Scott Horton Interviews Spencer Thayer

Scott Horton, May 25, 2010

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Spencer Thayer, member of Chicago Cop Watch and the Jail Jon Burge Committee, discusses the numerous torture accusations against former Chicago police commander Jon Burge, the torture tactics used by the US in Vietnam that have since made a home in civilian law enforcement, the longstanding practice of Chicago politicians and prosecutors ignoring complaints against police abuse and the real physical dangers faced by activist proponents of alternative policing methods.

MP3 here. (35:03)

Spencer Thayer is a member and contributor to Chicago Cop Watch and the Jail Jon Burge Committee.

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  2. I would like to remind listeners to check outhttp://www.injusticeeverywhere.com/ andhttp://twitter.com/injusticenews. It is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to see the raw data related to police misconduct and accountability. Or for those who are interested in standing up for justice.

  3. Spencer Thayer’s a principled man. Like Will Grigg, he believes in knocking police off their pedestal and showing them for what they really are–flawed human beings.

  4. Maybe SERE school should be added to the high school curriculum?

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