To Fight Police Brutality, Albuquerque Police Promote Cop Who Burned Off Man’s Ear – 16 May 2014

Commander Tim Gonterman.(Alburquerque police department)

Commander Tim Gonterman.(Alburquerque police department)

The announcement came Thursday, with the Associated Press reporting that Albuquerque Police Department Chief Gordon Eden said the promotion of both Timothy Gonterman and Anthony Montano would help the force implement reforms outlined by the Department of Justice.

As RT reported previously, police in the area have come under fire for using excessive force in situations where it was deemed unnecessary. In a report on law enforcement’s behavior, the Justice Department reviewed 20 fatal shootings between 2009 and 2013, concluding that most of the fatalities were unnecessary and that “systematic change” was needed moving forward.

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