Don’t Snitch – 12 31 16 in the New York Times

….And in the South Bronx, as in so many predominantly black and Hispanic neighborhoods like it in the United States, the contract between the police and the community is in tatters. Some people have stories of crime reports that were ignored, or 911 calls that went unanswered for hours. Others tell of a 911 call for help ending in the caller’s arrest, or of a minor charge leading to 12 hours in a fetid holding cell…..

….  they threatened to beat the Fernandez family because “they are the ones snitching,…

read more about the 40th precinct in nyc at http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/31/nyregion/bronx-murder-40th-precinct-police-residents.html?emc=edit_ta_20161231

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