Sunday, May 06, 2012

Mississippi Filming - Twins Arrested For Filming Police!

According to the Raw Story, a progressive website, two Pearl, Mississippi teenagers were arrested after filming an incident involving law enforcement officers.

Shanell Madison screencap

Terrell and Shenell Madison, twin age 19 were both arrested after a confrontation involving police. Terrell filmed the police while they were in the middle of gunfire. They are facing disorderly conduct.

The unwritten code of law enforcement. Intimidate. Write off. Never acknowledge a mistake. Avoid the media scrutiny. Protect your "family". By which family means you and your fellow law enforcement officers.

The Blue Code of Silence (also known as the "Blue Shield") is an unwritten rule among police officers not to report on another colleague's errors, misconducts or crimes. Other names associated with the Blue Code of Silence are the Blue Wall, Curtain, Veil, or Cocoon. If questioned about an incident of misconduct involving another officer (e.g. during the course of an official inquiry), while following the Blue Code of Silence, the officer being questioned would claim ignorance of another officer's wrongdoing.

Some police officers enforce a tribal value system also known as an emotional value system which is considered to be a "police family" or "police brotherhood". The tribal value system is a part of the Blue Code of Silence. Members of the tribal system generally receive emotional support and security from other police officers. The Blue Code of Silence is considered to be controversial because it questions ethics and values in law enforcement. In some cases, many police officers have been pressured into following the Blue Code of Silence.

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