Again a scandal within the police ? The judiciary has opened several investigations against police officers working at the judicial court of Paris, and accused of racism and discrimination, told Agence France-Press on Monday, confirming information of StreetPress. "Concerning offences committed in the filing" of the judicial court of Paris, where are detained persons waiting to be presented to justice "between the spring 2017 and summer 2019 (...), the whole of the facts brought to the knowledge of the parquet de Paris has given rise to judicial investigations entrusted to the general Inspectorate of the national police (IGPN)," said the prosecutor of Paris, without more details.
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according To the website of online information, administrative investigations on facts comparable have also been entrusted to the IGPN, the seizure by the prefect of police Didier Lallement. Contacted, the police prefecture had not yet replied on Monday afternoon. In the morning, StreetPress has unveiled the testimony of Amar Benmohamed, a brigadier-chef stationed at the depot, which says, " a little over two years, over a thousand suspects have been mistreated. It is no doubt even more ".
the One who is also a union delegate in Unity SGP-Police claims to have heard the following words : "shut your mouth, dirty bougnoule ", " black ", "dirty race" or even, "I'm game for it all in the Seine, "" If you would let me do that, I would put the fire to all these merguez ". He blames his superiors for not having responded.
In a report of march 12, 2019, addressed to his superiors, Amar Benmohamed denounced as "racist" required of "regular way" on the part of a guardian of the peace to " address the of the brought of foreign origin ", as well as the term used to qualify this woman as well as a colleague : "the bastards ". In the report, the police officer denounces various deprivations of food, the impediments to access to care, etc
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In another report dated January of the same year, the same brigadier-leader denounces theft committed by police officers specifically on the personal effects of people of foreign origin, not speaking French and found the deposit. On 12 march, the day of his report, one of his superiors, a lieutenant of police, reminded his troops that "the words of a racist, abusive, discriminatory" are "to be avoided" and that it is "essential" to grant the detainees "all rights" and to "remain attentive" to their " state of health ", according to an internal message.