must be equally applied.
    13 "Asset forfeiture" is a form of "legalized robbery under color of law" and must be abolished. We must return to Constitutional principles when it comes to "crimefighting". The so-called "war on drugs" is actually a "war on the citizenry" and has had an extremely corrosive effect on the Constitutional principles that our country is (supposed to be) founded on.
    14. "No-knock" raids must be abolished as they put both police and (especially citizens) in harms way. Even the Nazis "knocked on the door" before gaining entry.
    Police work is not inherently dangerous…there are many other professions that are much more dangerous.
    A little “Andy Taylor” could go a long way in allaying fears that citizens have of police.
    That being said, I have no problem with police officers who do their job in a fair, conscientious manner…however, it is time to call to task those police officers who only “protect and serve” themselves.

    The problem is that we are pretending that Africans (yes even the ones born here) with an IQ of 80 or 85 can function in a sophisticated white European 21st century society. The problem is a population living along side of us that never belonged here. They were made for Africa.

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  42. Yada yada says:
    @anarchyst
    If anything, police should be held to a higher standard than that of the public…As it stands now, police can commit crimes with impunity because, in most situations, they investigate themselves…Behavior that would get an ordinary citizen charged, convicted and incarcerated is routinely ignored by “the powers that be” because police are considered to be “above the law” as the “law” is whatever they say it is, the Constitution be damned…
    Ever notice that police unions are “fraternal”? This should tell you something. The “thin-blue-line” is a gang, little different than street gangs–at least when it comes to “covering-up” their questionable and quite often, illegal and criminal behavior.
    In today’s day and age, “officer safety” trumps de-escalation of force. This, in part, is due to the militarization of the police along with training in Israeli police tactics. This becomes a problem, with the “us vs. them” attitude that is fosters, along with the fact that Israel is a very different place, being on a constant “war footing”, its police tactics are very different.
    There are too many instances of police being “given a pass”, even when incontrovertible video and audio evidence is presented. Grand juries, guided by police-friendly prosecutors, quite often refuse to charge those police officers who abuse their authority.
    Police officers, who want to do the right thing, are quite often marginalized and put into harms way, by their own brethren…When a police officer is beating on someone that is already restrained while yelling, “stop resisting” THAT is but one reason police have a “bad name” in many instances…this makes the “good cops” who are standing around, witnessing their “brethren in blue” beating on a restrained suspect, culpable as well…
    Here are changes that can help reduce police-induced violence:
    1. Get rid of police unions. Police unions (fraternities) protect the guilty, and are responsible for the massive whitewashing of questionable police behavior that is presently being committed.
    2. Eliminate both “absolute” and “qualified” immunity for all public officials. This includes, prosecutors and judges, police and firefighters, code enforcement and child protective services officials, and others who deal with the citizenry. The threat of being sued personally would encourage them to behave themselves. Require police officers to be “bonded” by an insurance company, with their own funds. No bond= no job.
    3. Any public funds disbursed to citizens as a result of police misconduct should come out of police pension funds–NOT from the taxpayers.
    4. Regular drug-testing of police officers as well as incident-based drug testing should take place whenever an officer is involved in a violent situation with a citizen–no exceptions.
    5. Testing for steroid use should be a part of the drug testing program. You know damn well, many police officers “bulk up” with the “help” of steroids. Steroids also affect users mentally as well, making them more aggressive. The potential for abuse of citizens increases greatly with steroid use.
    6. Internal affairs should only be used for disagreements between individual officers–NOT for investigations involving citizen abuse. State-level investigations should be mandatory for all suspected abuses involving citizens.
    7. Prosecutors should be charged with malfeasance IF any evidence implicating police officer misconduct is not presented to the grand jury.
    8. A national or state-by-state database of abusive individuals who should NEVER be allowed to perform police work should be established–a “blacklist” of abusive (former) police officers.
    9. Most people are unaware that police have special “rules” that prohibit them from being questioned for 48 hours. This allows them to “get their stories straight” and makes it easier to “cover up” bad police behavior. Police must be subject to the same laws as civilians.
    10. All police should be required to wear bodycams and utilize dashcams that cannot be turned off. Any police officers who causes a dash or body cam to be turned off should be summarily fired–no excuses. Today’s body and dash cams are reliable enough to withstand harsh treatment. Body and dashcam footage should be uploaded to a public channel “on the cloud” for public perusal.
    11. All interrogations must be video and audio recorded. Police should be prohibited from lying or fabricating stories in order to get suspects to confess. False confessions ARE a problem in many departments. Unknown to most people, police can lie with impunity while civilians can be charged with lying to police…fair? I think not…
    12. Any legislation passed that restricts the rights of ordinary citizens, such as firearms magazine capacity limits, types of weapons allowed, or restrictive concealed-carry laws should apply equally to police. No special exemptions to be given to police. Laws must be equally applied.
    13 "Asset forfeiture" is a form of "legalized robbery under color of law" and must be abolished. We must return to Constitutional principles when it comes to "crimefighting". The so-called "war on drugs" is actually a "war on the citizenry" and has had an extremely corrosive effect on the Constitutional principles that our country is (supposed to be) founded on.
    14. "No-knock" raids must be abolished as they put both police and (especially citizens) in harms way. Even the Nazis "knocked on the door" before gaining entry.
    Police work is not inherently dangerous…there are many other professions that are much more dangerous.
    A little “Andy Taylor” could go a long way in allaying fears that citizens have of police.
    That being said, I have no problem with police officers who do their job in a fair, conscientious manner…however, it is time to call to task those police officers who only “protect and serve” themselves.

