Monday, April 9, 2018

Task force to study releasing JPD officer names involved in shootings

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba issued the following press release.



29 comments:

Anonymous said...

The word "ID" is a strange abbreviation. "I" stands for "I" and "D" stands for "dentification"....so, "D" is doing most of the leg work here.

Anonymous said...

I have lived and worked in Jackson for over 70 years and I have never heard of even one of these people.

Anonymous said...

Cops shoots gang member.
Gang member shoots up cops house.
That's what's going to happen, right?

Anonymous said...

@1:43pm, it's a mix of radical leftist/racialist activists and JPD officers.

Anonymous said...

Ahhhh yes, CJ Lawrence, Esquire's name is on the list. He was big in the "if they gunned me down" hashtag movement even posting about which photo would they use if he were to be shot in the course of a crime and a myriad of other racial subjects. I'm sure he will be very fair, balanced, and unbiased. I hope I am proved incorrect, but I see this as the bold new City's chance to make racial history. They will out white on black police shootings, but will justify black on white, or black on black(if it were to occur).

"The task force consists of community members who have a deep rooted understanding of community, policy, advocacy, and COMMUNITY ORGANIZING across multiple sectors, both at the local and national levels." Read that a few times and see how it sounds.

Anonymous said...

@ 1:43, well it's a bond new city, not the same one you have lived in for 70 years. Props for being up on the internets at 70+ and staying engaged.

Anonymous said...

@2:17, since most of the city's residents are out on bond and the city desperately needs to issue some bonds to perform it's basic services, your "bond new city" typo is more apropos than you could have ever intended. Thank you, or "props" to you, for a moment of levity on this Monday afternoon. Word to your mother.

Anonymous said...

Why was the honorable Enoch Sanders A.K.A. "The Cat In The Hat" omitted from this committee?
You KNOW he has the interest of his peoples at heart.

Anonymous said...


This is certainly laughable...

Atty Lambright and the mayor's sister....

Anonymous said...

I suppose Ms Rukia Lumumba is on the list to keep the mayor informed of what each person has to contribute?

Anonymous said...

Hmmmm...I see more "Task Forces" coming in the future. Road Repair Task Force, Plight Houses Task Force...you were elected now get to work making decisions and if you make bad decisions then there's a way of knowing...ask all the Former Mayors.

Anonymous said...

Antar had no prior experience with anything and it shows.

Anonymous said...

C'mon now, be honest, does anyone in Madison or Rankin County really care? This is simply a tight circle of people in a dying city who are trying to give the appearance of doing the right thing. Sound and fury....signifying nothing!

Anonymous said...

Virginia has developed a smart/best practice for this very thing. When an officer is involved in a use-of-force incident (deadly or otherwise), the state's fusion center does a risk assessment for the officer before his/her name is released. This allows the officer to take the necessary steps to keep his/her family safe. This policy, when implemented properly, has proven effective; however it requires strong departmental message discipline.

Anonymous said...

This is some serious made up shit, reading the press release reminds me of everything that is wrong with having a community organizer in a seat of authority - almost everything in that press release has nothing to do with police policy/procedure. The policy should be developed by the police department with the goal of protecting the officer from harassment and violence. My guess is that this will turn racial almost immediately and nothing will get done.

Anonymous said...

Am I hearing this correctly? JPS wants a new $80-$100 million bond issue? Unfreakingbelievable.

Anonymous said...

I wish Chokwe would hold one of these community organizing meetings in the Robert E Lee building. That would be classic.

Anonymous said...

7:50 LMAO! I doubt they know where it is....

Anonymous said...

7:50...or who he was.

Anonymous said...

At some point every Jackson resident with a high school diploma will be on a task force. Everybody works, the whole community is involved, there is shared governance and cooperative struggle. However, only hizhonor and his comrades get paid. Works good!

Anonymous said...

Soon 2% of the residents will pay 100% of the taxes and have O to say as to how the money is spent. The City will not be able to borrow or pay existing debt. The State will take over the Capital area and Jackson will officially go under in 10 years or less and the goose will be killed for the last egg.

Anonymous said...

It is sad, in this day and time, that such juvenile efforts evolve from the Capital City of any state.

A "task force" of individuals who have less experience in this city than some single solitary residents.

They will meet twice a month to determine how to handle a procedural issue that removes administrative oversight. This is the attempt to establish policy over people by trying to hide it in people over policy (task force).

I think the citizens of Jackson should develop a task force to meet bi-monthly in the Andrew Jackson Conference Room of the Warren G. Hood building, 200 S. President Street, to vet each and every member of this, so-called, Officer ID Task Force.

Anonymous said...

The task force only exists because Lumumba doesn't have the stones to make the anti-JPD officer changes he's already decided to make. The die has been cast. JPD officer shortages will soon get much worse after they get the bad news and realized they've been screwed.

Anonymous said...

With all the problems the mayor faces on a daily basis, this is what he considers a priority. You elected him Jackson... Good luck with that.

Anonymous said...

Saw on CL that the mayor put a convicted murderer on his task force.

Anonymous said...

Terun Moore is currently on parole for Capital Murder. A law enforcement review board with a convicted murderer sitting to police officers. It's a slap in the face to any one wearing a badge. It shows how anti-police the mayor is. Way to go, Baby Chok.

F mickns said...

RED HERRING ALERT!

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Frank Mickens • a day ago
OK. I'll bite.

Name ONE officer RETRIBUTION incident in the U.S. in the last ten years.

Please don'r cite the incidents when officers were shot or assaulted at random.

Again, please name ONE specific officer RETRIBUTION incident.

HINT: There are NONE!

NEXT: How many unarmed, naked and obviously delusional African American men have been shot and killed by police at 20 yards?

1.
https://www.cbsnews.com/new...

2.
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

NEXT: How many Black men armed with a water bottle have been shot by JPD?

3.
http://www.wapt.com/article...

Lord knows had that poor, identified by the officer as delusional, man been wielding a "Q-tip", his entire family would have been tracked down and wiped out post haste.

Kingfish said...

Dallas. Baton rouge you friggin moron. I went to high school w one of those murdered cops you **************

Anonymous said...

FM 9:55

If those folks were at work, home with their family, or traveling to and from either, the chances would be less that they get in a situation. Seems as tho these are the ones who stay on the street corner, down a side alley, or even in the middle of the street thumping their chest, screaming, and daring anyone to challenge them.

Most societies don't condone this display of behavior. If a stupid person pushing it to extremes...

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