Tag: racist police

4 San Jose Officers Put on Leave After, You Guessed It, Racist Facebook Posts

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) I don’t know how many cops have to lose their jobs before they realize that maybe they shouldn’t be racist. Let alone be racist on Facebook. Apparently, four cops in San Jose, Calif. felt like learning that lesson the hard way. Advertisement CNN reports that four officers in the San Jose Police […]

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Tulsa Police Major Says They’re Shooting Black People ’24 Percent Less Than We Probably Ought to Be’

Photo: Shutterstock It’s starting to feel like white people are in a competition to see who can have the worst take during this period of social upheaval. Today’s contestant is Travis Yates, a major in the Tulsa Police Department who has come under fire after going on a podcast and making some truly wild comments. […]

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George Floyd and Derek Chauvin ‘Bumped Heads’ at Nightclub Where They Worked, Co-Worker Says

Photo: JOHANNES EISELE (AFP via Getty Images ) Shortly after George Floyd died, it was revealed that Floyd had previously worked alongside Derek Chauvin, the cop charged with his death, at a local nightclub. While it was initially unclear if the two had ever crossed paths, one of their co-workers says they had a rather […]

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George Floyd and Derek Chauvin ‘Bumped Heads’ at Nightclub Where They Worked, Co-Worker Says [Update: No, They Did Not]

Photo: JOHANNES EISELE (AFP via Getty Images ) Updated: 6/11/2020, 2:49 p.m. ET:  CBS News reports Dave Pinney has now retracted his story about Derek Chauvin and George Floyd not getting along. In the interview that aired Pinney gave conflicting accounts of why Floyd and Chauvin didn’t get along at the nightclub where they worked. […]

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Tennessee Sheriff Uses N-Word in Phone Call But Vows to ‘Apologize to All the Citizens in the County.’ Sure, Jan

Photo: Shutterstock At this point, the fact that the country is currently in upheaval over racist policing shouldn’t be lost on anyone. Unsurprisingly, this hasn’t stopped police from engaging in the same behavior that has inspired nationwide protest. Advertisement WREG reports that Steve Sanders, the sheriff of Lauderdale County in Tennessee has apologized after a […]

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