Inglewood Police Beating Trial

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Inglewood Police Beating Trial

Unread post by wed » July 30th, 2003, 10:28 pm

Have you guys heard of the hung jury verdict on the Inglewood Police beating trial of a handcuffed 16 y.o.
On July 6th, 2002 Inglewood police officer Jeremy Morse, picced up handcuffed Donovan Jackson, slammed him on the hood of his squad car, and then punched him in his face...

You can read more about the trial at:
http://www.bet.com/articles/0,,c1gb6977-7784,00.html


Was this beating racially charged? What do you all think of the verdict? Was the officer justified to use force?

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Unread post by wcrockets » July 31st, 2003, 8:10 am

Yes the one officer passed his creative writing 101 test and the other officer may be retried. We don't know yet.

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Unread post by BIG DUSTY LOCO » July 31st, 2003, 11:54 am

It's up for retrial though. Just read in today's LATIMES that they were going to retry it. Them fools ain't out the BBQ yet. No riots, so maybe the man is going to reward the people with some justice and retry the officers.

I'm glad nobody acted a fool though. It's time to use the system and work it against itself.

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Unread post by wcrockets » July 31st, 2003, 11:59 am

Yes retry the assaulting officer. Two thumbs up for that.

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Unread post by bgcasper » August 1st, 2003, 8:14 am

the sad point is we need a video to get justice ?? well niggaz lets walk with a vdos ,i got beat down many time in my life by cops ,i remember my homie and i we were teens late 14 we got beat down bad over nothing just cause we was at the wrong place they was lookin for two young niggaz and there we was ,my homie v lost 10 teeth all his front teeth ...

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Unread post by BIG DUSTY LOCO » August 1st, 2003, 9:34 am

Yup. For the most part that's the way it's working. If you think about probabilities, these cops aren't out there harrassing old people and whipping them with their nightclubs. They are targetting the young males in the hood that look like gangsters, whether they are or aren't. For the most part, the cops are smart with what they can and can't get away with. It's not like they are roughing up Urkel, the good kid in the community with the credentials to match. Nah, they are messing with the one's who look like trouble.

Keep a disposable camera in your ride. I know cats who pull out those cameras and when they started snapping shots of the cops, their whole attitude changes...LOL.

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Unread post by wcrockets » August 3rd, 2003, 2:02 pm

Absolutely carry a camera at all times in your vehicle. I highly recommend that.

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Unread post by wcrockets » August 7th, 2003, 4:40 pm

BDL, and it's not going to get any better either for awhile. Check this latest article about Ashcroft.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/fc?cid=34&t ... al_Justice

"Attorney General John Ashcroft wants prosecutors to closely monitor which judges impose more lenient sentences than federal guidelines recommend, a step some critics say could limit judicial independence. Ashcroft directed U.S. attorneys nationwide to promptly report to Justice Department headquarters when a sentence is a "downward departure" from guidelines and not part of a plea agreement in exchange for cooperation."

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Unread post by thesoulsedge » August 19th, 2003, 9:57 am

THERE is a certain amount of social-fear of young black males...this is something known...even other blacks sometimes fear young black male...so when a cop beats up a young black male...some people say "good"...even some people in the hood don't care...

people in semi valley, westlake village, calabassas, ventura and other places MAY even be glad to see a young brother get beat down...but they should be happy that the set trip isn't happenin' in their back yard.

if its a ghetto problem...leave it a ghetto problem might be the general attitude...

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Unread post by wcrockets » August 19th, 2003, 2:14 pm

Simi Valley has it's own problems.. lol. I lived there for awhile with a Black family who were good people before the whole Rodney riots hit. Lot of peckerwoods and bikers up there.

Westlake Village has more of a problem with the mob and all that porno they were pushing in that area than anything else. That's uptown and the mob has the power there.

The surrounding communities have some gangs that aren't too fierce in my estimation. Mostly suburban neighborhood kids gone wrong (see what happens when listen to that rock music.. haha). I remember that whole area real well as I once lived there for a year.

I must say that I really do agree with your position. That about sums it up.

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Unread post by indyjrt » August 20th, 2003, 4:46 pm

Beating??? That wasn't a beating. Mr. Jackson was punched one time, that's not a beating, Rodney King was a beating. Will Ofcr Morse be found guilty?? Probably not unless it's out of fear of more riots. You have to ask was his force reasonable? Well that depends on the situation, if someone is allegedly grabbing your testicles, what would the average person do?
I knew it was going to be a hung jury. When a jury takes longer that 24 hours for a conviction, more often than not it's hung.

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Unread post by thesoulsedge » August 21st, 2003, 9:42 am

the problem is a cop represents the power of the state, the power of the government. that power cannot be abused...this is the main issue imho...the accuser is a private citizen accussing the state of abusing its power...we should take it seriously...

but that doesn't mean we need to turn against the cops...they have a job to do...but we MUST watch the cops...REMEMBER THE RAMPARTS INVESTIGATION AND CORRUPTION...if we stop watching the cops, then they too become a set of thugs...

we need to start a discussion of COP GANGS. I read about how white supremacist cops have special tattoos and even have a special society. this is a gang with members who have badges...

keep the eye on 5-0

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Unread post by moonstomp » August 21st, 2003, 10:32 am

In Chicago, they now write down on your interview sheet ever tattoo you have and what it means. The reason for this is that somehow a few years back, a guy got into a gang-heavy district who was either a GD or King. He wound up a sergeant or lieutenant or something and there was a lot of violent against opposing gangs and a sudden drop of arrests in his own gang members. It turns out the guy had a big tattoo for his gang and nobody really cared. As far as WP gangs in police forces go, I think that's not really all that common. As I've said somewhere on here before, the cops here won't even let a skinhead, regardless of being WP/NS or SHARP (skinhead against racial prejudice) or trad or whatever, join. Being a skinhead as far as the PD HR people are concerned is gang affiliation, and they won't have it. There are skins on the force, but a) they're not WP, b) they don't flaunt the fact that they're into that scene, and definitely aren't in gangs.

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Unread post by wcrockets » August 21st, 2003, 12:43 pm

Both of you guys are heading into new territory. We could use a thread on that for sure. SoulsEdge, I agree with you. If we can't trust police in our neighborhoods, where does that leave us?

I read in the paper Orange County has an investigation pending right now. Apparently some lady called for help to the jail over there and the desk searge arranged to "help" her after hours and now she is saying that him and a leutenant reserve stuffed her in a Buena Park motel and raped her over the course of several days while dropping a bunch of drugs. I mean can you believe that?

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Unread post by thesoulsedge » August 21st, 2003, 1:37 pm

wcrockets...i believe it because a cop has power...he has a gun, uniform and badge...he has a controlling/power attitude (or he wouldn't be a cop)...it's a profession that attracts people who like control and order (law and ORDER)...and you don't have to be highly educated or talented to be a cop...you are a blue collar person who can pull over a rich guy or rough up a minority tomake yourself feel better.

i'm not saying cops are bad...but the position can be abused by someone who likes to be in control...


on racists, Mark Fuhrman said that racist gangs DO exist in some police forces...would someone go to Yahoo! and do some research...

let's get some facts on the table...in the LAPD there has been tension between black officers and white officers...the blacks formed an organization called OSCAR JOEL BRYANT named after the first black lapd officer...some say this is a gang???

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