fix articles 1872, downey police
California’s vigilante police justice: Trial by machine gun (tags)
In California, there is a new kind of justice. Forget the Sixth Amendment's right to trial. It no longer applies. Instead of an attorney, get a bullet-proof vest, Today's cops are armed with machine guns and innocence no longer matters.
Justice for Michael Nida II, Murdered October 22, 2011 by Downey Police (tags)
Michael Nida was an innocent, unarmed, husband and father of four, who was murdered by Downey Police on October 22, 2011. He was simply minding his own business and preparing for a pre-birthday celebration night out with his wife.
JUSTICE FOR GONZALO MARTINEZ (story and photos) (tags)
On Wednesday, April 16th, friends and family members of Gonzalo Martinez, the family attorney, representatives from the ACLU, October 22nd and anti-police brutality activists comprised a delegation to District Attorney Steve Cooley's offices to demand indictments of the Downey police responsible for shooting Gonzalo Martinez on the night of February 15, 2002.
Need Callers ttonight at 6pm for Radio re Unjustified murder of Gonzalo Martinez (tags)
PLEASE CALL! We need callers for support on radio show that will be broadcast repeadetly until it is no longer necessary to obtain Justice for the wrongful death of Gonzalo Martinez. Join the parents of Gonzalo, Norberto & Norman on the anniversary of thei9r son's death.
Need Callers Gonzalo Martinez killed by Downey PD nearly 1 Year Ago (tags)
Need Callers, Thursday February 15th for support of Norberto & Norma Martinez and their son Gonzalo who was murdered by Downey PD
What’s Going on in Downey? (tags)
Is police brutality flying under the media’s radar screen? One family fights for public awareness. Family and supports picket outside the Downey city council meeting.
Martinez Family to Hold Protest Against Downey Police Shooting of Their Unarmed Son (tags)
Seven months ago a videotape captured Gonzalo Martinez's encounter with the Downey police. The tape ended as police fired with handguns and a machine gun, killing Martinez, 26, and spraying shots through a residential neighborhood. Martinez had his hands in the air and was unarmed. For the last seven months, the Martinez family has led protests outside Downey City Hall. The FBI and the Los Angeles County district attorney's office are investigating but no charges against any police officers have been filed.