SSCC Corpus Christi

Officer Norman Morton seen in video recorded at the Corpus Christi City Detention Center was handed a two week suspension for using excessive force on a prisoner already in handcuffs and lying to internal affairs about what happened.
We learned this week that Morton retired, effective last Friday. However, the department isn’t saying what led to his retirement or whether there were any other active internal affairs investigations going on.

Here’s the video:

Think about that for a second… Beat a handcuffed man, then lied about it, and then goes into retirement.  The fact that last year 22 officers were disciplined internally last year.  As I’ve said before rarely does a single incident stand alone but usually is indicative of a systemic problem.

State Sponsored Criminal: Norman Morton

Because when you assault a man without actual cause, don’t worry about your job we’ll make sure you make retirement.

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2 Responses to SSCC Corpus Christi

  1. jon spencer says:

    The autoplay from the video even plays on the RSS feed.
    Arrrgh.
    And if, and it was way down on the feeds one has to try to find it to turn it off.

    • Barron says:

      Just killed the auto play, didn’t know they had it stashed in there. @!##, why the hell do they eve have that as a “feature”.

      I’ll be pushing a post in a minute to force the RSS to refresh, I don’t know how long it will take for your feed reader to pick it up.

      Sorry about that.