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Blacks In Law Enforcement of America

blealogo   Blacks in Law Enforcement of America (BLEA) recognize the rich history of the African American law enforcement professional who fought for our survival and 120 years later, we now have black commissioners and chiefs in law enforcement. We will never forget the shoulders that we stand on, because we did not get here on our own. Blacks in Law Enforcement of America recognize that true policing is “extended,” meaning that the existence of BLEA will not only focus on the policy and procedures of the institution of law enforcement. BLEA will also focus on outside institutions like education, economic development, and employment that can contribute to the crime, safety, and security of the communities we serve. Blacks in Law enforcement will continue to express “ Black” as it refers to people of color that are law enforcement professionals. The emphasis is on the common experience and determination of the people of African, Afro-Caribbean and Asian origin that opposes the effects of the policies and procedures in the history of our Justice System, that are based on racial bias and disproportionality.

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How negative encounters between police and black youth impact pregnant women

While African American parents have long expressed anguish about having to give “the talk“ to their children on the safest way, hopefully, to interact with police, four notable researchers have investigated the effects of anticipated negative encounters between the police and black youth on the emotional and mental health of pregnant African American women. The […]

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People See Black Men as Larger, More Threatening Than Same-Sized White Men

Findings could help explain why black men more likely to be shot by police, study says WASHINGTON — People have a tendency to perceive black men as larger and more threatening than similarly sized white men, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. “Unarmed black men are disproportionately more likely to be shot […]

Blacks in Law enforcement will continue to express “ Black” as it refers to people of color that are law enforcement professionals. The emphasis is on the common experience and determination of the people of African, Afro-Caribbean and Asian origin that opposes the effects of the policies and procedures in the history of our Justice System, that are based on racial bias and disproportionality.
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Black Law Enforcement Opposes FOP’s Endorsement of Trump

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Blacks in Law Enforcement of America, USA is not surprised by the National endorsements of one of the Presidential candidates by the National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).

In our opinion and experience, the FOP has never been an organization that operated on behalf of African American Police Officers. This organization in the past has been anti-affirmation as well as opposed the promotion of African Americans in the police department as well as opposed to the very important policy of police officers living in the city they work. As Black Law Enforcement Professionals, we believe that residency is a major factor of accountability and is a core component in “Real Community Policing.”  READ MORE 

 

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Do Black Lives Matter to the FOP? Black Members Do Not Actually Exist!

These assimilated brothers and sisters have - over the years - contributed hundreds of thousands - if not millions of dollars - to organizations like the FOP. The same FOP that works tirelessly to retard and abate the recruitment, hiring, training, assignments, and promotions of officers of color. Generally, bargaining agents have no love for its constituency. The driving force of these agents is to line their pockets, improve their assignments and to pretend that they embrace and value diversity.

I invite any of these coopted brothers and sisters to make inquiries of the FOP locally, nationally, and internationally to determine the scope and the depth of the FOP's diversity in positional, executive, programmatic, legislative, and policy-making tiers.  READ MORE