NYPD: “Thank God for Albuquerque”
If it's true that southern states have an expression “Thank God for Mississippi,” then the police departments of Ferguson and New York City must be grateful for the Albuquerque Police Department. (Motto: “We'll show those Mafia pussies how it's done!”)
The Albuquerque Police Department sounds similar to what the LAPD was like during the Rodney King beating and the ensuing coverup and the coverup of the coverup, the coverup to cover up the coverup of the coverup, etc. (The LAPD has now become a model of what police departments should be, according to something I read recently.)
For just a hint of what Albuquerque residents are faced with: the Albuquerque Police Department's per capita kill rate is eight times the NYPD's kill rate.
Please read and bookmark these two articles from The New Yorker and Rolling Stone. You'll be horrified; sickened; furious. And visiting Albuquerque will probably not be on your bucket list.
Supposedly the Justice Department is “about to” crack down on the Albuquerque Police Department, but local residents are skeptical; they've heard it all before.
My guess is, if the Justice Department doesn't actually do something about the Albuquerque PD, Albuquerque residents will rise up and do whatever they have to do to take back their city.
Labels: Albuquerque Police Department