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BLEA “Call to Action” on Race and Civic Engagement!

White Plains, NY Blacks in Law Enforcement of America, Inc. in partnership with the White Plains/Greenburgh Branch of the NAACP, is presenting a Town Hall and community engagement meeting on Thursday, May 4, 2017 in an effort to galvanize the community and talk about solutions to address social injustices we face at home and abroad. […]

Community
Opinion: How Policing Black Boys Leads To The Conditioning Of Black Men

Mistrust and alienation between black men and the police have become so entrenched that we need radical, sweeping change. The collective experience of black men in the criminal justice system is sobering. African Americans are 2.5 times more likely to be arrested than whites, and numerous studies have shown that black men are disproportionately targeted, […]

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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 […]

Community
Black Law Enforcement supports Westchester County Immigrant Protection Act

Communities all across America are facing ICE raids as a result of President Trump’s Executive Order. There are reports that many Immigrants are picked up as “collateral arrest” after they opened their doors to agents who were not there to specifically arrest them. Federal Judge James M. Munley of the Central Pennsylvania District has emphasized […]

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Black Law Enforcement Opposes FOP’s Endorsement of Trump

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 […]

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POLICE UNIONS REJECT CHARGES OF BIAS, FIND A HERO IN DONALD TRUMP

DURING THE FIRST presidential debate, Donald Trump answered a question about how to heal the country’s racial divide by boasting of his law enforcement endorsements. “We have endorsements from, I think, almost every police group,” he said, before rephrasing to “a large percentage of them.” Later in the debate, in response to a question about […]

Community
Wendell Griffen Chastises City of Little Rock’s Black Leaders On Police Residency Requirement Vote

“Yes, black people can be enablers and defenders of “deeply racist” thinking and policy-making.”   Judge Wendell Griffen is calling some of Little Rock’s most prominent black leaders “enablers” of a “deeply racist” system following a failed vote to require police officers to live in the city they have pledged to protect. The Little Rock […]

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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