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Question: if Cedar Rapids, Iowa were 100 percent white, instead of 83 percent white and 7 percent black, would the following story be necessary? [NAACP official: National narrative around policing means Cedar Rapids Police need to do more to gain trust, KCRG.com, May 9, 2022]:

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – An official with the NAACP in Cedar Rapids said the Cedar Rapids Police Department needs to engage with communities in a positive way more often to increase the likelihood of cooperation.

Cedar Rapids Police Chief Wayne Jerman said witnesses withholding information is the reason his department has struggled to make arrests related to gun violence last Tuesday.

Denise Bridges, who is president of the African American Family Resilience Association and Education Chair for the Cedar Rapids NAACP, said she wasn’t surprised the police are having trouble getting witnesses to talk. She said she doesn’t see police officers unless they’ve been called to a neighborhood.

“The fact when officers come into our neighborhoods, it’s because there’s a problem,” Bridges said. “But, just to come to ordinary things, you don’t see them that often.”

She said trust issues between people of color and law enforcement agencies are built upon history, anecdotal experiences from others, and data showing people of color are more often pulled over.

Bridges said those fears result in a lack of trust regarding information confidential especially if retaliation is a possibility.

Chief Jerman said retaliation is one of many reasons people aren’t cooperating with investigators. He said he wants Cedar Rapids to be safe, but needs people to talk with the police.

“To build cases based on probable cause, we can’t operate on hunches or opinions or that you know this person may be responsible,” he said. “We need information to be corroborated, and we have to have the evidence and the facts to build a case.”

Bridges said she knows Cedar Rapids Police have efforts like “coffee with a cop” and National Night Out to engage people in the community. But, she said those efforts only hit certain pockets in the community.

Bridges said she believes the police could benefit from engaging black churches or working with other existing nonprofits.

Answer: no.

If Cedar Rapids were 100 percent white instead of 83% white and 7% black, the city would have virtually no need for a police department, and no need for outreach to the primary community responsible for the overwhelming majority of the violent crime.

Moral of the story: black people should stop committing so much of the violent crime in 7% black Cedar Rapids, Iowa and encourage fellow black citizens to abide by the law.

If white people can cooperate with the police, why can’t blacks?

Post-George Floyd, white police officers don’t want to engage with violent blacks, because they could be the next Derek Chauvin trying to subdue a dangerous black individual preying upon the black community.

 
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  1. magilla says:

    “But, just to come to ordinary things, you don’t see them that often.”

    Why? That isn’t their job. Adults don’t need to make friends with the police, and cops likewise with the public. They aren’t selling anything.

    Blacks are eternal 4-year olds. You must always pay them special attention.

    Not that it matters–as blacks are chased out of Mikwaukee and Chicago by developers eager to reclaim prime real estate, places like Cedar Rapids will end up like cities in inland LA County did in the 1990s.

    Blacks chased out of LA wound up in Lancaster and elsewhere in the Antelope Valley, and the places went to hell.

  2. Jon A says:

    They need to make up their minds about what they want from police.

    And why is it always someone else’s job to fix problems that they create?

    • Agree: Augustus
  3. Trevor says:

    Negroes are collectively the single biggest problem in the USSA.

    But it is a political third rail – neither party will touch it.

    We need a new race – realist party.

    • Replies: @AKINDLE
  4. This fall, Cedar Rapids Community SD will try to hit up voters for a \$323M bond whopper. In the past 20 years, CRCSD warm body count has gone down by 10% while its ESL numbers have been rising.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  5. J1234 says:

    I’ll be going to Cedar Rapids in the next few days. Probably won’t be that bad, and we’re just staying overnight, but this news story shows that black people almost always think that their well being is in the hands of someone other than themselves – the cops, the politicians, the welfare programs. Stop shooting each other, blacks – or people of other races – and you’ll be amazed how much people will eventually start trusting you. You’ve garnered so much distrust in society with your violent and criminal behavior that it will be a long time before non-blacks will have any faith in you.

    • Replies: @Former Liberal
    , @AKINDLE
  6. Augustus says:

    The 1st rule of policing should be to do nothing except politely write up a report for a black on black crime.

    Rule 2 should be to patrol a black neighborhood by going around it’s perimeter. Only check those leaving, not those within. Don’t go where you aren’t wanted. Let blacks keep their crime between themselves and enjoy it. They’ve earned it.

