WICHITA, Kan. A black man who had been arrested by the police, and when you move it in the house, said on Wednesday that American regulators have been studied to racial prejudice, the complaint and the file will be closed with no further action.
“I’m mad as hell,” Karle Robinson, told The Associated Press that the letter, which he shared with the news organization.
Robinson was held at gunpoint and handcuffed in August, 2018, as he was carrying a television set out of the rented moving van in the middle of the night in the house, where he had purchased a month earlier, in Tonganoxie, which is about 30 miles (48 km) to the west of the greater Kansas City area. Robinson also alleged that the police harassed him in the days and weeks after the accident, and that the chief of police locked him the submission of a racial bias complaint with the department.
In the police video, Robinson told the officer who handcuffed him and detained him at gunpoint, that he had paperwork that would prove that he was the owner of the house. Later, a second responding officer entered the home, pulled out the paperwork and took the handcuffs off. The officers helped Robinson to wear on the TV’s in the house, after he had asked them to help me.
The police told Robinson there was a series of break-ins in the area. An officer can be heard on-body camera video to apologize to Robinson and says: “If you look at the situation, I think that’s, I think, is that you have to have it.” The officers, thanked Robinson for his co-operation, and the video shows it.
The 61-year-old Navy veteran, received a letter last week to the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training. The Kansas city chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, which called the incident a case of “change to black”, in the first instance, the complaint was filed on Robinson’s behalf to the Kansas attorney general’s office, and they, in turn, referred it to the committee.
The three-sentence-long letter, which is dated the 4th of June, and shall be signed by the investigator, with Michael Oliver, who at the height of Robinson, and that the agency’s investigation committee met on 29 May to consider the police department’s complaint, and that, after a careful review, the case was closed with no further action.
Robinson said he expects to see that result, because it is just a bunch of white men in a room with a bunch of former police officers.”
Tonganoxie police chief Greg Lawson not immediately return a message for comment, but he issued a statement in March, saying that the safety and security of the people who live in the city, and to visit it is very important to the department, as well as to the officers and other members of staff have all undertaken to serve the community with honor and with the highest degree of professionalism.”
The Kansas city police commission’s executive director, Gary Ross, pulled out of a Kansas statute that he doesn’t allow you to talk about sensitive research, or even acknowledgment of their very existence. If they are to take action on a complaint, which is posted on their web site.
The Kansas attorney general’s office said in an e-mail after referring the matter to the commission with the authority to do the business is located in the office.
The city of more than 5,400 in the north-east of the Center is 97 percent white, census figures show.
The problem with Robinson is one of the latest examples of situations in which the police have had encounters, or encounters with the African-Americans of their private property. In the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Ill., city officials approved a $1.25 million settlement with a black man who was charged after police tackled him and arrested him for the theft of a car, which turned out to be his own.
Upon receipt of the letter from the audit commission, Robinson told the AP that he plans to meet later this week to be with Him, Bond, legal director for the ACLU of Kansas, in order to discuss possible litigation.
“I won’t let go,” he said.