Skip to comments.How the Obama Justice Department used “consent decrees” as club to nationalize law enforcement(Goose is getting ready to meet gander)
Posted on 07/13/2020 12:04:07 PM PDT by Vendome
Through court-ordered consent decrees, the Obama administration Justice Department (DOJ) has forced dozens of state and local law enforcement officials to plead guilty rather than fight a Justice Department investigation and civil or criminal complaint as well as accept to run their departments under direction of a court-ordered federal monitor.
In effect, the Obama administration found a way to nationalize any state or local law enforcement department or agency that insisted on strict enforcement of immigration laws, or exerted diligence in policing crime-ridden minority inner cities to protect law-abiding citizens against the ravages of criminal, drug-dealing gangs.
On January 12, 2017, only eight days before President Obama left office, the DOJ signed a 227-page consent decree with the city of Baltimore that ordered more supervision and training for police officers on de-escalation tactics in interactions with youths, especially with those youths suspected of having mental illnesses and those involved in protest activity.
The Baltimore Sun listed the following as a small sampling of the numerous restraints on police activity that were specified as requirements of the consent decree:
· That officers introduce themselves by name and rank and refrain from forcing people not suspected of crimes to cooperate.
· That officers fill out forms for each stop, recording the location and race, ethnicity and age of the person stopped.
· That officers receive eight hours of training each year on how to better engage the public, work with neighborhood and community groups, and interact with young people, members of the LGBT community, the homeless and the mentally ill.
· Notification of a supervisor before an officer makes an arrest on minor charges, including obstructing, hindering or resisting an officer, disorderly conduct, failure to obey an officer, gambling, making a false statement or trespassing.
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Yes, and recall Obama mused that city police departments were so bigoted and out of control that a national police force with “standards” may be needed to replace the local police.
This was, in my mind, how and why he used “consent orders” for the DoJ to monitor police departments.
Trump/Barr should release them from the consent decrees.
January 2017 Baltimore
Obama’s civilian force.
Marxist maniac and his “brown shirts”....
That is the direction they wanted to go and Trump knocked over their apple cart.
“We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.”
(Goose is getting ready to meet gander)
So we’re gonna get....goslings?
Increasing the power of federal law enforcement to handle “routine” crime is not something that pleases me.
Now, if they are going after international terrorists masquerading as “peaceful protesters,” then perhaps a federal response is both necessary and wise.
This was done by Thomas Perez, head of the ‘civil rights’ section of the Obama/Holder “Justice” Department.
Perez bragged repeatedly about how many police departments he had ‘investigated’ and attacked.
Isnt it time for Georgies dirt nap?
I sent away for an application but never heard back.
Every propaganda deserves a propagoose..
And we’re going to see this in these liberal cities this year. If Trump wins...all bets are off.
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