    • Agree: Gore 2004
    • Replies: @Ris_Eruwaedhiel
  7. white police officers don’t want to engage with violent blacks, because they could be the next Derek Chauvin trying to subdue a dangerous black individual preying upon the black community.

    Speaking from bitter experience, police are over-trained in subduing people and under-trained in leaving them the f*** alone to do biologically essential things like… sleeping.

    Those trained in this over-intervention, as well as the trainers, need to be removed from anything to do with policing.  Simply bar them and send them all to bagging groceries.

    If white people can cooperate with the police, why can’t blacks?

    Blacks are a (at least one) distinct species and should neither be expected nor allowed to be part of Euro-human society.  Back to Afreaka or sterilized, pick one.

    • Replies: @Hapalong Cassidy
  8. Yes but that “Iowa Nice” stuff is so 1950s. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are pretty typical. Boring! Folks want excitement these days, and the Sacred 13% bring it in truckloads. Or something…

  9. “The fact when officers come into our neighborhoods, it’s because there’s a problem,” Bridges said. “But, just to come to ordinary things, you don’t see them that often.”

    I wonder when munts are going the release the worldwide, universal playbook for how law enforcement (if it exists) are supposed to check off all of the boxes to make these things happy with how cops interact with their neighborhood populations? It occurs to me the goal posts are moved with every little incident that doesn’t go their way. In the end the simplest way is to incarcerate felons for long periods of time, preferably until they’ve lost their will to commit violent crime. I don’t see that happening though as the up and coming communists see far to much value in their special skill sets.

    • Replies: @The True Nolan
  10. Anonymous[135] • Disclaimer says:

    Moral of the story: black people should stop committing so much of the violent crime in 7% black Cedar Rapids, Iowa and encourage fellow black citizens to abide by the law.

    What % of black people in a city/town is the tipping point for a sharp uptick in crime? I was led to believe the tipping point was 5%, but maybe it’s 7%?

    • Replies: @Goob
  11. usNthem says:

    Cedar Rapids – just another formerly and totally White bread city suffering from the usual infestation. If violent joggers were properly held to account and severely punished, some semblance of control might be maintained. Unfortunately, Whites have lost the desire, will and nads to deal with these animals as they should be dealt with. Until this changes, it’ll be same old, same old.

    • Replies: @loren
    , @In Ohio
  12. Yawn. Nothing new. Blacks being divorced from reality, as usual. Doesn’t NAACP stand for National Association of Always Complaining People?

  13. loren says:
    @usNthem

    Blacks moved there for welfare? why did they migrate?

    • Replies: @usNthem
    , @Bite Moi
  14. loren says:

    he New Jersey Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Sundiata Acoli, a former Black Panther convicted in the 1973 slaying of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster, may be released on parole after spending nearly 50 years in prison.

  15. Rooster14 says:
    @magilla

    blacks are eternal 4yr olds! I also never understood why police need to “reach out” to the community; they’re job is simply to enforce the law! As far as developers go, blacks simply destroy everything around them, including property values. However, they’re also the neediest people on the planet, so they’re located in areas that are close to the most amenities. It gets to the point that blacks bring down the property value so much, that developers, along with the local politicians that get kick-backs, reclaim the land at pennies on the dollar. They then move the black population, en masse, to a red or purple area for political sabotage, and the cycle begins anew.

    Thinking about it, blacks are really like a destructive urban herd of cattle that the politicians just move around to meet their seedy objectives.

    • Agree: anonymouseperson
  16. @Former Liberal

    No, it’s “Negroes Are Always Causing Problems”.

  17. @Former Liberal

    NAACP = Negros Are Always Causing Problems

    • LOL: usNthem
    • Replies: @Hang All Text Drivers
  18. @J1234

    Never happen In case you haven’t noticed, blacks and western civilization don’t mix. Try living in the South, as that fact will be confirmed every day.

  19. HT says:

    Obama and Eric Holder devised this line of thinking when Obama was in office. When percentages indicate blacks are convicted of crimes at a greater rate than whites, it has to be because of racism. That white people voted for that black commie still is hard to believe but it clearly shows how stupid and brainwashed our self loathing white America is.

