NAACP seeks more information on Pickens police chief's suspension

May 8, 2011 Full story: [$$] GreenvilleOnline.com

PICKENS - The president of the Pickens County NAACP branch said she wants to learn more about what led Pickens City Council to place its police chief on suspension without pay before she decides whether her group should take action.

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Dodie

United States

#1 May 20, 2011
I think that the pickens police cheifs actions should be under watch such as writing unnesary tickets,false drug charges & harrassment of our people
true

United States

#2 May 22, 2011
Amen. Its unfortunate how this town and the local law enforcement has become so corrupt. Its an embarrassment. We need a federal investigation into this area in my oppinion. And Easley PD is no good either. Some of the worst criminals are wearing badges these days....atleast around here.
Lindsey

Belton, SC

#3 May 24, 2011
No person sworn to serve and protect others should be allowed to display such behavior. Tolerance of such degradation and racism is not an option. Any other official, employee, representative would be fired immediately for these acts. Apathy sends a sad message when law enforcement is simply given a monetary "punishment". If you cannot trust your leadership their tenure must end. How can he serve justice when he models bigotry?

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