Albuquerque Police Out-Of-Control

A Federal law enforcement investigation of this renegade, out of control police department is the only response that will communicate to the citizens of this community that this type of continual behavior will not be permitted. Come on Eric Holder, get with it!

Wrongful Convictions Blog

We have posted often before about issues of police overreach and misconduct – phony lineups, ignoring evidence, fabricating evidence, coercing confessions, lying on the stand, and more.  However it seems the Albuquerque, New Mexico police department has set a new standard for police overreach.

Albuquerque has an officer-involved shooting rate 4 times that of Chicago and 8 times that of New York.  The Albuquerque police have killed 26 people in just the last four years, and the city has paid out $30 million in civil judgements – so far – as a result of those killings.  However, in the last 30 years, not a single Albuquerque officer has even been charged, much less convicted, of using excessive force.

Watch the CNN video here, which shows the murder of a homeless man by the Albuquerque police.  Warning – this will make you angry.

The US Justice Department has…

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Former 60's activist, lived "the American dream", then came 2008. Consciousness expanding with books, politicking, volunteerism, teaching a Financial Management class, and more. Now, it's time to share, expounding, rabble-rouse, move toward activism. Won't you join me? My goal is to lift the veil, to expose lies and misunderstandings, to develop a dialogue, to enlarge the circle, to impact those who remain "victims" of a system they do not understand and did not choose.

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