    The problem is that we are pretending that Africans (yes even the ones born here) with an IQ of 80 or 85 can function in a sophisticated white European 21st century society. The problem is a population living along side of us that never belonged here. They were made for Africa.

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  43. Yada yada says:
    @anarchyst
    If anything, police should be held to a higher standard than that of the public…As it stands now, police can commit crimes with impunity because, in most situations, they investigate themselves…Behavior that would get an ordinary citizen charged, convicted and incarcerated is routinely ignored by “the powers that be” because police are considered to be “above the law” as the “law” is whatever they say it is, the Constitution be damned…
    Ever notice that police unions are “fraternal”? This should tell you something. The “thin-blue-line” is a gang, little different than street gangs–at least when it comes to “covering-up” their questionable and quite often, illegal and criminal behavior.
    In today’s day and age, “officer safety” trumps de-escalation of force. This, in part, is due to the militarization of the police along with training in Israeli police tactics. This becomes a problem, with the “us vs. them” attitude that is fosters, along with the fact that Israel is a very different place, being on a constant “war footing”, its police tactics are very different.
    There are too many instances of police being “given a pass”, even when incontrovertible video and audio evidence is presented. Grand juries, guided by police-friendly prosecutors, quite often refuse to charge those police officers who abuse their authority.
    Police officers, who want to do the right thing, are quite often marginalized and put into harms way, by their own brethren…When a police officer is beating on someone that is already restrained while yelling, “stop resisting” THAT is but one reason police have a “bad name” in many instances…this makes the “good cops” who are standing around, witnessing their “brethren in blue” beating on a restrained suspect, culpable as well…
    Here are changes that can help reduce police-induced violence:
    1. Get rid of police unions. Police unions (fraternities) protect the guilty, and are responsible for the massive whitewashing of questionable police behavior that is presently being committed.
    2. Eliminate both “absolute” and “qualified” immunity for all public officials. This includes, prosecutors and judges, police and firefighters, code enforcement and child protective services officials, and others who deal with the citizenry. The threat of being sued personally would encourage them to behave themselves. Require police officers to be “bonded” by an insurance company, with their own funds. No bond= no job.
    3. Any public funds disbursed to citizens as a result of police misconduct should come out of police pension funds–NOT from the taxpayers.
    4. Regular drug-testing of police officers as well as incident-based drug testing should take place whenever an officer is involved in a violent situation with a citizen–no exceptions.
    5. Testing for steroid use should be a part of the drug testing program. You know damn well, many police officers “bulk up” with the “help” of steroids. Steroids also affect users mentally as well, making them more aggressive. The potential for abuse of citizens increases greatly with steroid use.
    6. Internal affairs should only be used for disagreements between individual officers–NOT for investigations involving citizen abuse. State-level investigations should be mandatory for all suspected abuses involving citizens.
    7. Prosecutors should be charged with malfeasance IF any evidence implicating police officer misconduct is not presented to the grand jury.
    8. A national or state-by-state database of abusive individuals who should NEVER be allowed to perform police work should be established–a “blacklist” of abusive (former) police officers.
    9. Most people are unaware that police have special “rules” that prohibit them from being questioned for 48 hours. This allows them to “get their stories straight” and makes it easier to “cover up” bad police behavior. Police must be subject to the same laws as civilians.
    10. All police should be required to wear bodycams and utilize dashcams that cannot be turned off. Any police officers who causes a dash or body cam to be turned off should be summarily fired–no excuses. Today’s body and dash cams are reliable enough to withstand harsh treatment. Body and dashcam footage should be uploaded to a public channel “on the cloud” for public perusal.
    11. All interrogations must be video and audio recorded. Police should be prohibited from lying or fabricating stories in order to get suspects to confess. False confessions ARE a problem in many departments. Unknown to most people, police can lie with impunity while civilians can be charged with lying to police…fair? I think not…
    12. Any legislation passed that restricts the rights of ordinary citizens, such as firearms magazine capacity limits, types of weapons allowed, or restrictive concealed-carry laws should apply equally to police. No special exemptions to be given to police. Laws must be equally applied.
    13 "Asset forfeiture" is a form of "legalized robbery under color of law" and must be abolished. We must return to Constitutional principles when it comes to "crimefighting". The so-called "war on drugs" is actually a "war on the citizenry" and has had an extremely corrosive effect on the Constitutional principles that our country is (supposed to be) founded on.
    14. "No-knock" raids must be abolished as they put both police and (especially citizens) in harms way. Even the Nazis "knocked on the door" before gaining entry.
    Police work is not inherently dangerous…there are many other professions that are much more dangerous.
    A little “Andy Taylor” could go a long way in allaying fears that citizens have of police.
    That being said, I have no problem with police officers who do their job in a fair, conscientious manner…however, it is time to call to task those police officers who only “protect and serve” themselves.

