Tag Archives: Hummer

“LAPD Officer” questions whether people actually hate cyclists

A recent commenter on the Hummer incident articles called the notion that people hate cyclists “freaking ridiculous and idiotic”.  The comment made by “LAPD”, has an associated email of “officer@lapd.gov” (LAPD’s domain is lapd.lacity.gov, not lapd.gov) and originates from an IP address within the Department of Veterans Affairs in DC: Do you people honestly believe […]

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Hummer Incident Cop makes inappropriate remarks to reporter

Hummer Incident Cop makes inappropriate remarks to reporter

Matthew Simmons, one of the victims from the Hummer Incident last year, alerted me to a post by Amy Silverstein, a masters in journalism student at USC’s Annenberg School of Journalism.  According to Silverstein, Officer Cho, the LAPD traffic investigator who told victims of the Hummer Incident “I’d have done the same thing, and I […]

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Repeating lies: How Officer Cho threw his superiors under a bus.

Repeating lies: How Officer Cho threw his superiors under a bus.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 – Today, I watched a low level LAPD officer throw two bars and one star under a bus.  Specifically, Officer Cho’s prejudiced police work at the scene of the Hummer Hit N Run left Captain Allen (two bars) and freshly minted Commander Mike Williams (one star) flapping in the breeze in […]

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Storm The Bastille: Friday, May 1st, Cyclists visit LA City Council

Sparked by the now infamous Hummer incident, cyclists from all over the city will be swarming City Council on Friday, to make their dissatisfaction with LAPD known.  Friday, May 1st, at 10am at Van Nuys City Hall we will submit public comments regarding the anti-cyclist bias of LAPD.  Van Nuys City Hall is located at […]

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LAPD Officer: "I have a lightsaber"  (Hummer follow up)

LAPD Officer: "I have a lightsaber" (Hummer follow up)

Friday I wrote about an incident downtown where a Hummer driver hit a cyclist, and the police let him drive away after pulling him over with a bicycle lodged beneath his car.  Since then additional details have come forward in a witness statement by one of the cyclists: I urged the police officer that this […]

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Hummer hits cyclist. Officer Cho sympathizes with the driver, adding "and I carry a gun in my car."

Hummer hits cyclist. Officer Cho sympathizes with the driver, adding "and I carry a gun in my car."

(update: more details on the incident) Friday morning at approximately 2am in downtown LA:  A black Hummer, bearing no license plates, hits a cyclist, knocking him to the ground.  The Hummer then flees the scene dragging a bike it ran over underneath it, only to be pulled over one block over by LAPD.  After taking […]

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