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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 2010 2001 2003 1999 Early2000's -Police fired over 70 shots in attempt tohit a marine veteran, Jose Ortiz. -His family watched as the entire thing happened.-No one has been charged with this killing.-"According to Christopher Scileppi, the familysattorney, the killing was grotesque and "almost a caricature of an overly excited groupof poorly trained law enforcement agents."-The SWAT teams attorney said that the family doesnot have a case and that the team did nothing that they should not have done. -"They had evidence that this man had weapons andwas sure to use them and the SWAT team acted howthey were trained to respond." -Massive protests were being held during the World Trade organization meeting.-One officer was quoted saying"we have had enough of theseprotests and are cracking down."-Armed forces began using para-military tactics.-They began firing tear gas at protestors and "all hell broke lose".-A few officers were seen hitting protestors with their sticks anda few were injured.-No officers were tried for this andthere was no punishment. $34 billion dollars in DHS grants went towards the creation of military equipment, including drones, tanks, bombs, and nuclear weapons, These weaponswere not being built for wars thatwe were already committed to.These funds went towards creating weapons to attack countries in which we have not had prior permission to enter nor even declared war on yet. Detroit SWAT team was searching for Chauncey Owens, who was suspected of killing a teen in his apartment building. Officers raided the home by throwing a grenade They fired a shot at whom theythought was Owens, but ended upkilling 7 year old Stanley-Jones.The officer who fired this shot was found guilty of involuntary man-slaughter, but will be doing morecommunity service than time in prison. Lima, Ohio This year, a study was done to show race and color injustices in the police.An officer was watched secretively for about 6 months. In this time he arrested over 35 blacks for drug and alcohol no warnings. In this same period of time he arrested only 7 whites for drug and alcohol use. He stopped around the same whites as blacks, but he let most ofthe whites off with a warning or a ticket. Allof the blacks were taken in. *resources 2008 -The 26-year-old biracial mother,Tarika Wilson, was dating Anthony Terry,who was wanted by the police on suspicion of drug dealing. -SWAT team busted down Wilsons doorand opened fire.-Wilson was killed and her 1 yr oldson was injured.-The killing sparked rage in Lima and accusations of a racist police department.the officer who shot Wilson, Sgt. Joe Chavalia,was found not guilty on all charges. Injustices and brutality through the years. Sources: /
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