    The problem is that we are pretending that Africans (yes even the ones born here) with an IQ of 80 or 85 can function in a sophisticated white European 21st century society. The problem is a population living along side of us that never belonged here. They were made for Africa.

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  44. @Polynikes
    This is almost the perfect test for what you value in a society. Freedom for individual citizens and immigration control vs. multiculturalism and gun control.

    We know which side the media is on.

    If you didn’t have multiculturalism you wouldn’t need gun control.

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  45. @anarchyst
    If anything, police should be held to a higher standard than that of the public…As it stands now, police can commit crimes with impunity because, in most situations, they investigate themselves…Behavior that would get an ordinary citizen charged, convicted and incarcerated is routinely ignored by “the powers that be” because police are considered to be “above the law” as the “law” is whatever they say it is, the Constitution be damned…
    Ever notice that police unions are “fraternal”? This should tell you something. The “thin-blue-line” is a gang, little different than street gangs–at least when it comes to “covering-up” their questionable and quite often, illegal and criminal behavior.
    In today’s day and age, “officer safety” trumps de-escalation of force. This, in part, is due to the militarization of the police along with training in Israeli police tactics. This becomes a problem, with the “us vs. them” attitude that is fosters, along with the fact that Israel is a very different place, being on a constant “war footing”, its police tactics are very different.
    There are too many instances of police being “given a pass”, even when incontrovertible video and audio evidence is presented. Grand juries, guided by police-friendly prosecutors, quite often refuse to charge those police officers who abuse their authority.
    Police officers, who want to do the right thing, are quite often marginalized and put into harms way, by their own brethren…When a police officer is beating on someone that is already restrained while yelling, “stop resisting” THAT is but one reason police have a “bad name” in many instances…this makes the “good cops” who are standing around, witnessing their “brethren in blue” beating on a restrained suspect, culpable as well…
    Here are changes that can help reduce police-induced violence:
    1. Get rid of police unions. Police unions (fraternities) protect the guilty, and are responsible for the massive whitewashing of questionable police behavior that is presently being committed.
    2. Eliminate both “absolute” and “qualified” immunity for all public officials. This includes, prosecutors and judges, police and firefighters, code enforcement and child protective services officials, and others who deal with the citizenry. The threat of being sued personally would encourage them to behave themselves. Require police officers to be “bonded” by an insurance company, with their own funds. No bond= no job.
    3. Any public funds disbursed to citizens as a result of police misconduct should come out of police pension funds–NOT from the taxpayers.
    4. Regular drug-testing of police officers as well as incident-based drug testing should take place whenever an officer is involved in a violent situation with a citizen–no exceptions.
    5. Testing for steroid use should be a part of the drug testing program. You know damn well, many police officers “bulk up” with the “help” of steroids. Steroids also affect users mentally as well, making them more aggressive. The potential for abuse of citizens increases greatly with steroid use.
    6. Internal affairs should only be used for disagreements between individual officers–NOT for investigations involving citizen abuse. State-level investigations should be mandatory for all suspected abuses involving citizens.
    7. Prosecutors should be charged with malfeasance IF any evidence implicating police officer misconduct is not presented to the grand jury.
    8. A national or state-by-state database of abusive individuals who should NEVER be allowed to perform police work should be established–a “blacklist” of abusive (former) police officers.
    9. Most people are unaware that police have special “rules” that prohibit them from being questioned for 48 hours. This allows them to “get their stories straight” and makes it easier to “cover up” bad police behavior. Police must be subject to the same laws as civilians.
    10. All police should be required to wear bodycams and utilize dashcams that cannot be turned off. Any police officers who causes a dash or body cam to be turned off should be summarily fired–no excuses. Today’s body and dash cams are reliable enough to withstand harsh treatment. Body and dashcam footage should be uploaded to a public channel “on the cloud” for public perusal.
    11. All interrogations must be video and audio recorded. Police should be prohibited from lying or fabricating stories in order to get suspects to confess. False confessions ARE a problem in many departments. Unknown to most people, police can lie with impunity while civilians can be charged with lying to police…fair? I think not…
    12. Any legislation passed that restricts the rights of ordinary citizens, such as firearms magazine capacity limits, types of weapons allowed, or restrictive concealed-carry laws should apply equally to police. No special exemptions to be given to police. Laws must be equally applied.
    13 "Asset forfeiture" is a form of "legalized robbery under color of law" and must be abolished. We must return to Constitutional principles when it comes to "crimefighting". The so-called "war on drugs" is actually a "war on the citizenry" and has had an extremely corrosive effect on the Constitutional principles that our country is (supposed to be) founded on.
    14. "No-knock" raids must be abolished as they put both police and (especially citizens) in harms way. Even the Nazis "knocked on the door" before gaining entry.
    Police work is not inherently dangerous…there are many other professions that are much more dangerous.
    A little “Andy Taylor” could go a long way in allaying fears that citizens have of police.
    That being said, I have no problem with police officers who do their job in a fair, conscientious manner…however, it is time to call to task those police officers who only “protect and serve” themselves.

