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CBC members push police czar idea
« on: August 25, 2014, 05:29:20 PM »
http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=1C8292D6-E20B-4C2D-87DC-C68AD1C9BD36

 CBC members push police czar idea
By: Lucy McCalmont
August 25, 2014 04:52 PM EDT

Rep. Elijah Cummings, along with other members of the Congressional Black Caucus, sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama, urging the administration to pursue changes to local law enforcement structure to “prevent more Fergusons,” including a federal czar to oversee local law enforcement.

“The administration must quickly establish a national commission to review existing police policies and practices,” the letter read. “And identify the best policies and practices that can prevent more Fergusons and vastly improve policing in communities across the nation.”

In addition to the commission, the letter also calls for the appointment of a federal czar within the Justice Department to monitor and oversee local police departments that receive federal funding.



Besides Cummings, a Maryland Democrat, Democratic Reps. Marcia Fudge of Ohio, Steven Horsford of Nevada, John Lewis of Georgia, Gwen Moore of Wisconsin and Barbara Lee of Texas signed the letter, as well as AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actress Cynthia Nixon.

The letter comes the same day as the funeral for 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was shot and killed Aug. 9 by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer. The letter says Brown “is only the latest in a long list of black men and boys who have died under eerily similar circumstances.”

“The pattern is too obvious to be a coincidence and too frequent to be a mistake,” the letter reads, while acknowledging that many facts regarding Brown’s death are still unclear.



The letter notes both “systemic racial bias” and the militarization of police departments as “dangerous trends,” and outlines a number of actions for the administration to address, including racial bias training for every local police department under guidelines set by the Justice Department. It also calls upon the Justice Department to set and implement national standards for investigations when police shoot unarmed victims as well as to set, implement and monitor diversity hiring and retention. The letter urges the administration to also suspend programs that provide local police with military equipment, while authorizing support under existing grants to foster more engagement between local law enforcement and the communities they serve.

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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2014, 05:35:11 PM »
“The administration must quickly establish a national commission to review existing police policies and practices,” the letter read. “And identify the best policies and practices that can prevent more Fergusons and vastly improve policing in communities across the nation.”

The centralization continues.

Based on lies, but who cares about the truth these days anyway...   :shrug:


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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2014, 08:59:08 PM »
From the article:
[[ including a federal czar to oversee local law enforcement...]]

Then it won't be "local law enforcement" any longer.

It will be "the federales"... under Big Brother's control.

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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2014, 08:53:59 AM »
There is absolutely nothing these statists believe is of strictly local concern.
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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2014, 07:41:16 PM »
So I take it they want to create a United States Police Force???



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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2014, 07:44:36 PM »
So I take it they want to create a United States Police Force???

If they could nationalize all state and local police forces, they would do it in an instant.
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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2014, 08:02:09 PM »
If they could nationalize all state and local police forces, they would do it in an instant.


They will try...
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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2014, 08:41:09 PM »
This is the beginning of Obama's 'internal Army'. That is an Army which is trained to fight against America, and only American people, not any external threat.
 
That is what this guy wants.
That is how this guy thinks.
 
And if he could order air stikes into Israel, he would do it in one second.
 
We know who Obama's enemies are, and it is not any Muslim or Muslim group.
 
It is us, we the people, he views as his greatest enemy. And he has tons of enablers in D.C. who agree with him. American government over the last 50 years, has morphed from a government into a super-rich aristocracy who disdain, laugh at, and piss on, 'the citizenry'.
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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2014, 11:04:25 PM »
:facepalm2:


Keep in mind, however, that the DOJ possesses most of the tools it needs to control a local police department via its existing civil rights enforcement tools.

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Democrats in Congress Call for “Federalizing” Police
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2014, 06:12:39 AM »
- FrontPage Magazine - http://www.frontpagemag.com -



Democrats in Congress Call for “Federalizing” Police

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On August 26, 2014 @ 11:23 am In The Point | 10 Comments




There’s no clearer path to a police state than central control. The Federal government should not be in the business of intervening in local law enforcement matters at all unless there’s evidence that Federal laws are being violated. No Federal laws have been violated in Ferguson.

But what Democrats are proposing in response to Ferguson would be an even more nightmarish police state.


Rep. Elijah Cummings, along with other members of the Congressional Black Caucus, sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama, urging the administration to pursue changes to local law enforcement structure to “prevent more Fergusons,” including a federal czar to oversee local law enforcement.

“The administration must quickly establish a national commission to review existing police policies and practices,” the letter reads. “And identify the best policies and practices that can prevent more Fergusons and vastly improve policing in communities across the nation.”

In addition to the commission, the letter calls for the appointment of a federal czar within the Justice Department to monitor and oversee local police departments that receive federal funding.

The Federal government should not be in the business of funding, arming, overseeing or directing local police departments. That’s what local governments are for. Now the CBC, most of which should be in jail on corruption charges anyway, would like Holder to appoint a community organizer to oversee the nation’s police forces.

That’s not exactly a coincidence.

We have lawlessness at the top. An easy way to distract from that is to go after the police.


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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2014, 06:58:02 AM »
This is the beginning of Obama's 'internal Army'. That is an Army which is trained to fight against America, and only American people, not any external threat.
 
That is what this guy wants.
That is how this guy thinks.
 
And if he could order air stikes into Israel, he would do it in one second.
 
We know who Obama's enemies are, and it is not any Muslim or Muslim group.
 
It is us, we the people, he views as his greatest enemy. And he has tons of enablers in D.C. who agree with him. American government over the last 50 years, has morphed from a government into a super-rich aristocracy who disdain, laugh at, and piss on, 'the citizenry'.

It appears John and Jane Q. Citizen think it's just Jim Dandy though.
Why?  Well, because I'm a bastard, that's why.

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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2014, 09:34:52 AM »
It appears John and Jane Q. Citizen think it's just Jim Dandy though.

Well, the racist John and Jane Q. Citizens do anyway...


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Re: CBC members push police czar idea
« Reply #12 on: August 27, 2014, 09:52:32 AM »
Well, the racist John and Jane Q. Citizens do anyway...

I don't see any pale faces marching.  Do you?
Why?  Well, because I'm a bastard, that's why.


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