The Justice Department sent a letter to Ferguson cops this week after federal investigators saw many Ferguson cops wearing 'us-versus-them' bracelets and concealing their identities while on duty and in uniform. See the article in the link above. Among other things, the Justice Department said the bracelets had upset and agitated people and reinforce the very 'us versus them' mentality that many residents of Ferguson believe exists. The Justice Department also said, "The failure to wear name plates conveys a message to community members that, through anonymity, officers may seek to act with impunity."
Saturday, September 27, 2014
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Thursday, October 03, 2013
Sacramento Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Mitchell was allegedly gunned down October 27, 2006 while on a traffic stop in Sacramento County. Many insiders close to the investigation believe it was a suicide, but they won't say so publicly.