Rampant Racism Throughout SFPD
San Francisco Employee Calls out Department’s Racism
By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare
A San Francisco city employee, who was teaching anti-bias classes for two-years, recently came forward with frustration with the rampant anti-black racism that is widespread in the department.The now ex-Department of Human Resources manager said to his superiors in a farewell email:
The degree of anti-black sentiment throughout SFPD is extreme.
Dante King wrote in the email to DHR Director Micki Callahan, (San Francisco) Examiner obtained the email through a public records request past week.
King later said:
While there are some SFPD who possess somewhat of a balanced view of racism and anti-blackness, there are an equal number (if not more)-who possess and exude deeply anti-black sentiment.
The U.S. Department of Justice reviewed the SFPD in October of 2016, and discovered the department had:
numerous indicators of implicit and institutionalized bias against minority groups.
As of this writing the SFPD has only completed 16% of the 272 recommendations for reform that were issued by the U.S. Department of Justice.
By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare
White supremacist Sheriff Jack Strain, who harrassed and arrested innocent Black people for Black hairstyles, was arrested for sex crimes.
BY:LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
On Thursday, March 10, 2016 in a San Francisco federal court, four San Francisco police officers were cleared of charges of excessive force in the killing of Alex Nieto.
Nieto, was a 28 year old man, who was gunned down, in Bernal Heights Park, area of San Francisco in 2014, when four police officers shot at Mr. Nieto over 50 times. When SFPD officers allegedly mistook a Nieto’s taser, that he used for his security job, for a gun.
Oscar Salinas, a friend of Alex Nieto, stated after the trial :
“SFPD can shoot 59 bullets and get away with it. ”
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6 REASONS WHY BLACK COPS ARE JUST AS OR MORE LIKELY TO PROPAGATE RACISM IN LAW ENFORCEMENT! ( ARTICLE )
1. POLICING TACTICS ARE INHERENTLY
2. RACIAL BIAS IS, IN A SENSE, CONTAGIOUS.
3. THEY MAY PERCEIVE THEMSELVES AS BLUE, NOT BLACK.
4. EVEN THEN, IT’S NOT THE PERSONAL PERCEPTION THAT MATTER MOST.
5. CULTURAL STEREOTYPES AFFECT EVERYONE.
6. THE FEAR OF REPERCUSSIONS FORCES SOME OFFICERS INTO SILENCE.
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BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
In the so-called liberal and tolerant city by the bay, eight San Francisco law enforcement officers have been suspended and are expected to be fired for sending out racist and homophobic texts.
The discovery raises issues on whether the officers have abused their authority in the past toward ethnic minorities and the gay population.
The ugly messages were uncovered during a federal corruption investigation.
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WE NEED TO TAKE YOUR GUNS
THE GOVERNMENT SAID SO INNOCENTLY
SO SAFE AND WITHOUT VIOLENT CRIME SOCIETY WILL BE
WE WILL PROTECT YOU AND ENSURE YOUR SAFETY
THE GOVERNMENT POLICY PEDDLERS SAID TO MY FELLOW AMERICANS AND ME
YOUR TAXES WILL NOT GO UP
YOUR UPGRADED SECURITY IS ALMOST FREE
THE ONLY THING WE MUST DEMAND FROM THEE
IS THE MEAGER FEE
THAT WILL ONLY CONSIST OF YOUR PERSONAL LIBERTY!
-LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
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