Photo of officer Wilson (Ferguson,MO) after surgery to repair his fractured eye socket

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To put this in perspective, here is a little food for thought.

Does anyone remember 23 year old Detective Melvin Santiago? He was a Jersey City police officer who was ambushed and shot to death just a month ago, on July 13th. Santiago was white. His killer, Lawrence Campbell, was black. Does anyone recall Obama appearing before national television and calling for justice for Officer Santiagos family? Does anyone recall Eric Holder rushing to Jersey City to see that justice was done?

How about Officer Jeffrey Westerfield. He was a Gary, Indiana police officer who was shot to death last month on July 6th. Westerfield was white. His killer, Carl LeEllis Blount, Jr. was black. Where was Obama? Where was Holder?

Or Officer Perry Renn? He was an Indianapolis, Indiana police officer who was shot to death just last month on July 5th, the day before Officer Westerfield was killed. Officer Renn was white. His killer, Major Davis, was black. I don't recall any
mention by Obama about the untimely death of Officer Renn. And, I doubt that Eric Holder rushed to Indianapolis to make sure justice was done. Or, maybe I just missed it.

Vermillion Parish Deputy Sheriff Allen Bares was gunned down by two men just last June 23rd in Louisiana. Deputy Bares was white. His two killers, Quintlan Richard and Baylon Taylor, were black. Was Obama outraged? Did Eric Holder rush to Louisiana to make sure that the family of Deputy Bares found justice?

Detective Charles Dinwiddie of the Killeen(Texas) Police Department was murdered by Marvin Lewis Guy, a black male. Officer Dinwiddie was white. This happened on May 11th, just over two months ago. I don't even recall seeing anything about that on the news. Certainly, the white citizens in Killeen didn't take to the streets to loot and burn businesses. Again, I don't recall any mention by Obama or Holder.

Then, there is Officer Kevin Jordan of the Griffin, Georgia Police Department. He was gunned down just two months ago on May 31st. Officer Jordan was black. His killer, Michael Bowman, was white. This was a white man murdering a black police officer. Where was Jesse Jackson? Where was "The Reverend" Al Sharpton? Was there looting and burning on the streets of Griffin, Georgia? No. In fact, I don't recall hearing about this one in the news, as well. Why? You can draw your own conclusions.

Over the past 60 days, there have been five reported deaths of police officers by gunshot in the US. Of those, four were white officers who were murdered by black men.

Total loss of lives by law enforcement to gunfire since January 2014 …

Chief of Police Michael Pimentel
Elmendorf Police Department, TX
EOW: Saturday, August 23, 014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Police Officer Scott Patrick
Mendota Heights Police Department, MN
EOW: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Detective Melvin Santiago
Jersey City Police Department, NJ
EOW: Sunday, July 13, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
K9 Tracker
Alabama Department of Corrections, AL
EOW: Monday, July 7, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Patrolman Jeffrey Brady Westerfield
Gary Police Department, IN
EOW: Sunday, July 6, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Officer Perry Renn
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
EOW: Saturday, July 5, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Deputy Sheriff Allen Bares, Jr.
Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Monday, June 23, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Chief of Police Lee Dixon
Little River-Academy Police Department, TX
EOW: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
K9 Tanja
Walker County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Friday, June 13, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Police Officer Alyn Beck
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, NV
EOW: Sunday, June 8, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Police Officer Igor Soldo
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, NV
EOW: Sunday, June 8, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Police Officer Kevin Dorian Jordan
Griffin Police Department, GA
EOW: Saturday, May 31, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Police Officer Brian Jones
Norfolk Police Department, VA
EOW: Friday, May 30, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Police Officer Jair Cabrera
Salt River Police Department, TR
EOW: Saturday, May 24, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Location: Arizona
Patrolman Stephen Arkell
Brentwood Police Department, NH
EOW: Monday, May 12, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Detective Charles Dinwiddie
Killeen Police Department, TX
EOW: Sunday, May 11, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Sergeant Patrick Scott Johnson
Alaska State Troopers, AK
EOW: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Trooper Gabriel Rich
Alaska State Troopers, AK
EOW: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
K9 Mick
Portland Police Bureau, OR
EOW: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Deputy Sheriff Michael J. Seversen
Polk County Sheriff's Office, WI
EOW: Monday, April 14, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Police Officer Alexander Thalmann
New Bern Police Department, NC
EOW: Monday, March 31, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Police Officer David W. Smith
Johnson City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, March 31, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Master-at-Arms Mark Mayo
United States Navy Security Forces, US
EOW: Monday, March 24, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Location: Virginia
Police Officer Robert German
Windermere Police Department, FL
EOW: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Deputy Sheriff Ricky Del Fiorentino
Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, CA
EOW: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Officer Jason Crisp
United States Department of Agriculture - Forest Service Law Enforcement and Investigations, US
EOW: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Location: North Carolina
K9 Maros
United States Department of Agriculture - Forest Service Law Enforcement and Investigations, US
EOW: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Location: North Carolina
Agent Joaquín Correa-Ortega
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Monday, March 10, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Detective John Hobbs
Phoenix Police Department, AZ
EOW: Monday, March 3, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Scott Pine
Orange County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Sergeant Cory Wride
Utah County Sheriff's Office, UT
EOW: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
K9 Gorky
Davie County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Thursday, January 23, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Agent Carlos Rivera-Vega
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire


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  • Posted by jbaker 4 years, 8 months ago
    Given the mixup on the image, I removed the image from the post.
    Bobhummel - you might consider making a separate post with the same content without an image. I think many would still be interested in the content (and then we can delete this post permanently)
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  • Posted by  $  4 years, 8 months ago
    Very sorry every one. Just got word from my source on this picture that is NOT officer Wilson. I got scammed. The list of officers killed in the line of duty in still valid.

    My sincere apology for posting the picture.
    Cheers
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