60 Inmates Brawl at Los Angeles Jail; Several Taken to Hospital

Steve Gorman, Reuters, April 3, 2013

Guards at a downtown Los Angeles jail fired rubber pellets and pepper spray to swiftly quell a racially charged brawl involving more than 60 inmates, and several injured prisoners were taken to a hospital, a jail spokesman said.

The altercation between Hispanic and African-American inmates erupted shortly after noon local time in a third-floor recreation area inside Tower One of the Twin Towers Correctional Facility, said Steve Whitmore, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which runs the jail.

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“This is something that does occur throughout our jail system from time to time,” Whitmore said. “People in our jails are under a lot of tension … and it does regrettably happen.”

Whitmore said four of the inmates were taken to a hospital with cuts, bruises and other non-life-threatening injuries.

But Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott told Reuters six patients were transported to the hospital, two in serious condition, though he did not know whether all of them were inmates.

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  • Nathanwartooth

    Just racially segregate the jails. Everyone in the jails from the warden to the inmates wants it. But that would be racist of course.

    • Shattered

      California Democrats passed a law to desegregate the jails (1). Chaos has ensued as a result.

      (1) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121495707574321423.html

      • The__Bobster

        Yes, idiotic judges think that we can have racial peace through judicial mandate.

        • brengunn

          College? From reading here, it seems there is also some cultural differences that play out at universities, too.

        • StillModerated

          You’ve just opened my eyes. Naughty White people are sent to a place where vicious bantus are in charge. Those who fear the sodomization by dangerous animals in the slammer are more easily cowed into submission by the Authorities. Now hand over your guns and your money.

          • nobody

            Make yourself a lot more trouble than you are worth and you won’t have any problems. Me personally, I have always been more trouble than I am worth anyway.

          • TeutonicKnight67

            Bingo! You nailed it! And another American is awakened!

      • Unperson

        California Democrats passed a law to desegregate the jails

        They sure did. And, emboldened by their success, they are now said to be crafting legislation that will finally end the centuries-long hostilities between dogs and cats. It is promised that this bold initiative will usher in a new era of love, peace and brotherhood between between canines and felines. Fluffy will learn to sleep in Rover’s doghouse, while Spike will be taught to use Mittens’ litterbox.

        It’s an exciting time to be alive, isn’t it?

        • Luis

          I thought they were crafting legislation to integrate sheep and wolves, as well as encouraging Spanish Basques to immigrate, to oversee it all.

    • whiteuncleruckus

      They don’t want segragated jails because they’re afraid they just might work. And if segragation works in jail then maybe it would work in society. That thought terrifies white liberals because it means everything they believed in their whole lives is wrong.

    • whiteuncleruckus

      White liberals don’t want segragated jails because they are afraid they just might work. And if segragation works in jail, then maybe in can work in society too. This terrifies liberals because it means what they spent their whole lives believing in is wrong.

      • Defoe

        It’s worked in society for thousands of years. It worked in the South until about 60 years ago. The libtards know it works. They don’t care.

      • mawdawn

        Libtards, either consciously or subconsciously, know being a predominately white environment is where it’s at. Otherwise, they’d moved to the ‘hood’ or the Africa or to Burma or Colombia, etc.

    • StillModerated

      In colonial times punishment included the humiliating stocks, the painful whipping post, The most final gallows, and the pro-civilization institution outlawry and exile. Prisons are not humane.

  • bigone4u

    The Rainbow Coalition is falling apart. Jesse, hie thee to LA for another fund raising opportunity. Sharpton, go ahead and blame it on white racism. You know you want to, so go ahead. Blacks and browns fighting in jail is whitey’s fault. Say it Sharpton. Say it.

    • The__Bobster

      Of course it did. After all, there is no brown or black in a rainbow.

      • nobody

        But there is black and brown in my toilet. Funny how that works.

  • khesanh67-68

    It was blacks against mexicans this time – no big deal.

    • The__Bobster

      Let them duke it out. Then take care of the winners.

      • khesanh67-68

        I’m all for that, but don’t think we can sit it out forever. They’re coming after us all in due time.

        • sbuffalonative

          I agree. The only good thing about this black and brown fighting is that it will buy us some time. If it gets really bad, blacks and Hispanics may insist on segregation and as minorities, they’ll be given it without question because it’s what they want. The question is will we have the same right to segregate? I doubt it. Blacks and Hispanics will insist on their own black-white and hispanic-white communities. We’ll like be stuck in the middle as a barrier to total anarchy.

          • LAFCD

            By the time one group decimates the other and they ‘come for us’, I predict most whites by then will be angry and willing to fight back balls against the wall. The anger from whites is growing all the time. More whites in the US and Europe are speaking out against multiculturalism. Just like Generation Identaire does here. Beautiful video and it almost brought me to tears seeing our white brothers and sisters in France taking a stand!:

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlZqtWmAaos

      • StillModerated

        Force their gangs to integrate!

      • Gerónimo Anónimo

        Excellent idea. Have gladiator events for the murderers and sex fiends and let the filthy bastards kill each other. Charge admission to the public and donate the money to Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s etc. research.

        • Michael Harreskov

          Nice…but I would give the victims families a large percent of the profits.

  • Bill

    I’ve often wondered why jails have recreation areas in the first place. You should be working in the jail factories or sitting in your cell pondering what got you there in the first place. Period. And as others have said…..jails, prisons and the like should be segregated.

    • StillModerated

      Here’s how the Russians deal with their worst criminals. Black Dolphin.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQXM1Xwjaew

      • purestocles

        What? No weight rooms?

