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Maywood Residents Confront Police Brutality

by Mexica Movement Thursday, Feb. 08, 2007 at 10:16 PM

Residents of Maywood present hours of testimony against the city's rogue police force.

Maywood Residents Co...
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MAYWOOD - Dozens of Maywood residents -- and their supporters -- convened in City Hall on Tuesday night, presenting the city government with horrific tales of beatings, bribery, intimidation, and sexual assault-- all at the hands of Maywood Police officers sworn to protect them. One after another, residents and visitors described incidents of shocking brutality that nauseated the conscience of all in attendance.

One resident described how her young son was traumatized as he was forced to watch a relative savagely beaten before his eyes. His mother, trembling still with fear, told of how Maywood Police barged into her home, beat her young relative, and then arrested her husband when he protested.

The National Lawyer's Guild had representatives speak about a client who was savagely attacked after several officers stopped his car at gunpoint for no apparent reason. He and his friends were then roughed up, choked, and threatened as "cop killers." They were let go, only after having the contents of their car thrown into the street and told never to come back.

One Maywood resident trembled with rage as she described how Maywood Police officers sexually fondled her teenage daughter during a spontaneous "frisking" session. The mother described how an officer (whom she named) allegedly told her that if she spoke up, something even worse would be committed upon her daughter.

Another officer was said to have bragged that he was a "trigger happy mother f**cker", a direct threat against a resident who had already suffered abuse under him.

The horror continues

They continued to come forward and speak.

They spoke of verbal abuse. Physical abuse. They spoke of a towing scam perpetrated by Maywood PD which provided kickbacks, Las Vegas trips, and prostitutes -- all at the expense of Maywood residents who had their vehicles impounded for the slightest of infractions.

Another man, a member of the Mexica Movement, described how Maywood Police threw him to the ground during a Minuteman counter-protest in November 2006, and arrested him as he tried to ask why the Maywood Police were allowing the Minutemen to walk freely through police barricades.

Other members of the Mexica Movement described how Maywood Police pointed tear gas launchers at face level into crowds of citizens protesting the Minutemen. One described the Maywood Police as "terrorist cops."

One police officer in the room was pointed out as he snickered and sneered during the citizen testimonies.

Still more testimony

Even more came forward.

More harrowing stories of abuse. More stories of police brutality. More stories of sexual assault and children "caught in the crossfire" of a rogue police department.

At one point, the forum took a dramatic turn when it was revealed that the Chief of Police had authorized an undercover officer to stealthily videotape the faces of all those in attending the meeting. The meeting erupted in voices of outrage and anger. The undercover officer quickly fled the hall and was followed, until he made a speedy departure out of the City parking lot. The Chief of Police, who sat in attendance, became visibly agitated, careful to say nothing on the matter.

Finally, after a two hour-long parade of horror stories, the City of Maywood voted on an "emergency resolution" to reign in the corrupt police regime. It was established that an outside judicial agency would be brought in to intervene, wresting control of the Maywood Police Department from the exposed Chief of Police, until such time as the department was "cleansed" of its dirty cops.

The Mayor of Maywood, apparently overwhelmed, said, " I had no idea the problem was this bad."

The following Maywood City Council meeting will continue to address the police brutality problem and proceed further with the newly-adopted "emergency resolution."

One speaker stated what everyone knew: there are many more who would have testified against the Maywood Police that night, but were terrorized into silence for fear of their very safety.

Major media were in attendance at the meeting.

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A child terrorized by Maywood Police beating

by Mexica Movement Thursday, Feb. 08, 2007 at 10:16 PM

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This young boy was covered in blood after a beating that took place in his room by Maywood Police officers.
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Snickering and sneering

by Mexica Movement Thursday, Feb. 08, 2007 at 10:16 PM

Snickering and sneer...
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This officer was pointed out publicly as a rogue cop. He smirked and sneered as residents presented their stories of police brutality.
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One woman stands up and points out her attacker

by Mexica Movement Thursday, Feb. 08, 2007 at 10:16 PM

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She was tired of the Maywood Police keeping her abused and in fear. She loudly declared the crimes committed against her and her family by Maywood Police.
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Residents line up to testify

by Mexica Movement Thursday, Feb. 08, 2007 at 10:16 PM

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Young and old, residents all came forward to speak of Maywood Police brutality, abuse, and corruption.
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Squeal like a PIG

by pig slayer Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007 at 1:59 PM

the maywood PIG dept should be fired. have LASD patrol m'wood
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Leave California, Leave USA

by Kurt Brown -- Saint Ram Bone Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 at 7:14 AM
USA -- A nightmare state

Maywood is not the only place being abused.

