Tag: police violence
The LAPD officers who shot Montano with nonlethal rounds have not been identified and are not currently facing criminal charges for assault.
While Trump sending in militarized troops to cities needs to be opposed, police violence is bigger than Trump.
"The administration can expect legal challenges, and, as we have seen in Portland, their attacks will only bring more people out to protest."
“The sentences handed down in this case show that law enforcement officers who break the law, violate their oaths, and deprive inmates of their civil rights will be held accountable for their actions.”
“The actions of the district attorney in filing second degree-murder charges is a big step in providing the public with the security that law enforcement is going to be held accountable.”
"This shouldn't be a moment, this should be a movement."
“If [police] violate those professional standards, then we will terminate them. If their conduct rises to the level where it’s criminal, [State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle] is going to prosecute you.”
“If this moment can be sustained through further conversations, I think there can be a breakthrough.”
“Now is not the time to think small or respond with superficial, bureaucratic proposals.”