Christopher Johnson, Marijuana, New York Times discussed on 100:1 The Crack Legacy - Ep. 6: 37th & 8th

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I'm christopher johnson and this is one hundred two one the crack legacy based on what i understand it was intended to be a drug smuggling operation it went down right here at 37th and eighth at patrick doors months confrontation with the in why pd delors jones round remembers the story it was about half past midnight under a red awning streaked in health kitchen grime the used to read the distinguished welcome both cocktail lounge the officers approached him about wanting to purchase and their conflicting stories marijuana of crack cocaine delors teaches law in policing at the john j college of criminal justice and she's written about doors smith he was a black man haitianamerican he had some beers with friends at will combo and according to the new york times he stepped outside to get a taxi the report said a plain clothes detective named anthony vasquez approached him and asked him about buying some drugs vasquez in a group of other undercover cops had already made a series of drug arrests in the area that night it's not hard to imagine that dorfmann heard in vasquez's question and insulting stereotype and it pissed him off he said i'm not a drug dealer and became little bit irate they will undercover so he didn't know initially that they were police officers and am some kind of a scuffle ensued the other officers get involved now who takes the first swing how long the fist fight last even what makes officer vasquez pull his gun witness in police accounts don't agree but at some point the detective has his nine millimeter in his hand then a single bullet inter's doors months chest and he was killed patrick moses doors a 26yearold fatheroftwo was dead who a month later about twenty five hundred people marched through brooklyn to city hall waving haitian flags and shouting down pollution rush they also called on mayor rudy giuliani to resign the mayor had released dortmund's paltry juvenile record a move that struck many as blaming doris mun for his own death in press reports giuliani defended his decision saying he quote would not one a picture presented of an altar boy fact dortmund had been an altar boy he graduated from the same elite catholic school as giuliani dismiss up pattern uh an africanamerican males being suspected of criminal aladi and ending up dead at the end of an involuntary police encounter what made the story really upsetting for many was the time it just three weeks earlier in why pd officers were acquitted in the death of another unarmed black man ahmadou diabe he was shot 41 times right on his doorstep jones brown says there was something familiar in the outcome of doors mazda unfortunately what what is also become the pattern is at the police officer who killed him was not even indicted for any criminal charges and you know as a lawyer i seen a what or the police approaching patrick heat still be alive this series one hundred two one was inspired by the recent deaths of unarmed black men and women killed by police even over the few months that we've been doing our stores there have been several high profile police shootings caught on video in the summer of 2016 alton sterling and philander casteel were shot to death by police within about a day of each other this is why i bring a patrick dorfmann because his killing that story could fit neatly on the same list except dorfmann wasn't killed in the last few years officer vasquez shot him in two thousand more than a decade and a half ago this isn't new in this episode i'm gonna look at the

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