I was forcibly injected and jailed at the LA VA Westwood in LA for parking on federal property.

I was beaten and arrested in jailed in Mobile Alabama for attempting to attend an open City Council Meeting.

I was forcibly injected and jailed in Flagstaff at the Flagstaff Medical Center for reporting a burn on my neck and Hazmat crews on I-40 in New Mexico.

I was questioned by a Marin California California Sheriff Deputy one night when I was going to the store. He then followed me into an alley and acted as if he was going to shoot me.

The best bet is to leave California and the USA. Get another citizenship. Then ally with those internatianal allies of ours and attack and destroy the regime and their supporters around the globe and into space. Make money from it, you will need it for the next venture against them or "IT" as I call the beast ruling the USA.

Never again serve or trust anything the USA government or the states and cities offer. They are at war with us, we are at war with it.

see Mobile Audit Club under the angelfire domain
http://www.angelfire.com/zine2/democracyordeath/index.html
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Leave California, Leave USA

by Kurt Brown -- Saint Ram Bone Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 at 7:15 AM
USA -- A nightmare state

Maywood is not the only place being abused.

I was forcibly injected and jailed at the LA VA Westwood in LA for parking on federal property.

I was beaten and arrested in jailed in Mobile Alabama for attempting to attend an open City Council Meeting.

I was forcibly injected and jailed in Flagstaff at the Flagstaff Medical Center for reporting a burn on my neck and Hazmat crews on I-40 in New Mexico.

I was questioned by a Marin California California Sheriff Deputy one night when I was going to the store. He then followed me into an alley and acted as if he was going to shoot me.

The best bet is to leave California and the USA. Get another citizenship. Then ally with those internatianal allies of ours and attack and destroy the regime and their supporters around the globe and into space. Make money from it, you will need it for the next venture against them or "IT" as I call the beast ruling the USA.

Never again serve or trust anything the USA government or the states and cities offer. They are at war with us, we are at war with it.

see Mobile Audit Club under the angelfire domain
http://www.angelfire.com/zine2/democracyordeath/index.html
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Maywood

by NAUI HUTIZILOPOCHTLI Thursday, Mar. 08, 2007 at 4:56 PM

http://www.myfoxla.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail?contentId=2375583&version=3&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=VSTY&pageId=3.2.1


some people are blaming migrants for what's going on in Maywood ?
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MACHADO

by STEPHANI Friday, Apr. 13, 2007 at 2:35 PM
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THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN MAYWOOD IS SO BAD AND CORRUPT ALL OF THE OFFICERS FROM OTHER STATION WHOM GOT FIRED NOW WORK IN MAYWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT TO MY OPINION THEY SHOULD LET ETHIER LAPD OR THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT TAKE OVER MAYWOOD I WOULD BE INTRESTED IN HELPING THE COMMUNITY OF MAYWOOD GET RID OF THOSE CORRUPT OFFICERS FOR GOOD .
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TIMER TO CLEAN HOUSE

by MWD90270 Friday, Apr. 13, 2007 at 6:27 PM

MAYWOOD CITY COUNCIL DISSPAND THE POLICE COMMISSION.WHAT NO MORE POLICE COMMISSION,I THINK ALL OF US IN MWD SHOULD WAKEUP...THOSE THAT WANT TO DISPAND THE COMMISSION HAVE SOMETHING TO HIDE.NOW THAT THE CITY IS UNITED WE NEED TO OUST(GET RID OF) THOSE THAT OPPOSE THE COMMISION IM SURE THEY WILL COME UP DIRTY TOO.THEIR SCARED THE TRUTH WILL COME OUT,ABOUT CERTAIN COUNCIL MEMEBERS IN BED WITH THE TROOPS .I HOPE THOSE THAT CAUSED GRIEF IN PEOPLES LIVE'S.WELL LETS JUST SAY PAY BACKS R MOTHER F_ _ k_ Rs
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so right

by nazis for target practice Sunday, Jul. 08, 2007 at 7:26 PM

Remember those Maywood cops, "protecting" the minutemen from the residents? Turns out the guys posting above hit it on the head: nothing has really changed (yet!) in Maywood, even with the new city council. See http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tow18jun18,0,1782047.story?coll=la-home-local.

And watch Maywood--there are more cockroaches than these crawling around the cop shop. Let's see if the City Council uncovers them.
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