  20. “..you don’t see police officers unless they are called to the neighborhood”…

    I don’t see firemen unless there is a fire in my neighborhood. Does that mean I should distrust the fire department?

    • Replies: @Grendel
  21. Like bill o’reilly said. “We don’t have a gun problem, we have a black male problem.”

  22. @PvtCharlieSlate

    NO – its NAACP = Negro Affirmative Action Caucasian Persecution

  23. “The fact when officers come into our neighborhoods, it’s because there’s a problem,” Bridges said. “But just to come for ordinary things, you don’t see them that often.”

    What does this person think happens in white neighborhoods? I’ve never seen the police in the white neighborhoods that I’ve lived in either unless there was a problem. Maybe she thinks the police are going to white neighborhoods and hosting community BBQ’s and having pony rides for da chil’ren? Or maybe going door to door and handing out free movie tickets and coupons for free food at McDonald’s and free ice cream at Baskin Robbins? She needs a serious reality check, but I think her complaint is probably based on a perceived lack of gibsmedats and not being coddled and pampered by the cops.

    One thing I’ve learned in 65 years on this planet is that when a negro is complaining, it’s because it’s not the center of attention and its outstretched beggar’s paw isn’t being filled with free goodies.

    • Agree: usNthem, Augustus
    • Replies: @Ris_Eruwaedhiel
  24. Houston, We have a Negro problem!

    https://foxbaltimore.com/news/instagram/elderly-man-with-cane-shot-to-death-by-group-of-teens-harassing-him-for-fun-cops-say-houston-texas-old-man-harrased-by-teenagers-and-shot-to-death-senseless-crime

    Elderly man with cane shot to death by group of teens harassing him for fun, cops say

    Tuesday, May 10th 2022

    An elderly man was shot to death by a group of teenagers harassing him for fun late Monday night. (SBG San Antonio)

    HOUSTON (KABB) — An elderly man was shot to death by a group of teenagers harassing him for fun late Monday night, police say.

    The deadly shooting happened around 8:45 p.m. near Fulton Street and East Crosstimbers Street on Houston’s North Side.

    Houston Police said four teenagers were walking along the sidewalk and saw the victim walking with his cane and suitcase. Police say that the teenagers started harassing the man, possibly just for fun. That’s when the man started swinging his cane at the teenagers to try to leave him alone.

    Two teenage girls tried to convince the other two boys to stop and leave. As the four were leaving, one of the boys stopped, turned around and shot at the victim. The four teenagers ran off after the shooting. Authorities are currently searching for the suspects and say they may be able to identify the teenager that is responsible.

    The victim was rushed to the hospital where he later died from a gunshot wound to the chest. Houston Police say that the motive is unknown and are currently reviewing surveillance footage in the area.

    Authorities urge the public to call Crime Stoppers (713) 521-4600 if they have any details regarding the suspects involved.

  25. Mr. Grey says:
    @Truth

    Antelope Valley, CA is 8.7% black, and L.A is 9.8%

    California City is 15.2% black. It’s a failed utopia plopped down in the middle of the mojave, with cheap houses. Up north, where the enlightened progressives of the SF bay area replace their blacks with compliant Guatemalans, etc, blacks have had to move out to places like Sacramento, 13% (twice the state avg); plus the distant surban sprawls of places such as Vallejo, 22%; Pittsburg, 17%, and Antioch 17%.

  26. usNthem says:
    @loren

    Could be – chimpcongo isn’t too far away. Another of the risks in living within a couple of hundred miles of a heavily infested city – xspecially if there’s a nearby freeway.

  27. @Abolish_public_education

    In the past 20 years, CRCSD warm body count has gone down by 10% while its ESL numbers have been rising.

    Is that Hispanics driving out blacks?

  28. Come on white people, by not committing more violent crimes than blacks, you’re proving how racist you are!
    END SARC!

    • LOL: Mr. Rational
  29. @PhilMuhCrevis

    “The fact when officers come into our neighborhoods, it’s because there’s a problem,” Bridges said. “But, just to come to ordinary things, you don’t see them that often.”

    That actually is a problem for Black neighborhoods. It’s not an issue for Whites and Asians, but it is for Blacks. Here’s why. Whites and Asians EXPECT each other (and themselves) to obey the normal rules of civilized society. The police only show up when someone breaks the rules. Black culture is different. Black people will obey the law only as long as someone is watching them. No police around to watch? Then there is no law except for “what can you get away with?” When Blacks complain about the lack of every-day police presence they are simply expressing their self-knowledge that they are children unable to control their own actions. Black people without overseers are like four year olds in an unguarded candy shop.

