5 thoughts on “Thin blue line

  1. Copper says:

    “NM sheriffs on the wrong side of the law” (Albuquerque Journal 6/21/20) https://www.abqjournal.com/1468172/nm-sheriffs-on-the-wrong-side-of-the-law-ex-its-not-that-uncommon-for-county-sheriffs-to-get-themselves-into-trouble.html
    Re: Doña Ana County Sheriff A.M. “Happy” Apodaca – and the still-unsolved death of a young Las Cruces woman who unwittingly became the center of a political and law enforcement upheaval that shaped the history of modern New Mexico see https://fnsnews.nmsu.edu/the-waitress-who-shook-new-mexico-part-one/ and part two: https://fnsnews.nmsu.edu/the-waitress-who-shook-new-mexico-part-two/
    See also “The Last Days of Mary Han” (2015) https://www.unm.edu/~dcorreia/David_Correia/Essays/Entries/2015/2/13_The_Last_Days_of_Mary_Han.html and “At last, a modicum of justice for Mary Han” (2018) https://www.abqjournal.com/1209986/at-last-a-modicum-of-justice-for-mary-han.html
    “An extrajudicial killing (also known as extrajudicial execution) is the killing of a person by governmental authorities or individuals without the sanction of any judicial proceeding or legal process. Extrajudicial killings often target leading political, trade union, dissident, religious, and social figures.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extrajudicial_killing

  2. Extrajudicial punishment says:

    An investigation has been launched after members of a Facebook group for California law enforcement officers were found to be allegedly planning to kill Shaun King, an activist for the Black Lives Matter movement and other social causes. (Newsweek 6/26/20) https://www.newsweek.com/former-police-officers-openly-plotting-kill-blm-activist-shaun-king-1513590?utm_source=spotim&utm_medium=spotim_recirculation
    Earlier this week, a police officer in North Carolina was fired after being caught on camera saying he “can’t wait” to slaughter Black people and that a civil war was needed to wipe them out. https://www.newsweek.com/three-officers-fired-racist-comments-1513286
    A Miami police officer was fired this week and is facing charges after he was seen in a video dragging a pregnant Black woman out of her car, kneeling on her neck and using his Taser on her twice. https://www.newsweek.com/miami-cop-arrested-after-video-shows-him-placing-his-knee-womans-neck-1513524

  3. Law & Order says:

    What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClain (June 29, 2020) https://www.thecut.com/2020/06/the-killing-of-elijah-mcclain-everything-we-know.html
    Cops in Riot Gear Stormed a Violin Vigil for Elijah McClain (June 29, 2020) https://www.thecut.com/2020/06/protesters-say-aurora-pd-used-force-at-elijah-mcclain-vigil.html
    Riot police confront peaceful violin vigil for Elijah McClain with pepper spray – video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0ETxIdMNCc&feature=emb_logo

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