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The SPD That Can’t Do Anything Right


At 6:22 a.m. a car alarm started sounding outside my window—well, somewhere outside my window.  I live on the eighth floor, so it wasn’t directly outside my window.  Directly under my window is a Crouse Hospital parking lot.  If the … Continue reading

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The End of the Incident


In response to “The Incident” (https://annecwoodlen.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/the-incident/ ) someone called “pro police” (propolice@aol.com ) commented:  “FYI, the Syracuse Community Review Board [sic] found that the Officer’s actions were appropriate in this incident. For those that do not know, the Syracuse CRB is … Continue reading

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My Reaction to the Police Response to the Incident


The incident took place on Sunday night.  The following day was Memorial Day and the temperature was 92 degrees, so I stayed in my air conditioning and did not follow up on either the incident or the police inaction.  On … Continue reading

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The Police Response to the Incident


The incident–a disturbance among tenants–was reported here on May 28 (https://annecwoodlen.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/the-incident/). A police car pulled up in a couple minutes and Matthew Malinowski (badge 302), a young white man, about 5’7” and 140 lbs., interviewed me.  A friend of the woman … Continue reading

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The Incident


Today I have to file a citizen’s complaint against a policeman.  This is not going to be a good day. To understand what happened, you have to understand the culture of these high-rise HUD-subsidized apartment buildings.  You have one or … Continue reading

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Crawfish, My Rss (Part II)


Continued from May 8 . . . I wheel back to the other end of the block and get more tickets, then approach the Cajun Café, which is selling gumbo and jambalaya. The problem is that it is the only … Continue reading

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Crawfish, My Rss (Part I)


I went to “Crawfish Fest 5: Taste of Louisiana” in Clinton Square on Saturday. It was overcast and breezy, which wasn’t very pleasant. On Salina Street, at the entrance to Clinton Square, the first thing I came to was a … Continue reading

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