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Officer Claims Prosecutors Threatened His Job Over Sandra Bland

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 29, 2016 at 6:30pm 7/29/2016 at 6:30pm

Texas police officer Michael Kelley has claimed prosecutors on the Sandra Bland case threatened his career if he brought forth evidence of wrongdoing. Kelley, from Prairie View, said he saw “marks on her forehead after a confrontation with state trooper Brian Encinia.” The AP reported:

Kelley said he was never contacted by...

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No indictment in Sandra Bland jail death

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 5:30pm 12/22/2015 at 5:30pm

Various news agencies, including The New York Times, have reported today that there were no indictments issued by a Texas grand jury with respect to the in-custody death of Sand Bland.

By all appearances, Bland had hanged herself in her cell.

Bland was 28-years-old when she responded with anger and non-compliance after being lawfully...

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Sandra Bland Arrest: Another Lesson in Non-Compliance

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 24, 2015 at 4:00pm 7/24/2015 at 4:00pm

So there’s another notable arrest in the news, that of black woman Sandra Bland by white Texas patrol officer, and thus we have yet another “teachable moment” in non-compliance to lawful police orders. (Note that I address here only Bland’s arrest–I’ve no particular insight into her death three days later while in custody.  Also, I...

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