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Black Law Enforcement Responds to the resent Shootings of two Black men by Police

As a national organization of Black Law Enforcement professionals, we send our condolences to the families of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

As Black law enforcement, when a questionable shooting arises to black people throughout America, we also feel the pain.

As Black Law Enforcement we are three degrees of separation when controversial police shootings happen. In many cases we know the victim, the victim is a family member, or we are the victims.

What is discouraging is that the media, community leaders, and our elected officials always ignore a genuine cause of police violence against Black people that is Institutional Racism in Law Enforcement and Economic Prejudice.

To date, police have killed 561 people, and the majority of the dead are people of color.

In an age of President Obama’s 21st Century Policing model, it has failed to change the culture of policing when it come to people of color and the have-nots.

The first step of the 21st Century Policing Model is Accountability, Legitimacy, and Transparency. For the people that are affected the most, these policies have not changed the despair or the lack accountability, when law enforcement unjustly kills a loved one.

Damon K. Jones
New York Representative
Blacks In Law Enforcement of America
914-525-5288

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

New York Representative, Blacks in Law Enforcement of America with 27 years of law enforcement experience. Mr. Jones has been a guest commentator on New York radio stations WBLS (107.5 FM), WLIB (1190 am) WRKS (98.7 FM), WBAI (99.5 FM) and Westchester's WVOX (1460 am). Mr. Jones has appeared on local television broadcasts including Westchester News 12 “News Makers” and Aljazeera America. You can now hear Damon every Sunday on the People Before Politics Radio Show on wwwinthmixxradio.com and Wednesdays at 750 AM on WVOX 1460 AM, Morning with Bob Marone Show

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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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Petition to Boycott the NFL and Sponsors for Refusing to sign Colin Kaepernick

We are asking all Black Law Enforcement Organizations, civil rights organizations, grass root organizations to do the same.  PLEASE SIGN HERE  

 

 

“What does it say about the NFL, and about us, when at least a half-dozen men who have been accused of physical or sexual assault have been welcomed into the NFL over the past week, while Colin Kaepernick still has not?

While some NFL teams were busy drafting names from the police blotter last weekend, Kaepernick was standing outside a New York City parole office, handing out two boxes of his own custom-made suits to men who needed them for upcoming job interviews. He has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to charity. In March, it was reported by several news media outlets, including USA TODAY Sports, that Kaepernick will not protest the national anthem this coming season. And yet he’s still a free agent, so far unwanted by all 32 NFL teams.

 

The NFL is also broadcasting a message to Black people throughout the world that Black issues do not matter. It is uncommon that our children see athletes standing up for issues in their communities, especially for the many black men that have been unjustly killed by Law Enforcement.

As conscious Black People, we must send the same message to the NFL and their Sponsors that our dollars matter by boycotting the NFL and their products for basically punishing Kaepernick for his position on social justice issues.

We are asking all Black Law Enforcement Organizations, civil rights organizations, grass root organizations to do the same.  PLEASE SIGN HERE