The Kelly Thomas case here in Ca. has really disturbed me since these officers were found NOT GUILTY. I have watched the videos, and there is no doubt in my mind that Kelly was murdered by these officers. The following is a poem I've written about this incident:
HERE'S A STORY SO SAD BUT TRUE,
A NOT GUILTY VERDICT, ON THE SIX O-CLOCK NEWS.
THIS STORY STARTED THREE YEARS AGO,
A HOMELESS MAN, COPS CALLED A PSYCHO.
SERVE AND PROTECT THE POLICE DO PROMISE,
THEN BEAT TO DEATH KELLY J. THOMAS
OFFICERS CICINEILLI AND RAMOS WERE CHARGED,
FOUR OTHER COPS REMAINED AT LARGE.
BEATEN AND KICKED, KELLY BEGGED FOR HIS LIFE,
THEN CAME THE TASER THAT HIT LIKE A KNIFE.
LAYING UNCONCIOUS IN A POOL OF BLOOD,
COPS FEELING PROUD, LOOK WHAT WE DONE.
CAUGHT ON FILM, THESE COPS WE TRUSTED
JUST MURDERED THE MAN THEY RECENTLY BUSTED.
THE HEAD D.A. WOULD PRODECUTE THIS CASE,
WHILE COP AFTER COP LIED STRIAGHT TO HIS FACE.
A MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE TO SAY THE LEAST,
WHY WAS THE JURY BELIEVING POLICE?
THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY SHOULD BE DISBARRED,
THE COPS AND THE JURY, ALL PUT BEHIND BARS.
REST IN PEACE KELLY J. THOMAS
YOU WON'T BE FORGOTTEN, THIS I PROMISE..
Linda J. Tillotson.