Florida : (Biscayne) Spanish police chief told to arrest,frame random blacks to keep perfect crime stats

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Florida : (Biscayne) Spanish police chief told to arrest,frame random blacks to keep perfect crime stats

Unread post by Quiet-Q » July 13th, 2018, 1:54 pm

Police chief told cops to randomly arrest black people to boost crime stats: probe
By Joshua Rhett Miller July 13, 2018 | 12:56pm | Updated
Police chief told cops to randomly arrest black people to boost crime stats: probe
Former Biscayne Park Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano Biscayne Park Police Department; Shutterstock
A former police chief in Florida allegedly pressured some officers to frame “anybody black” for unrelated crimes so the department could boast perfect crime stats, according to an internal probe of the small-town department.

Records obtained by the Miami Herald indicate that high-ranking officers in the Biscayne Park Police Department pressured some cops to make unwarranted arrests of random black people in order to better the department’s crime stats, one cop told an outside investigator in 2014.

“’If they have burglaries that are open cases that are not solved yet, if you see anybody black walking through our streets and they have somewhat of a record, arrest them so we can pin them for all the burglaries,’” Officer Anthony De La Torre said he was told. “They were basically doing this to have a 100% clearance rate for the city.”


Another of the officers, Omar Martinez, told investigators in a statement that he wouldn’t carry out those “illegal and unethical” orders.

“I will not arrest an innocent person to make the department look good,” Martinez later wrote the village’s manager.

In all, a total of four cops — or one-third of the small force in the 3,000-resident village north of Miami Shores — claimed they were told to file false charges. Of those, only De La Torre said he was instructed to specifically target black people, but a former village manager who called for the probe after getting letters from concerned cops said the department’s orders weren’t a mystery.

“The letters said police were doing a lot of bad things,” Heidi Shafran told the Herald. “It said police officers were directed to pick up people of color and blame the crimes on them.”


The department’s chief at the time, Raimundo Atesiano, resigned amid the 2014 probe. During his two years overseeing the department, 29 of 30 burglary cases were solved. But in 2015, that near-perfect success rate plummeted, with not one single burglary case solved among 19 reported incidents, records show.

Atesiano and two of his former officers — Raul Fernandez and Charlie Dayoub — were charged by federal prosecutors last month with civil rights violations in US District Court in the Southern District of Florida. An indictment alleges that they conspired to falsely arrest a 16-year-old juvenile identified only as “T.D.” for four unsolved burglaries.

“Atesiano directed Dayoub and Fernandez to arrest T.D. on June 13, 2013, and falsely charge him with unsolved burglaries knowing that there was no evidence and no lawful basis to support such charges,” the Department of Justice announced in a news release. “The indictment further alleges that following Atesiano’s instruction, Dayoub and Fernandez gathered information for four unsolved burglary cases, completed four arrest affidavits for the burglaries, and included a false narrative that an investigation revealed that T.D. had committed the four burglaries of unoccupied dwellings.”


All three have pleaded not guilty and Atesiano’s attorney has denied the allegations, the Herald reports.

“Encouraging, or even demanding, that public employees raise their performance levels to meet the citizens’ expectation is not an invitation for those public employee to cut corners or falsify documents,” attorney Richard Docobo said.

Fernandez and Dayoub are now cooperating with federal prosecutors against their former boss, sources told the newspaper.

Records reviewed by the Herald show that “T.D.” is a black Haitian-American who lived with his family in an area of Biscayne Park referred to by cops as “The Badlands.” Prosecutors later dropped the burglary charges against the unnamed teen, as well as previous accusations of trespassing and raping a teen girl. The man, now 21, could not be reached for comment, the Herald reports.

A trial for Atesiano, Fernandez and Dayoub has been set for July 23, but is expected to be postponed, according to the newspaper. If convicted, they face a maximum sentence of 11 years in prison.
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Unread post by Quiet-Q » July 13th, 2018, 2:05 pm

He looks like 1 of them mysterious creatures I keep hearing about online...called a sureno :lol:

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Unread post by Quiet-Q » July 13th, 2018, 2:10 pm

Florida Police Department Allegedly Told Officers to Frame Black People

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Biscayne Park, a suburb north of Miami, is at the center of a scandal over police corruption that has led to the indictment in federal court of former police chief Raimundo Atesiano and two officers, according to an exhaustive report from the Miami Herald.

They are charged with falsely accusing a teenager of four burglaries in order to improve the town’s crime stats. An investigation into the police department from 2014 included many more disturbing details of the department’s practices. The Herald writes:

Records obtained by the Miami Herald suggest that during the tenure of former chief Raimundo Atesiano, the command staff pressured some officers into targeting random black people to clear cases.

“If they have burglaries that are open cases that are not solved yet, if you see anybody black walking through our streets and they have somewhat of a record, arrest them so we can pin them for all the burglaries,” one cop, Anthony De La Torre, said in an internal probe ordered in 2014. “They were basically doing this to have a 100% clearance rate for the city.”
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The town, which has a population of 3,000, is 17 percent black, according to the 2010 census. The corruption came to light through letters written by officers to the town’s leadership, describing a wide range of illegal and questionable behavior at the small department of about a dozen officers:

Beyond the apparent race targeting, the report [by a private investigator] — never reviewed in village commission meetings — described a department run like a dysfunctional frat house. It outlines allegations that the brass openly drank on duty, engaged in a host of financial shenanigans and that the No. 2 in command during the period, Capt. Lawrence Churchman, routinely spouted racist and sexist insults. [...]

“The captain has said on several different occasions he doesn’t want any n——-s, f——-s or women b——-s working at Biscayne Park,” Harrison said, according to Scott’s investigative report. [...]

[O]ver the last decade, the department has also seen an officer arrested on charges of holding his wife hostage, a troubled officer sued for excessive force and another officer charged with beating a suspect.
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The federal case against Raimundo Atesiano and former officers alleges that they charged a 16-year-old black Haitian-American known as T.D. with four burglaries, despite sketchy to nonexistent evidence, in order to improve the town’s crime stats.

Atesiano certainly accomplished that. According to the Herald: “During his roughly two-year tenure as chief, 29 of 30 burglary cases were solved, including all 19 in 2013. In 2015, the year after he left, records show village cops did not clear a single one of 19 burglary cases.” Oops.

Atesiano resigned in 2014, only five days after the investigation of the department began. He was replaced by former Miami officer Luis Cabrera, who says he has overhauled the department completely. However, his deputy, Nicholas Wollschlager, was found by the investigation to have drank on duty and ordered questionable burglary arrests, and left the department amid the investigation. Cabrera told the Herald that he decided to rehire Wollschlager because he “was never a target or a subject,” but a “cooperating witness”.

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Unread post by MONSOON » July 13th, 2018, 7:12 pm

Some of these Hispanic mf just as worse as the Europeans, they identify with that heavy spainard blood.

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