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Response to randome (Reply #106)

Wed Apr 29, 2015, 09:47 AM

108. No Baltimore cop has had to pay a price for killing before

For this kind of act - why would they have thought this case would be different. Since Baltimore police killed before in exactly this way - a "nickle ride" that resulted in paralysis and death - if they did NOT intend to kill, why would they repeat the process?

They intentionally treated Gray in exactly the same way that resulted in the death of Dondi Johnson Sr. They knew their actions could kill the prisoner they had chained in the back of the police van without putting a seatbelt on. That certainly seems like intentional murder.

In other articles posted here, it has been shown that Baltimore police responsible for many incidents of excessive violence and even death were not punished. Their actions were covered up by the department and victims were prohibited from disclosing information by the requirements of their settlements.

So why should these cops expect that there would be any consequences for their actions?

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