Skip to comments.Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo resigning to lead the Miami department
Posted on 03/15/2021 2:21:14 PM PDT by a fool in paradise
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, who gained a national profile by criticizing President Donald Trump and marching with George Floyd protesters, has resigned to lead the Miami Police Department.
Acevedo confirmed to CNN in an email Monday morning that he will be leaving his present position after more than four years to become the City of Miami's next police chief.
Born in Cuba, the 56-year-old Acevedo was the first Hispanic to lead the police department in Houston, the nation's fourth most populous city. Acevedo will replace Miami Interim Chief of Police Ronald L. Papier. Acevedo has become a fixture in national discussions of policing and public safety, and has frequently spoken out against national and state Republican lawmakers. He joined marchers and knelt with crowds protesting George Floyd's death. Standing outside the church during the funeral for Floyd, a Houston native, Acevedo called for national standards on the use of force by police...
...last year with CNN's Christianne Amanpour, Acevedo responded to President Trump's comments calling governors "weak" for not cracking down more severely on violent protests.
"Let me just say this to the President of the United States on behalf of the police chiefs in this country, please, if you don't have something constructive to say, keep your mouth shut," Acevedo said. "Because you're putting men and women in their early 20s at risk. It's not about dominating, it's about winning hearts and minds..."
...In Houston, he's faced his share of problems. By January of this year, 12 Houston officers had been indicted in connection with a botched 2019 drug raid that left two people dead.
The Harris County District Attorney's Office Civil Rights Division determined that an officer lied to obtain a warrant for a "no-knock" raid and misrepresented the victims' drug activity, threat level and other factors...
(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...
One humid hurricane magnet to another. Let him rot in the hellhole of Miami.
And he is. BIG time kneeling apologizer. Miami didn’t need this assclown. There are plenty there already. Will Houston get someone better? Doubtful. Worse? Possibly.
He was the police chief when that deadly no-knock raid went down.
DeSantis better keep a close eye on this gun grabber.
Hopefully, Little Havana can keep him at bay.
Leftist turkey invades Florida.
Cartel win win.
Rampant crime should decrease with his departure and the entire state of Texas will be celebrating.
Pass the trash.
Trading one Leftist tard cesspool for another, gg move their el’Capitan.
Probably heading for safe haven before the ballistic report comes out on the Pecan Park raid.
Good riddance, Asshole.
Acevedo is a piece of chit. He also supported gun grabbing and said nothing against the Leftist’s “defund the police” BS all of last year.
He lied on behalf of those undercover guys who killed a couple based on lies (and unplanted “throw down drugs” one of the agents had in his car).
Houston police chief sounds off on gun control
Business Insider ^ | 18-May-2018 | Brian Logan
Posted on 5/19/2018, 6:44:18 PM by SecondAmendment
“I know some have strong feelings about gun rights,” Acevedo said, “but I want you to know I’ve hit rock bottom and I am not interested in your views as it pertains to this issue.”
Police Chief: Turn in Friends & Neighbors Who Are ‘Gun Enthusiasts’ So Cops Can ‘Vet’ Them
FreeThought Project ^ | December 5, 2014 | Jay Syrmopoulos
........this is a happy day for Houston and the first day of mourning for Miami. For one example, one police “procedure” in Austin instituted by Assevedo is that 3 to 4 gun toting thuggish cops are ordered by a ranking cop to forcibly hold you down in a chair so that a nurse (?) can stick a needle in you and draw blood. Your constitutional right against self incrimination be damned. You can, in certain select situations refuse but if you do they will, 15 days later, suspend your license for six months for the act of exercising your constitutional rights (i.e. self incrimination).
My main complaint about Tx DUI laws is that they are based upon a one size fits all cop mentality/intellect and attitude. Meaning, a cop can pull you over and chat with you for an hour and THEN decide to put the cuffs on you and THEN take you downtown to jail and then FORCE you to take a blood test (aka BAC). This “system” covers it’s ass by “getting permission” from an alleged “judge” (a bullshit charade because the judge can’t see you, it’s 3 a.m. in the morning, and he’s never met the cop, and the cop has no training, is babbling and the conversation lasts one minute or less and the judge nearly always grants the cops request). The Court System, trusting ALL Lawyers (judges) thinks this fraudulent procedure passes as “a warrant”.
At a minimum they should have to have an M.D. interview you face to face, then have the M.D. talk to the judge (not the cop) and their conversation be based upon some minimally objective and relevant criteria rather than the strange voice of an untrained, give a shit cop. And, YES, I can tell when a cop has a give a shit attitude and is, in fact, enjoying himself.
Heads up, Miami! This guy is a RACIST of the worst kind. He wears a badge and a gun.
It’s a safe bet that the new “head cop” in Houston will be just as bad if not worse.
Leave it to that asshat Sylvester Turner to further scrape the bottom of the barrel for his replacement.
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