    Nah. Let’s not pretend we don’t know what the problem is. Militarized police is a thing because of certain ethnic and racial groups.

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  46. @Yada yada
    Blacks should not be police officers at all. Full. Stop. Black and Muslim, good grief if that's not a train wreck I don't know what is. This is the very reason that non Europeans should never, never have been allowed to come into our country. We allowed the fifth column from the Pale of Settlement and other countries in and as they typically do, they have made life hell for the natives with their scheming.

    agree

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  47. @anonymous-antimarxist

    Now we get to see how someone with a 70 IQ performed in a bottom tier business school.
     
    Yes but on a purely superficial level, he posed and smiled really well in a police uniform and in casual clothes with only his badge showing. He was basically a cardboard cutout for AA policies.

    Did you see the photos of Noor wearing latex clothes while shaking hands with the Minneapolis Chief of Police???


    https://www.dailystormer.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/noor5.jpg

    Is this because our Somalian friend here has an issue shaking hands with women when needed. Did Noor's cultural and perhaps disgust for infidel women play a role in this senseless shooting???

    The woman was out in public in her pajamas! Sharia justice, baby.

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  48. @anarchyst
    If anything, police should be held to a higher standard than that of the public…As it stands now, police can commit crimes with impunity because, in most situations, they investigate themselves…Behavior that would get an ordinary citizen charged, convicted and incarcerated is routinely ignored by “the powers that be” because police are considered to be “above the law” as the “law” is whatever they say it is, the Constitution be damned…
    Ever notice that police unions are “fraternal”? This should tell you something. The “thin-blue-line” is a gang, little different than street gangs–at least when it comes to “covering-up” their questionable and quite often, illegal and criminal behavior.
    In today’s day and age, “officer safety” trumps de-escalation of force. This, in part, is due to the militarization of the police along with training in Israeli police tactics. This becomes a problem, with the “us vs. them” attitude that is fosters, along with the fact that Israel is a very different place, being on a constant “war footing”, its police tactics are very different.
    There are too many instances of police being “given a pass”, even when incontrovertible video and audio evidence is presented. Grand juries, guided by police-friendly prosecutors, quite often refuse to charge those police officers who abuse their authority.
    Police officers, who want to do the right thing, are quite often marginalized and put into harms way, by their own brethren…When a police officer is beating on someone that is already restrained while yelling, “stop resisting” THAT is but one reason police have a “bad name” in many instances…this makes the “good cops” who are standing around, witnessing their “brethren in blue” beating on a restrained suspect, culpable as well…
    Here are changes that can help reduce police-induced violence:
    1. Get rid of police unions. Police unions (fraternities) protect the guilty, and are responsible for the massive whitewashing of questionable police behavior that is presently being committed.
    2. Eliminate both “absolute” and “qualified” immunity for all public officials. This includes, prosecutors and judges, police and firefighters, code enforcement and child protective services officials, and others who deal with the citizenry. The threat of being sued personally would encourage them to behave themselves. Require police officers to be “bonded” by an insurance company, with their own funds. No bond= no job.
    3. Any public funds disbursed to citizens as a result of police misconduct should come out of police pension funds–NOT from the taxpayers.
    4. Regular drug-testing of police officers as well as incident-based drug testing should take place whenever an officer is involved in a violent situation with a citizen–no exceptions.
    5. Testing for steroid use should be a part of the drug testing program. You know damn well, many police officers “bulk up” with the “help” of steroids. Steroids also affect users mentally as well, making them more aggressive. The potential for abuse of citizens increases greatly with steroid use.