    Don’t believe me? Show me one campus, village, city, or nation where a majority Black population coexist peacefully with a low level of theft, rape, violence, and murder.

  30. you don’t see them that often.

    This statement says it all, and honestly because of current events, who gives a rats ass.

    This is for career and often physical survival of LEO’s. Having family and a few friends in LE it’s repeated often that “it’s just not worth the risk to simply patrol black neighborhoods.” I’ve heard more than one cop say that one of their biggest fears is being ambushed in their patrol car while either parked or waiting at a stop light. That being said I’m not sure we’re in disagreement about much here.

    • Replies: @Gore 2004
  31. Grendel says:
    @anonymouseperson

    …and I certainly don’t shoot at the fireman when they arrive!

  32. Gore 2004 says:
    @PhilMuhCrevis

    If white cops are in Black neighborhoods, they have to deal with it. They signed up for the job.

    A lot of white cops have been making rap videos and so on to connect with Blacks in places like Fargo, N.D. of all places.

    If Black areas want to have no police, oh well. They have to live with the consquences.

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
  33. Bite Moi says:
    @magilla

    magilla————“Blacks are eternal 4 year olds.” Nailed it. It’s past time to take their shyte show back to Africa.

  34. Gore 2004 says:
    @magilla

    Police don’t need to make friends with the public, but the public pays for police service. Police are seen as abusive people.

    That is why there is police ambushes. They see police getting away with murder and people are snapping.

    Police need to reconnect with the communities or else more of this tit for a tat will continue. Al Sharpton and white liberals will see to that.

    • Disagree: AnalogMan
    • Replies: @magilla
  35. Bite Moi says:
    @loren

    loren———-Blacks moved there ( Cedar Rapids ) for the welfare?” So,any city that wanted to be a Whitopia just has to avoid subsidizing negroes? Works for me. Stop subsidizing everybody is the way to do it.Probably would have to be done mostly at the state level.

  36. In Ohio says:
    @usNthem

    If violent joggers were held accountable, REALLY accountable, the only ones you`d see out in public would be old ladies. The rest would be in prison.

    Stay alert, stay alive.

  37. They are simply different in outlook, awareness. Presence.
    Yes, an obtuse situation.

  38. AnalogMan says:
    @Gore 2004

    A lot of white cops have been making rap videos and so on to connect with Blacks

    Working great, is it?

    • Agree: Listener
  39. Build a wall around black neighborhoods ( escape from New York 1981)…..only let out those working.Put a Walmart and other stores where goods are behind glass…..don’t let anyone not working out……let the self cleaning oven do it’s job.My sympathy for them is gone

  40. loren says:
    @Bite Moi

    millions of turd worlders move to USA..remember west side story? everything free in merika.

    • Replies: @Bite Moi
  41. Maybe I’ll take them seriously when they change their name to the national association for the advancement of people of color. Until then they’re just self loathing negroes.

  42. magilla says:
    @Gore 2004

    There is nothing the police can do that is good enough. Blacks want to drive unregistered cars, make noise at all hours, and obey no laws at all with no consequences.

    Until the day Shitavious kills D’Aquarius–in whose age we all live–then cops must be in da communaty, eating ribs, playing bakkatball, and reaching out.

    Enough already– they deserve to live in a society created “For them, By Them, Paid for by Them”. Separation now, separation forever. Take the billions we are sending to (((Zelensky))) and start making separation a reality.

  43. @Augustus

    Non-black cops patrolling a black neighborhood should take an extended coffee and donut break.

  44. @Non PC Infidel

    In no other group do so many members go through life with one hand stuck out in expectation of a handout and the other is a clenched fist in case they don’t get what they want.

  45. @Bite Moi

    Stop subsidizing everybody is the way to do it.

    If we stopped all the freebies, e.g. a_p_e, the immigration-invasion would be halted dead in its tracks. Even better, the tax leeches already here would LEAVE (and head back to whichever s*hole, European countries their *-grandparents fled from).

