Crime JDD INFO. Investigations for racism in the police decreased in 2019

00:15  07 june  2020
00:15  07 june  2020 Source:   lejdd.fr

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Les enquêtes pour racisme dans la police ont diminué en 2019. La défiance contre les forces de l'ordre est alimentée par la mise au jour d'un groupe Facebook qui serait utilisé par des fonctionnaires et multiplie les propos injurieux. © AFP

Investigations for racism in the police decreased in 2019. The distrust of the police is fueled by the update of a Facebook group which is allegedly used by officials and multiplies insulting comments.

These are statistics that will make people talk. The 2019 annual report of the General Inspectorate of the National Police (IGPN) has not yet been made public, but, according to information collected by the JDD, an official figure contradicts the charges brought against a violent police force and subject to racism: investigations for racist or discriminatory insults are on the decline: 30 were recorded in 2019, against 46 in 2018.

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The most serious facts are on the other hand increasing: 19 people, died in 2019 and 17 in 2018 , "as part of a police mission". And the "police force" opened a total of 1,460 investigations in 2019, against 1,180 in 2018. But the numerous demonstrations of Yellow Vests explain this increase in disciplinary procedures.

Distrust remains intact among the thousands of people who marched yesterday in Paris and in several provincial towns to protest against the death of George Floyd in the United States following a brutal arrest on May 25, the vagaries of the investigation in France of that of Adama Traoré, who died in July 2016 during an arrest by gendarmes, and the facies checks. She was even stoked by revelations from Street Press. This information site has exposed abusive, racist or homophobic exchanges, even calls to murder, on a Facebook group opened in December 2015 under the name of TN Rabiot Police Officiel.

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These comments are said to have been made by the police, and more than 8,000 people could be implicated. At the request of the Minister of the Interior, Christophe Castaner, the public prosecutor in Paris, Rémy Heitz, opened a preliminary investigation Friday for "public insults of a racist nature" and "public provocation to racial hatred". The public prosecutor's office would first like to verify that the group's leaders are indeed police officers or gendarmes. He also wants to ensure the public nature of the abusive exchanges, while already confirming their "unworthy" character.

Facilitating dialogue

This accumulation of disturbing facts, to which are added the serious injuries to the face of a 14-year-old teenager arrested on the night of 25 to 26 May for a scooter theft, has fueled the controversy over racism in the police. "There are punishable individual behaviors, admits Frédéric Lagache of the Alliance union, but we must not make amalgamations and denounce those who attack the police with the same severity."

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Part of the police vote RN and do not hide it


Inside the institution, divergent points of view are expressed, even if they are in the minority. With other civil servants, magistrates and citizens, Jules *, a policeman, founded in 2018 the Agora association of citizens, police and justice (ACPJ), in reaction, he says, to "speeches cartoons "of unions and to" try to offer spaces for dialogue "between police and population.

Fear of being controlled

He could have participated in the demonstration on June 2 in front of the Paris courthouse in memory of Adama Traoré, even if he accuses the support committee of putting pressure on the investigation. He noted a clear change in 2015: "Since the attacks, we have witnessed an incredible release of speech on social networks. We also felt it internally during the presidential election: yes, part of the police are voting RN and don't hide it. " The fear expressed by young people at the idea of ​​being controlled, Jules says he knows: "It can be misinterpreted. Colleagues say that if he is afraid, it is because he has something to blame While it is often enough to be respectful, to reassure the kid for it to go well. "

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The presence of black police officers or of North African origin has however become a reality. It is not always a source of appeasement. The anecdote that Jules tells dates from a few days ago. A confusion between two motorists in Colombes (Hauts-de-Seine). Tone up. "Dirty race!" Says one of them. The two protagonists are police officers out of service. The IGPN was to be seized by the official of North African origin.

Since the beginning of the week, the director general of the police, Frédéric Veaux, the Paris prefect of police, Didier Lallement, and union representatives have repeated that the police are not racist. Wednesday, Christophe Castaner had taken before the senators the commitment that "each fault, each excess, each word including racist expressions [would] be the subject of an investigation, a decision, a sanction". Jules simply wants to say that denying the existence of racism in the police is absurd. "The paradox," he concludes, "is that these accusations are experienced internally as an injustice. Compared to what was practiced ten or twenty years ago in police stations, they have the impression of behaving like choirboys

* The first name has been changed

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