Prosecute these assholes.
When can we just call it fascism in the mainstream media? The people entrusted with oversight of maniac cops refuse to do anything about the violence.
“I was on the floor on my stomach and Connelly punched me on this side of the face,” said West. “And I was being kicked and stepped on from behind, and she was punching me in the face. She punched me in the eye several times.”
West was then released without charge. She immediately made a series of photographs, detailing injuries all over her body, and contacted a lawyer, to file a case with internal affairs six days later.
Today, Baltimore’s state attorney ruled Freddie Gray’s death a homicide and charged six officers with the crime. This announcement isn’t a victory but it’s certainly an important step towards accountability.
The Department of Justice (DOJ):
The first step towards accountability is transparency.
Mandate that all police departments collect and report data on a quarterly basis on police shootings, and other deaths in custody, as well as stops, frisks, searches, citations, arrests, and uses of force.
Create a national public database of this data, including a breakdown by race, gender, age, outcome, and the officer’s basis for the encounter and action.