Blog Posts - Police Harassment



Harassment?

  First, I’d like to acknowledge there have been some poor choices made. This post is more about the response to those choices and whether it is a policy people are comfortable with. In 2010 A friend of mine was having trouble with one of the...
by Reap's Truth on May 2, 2014

Update on the situation of the Trans women of Thessaloniki

At the end of May, trans women in Thessaloniki were subject to ongoing harassment whereby they were arrested, detained for several hours and then released with a warning to “return to normal”.  The lawyer for the Transgender Association...
by Second Council House of Virgo on Jul 19, 2013

Update on the situation of the Trans women of Thessoliniki

At the end of May, trans women in Thessoliniki were subject to ongoing harassment whereby they were arrested, detained for several hours and then released with a warning to “return to normal”.  The lawyer for the Transgender Association...
by Second Council House of Virgo on Jul 19, 2013

Police humiliates the popular singer Sunny Neji, undresses him in public @ gunpoint

Popular pop highlife star and Oruka crooner Sunny Neji, is a man in pain. He is so angry at the humiliation meted out to him by men of the Nigerian Police Force that he decided to twit and share his experience on Facebook. Following his post publishe...

officers turn in badges and weapons after Atlanta Eagle bar investigation....

Several Atlanta police officers have turned in their guns and badges after an investigation concluded they mishandled a raid on a midtown gay bar.Six months after the city paid more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit in connection with the raid at t...
by izzoiz.com on Jun 30, 2011

Gay Officer officer wins $1-million judgment Against LAPD...

Arrest me please! Hot. A jury on Thursday awarded $1.1 million to a Los Angeles police sergeant and media relations spokesman who said he had been harassed and suffered retaliation after complaining that a supervisor mistreated him because he is gay...
by izzoiz.com on May 20, 2011

Denver Policemen Fired Over Antigay Beating....

Two Denver policemen have been fired for beating a gay man in 2009 and lying about the action captured on a surveillance camera.According to Reuters, in April 2009, Devin Sparks and Randy Murr detained Michael DeHerrera and his partner, Shawn Johnson...
by izzoiz.com on Mar 26, 2011

New Orleans Police Targeted Gays And Blacks...

So not surprising... The Justice Department on Thursday accused the New Orleans Police Department of systematic misconduct that violated the Constitution, saying that officers used excessive force, illegally arrested people and targeted black and g...
by izzoiz.com on Mar 18, 2011

Lima mayor condemns Peru national police for violence against gay activists

In the face of last week’s incident of police violence at the “Kisses Against Homophobia” campaign, Lima mayor Susana Villarán asserted that, just like any other group, the homosexual community has the right to conduct demonstrations...
by izzoiz.com on Feb 18, 2011

Officers In Atlanta Bar Raid Were Boozing It Up Beforehand....

Two undercover Atlanta police officers assigned to an investigation at the Atlanta Eagle downed shot after shot of the potent liqueur Jagermeister even as their colleagues were preparing to raid the Midtown gay bar, according to information obtained...
by izzoiz.com on Feb 16, 2011

Judge Rules In Favor Of Police In Warm Sands Case...

UPDATE: An Indio judge today refused to dismiss charges against 14 men arrested in a sting operation targeting public sex in the Warm Sands neighborhood of Palm Springs. Attorneys for the men claimed Palm Springs police unfairly targeted gay men and...
by izzoiz.com on Feb 3, 2011

Police Decoy's Testify In Palm Springs Warm Sands Hearings..

Palm Springs police decoys in the 2009 Warm Sands gay sex sting said they did not entice those arrested to expose themselves, as court hearings on whether to drop the charges continued Tuesday in Indio. “I pretty much just stood there. People woul...
by izzoiz.com on Jan 26, 2011

Police Chief Apologizes For Homophobic Slur....

Palm Springs Police Chief David Dominguez apologized Tuesday for “an inappropriate comment” he made during the 2009 Warm Sands neighborhood public gay sex sting. The comment “did not display the utmost professional conduct expected from the Ch...
by izzoiz.com on Dec 29, 2010

Adult Store Warned By Police Not To Sell "Obscene Materials"...

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Adult store owners in southern Idaho were baffled after police sent letters reminding them that the distribution of "obscene materials" is banned under state law. Lena Johnson, who owns Enchantress in Twin Falls, said she...
by izzoiz.com on Dec 1, 2010


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