Metropolitan Police Department
Chanel Dickerson, assistant police chief in Washington, D.C., recently came forth with a jaw-dropping claim that as an 18-year-old cadet, she was told by MPD to either have an abortion or be fired from the program.
The strong Black women of the DC Police Department hit back against workplace harassment by filing a class action lawsuit against MPDC, citing racial and sexual discrimination that created hostility and led to a culture of intimidation over the years.
Police showed extreme restraint and care for the mobs of domestic terrorists who stormed the Capitol grounds on Jan. 6.
An Instagram post announcing that 14 black girls went missing in D.C. within a 24-hour period sent people into a tizzy. Celebrities such as Taraji P. Henson, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, LL Cool J and Gabrielle Union began posting about the missing Black girls in D.C. Soon, the Congressional Black Caucus was involved and called for the FBI to investigate. That's not all. Press conferences were held and demands made for authorities to pay more attention to the plight of missing black women in D.C. Problem was, the information was incorrect.
Alonzo Smith, 27, was detained by two security guards in his apartment lobby in Southeast D.C. in November. The Metropolitan Police Department responded to a call about an assault and found Smith handcuffed and unresponsive while in the custody of two security guards known as the "special police."
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