Suit against Carpentersville, officer...

Suit against Carpentersville, officer alleges racism, brutality...

There are 6 comments on the Daily Herald story from Aug 27, 2012, titled Suit against Carpentersville, officer alleges racism, brutality.... In it, Daily Herald reports that:

A Latino man from Crystal Lake is suing the village of Carpentersville and members of its police force alleging he was roughed up and subjected to racial slurs during a traffic stop last year and that the village's resolution to make English its official language gave police license to discriminate against Spanish-speaking people.

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Pjd

Carpentersville, IL

#1 Aug 29, 2012
Simple solution, learn and speak ENGLISH... problem solved..
AML

United States

#2 Aug 31, 2012
^ Its not that they cant speak english.. Some Carpentetsville police arent good cops ..but thats evry where..
Pjd

Carpentersville, IL

#3 Aug 31, 2012
I am sure there are two sides to this story. Most choose to not speak English or they pretend not to. America, USA, speaking English would resolve much of this problem. I have dealt with many of the police officers in Carpentersville, for many issues. Most if not all were very helpful and very easy to deal with. There are always too sides to the story.. suing is just another way for certain people to make a fast buck. Only people who really know what happened are the officers involved, and the arrested party. If English was spoken to communicate, there should have been no problem.
cali213815

Crystal Lake, IL

#4 Aug 31, 2012
Its not that he didnt spoke english, hes billigual very fluent, English and spanish.. if yall havent seen the video of him been harrass, well here is the link of the northwest hearld where the video is shown. http://www.nwherald.com/2012/08/28/lawsuit-cl...
People Watcher

AOL

#5 Aug 31, 2012
I have to say this. My mother always tell all natioanlities who don't speak English but only their native languages. She told them to learn English in U.S.A. in case of problems. At home we are allows to speak our native languages. Do like my mother & dad did? She even told her nephews and nieces to learn English just to get along.

Seem like people around here Don't Want to along with others.
Chitown

Carpentersville, IL

#6 Sep 2, 2012
C'ville where the hicks would love to have an all white city but will never succeed!

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