Monday, 11 May 2015

'It's not illegal to be black': Cops complain online about white people getting scared' of their black neighbors

A black person fishing in a community pond, two black people jump-starting a car and ‘someone from the Middle East looking mean’ – these are all ‘suspicious’ scenes that have prompted members of the public to dial 911.
These calls were revealed by serving and former police officers who took to the internet to air their astonishment at white people panicking sometimes simply at the mere sight of someone with different racial lineage being nearby.
Dozens have joined an online discussion thread to share their experiences.

Read more: Police say white people wasting police time with 911 calls*about 'black neighbors' |


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