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As Arbery trial starts, Glynn County seeks accountability

A six-month investigation of Glynn County police records and court documents by The Current show a persistent lack of accountability among county law enforcement that stretches back a decade. Between 2010-2019 the district attorney’s office declined to prosecute a single county police officer. Glynn police officers have been involved in at least six controversial shootings and named as defendants in at least a dozen civil lawsuits alleging misconduct, including racial profiling and wrongful death.

As Arbery trial starts, Glynn County seeks accountability

A six-month investigation of Glynn County police records and court documents by The Current show a persistent lack of accountability among county law enforcement that stretches back a decade. Between 2010-2019 the district attorney’s office declined to prosecute a single county police officer. Glynn police officers have been involved in at least six controversial shootings and named as defendants in at least a dozen civil lawsuits alleging misconduct, including racial profiling and wrongful death.

Arbery murder trial shines spotlight on troubled Glynn County law enforcement: Georgia Today [podcast and transcript]

We gathered documents from both Brunswick police and Glynn County police and in order to have a baseline, we also were collecting records from police in Savannah and Chatham County… What we found out was that, one: there actually is no law across the state of Georgia that mandates police departments anywhere to keep certain data or not… Glynn County has only retained three years of police — policing data, traffic stops, 911 calls.

Mother’s angry letter about how the “educational machine” of Southlake, Texas broke the law by allowing her daughter to check out “This Book Is Anti-Racist,” concerns over the “social emotional learning aspect” of the 4th grade learning materials and how in the end NO ONE GOT ARRESTED OR EVEN LOST THEIR TEACHING LICENSE FOR VIOLATING HER DAUGHTER’S RIGHTS.

“We felt strongly that this could be a teachable moment for all involved and stated our desire for an apology from the teacher so that we could all move on with a clean slate. That was denied… The teacher was not fired. She was not arrested for breaking the law.”

TRANSCRIPT: To Live and Die in LA, Season 2, Episode 7: Cadaver Dogs

Middle of the night I remember telling him, “You know what? I’m worried about her, I’m gonna go home and sleep.”

So, I came home, she wasn’t home when I came home.

“HOW MUCH POT IS 10 lbs. of POT?” True Crime Creepers podcast asks, and I answer. (AKA: Jay Wilds lies… again)

True Crime Creepers Kristin and Mogab ask, “JUST EXACTLY HOW MUCH POT IS 10 lbs. of POT?” and your trusty blogger, Serene, has the answer… in “the greatest email [they’ve] received to date.”

Transcript of Crime Stories with Nancy Grace podcast interview with Susan Park

“But if– trafficking– I heard that if you drug the girl and threaten their lives, or their family’s lives, they’re trapped somehow. Especially when it’s drugged. So, I’m confused. People are giving me hope, but I’m confused. I don’t know if she’s alive. I don’t know. I’m– people are trying to keep me up hope, but it’s fading out.”

To Live and Die in LA transcript – Season 2, Episode 11: The Last 12 Hours

“I just thought she was a real person. I mean, I thought she was very authentic. Nothing was fake with her, and she didn’t bite her tongue. You know, she was just a cool person, you know I just, it’s not like no– an ordinary girl.”

Ducks in a hat in the sun

TRANSCRIPT: To Live and Die in LA, Season 2, Episode 8: A Job for the Police

“These dogs detect bodies, they detect blood. They’re basically like, you know— murder dogs. The fact that there was a hit is— is— is significant.”

TRANSCRIPT: TO LIVE AND DIE IN LA – Season 2; Episode 9 – “Contradictions and Coincidences”

Elaine’s Facebook login history has been apparently deleted. All of Susan’s texts with Elaine have also been deleted, and Elaine’s iPhone has been disabled…