    6. Internal affairs should only be used for disagreements between individual officers–NOT for investigations involving citizen abuse. State-level investigations should be mandatory for all suspected abuses involving citizens.
    7. Prosecutors should be charged with malfeasance IF any evidence implicating police officer misconduct is not presented to the grand jury.
    8. A national or state-by-state database of abusive individuals who should NEVER be allowed to perform police work should be established–a “blacklist” of abusive (former) police officers.
    9. Most people are unaware that police have special “rules” that prohibit them from being questioned for 48 hours. This allows them to “get their stories straight” and makes it easier to “cover up” bad police behavior. Police must be subject to the same laws as civilians.
    10. All police should be required to wear bodycams and utilize dashcams that cannot be turned off. Any police officers who causes a dash or body cam to be turned off should be summarily fired–no excuses. Today’s body and dash cams are reliable enough to withstand harsh treatment. Body and dashcam footage should be uploaded to a public channel “on the cloud” for public perusal.
    11. All interrogations must be video and audio recorded. Police should be prohibited from lying or fabricating stories in order to get suspects to confess. False confessions ARE a problem in many departments. Unknown to most people, police can lie with impunity while civilians can be charged with lying to police…fair? I think not…
    12. Any legislation passed that restricts the rights of ordinary citizens, such as firearms magazine capacity limits, types of weapons allowed, or restrictive concealed-carry laws should apply equally to police. No special exemptions to be given to police. Laws must be equally applied.
    13 "Asset forfeiture" is a form of "legalized robbery under color of law" and must be abolished. We must return to Constitutional principles when it comes to "crimefighting". The so-called "war on drugs" is actually a "war on the citizenry" and has had an extremely corrosive effect on the Constitutional principles that our country is (supposed to be) founded on.
    14. "No-knock" raids must be abolished as they put both police and (especially citizens) in harms way. Even the Nazis "knocked on the door" before gaining entry.
    Police work is not inherently dangerous…there are many other professions that are much more dangerous.
    A little “Andy Taylor” could go a long way in allaying fears that citizens have of police.
    That being said, I have no problem with police officers who do their job in a fair, conscientious manner…however, it is time to call to task those police officers who only “protect and serve” themselves.

    14. “No-knock” raids must be abolished as they put both police and (especially citizens) in harms way. Even the Nazis “knocked on the door” before gaining entry.
    Police work is not inherently dangerous…

    I could not agree more on that point. Exigent circumstances allow police (or others) to enter without a warrant. If you have time to get a warrant, such exigent circumstances don’t exist, and a no-knock warrant is unjustifiable.

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  49. kantil says:
    @Judah Benjamin Hur
    The Bezos Post has become absurdly left wing. In some ways, I admire the man, but there's no question that it has become more liberal since he bought it and that the quality has declined.

    As infuriating as this story is, I'm going to wait to hear the facts of the case to make any final judgments. Getting those facts might require reading British newspapers, though.

    Consign WAPO to the bottom of the Crescent Moon Two-holer where it belongs.

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  52. West says:

    WASHINGTON POST LIES ALL THE TIME

    Washington Post invented the lie that Trump mocked the reporter’s disability:

    https://www.catholics4trump.com/narrated-video-proving-trump-never-mocked-reporters-disability/

    When someone posted a video to show that Trump didn’t do it, WaPo deletes the posting:

    https://www.catholics4trump.com/washington-post-deletes-video-evidence-showing-trump-didnt-mock-reporters-disability/

    Trump said: Obama cannot say radical Islam…I don’t know
    Washington Post: Trump accuses Obama of being connected to Orlando shooting

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