by Brandon Summers | September 30, 2019 "The police investigated themselves and found nothing wrong"--- it's a tongue-in-cheek axiom that you may have heard. Unfortunately, this idea is the outcome more often than not. As we've seen in high profile police homicides of unarmed black men, police departments ask the public to wait for the … Continue reading Criminal (Pt. 4): The police took my phone and violin… Internal Affairs didn’t see a problem
After receiving my sixth criminal citation for street performing, the reality that Las Vegas hates street performers became clearer than ever.
Brandon testifies about his experience with LVMPD as a street performer in Las Vegas. The "Police Use of Force: The Nevada Community Speaks" event was held at Unitarian Universalist Congregation on Sunday, August 18, 2019.
by Brandon Summers | August 1, 2018(Originally posted on mathdropout.com) The police can be mean, the jails can be cruel, and the court system can be extremely unjust and unfair. If you have money and representation, you’ll be alright. If you don’t, there’s a good chance you are screwed. In my case, my dad is … Continue reading Criminal (Pt. 3)
I was on a cement floor, the lights were always on, and it was probably 65 degrees in that room. It was dull and miserable. I’m just glad that I didn’t have to take a shit.
I never imagined I would find myself in the back of a patrol car in handcuffs.