On today’s show Detective Small shares stories of corruption in the police department and one of many police brutality cases he was involved.
But first, we begin our discussion on an article in the NY Daily News on racism at the 66th Precinct.
the 66th covers a mostly diverse community which includes Chinatown, Borough Park and Sunset Park.
It is here that Michael Moy, a 24 year veteran of the department , got into fight with white detectives and was placed on modified duty.
The Asian American detective says he got tired of the “frat house” environment and racist jokes including the mocking of his accent.
Was a fight between the officers the best way to deal with this? How should detective Moy have handled the situation?
Detective Small has a lot of experience in this area that includes one incident that almost cost him his job. Listen:
Continue reading S3E3:Racism AT THE 66, police brutality cases and intervention
We are back with season three of The World As I Like It To Be (#theworldasilike) podcast and none too soon. Another day, another potential cop shooting makes the headlines.
Whether it is the bombshell Netflix documentary When They See Us by Ava DuVernay and produced by Robert DeNiro and Oprah Winfrey among others,
or a Utah mother seeing her 10 year old child being held at gun point by a police officer or a Delaware man traveling to Pennsylvania to settle old tickets ending up dead in police custody, America is once again being forced to face this ugly truth without our society and, so called, justice system.
On today’s show we will be speaking to Detective Darnley Small, a retired instructor for the New York City police department.
Detective Small worked in the human relations unit which trained bosses and officers within the department on issue of racial tolerance and discrimination within the department.
His understanding and training on discrimination and racism and what happens in the department will be very instructive for us.
Continue reading S3E1: a cop shooting racism and sexism w/ detective darnley small