    Foreigners who come here are merely exploiting the system of redistribution that generations of our native-borns have voted for.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational, Bite Moi
    • Replies: @Bite Moi
  46. Bite Moi says:
    @loren

    loren————-“everything free in merika” Then i look at my pay stub and see what i gross compared to what i net.

  47. Bite Moi says:
    @Abolish_public_education

    AQbolish_Public_Education.———Taxing the productive to support deadwood,foreign and domestic,got worse after 1920. Why do you suppose that was? What Changed?

  48. Bite Moi says:
    @magilla

    magilla———-Possible solution. Treat the Ukraine support like drug money.Put the taxpayer cash in a high impact locked briefcase,Chain each briefcase to an african in America,and send it to Zelensky.How much you need Ukraine???

  49. Ummm says:

    “The fact when officers come into our neighborhoods, it’s because there’s a problem,” Bridges said. “But, just to come to ordinary things, you don’t see them that often.”

    There has been a lot of discussion around this quote in this thread.

    This indicates the nature of the way black communities have been propagandised. Of course you only see the police if theres a problem, like you only see the ambulance or the fire department. That’s their job, to respond to problems.

    However, it seems the black way of thinking is that because the police are there during troubled times only, they bring the troubled times. Eg, theres an (I’m gonna say ittttttt) implicit association between the police and bad things and the media plays on this very heavily.

    And indeed many whites feel this way about the police too – I just think it’s easier to sell that propaganda to black communities due to the racial angle.

  50. @Mr. Rational

    Excellent point, although I might add that the trend towards over-exuberant apprehensions was fueled in large part by former Iraq War veterans that filled up the police officer ranks. America’s foreign policy is the gift that keeps on giving.

  51. loren says:

    off topic..starvation planned?

    the refinery fire was an accident just like the 50+ food processing facilities that have burned in the past eight months that’s all accident to keep believing the bullshit they are doing this on purpose

  52. @Bite Moi

    Why do you suppose [worsening post-1920]

    The Wilsonian, Big Government policies, e.g. central banking, progressive income tax and WWI, might of have something to do with it. But, big picture, “America” has been worsening continuously since 1776.

    (I haven’t looked lately, but judging from how US financial bubbles have become so regularly enormous, it’s possible that the ruin rate has actually been increasing: The sort of [gov caused] crisis that prompts a huge, government intervention, which maybe only used to occur once in a generation, now seems to happen all the time.)

    @#7

    send them all to bagging groceries.

    I detect a bit of contempt, from you, for our heroic, unskilled labor force. The fact is that bagging is vital to egg security. Also, baggers are frequently asked to escort little old ladies to their car (while carrying the bags). Baggers leave a lasting impression as the public face of retailers who have invested millions. I wouldn’t trust that job to just anyone. Likewise, kudos to all our baristas, burger flippers, et al. TBH, I have more respect for them than I do for “professionals” such as State U profsters, “defense industry workers”, and all the other baloney careerists out there.

  53. Bite Moi says:

    Abolish_Public_Education————-The 19th Amendment allowed women to first vote in 1920.THAT’S when the real slide started. I am not in contempt of the working man,whether skilled or unskilled. Janitorial work,burger flippers,waitress,etc. all necessary and deserve respect when they do good work. Personally,i have more respect for drug dealers in the ‘hood than the couch sitters.

  54. AKINDLE says:
    @Trevor

    Getting rid of statues and changing the label on butter, pancake mix and instant rice was supposed to fix all this. We do not have a race problem in America. We have a problem race.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
  55. AKINDLE says:
    @J1234

    Are you one of those stupid Whites that has a BLM sign in his yard or just a mudshark that sucks black dick?

    • Replies: @J1234
  56. AceDeuce says:
    @Truth

    That is so Nypical (negro typical).

    He named Lancaster, which is 21% engroidened. Palmdale, just south of there, is 15%. Those are probably low. There are many smaller and more remote communities in the AV, many of which are 100% White. So, the human/black demographics of the entire AV are going to be skewed White (if only…), The Cuckipedia entry for Palmdale has an entire section on “Changing Demographics” talking how blechpipo are polluting the city on an alarming basis.

    • Thanks: magilla
  57. J1234 says:
    @AKINDLE

    What are you drinking, or smoking, or injecting? Do you even know how to read? Because you didn’t read my comment, or comprehend it.

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