White police officers taking pictures with arrested black suspects will not be disciplined




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White police officers are not disciplined for photos of black suspects

(WLBT)

Louisiana Prison officials, white officers posing in captured photos, black Bank robbery Suspect There is no disciplinary action.

But in the state Public Security Department The correction admitted that after locating the suspect, four employees were “insufficient in their judgment” when taking controversial photographs.

Photo taken with four policemen dog Laughing next to shirtless Eric Boykin, he argued among critics that he seemed to show off his hunting trophy.

Officials say the team came from the Rayburn Correction Center in Washington County, Louisiana, and was called in to help police search in Prentiss, Mississippi.

Ashraf Esmer, an associate professor of criminal justice at Dillard University, blamed the optics of this photo.

“African-American hunting at once reminds us of the history of slavery,” he told WWL-TV.

“Last year’s law enforcement and racial justice issues have a very, very bad outlook.”

Mr. Boykin of Gulfport has been detained in Jefferson Davis County Jail for felony charges of armed robbery and possession of weapons.

The first report of the arrest falsely stated that the team was from the Prentice police, directed the search for the suspect and requested additional law enforcement assistance.

The photo was inappropriate, but police officers not appointed by DPSC did not break the rules and will use it as a training tool for employees in the future, officials said.

“The picture shouldn’t have been taken. The decision was inadequate. A DPSC spokeswoman regrets that such an incident had occurred.

Michael McLanahhan, chairman of the Louisiana NAACP, said the arrest of a suspect accused of serious crime was not a photography opportunity for law enforcement agencies.

“I don’t become a professional law enforcement officer because I know many of them. They don’t. It sends the wrong message,” he said.

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