Monday, January 16, 2012

Did Cops in Taped Arrest Get Too Rough? - ABC News

Did Cops in Taped Arrest Get Too Rough? - ABC News

the original main event of Warrens PD in 2003, caught on videotape
beating Lyndle Kimble and our GMA interview that helped create the
basis for the U.S. Dept of Justice Special Litigation Unit to come
into Warren and begin its 1441 investigation of whether or not there
was a pattern and practice issue in this city among its PD ...

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Welcome to the United States Department of Justice

Welcome to the United States Department of Justice

The U.S. Justice Dept's Official Press Release over its "finding the WPD engaged in a pattern and practice of civil rights violations, against its citizens. This investigation began after a series of lawsuits were filed in 2004 alleging civil rights excessive force."

The wheels of justice turns very slowly turned ...and this decree becomes another major milestone in the work of the DOJ Civil Rights Division into Eastern Ohio rust belt cities who maintained police departments over its citizens that resembled occupational forces rather than true servants of the public...

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Main Justice � Ohio Police Force Pledges Reform � Print

Main Justice � Ohio Police Force Pledges Reform

So finally...this is the finding of the U.S. Justice Dept after eight years...

"we found that the Warren City Police Dept has violated its citizens civil rights in a pattern and practice manner ..."

the Chief of the present U.S. Civil Right Division ....statements yesterday about the Warren PD

maybe...someone ought to pay a serious price to the victims of such pattern and practice findings....

then they can say "this oversight, this consent decree will end..."

as it is...its of little or no consequence to those of us who fought the powers in Warren and inside the Federal U.S. Courthouses of northeastern Ohio and in Cincinnati, in order to pave the way for this
nice, tiddy high minded statement to be finally presented at a nice professional looking news conference

but at least, they came to the logical conclusion that so few of us were willing to place our own reputations on the line for and our careers
back in 2004, ...a process which began with this lawyer triggering the civil rights lawsuits that even according to this press conference, triggered this U.S. Justice Dept investigation and findings, almost an entire decade later...