Charlottesville Police Chief Ordered Stand Down and Wanted Protesters to Fight

Youtube
image_pdfimage_print
A new report on the Unite the Right event in Charlottesville reveals that police chief Al Thomas ordered police to stand down.  His personal assistant reported that at the first sign of violence, Thomas said, “Let them fight. It will make it easier to declare an unlawful assembly.”  The report also says that the infamous Charlottesville parking garage fight was started by ​a ‘counter-protester’ (meaning a member of one of the Antifa-type groups). After he was arrested in October, he was immediately released on an unsecured bond.  ​In spite of the fact that videos shown on the Internet prove he actually instigated the violence, he received $166,000 from crowd-sourced funding.  -GEG​

According to a bombshell new 220-page report, Charlottesville police chief Al Thomas ordered police to stand down at the “Unite the Right” rally in August because he said it would “make it easier to declare an unlawful assembly.”

From VICE:

“Let them fight.” That directive from the police chief as the violence started to unfold was only part of the massive failure of the response to the “Unite the Right rally” in Charlottesville, according to a searing 220-page report by an independent review team released Friday.

[…]Virginia State Police were told that their job was to protect Emancipation Park, where the statue of Robert E. Lee was located. Charlottesville officers were told that they were only to “intervene in serious violence, violence where someone would be seriously hurt or killed,” Heaphy said.

When things began to escalate, with white supremacist groups openly clashing with antifa and other counterprotesters, Charlottesville police leadership responded sluggishly, according to the report.

Upon witnessing the first signs of open violence, Police Chief Al Thomas said “Let them fight, it will make it easier to declare an unlawful assembly’,” according to his personal assistant’s account to investigators. Thomas didn’t recall making that statement but did concede he wanted to wait to see how things played out. “Regardless of what he said, Chief Thomas’ slow-footed response to violence put the safety of all at risk and created indelible images of this chaotic event,” the report states.

It wasn’t until more than 40 minutes after those first signs of violence that an unlawful assembly was declared, at around 11 a.m. Other delays were due in part to the fact that officers didn’t have their riot gear on hand, which they would need to disperse protesters from the park. “When the CPD officers arrived at the supply trailer, they had to fish through plastic bins to find their gear, which included gas masks, riot shields, and ballistic helmets,” the report stated. “For many of them, it was the first time they had ever worn this equipment.” The line commanders were also unable to locate all their bullhorns, which they needed to clear the area. Other hold-ups included poor communication with Virginia State Police, who were trying to extract their undercover agents from the fray in the park before Charlottesville riot police moved in.

If you search “Charlottesville police stand down” on Google as of today, the top two results are “fact checkers” proclaiming there was no stand down because the police chief said so and any claim to the contrary is “false.”
Read full article here…

Visit our Classified ads.

Check out our Classified ads at the bottom of this page.

Recent stories & commentary

Kakistocracy

Sex Abuse and Child Rape Is Rampant in Child-Aid Community

February 16, 2018 EuroNews 0

Authorities have been aware for the past 30 years that child-aid workers at the UN engage in sexual abuse, exploitation, and child rape in conflict-crisis areas and in natural disaster zones. Furthermore, it is an ‘open secret’. As law enforcement cracks down on pedophilia in the first world, pedophiles move into the developing world and hide inside of children’s charities to gain access to young victims. [Nothing has been done about it, which means that the problem exists at the top.] […]

Politics

Hoax: Police Confirm Cruz Has No Ties to White Supremacist Group

February 16, 2018 Big League Politics 0

After the Florida school shooting, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) reported that Jordan Jereb, leader of a white supremacist group, had said that the suspected shooter was a member of his organization. Mainstream media picked up the report and ran it nationally without checking its accuracy. Tallahassee police now confirm that the story is a hoax. […]

Politics

Florida: Students Claim There Were Multiple Shooters at the School

February 16, 2018 Jake Morphonios 2

An unidentified female student says there were “definitely three shooters” in the building. She says the students previously had been put through drills, so they believed the real shooting was just another drill. Offscreen, young men who are believed to be students, are heard saying: “They told us about a drill where they were gonna be shooting blanks.” Alexa Miednik, a senior, reported that she was walking with and talking to the suspect, Nikolas Cruz, while she heard shots from another area of the school. She says there must have been other shooters because Cruz did not have a gun. […]

