Angela Greene, the police chief of Portsmouth, Virginia has been fired after she filed charges against several Black leaders in the state for aiding and abetting in tearing down a confederate statue that hit a protester in the head, seriously injuring him. Greene was placed on paid leave after filing the charges before the election.
Now that the election has passed and the coast is considered clear, they dropped all the charges against the state leaders and fired Greene. Greene has announced that she is suing for wrongful termination. She is claiming she was fired for political reasons. But it was good enough for Joe Biden to have a prosecutor fired, why not other Democrats?
In August, city police charged Democratic state Sen. Louise Lucas — Virginia’s most senior black legislator and 18 others in connection with the toppling of a confederate statue in the city. Also charged was a school board member, members of the NAACP, and even members of the public defenders’ office.
Greene is also Black and she charged the leaders with conspiracy to commit a felony and injury to a monument in excess of $1,000. She contends that Lucas and the others “conspired and organized to destroy the monument as well as summon hundreds of people to join in felonious acts.”
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We asked Greene whether she would argue there were political and city leaders that wanted the monument to be defaced, to which she nodded her head “yes.” We also asked whether she believed they didn’t want her to pursue charges in connection with the monument vandalism — also a “yes.”
NBC News, citing the police version of events said that Lucas was with a group who were shaking cans of paint and she told police that they were going to vandalize the statues. She then told the police they couldn’t stop them because it was their right to do as they please.
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Lucas’ office could not immediately be reached for comment. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reported that she said dismissal of the case “gives people hope” that “when they come to these courtrooms that they will be treated in a fair and just manner, even though you may have a rogue police department who intends to criminalize the justice system against people like me.”
You might as well face there is no crime anywhere in the United States that Democrats can’t get away with. Whereas just being a conservative is considered a crime.