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Wed Sep 9, 2020, 08:04 AM

Black Columbus Police Officers, speak about racism in CPD & FOP

Crossposted at the AA group as well.

Local NPR station & reporter Paige Pfleger have 2 articles on racism in the Columbus PD & FOP .
Episode #1-https://radio.wosu.org/post/racism-within-columbus-police-black-officers-call-internal-reforms

snip-"But Cornett says his dream devolved into a nightmare in 2014 when he found out Columbus Police sergeant was threatening him and other Black officers.

"He referred to me as ape, monkey, n------, he mentioned taking myself and my supervisor out back and shooting us in the head," Cornett says. "
more at source.

Audio and transcript is up.


Episode#2-https://radio.wosu.org/post/racism-within-columbus-police-black-officers-say-union-and-city-dont-protect-them

snip-"Columbus Police officers have several avenues to bring forward complaints: They can raise concerns to higher ups, take them to the Internal Affairs Bureau, the Equal Employment Office, or the local police union. But several Black officers tell WOSU that none of those are realistic options for them."

more at source.

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