Money

Trump’s Newly-Passed Budget Adds $1-Million Per Minute to National Debt

February 15, 2018 Judge Napolitano 0

Judge Napolitano says that US debt at the end of President Trump’s first term will be $27-TRILLION, because his newly passed budget adds $6-trillion in debt per year, or one-million dollars per minute, above what is collected in taxes. The debt is so high, and the government borrows so much, that 40% of all its present revenue goes to pay for interest on debt for goods and services already consumed. Future generations will be paying for goods and services that were consumed before they were ever born! […]

Politics

World War 3 Approaching as Israel, Saudi Arabia, and US Prepare Major Move Against Iran and Syria

February 15, 2018 Jake Morphonios 0

This three-part video may be the most controversial video we have ever featured. Predictably, defenders of the Israeli state will challenge the portrayal of Israel as an aggressor. We are publishing this, not as a condemnation of Israel’s foreign policy, but because the commentator, Jake Morphonios, has been incredibly accurate with predictions of events in the Middle East. Now he is saying the aggressive foreign policy of Israel, the Saudis, and the US acting together is designed to escalate into a full-blown World War that will involve Russia, China, and much of the rest of the world. In view of Jakes’s amazing record of accurate predictions, we believe it would be foolish to ignore him. […]

GEG Commentary

Israeli Police Recommend Netanyahu Be Indicted for Bribery

February 14, 2018 ZeroHedge 2

The first charge against Netanyahu includes accusations of accepting expensive gifts, and the second charge is that he made a deal for favorable coverage by a major newspaper in exchange for a political favor. Netanyahu responded by saying the police recommendations have no place in democracy. [He is right, based on the understanding of the word democracy. In today’s world, democracy has come to mean elections in which the winners get everything, mob rule through the ballot box with no room for laws that protect the individual against the greed or passion of the majority.] […]

Freedom

US Justice System Used Tactics Against Opponents That Are Considered Criminal

February 14, 2018 Real News 2

Ross Ulbricht, the creator of the Silk Road, an anonymous website known for selling drugs and using Bitcoin, was arrested and sentenced to two consecutive life sentences plus 40 years! Ulbricht was used to discourage other people from using private cryptocurrency. This interview with his mother is a cry of despair against politicians, prosecutors, and judges, who get away with falsifying evidence, withholding evidence, conspiracy to deny the right to a fair trial, and outright lying in order to punish those who become role models for the use of cryptocurrency instead of government-issued money. […]

Uncategorized

George Soros Is Funding Elections of Leftist Local District Attorneys Across the US

February 13, 2018 Daily Caller 0

Portsmouth, Virginia: George Soros covertly funded another leftist district attorney in his bid to control the US justice system. He has routinely backed Marxist candidates with massive donations typically seen only in gubernatorial, congressional, or presidential campaigns. Soros spent more than $9-million on local DA races in 2015-2017 alone, allowing him to influence local criminal justice policies across the country. […]

Cartoon Commentary

Classifieds

For classified advertising rates and terms, click here. The appearance of ads on this site does not signify endorsement by the publisher. We do not attempt to verify the accuracy of statements made therein or vouch for the integrity of advertisers. However, we will investigate complaints from readers and remove any message we find to be misleading or that promotes anything fraudulent, illegal, or unethical.

For Sale

Titanic: A Perfect Crime, a novel by Patrea Patrick, explores little known facts of that famous tragedy and provides jaw-dropping insights to new discoveries that came with the finding of the 100-year-old ship wreck. The book’s scenario of what really happened that fateful night is amazingly consistent with the historical record. No other theory explains so many parts of the mystery. (More)

 

 

 


Offline is a documentary on the inevitability of the Earth being slammed by a mega solar flare – not the common type that interrupts communications and creates a light show in the Northern skies – but the big brothers thousands of times more powerful. These monsters deliver enough energy to blow apart the master transformers that supply the planet’s energy grids. When that happens, the lights go out for longer than anyone wants to think about. These X-Class solar storms hit the Earth every 150 years, on average. The last one arrived 156 years ago. We are overdue (More)

 


Ten Days at Jekyll Island, a novel by Patrea Patrick, tells the true story of a secret meeting held in November of 1910 on a privately owned resort island, the outcome of which drastically changed the world. It was at this meeting that a banking cartel was forged; a cartel that, three years later, would be issued a government charter to do business as The United States Federal Reserve System. You will discover why secrecy was essential. Based on historical documentation from The Creature from Jekyll Island by G. Edward Griffin. (More)

 


Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar