feature: leaked documents reveal alabama police department planted drugs & weapons on black men for years

December 4, 2015

In what could be the case with so many drugs convictions across the US… leaked documents have revealed that a police department in Alabama planted drugs on black men for years. Henry Country Report writes: “The Alabama Justice Project has obtained documents that reveal a Dothan Police Department’s Internal Affairs investigation was covered up by the district attorney. A group of up to a dozen police officers on a specialized narcotics team were found to have planted drugs and weapons on young black men for years. They were supervised at the time by Lt. Steve Parrish, current Dothan Police Chief, and Sgt. Andy Hughes, current Asst. Director of Homeland Security for the State of Alabama. All of the officers reportedly were members of a Neoconfederate organization that the Southern Poverty Law Center labels “racial extremists.” The group has advocated for blacks to “return” to Africa, published that the civil rights movement is really a Jewish conspiracy, and that blacks have lower IQ’s . Both Parrish and Hughes held leadership positions in the group (pictured holding a confederate battle flag at one of the club’s secret meetings).” I’d be lying if I said this shocked me. CLICK HERE to read more on this news.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor