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[-] [email protected] 30 points 8 months ago

I'm white and I was punched by a cop in front of my house last year that then denounced me of hitting him, falsified a medical report, forced a courier to testify against me and of course has his partner who confirms everything he says. No matter the fact that I recorded with my phone him saying that he hit me (in self defense he says but in the report he wrote there's no mention of a self defense), asking if I had cameras (if not he could tell whatever he wanted), that he pushed me the prosecutor is accepting his version. So fuck the police. I'm disabled by the way.

[-] FlashMobOfOne 7 points 8 months ago

Sorry to hear that happened to you. I had cops falsify a report to pin something on me once too.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 8 months ago

Thanks. Sorry to hear they didn't behave properly with you either. I mean, it's nothing compared to what happened here but still they are too prone to resorting to violence and go unchecked most of the time. I'll serve no time but I'll still have my criminal record tainted for the first time which sucks.

[-] [email protected] 7 points 8 months ago

Only the chosen whites are immune from police brutality. If that’s not you then you’re no better off than me.

Sorry that happened. ACAB.

[-] banneryear1868 1 points 8 months ago

Yeah mostly if you can pass as mid-upper class minimum. I think making police brutality purely a race issue can suggest if the brutality was equally distributed it would be better. That's the view that benefits politicians and capitalists at least, and the mainstream notion of diversity and inclusion that corporations promote. Connecting police brutality to people's position in the political economy challenges a lot more than abstract racism.

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