Testimonials from Juvenile Detention Inmates

Stories collected from inmates at Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center about their experiences with police.

Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center inmate gives testimony. Police slammed him on ground. Profiled. Disrespect, try to get you really mad. Overcharge people. Police beat people.

Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center inmate gives testimony. Police are a gang. Things seen are sad. Killed one of my people 93rd and Lorain. Don't like police, try to ignore them. Police beat people in neighborhood. Police killing us. Don't care about us. Both black and white officers. Some good cops. Even good can be bad... only two good cops actually. Listen to whatever they say, they out here killing people.

R0002.mp3 Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center inmate gives testimony. Police lie. Invent crimes. Targeted for color of skin, even with pants pulled up. Can't walk in own neighborhood. Discriminate based on tattoos, color of skin. Make people nervous. All police aren't bad, but you can't trust them. Try to walk in my shoes, see how you feel.

R0001.MP3 Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center inmate gives testimony. Description of police harassment and use of force, beginning age 14. Seeing friends harassed. Stopped and frisked.

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Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center inmate gives testimony. Money inappropriately confiscated…

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