"I been forced to write my own laws, and you violated one in there. I just have to find you guilty of contempt of cop." Bumper Morgan, Joseph Wambaugh's eponymous Blue Knight, justifying his brutal assault on a young man who had casually insulted him. Image from: http://freedominourtime.blogspot.com/2010/09/criminals-with-badges-denvers.html
From the OC Weekly:
“Both the Anaheim police officers who shot and killed 25 year-old Manuel Diaz on July 21 and the other who killed 21 year-old Joel Acevedo the very next day on July 22 are no longer on paid administrative leave. Continue Reading…
Anaheim Police Take Aim at Unarmed Civilians.
The Mayor of Anaheim has a problem. First a police attack dog unleashed on women and children, then like a dog
with a taste for blood, Anaheim police have killed an unarmed civilian - again. This time, just miles from
Disneyland. Eight killings just this year. The first victim this last weekend, twenty-something Manuel Diaz,
reportedly shot in the back of the head and left to gasp for breath on the ground. Pronounced
dead on arrival at the hospital. 24 hours later, on Sunday, a second man, reportedly shot - "execution style"
in the back, according to new reports that the family has filed a lawsuit. Continue Reading...