He said groups like ANSWER are trying to hold officers accountable for abuse of power.
“[Police brutality] has been an issue for a very long time,” Prysner said, explaining that in May, 13 people were killed in Southern California by police.
After his arrest, Taylor blasted the other cops as 'dirty mother f--kers, dirty, dirty, dirty,' according to the new court filing reported by the Baltimore Sun.
Taylor told investigators that he had tried not to 'get involved' but heard that other members of the task force 'steal money and all that'.'Should have listened to everyone and got the f--k out this b---h,' Taylor said, claiming he was not to blame for any criminal activity on the team.
Detective Marcus Roosevelt Taylor, one of seven cops locked up in the case, conspired with three of the seven fellow officers charged to hush up the safe robbery, prosecutors said in a new request to keep Taylor behind bars.
Also previously charged in the case are Taylor's fellow Gun Trace Task Force members Wayne Earl Jenkins, Momodu Bondeva Kenton Gondo - aka 'GMoney', Evodio Calles Hendrix, Maurice Kilpatrick Ward, Jemell Lamar Rayam, Daniel Thomas Hersl.
Hashi, 35, who lives in the Cedar-Riverside area of Minneapolis which is heavily populated by Somali-Americans, said Noor gave up a secure job which paid more than his police salary and this rankled his wife.Countering that claim, prosecutors allege that Taylor was heavily involved in theft, and even conspired with the other officers behind bars to cover it up.In one police raid, prosecutors believe that Taylor, along with Jenkins, and Hendrix and Ward, stole 0,000 from a safe in a suspect's home, and then took the illicit booty to Taylor's home to divvy up and keep.They then returned to the raid site, where Taylor filmed a 'fake re-enactment video' of the team opening the safe and finding only 0,000, which they logged as evidence, said prosecutors.After their March arrest, Taylor was locked up with the other cops in a protective custody unit of Howard County Department of Corrections when he 'discussed with his co-defendants that they could beat the ...