Though this shouldn’t have to be the case, teaching their children to deal with the police is often a lesson that Black parents have to instill in their children at an early age. A heartbreaking new video released on Monday shows just what those conversations can look like.
At any time of day, no matter what happens between you and a police officer, Raheem wants to know about it. Raheem never sleeps. Raheem is
a Facebook Messenger chat bot that will gather and map out interactions
with police across the country; it just entered beta testing and is
looking for a few thousand helping hands. Raheem’s creator, Brandon
Anderson, eventually wants to use reports from thousands of users to
build a people’s map of police behavior. Using Raheem is super easy.
The lawsuit against Poulos also revealed he was responsible for a similar death in 2013. 28-year-old Rickey Rozelle was unarmed when he was shot and killed by Poulos during a chase. In that instance, Poulos said he thought the victim was armed. Records show at least nine past complaints against Poulos. (x)