By Brother Saye
One of the major problems with law enforcement in America is that too many officers are being hired to police in Black communities, who have no connection to the people in the communities they roam. Evidence shows that these officers don’t care about the well being of the people they are hired to serve and protect. For example, on Friday 6/12/2020, Officer Garrett Rolfe fired three shots at 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks as Brooks ran away. The incident occurred outside a Wendy’s on University Drive downtown. Reports claim that Brooks suffered organ damage and blood loss caused by two “gunshot wounds of the back,” according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner.
The following breakdown below is from By Malachy Browne Christina Kelso and of the New York Times
At 10:33 p.m. on Friday, police officers were called to a Wendy’s restaurant at 125 University Avenue in South Atlanta. Mr. Brooks had fallen asleep in his vehicle, which was parked in the drive-through, causing other customers to drive around him, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.
10:42 p.m. Officer Brosnan arrives and wakes Mr. Brooks.
Officer Brosnan appears to be unsure whether he should let Mr. Brooks sleep in the car or should take further action. At 10:49 p.m., he contacts police dispatch and requests another police officer.
0:56 p.m. Officer Rolfe arrives and consults with Officer Brosnan. Officer Rolfe questions Mr. Brooks, who says he didn’t drive to Wendy’s but was dropped off. Officer Rolfe rejects the statement.
11:03 p.m. Officer Rolfe checks whether Mr. Brooks is armed. He is not.
Officer Rolfe asks Mr. Brooks to take a breath test for alcohol. Mr. Brooks admits he has been drinking and says, “I don’t want to refuse anything.”
Mr. Brooks asks the officers if he can lock his car up under their supervision and walk to his sister’s house, which he says is a short distance away. “I can just go home,” he says.
11:23 p.m. The two officers have been at the scene for 27 minutes. When the breath test is complete, Officer Rolfe tells Mr. Brooks he “has had too much drink to be driving,” and begins to handcuff him. Less than a minute later, Mr. Brooks is shot. – New York Times
All of this could have been easily avoided if either officer on the response would have just allowed Mr. Brooks to walk home, or if one of them would have called an Uber for Mr. Brooks to get home. The officers could have still written Mr. Brooks a citation to appear in court, while not allowing him to get back in his vehicle. No one is saying he should not have been punished. We are saying there was no need to arrest him and obviously, there was no need to kill him, over such a harmless petty crime. We know officers deal with petty crimes all the time in non-Black communities, where police officers time and time again show more restraint and leniency with non-Black suspects. Too many Blacks are being killed because of the selective bias by RACE SOLDIERS pretending to be police officers, all across America.
Framing the Problem In America
Below are two of many examples where police officers show restraint, patience, and leniency with non-Black suspects, and eventually arrest them without killing them. In Black communities, officers prefer to use the shoot first approach because they have no connection to the people they are policing. This is a major problem in America. Blacks are living under a White supremacist system that allows “Race Soldiers” and suspected White supremacists to shoot and kill Blacks, with impunity.
Proper Policing vs White Supremacist Tactics
Since the incident, officer, Garrett Rolfe has since been fired, while Devin Brosnan, was placed on administrative duty. “Different movie, same script.” This routine needs to be addressed head-on. There is a problem with these officers never getting punished for their crimes. Another problem we have with these police shootings is, too often, these race soldiers are fired, only to be rehired a few months later, by another police department.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made the following statement in a press conference Saturday afternoon – 6/13/2020
“While there may be debate as to whether this was an appropriate use of deadly force, I firmly believe that there is a clear distinction between what you can do and what you should do,” Bottoms said. “I do not believe that this was a justified use of deadly force and have called for the immediate termination of the officer.” – Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
Meanwhile, below are several narratives from Suspected White Supremacists, and their sympathizers.
As expected …
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