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Black San Diego Cop Harassed, Passed Over for Promotion When He Complains About Racist Cartoon Used in Police Training

arthur scottAs it has become increasingly clear, not even Black cops are exempt from the racist thinking that pervades too many American police departments. Case in point: an African-American police officer  in San Diego has filed a lawsuit against the department for harassment after he spoke out about a racist cartoon used in training manuals.

 

The offensive cartoon was from the now-defunct San Diego Sun in 1909, showing the department’s first Black police officer, Frank McCarter. With the title “Our Colored Policeman on the Job,” the cartoon shows McCarter depicted as an ape, with residents fleeing him as he patrols their street with a baton and gun.

 

Unbelievably, the department passed it around at a training session last year supposedly to celebrate McCarter’s milestone career with the department—giving the other officers a clear indication of how the department really feels about African-Americans.

 

But when Sgt. Arthur Scott complained about it, according to his lawsuit filed last week in the Superior Court of California, he was passed over for a promotion.

 

“He’s a good cop with a great career ahead of him,” Scott’s attorney, Daniel Gilleon, said to the Los Angeles Times.

 

In addition to being passed over, Scott was transferred to an unwanted position.

 

In addition to the ape, Scott’s suit said there was also a racist cartoon about President Obama pasted to police lockers in 2011.

 

This suit comes on top of many current and former police officers complaining that they have been accosted by police when they were off-duty and in plainclothes.

 

racist cartoonThese incidents make it clear that it officers can’t even treat their own with dignity and respect, how are African-Americans going to get fair and decent treatment out on the street?

 

In response to his complaints, police leaders told Scott he was being “hypersensitive”—though they finally did remove the ape cartoon from training materials.

 

“Sgt. Scott sensed he would be paying a price for speaking out,” the lawsuit says. “Sgt. Scott’s fear was well-founded.”

 

San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman released a statement saying her department would be taking the allegations “very seriously” and would cooperate with the investigation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AFRICAN AMERICA IS AT WAR

THERE IS A RACE WAR ON AFRICAN AMERICA

THERE IS A RACE WAR ON AFRICAN AMERICANS

THERE IS A RACE WAR ON BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA

AMERICA'S RACISTS HAVE INFILTRATED AMERICAN POLICE FORCES TO WAGE A RACE WAR AGAINST BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA

THE BLACK RACE IS AT WAR

FIRST WORLD WAR:  THE APPROXIMATELY 6,000 YEAR WORLD WAR ON AFRICA AND THE BLACK RACE

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If they don't like Blacks on the street, they can't have much like for them in the Department.  If Christopher Dorner could talk, Christopher Dorner would tell folks that loud and clear. Unfortunately, now he's just ashes blowing in the wind. Different police department, same kinds of alike-thinking white men.

 

I don't know why BLACK MEN want to be a part of a gang that kills BLACK SONS without a second's hesitation.

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I'm not surprised that the most powerful white supremacists are the top brass in police departments in every big city across the country, it makes sense its an old tradition going back to slavery. I'm sure there are organized cells of violent squads waiting to get the green light. 

 

If the Feds took aggressive action against these police supremacists and started to remove them I guarantee you things would get really action movie crazy. 

 

It seems to me the bias, harassment, killings and incarceration of black people across the country is deliberate, cunning but inculcated in the training and police culture across the country. 

 

Once the Koch brothers completely take over the Federal government, white supremacists will infiltrate every crack and crevasse of law enforcement and the judicial system and then they will be able to execute their grand plan. 

 

I'm been saying this, some of yall might think I'm crazy, think about it. Look the Koch brothers have formed a league of billionaires and they have weekly and monthly meetings and seminars the Supreme Justice Kennedy, Scalia and Coon Thomas have often been in ATTENDANCE. It should be against their ethics to be Supreme Court judges and connected so closely to a political action group. 

 

The John Birch Society is a white supremacist organization the Koch brothers father founded and these brothers were raised in. 

 

The Kochs are buying the whole Government with POCKET CHANGE. Look at how powerful their influence is, Joe Scarborough can't stick his head deep enough in the asses of the Koch brothers saying the complete opposite of what the Kochs stand for and do.

 

Let me say this too, the Libertarian Party is replete with white supremacy organizations.

 

 

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