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The Drones Come Home: Border Patrol Admits Spy Drones Being Used To Hunt Dorner | Breaking News for Black America

As the manhunt for fugitive murder suspect and former cop Christopher Dorner continues into its 4th day, members of a 125 member task force formed to find him have revealed that drones are being used to bring him to justice, reports the Daily Express.

A senior police source said: “The thermal imaging cameras the drones use may be our only hope of finding him. On the ground, it’s like looking for a needle in a haystack.”Asked directly if drones have already been deployed, Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz, who is jointly leading the task force, said: “We are using all the tools at our disposal.”

via The Drones Come Home: Border Patrol Admits Spy Drones Being Used To Hunt Dorner | Breaking News for Black America.

 

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Petition | Apprehend Christopher Jordan Dorner Alive | Change.org

Apprehend Christopher Jordan Dorner AliveMilitary veteran Christopher Jordan Dorner should have his day in court to tell his side of the story through his defense. It appears that the Los Angeles Police Department and other supporting agencies have issued a shoot to kill on sight order which has resulted in at least three innocent bystanders being shot and/or injured by officers thus far.

via Petition | Apprehend Christopher Jordan Dorner Alive | Change.org.

 

Dorner manhunt: Reward will be offered for ex-cop’s capture – latimes.com

Nat Turner rises again. Get the ropes, y’all.

The reward will come a week after Christopher Jordan Dorner’s alleged killing spree began.

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck announced he was reopening the investigation into the firing of  Dorner from the Police Department, the event that apparently sparked his vengeful campaign.

Beck said he was reopening the investigation “not to appease a murderer” but to assure the public his department is fair and transparent. He said he wanted to protect an “increasingly positive relationship with the community” that the LAPD has developed over the last few years.

via Dorner manhunt: Reward will be offered for ex-cop’s capture – latimes.com.

 

‘A tragic misinterpretation:’ LAPD under scrutiny after mistaken-identity shootings during hunt for accused killer ex-cop Christopher Dorner | JustKhaotic

The Los Angeles Police Department is under scrutiny following an incident in which a newspaper delivery woman and her 71-year-old mother were shot in a case of mistaken identity as cops hunted a man on a murderous rampage.

via ‘A tragic misinterpretation:’ LAPD under scrutiny after mistaken-identity shootings during hunt for accused killer ex-cop Christopher Dorner | JustKhaotic.

 

Christopher Dorner’s Manifesto (Disturbing Content and Language) | KTLA 5

Christopher Dorner

Question of the DAY: Given recent events surrounding Christopher Dorner and the reopening of His case with the police department, are public servants and politicians rethinking the era of manipulation and malicious actions toward the public and private citizens of America?

I know most of you who personally know me are in disbelief to hear from media reports that I am suspected of committing such horrendous murders and have taken drastic and shocking actions in the last couple of days. You are saying to yourself that this is completely out of character of the man you knew who always wore a smile wherever he was seen. I know I will be vilified by the LAPD and the media.

via Christopher Dorner’s Manifesto (Disturbing Content and Language) | KTLA 5.

When Police Violate the Constitution

English: NYPD Dodge Charger #2909 in midtown M...

English: NYPD Dodge Charger #2909 in midtown Manhattan. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

The federal courts are bearing down on the New York City Police Department’s constitutionally suspect stop-and-frisk program, under which hundreds of thousands of citizens are stopped on the streets each year, often illegally and for no discernible reason. Earlier this month, the federal judge who is presiding over three lawsuits that challenge different parts of the program issued her harshest ruling yet, putting the city on notice that some aspects of stop and frisk are clearly unconstitutional.

 

via When Police Violate the Constitution.

 

 

An Interview with Ryan Coogler

What really happened to Oscar Grant?

Ryan Coogler, director of Fruitvale and winner of two 2012 SFFS/KRF Filmmaking Grants, talks with SFFS about the filmmaking process. Fruitvale will have its world premiere at Sundance 2013.

“In 2010, a jury cleared Mehserle or all charges save for involuntary manslaughter and sentenced him to two years in prison, minus time served. He was released on parole last year.

Many in Oakland’s African American community believed the punishment was insufficient, and the initially peaceful protests that followed the verdict devolved into a riot during which 80 people were arrested.” ~’Fruitvale,’ Oscar Grant Movie, To Premiere At Sundance (PHOTOS), Huffington Post – San Francisco. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/23/fruitvale-oscar-grant_n_2356484.html

Payback (Trailer) 2012

Margaret Atwood’s visionary work Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth is the basis for this riveting and poetic documentary on “debt” in its various forms-societal, personal, environmental, spiritual, criminal, and of course, economic.

“How we think about it changes how it works.” ~ Margaret Atwood

Santa Arrested In Austin?

Santa Arrested in Austin?

““Today I saw the jolly red elf at the Capitol, cheerfully requesting that children write their wishes for a better world in chalk on the sidewalk. Santa said his favorite word was ‘Community.’ Various children wrote words like ‘Peace,’ ‘Friendship,’ and ‘Grace,’” said Occupy Austin’s Lainie Duro, a witness to the arrest.

After wrestling Santa to the ground and placing handcuffs on him, State Troopers also arrested Corey Elf after he used sidewalk chalk to write “Free Santa.” Both were arrested for Criminal Mischief, while Santa may face additional resisting arrest charges.”

Read more… Santa Arrested in Austin? Liberals Unite