“I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe” Black people in this country dare not breathe

The terminated police officer's lawyer says he’s going to trial and that a jury will acquit him.

We need to create a Blue Lives Matter "Hall of Shame". The open and honest discussion about all corruption and other unacceptable behaviors of police officers.

From the article linked below: "Johnnie Rush got stopped for jaywalking … Christopher Hickman, the Asheville Police Department officer who repeatedly struck Rush in the head, used a stun gun on him and put him in a chokehold on the ground… The officer who repeatedly struck Rush in the head … resigned in January, just before he was terminated for violating the use-of-force policy, according to city officials. He was charged in March with felony assault by strangulation and misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury and communicating threats for the August 2017 incident. His lawyer says he’s going to trial and that a jury will acquit him.

“What happened in these recordings is unacceptable and does not meet the standards of the Asheville Police Department, the values of the City of Asheville, or the expectations of Asheville residents,” city officials said in a written statement posted with the videos Monday. “Christopher Hickman’s actions violated the Asheville Police Department’s vision that all people are treated with dignity and respect. These actions have damaged the progress that the Asheville Police Department has made in the last several years in improving community trust.”

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Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@Miss Kitty
If police don't like liberal media using bad cops as tools, then they should be the ones publicly outing bad cops. I've noticed police chiefs doing that more frequently the past couple years, and its a good thing.

Eaglescout
Eaglescout

Of course he'll be acquitted. He's a cop and unaccountable. Keep up the lords work guys. We're so proud.

b1rd
b1rd

They already do that. To bad the hood doesn't follow suite.

Old Hawg
Old Hawg

If your suspect can repeatedly say, "I can't breathe!" - then he can breathe. If he says, "Urk, urk, urk!", then he CAN'T breathe and you're doing the chokehold correctly.