There is a Public Crisis with Rogue Police ~ Police Reforms Are Necessary

There is a Public Crisis with Rogue Police Police Reforms Are Necessary Brian Vukadinovich

As if the George Floyd, Daunte Wright, and Laquan McDonald murders, and the many others at the hands of rogue police weren’t enough, we are now yet again faced with more senseless shootings by police resulting in serious injuries to multiple innocent people in Columbus Georgia, and the death of an innocent young man, Amir Locke, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It doesn’t seem to ever stop. And adding to the problem are no-knock warrants that are causing many unnecessary police killings of innocent people right in their own homes. Rogue police are out of control and qualified immunity for police needs to end. According to news media reporting, a police officer in Georgia has been placed on administrative leave after shooting multiple innocent people while firing at an alleged car thief on February 7, 2022. Reportedly the driver of the vehicle being investigated drove toward the officer in an attempt to flee the scene and the officer pulled out his weapon and fired and struck several innocent individuals. The alleged suspect reportedly was not caught. The news media has reported that on February 2, 2022, Amir Locke, 22, was killed… Read More


Corrupt Portland Police Department

Multnomah County DA Mike Schmidt confirms more investigations into police officer conduct Schmidt told OPB’s “Think Out Loud” his office is looking at multiple cases. After announcing a Portland Police officer’s indictment on Tuesday for assault on a protester last year, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt confirmed on Wednesday that other use-of-force incidents are still under review. “We have looked at multiple cases already and I think there are still several more that we’re continuing to look at,” Schmidt told OPB’s “Think Out Loud.” Officer Corey Budworth was indicted this week by a Multnomah County grand jury for fourth-degree assault. Budworth was filmed in August hitting a protester’s head and neck from behind with his baton multiple times as she walked away. The protester, activist and photographer Terri Jacobs, settled a lawsuit with the city over the incident in September for $50,000. “This is one case of multiple that we’re looking at and have looked at,” Schmidt told OPB. “So it’s not necessarily an outlier that way.” In a statement, the Portland Police Association, the union representing rank and file officers, said Budworth acted according to his training, a… Read More