        Had to like their lentil diet. None of them looked mean and buffed like our prison PhDs.

    • thoughtcrime

      Forced unpaid labor for 18 hrs a day would be best for all violent offenders who didnt rape or murder….those should just be publicly hanged in front of the courthouse. But all the drug dealers and muggers/robbers of all degrees should get long forced labor details for their whole stay in Thug University.

      • Nathanwartooth

        It would have to be something creative and no person or company could profit from it.

        Let’s say a company made profit from muggers doing forced physical labor. They would lobby congress to give mandatory 10 year sentences to all muggers and congress would do it to show they are “tough on crime”.

        I would suggest moving big piles of dirt to one side of the yard. Pointless and hard work.

        • CoweringCoward

          Good, hard, unrewarding work sounds the best. Maybe shoveling dirt up into a huge funnel (draining right back to where it was taken from of course) all day long under heat lamps in some dark dank dungeon whilst being fed starvation rations. Make sure no “building up” could ever take place, no way we should be making these wild animals more fierce.

        • Defoe

          I suggest forced labor to grow their own food, build any furniture, etc. to the point where “prisons” are virtually self-sustaining. If there is still excess labor, that labor should be used to do constructive things for the outside community. They should be made to work until they have very little energy to do anything else; then they wake up and start all over again for as long as they are in prison. No tv, no gym, no nothing but work. They don’t work, they don’t eat. Full stop.

      • nobody

        I just don’t know about this. Look at our administration. Look at who they are demonizing in the media. It ain’t Tyrone from up the street, doing a burglary and sipping a 40 on his stoop afterwards. It’s people like us. These extreme measures you feel need to be implemented are just going to be used against us in the future, for daring to be born white. You guys are talking like a bunch of liberals, sitting around demanding that the evil federal government meddle in our lives some more. Whats up with that?

    • nobody

      I doubt they are having too much fun out in the rec yard. They aren’t out there playing X-Box and painting each others toe nails.

      • CoweringCoward

        They make prisons the hells that they are, one problem, the big and the strong have it easy. When any one is seen taking the lead inside they should be “taken down a notch” either surgically or through starvation. Do a little “equality of physique enforcement” as it were.

    • Shattered

      There are already serious economic problems in certain industries due to the government farming out inmate labor from the enormous sprawling prison complex. It’s putting small businesses out of business.

  • brengunn

    Did they go through with that brainless utopian dream of having the prisons desegregated?

    • IstvanIN

      Yes, Ruth Bader Ginsberg saw to that. Read Clarence Thomas’s dissent, very good.

  • a multiracial individual

    Michael C. Scott is our resident expert on prison politics. Where is that guy?

  • Grim Jim

    LA County is a filthy nightmare, I know all about that third world hellhole. I have watched many episodes of “Locked Up, Abroad” and believe LA County is as bad or worse, worse IMO, especially if you are white. Hey, and don’t think you are safe from ever having to go there even if you are 100% law abiding. The system is rigged. Just stay out of Los Angeles altogether for your own good.

    To prove how corrupt LA is please visit

    http://www.youtube.com/user/FullDisclosureNetwrk

    http://www.fulldisclosure.net/

    • I appreciate hearing from an expert whose degree is from “Locked Up Abroad”.

      Scary!

    • bigone4u

      As you suggest, anyone can be arrested for any reason or no reason, if some politician wants it to happen. Not just in LA though.

    • TeutonicKnight67

      NYC and the surrounding counties are just as vile. The safest course for whites here is to avoid contact with LEO’s at all cost. They are not your friend and you will just become fodder for the entire corrupt system. The police specifically target whites because they will, in all likelihood, have jobs and thus be able to contribute to “the system” with onerous fines and absurd “surcharges”.

  • shmo123

    Anyone with half a brain and some common sense might come to the conclusion that just separating the groups might solve the problem– different floors, cells, cafeteria hours, rec hours, etc. But using your brains and common sense have no place in government.

    • Pelayo

      As I’ve said before it was OK to nuke hundreds of thousands of innocent Japanese civilians and bomb Vietnamese, Serbians and the thousands of Baghdad residents who really didn’t do anything to us yet we warehouse murderers , rapists/murderers, child molesters and every manner of scumbags who REALLY deserve to be dead, Is this a dichotomy or what? What the HELL is wrong with us? Where are Reginald and Johnathon Carr today? Eating, lifting weights, sodomizing White inmates. Same for Letalvus and Lemaricus of Knoxville fame, Arthur Bomar, Courtney Lockhart (raped and murdered Lauren Burk. He may be getting a new trial), Wesley Cooke (aka. Mumiya Abu Jamal), the two pongids who raped and murdered Eve Carson and all the other dirt bag Mau Mau. These are the true enemies of America.
      ,

      • Luis

        Well said, paisan!!! More and more, I’m coming to the realization that Bantus in this country present more of a personal threat to me, than the Soviets, Chinese, Vietnamese and North Koreans EVER did.

        I would rather break bread with a Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese or North Korean than a Bantu any day of the week. Heck, I’d rather feed a rat in North Korea, than give a penny to an American Bantu begging on the corner, or in a railway.
        .

        • Pelayo

          ¡Al CARAJO con los prietos!

      • Defoe

        The true enemies are the ones who hide the truth of what you say from the public. If the truth were common knowledge, the state of racial affairs in this country would be quite different.

        • LaSantaHermandad

          Yes, They’re co-conspirators and the blood of the above mentioned victims and thousands of others are on their hands as well.

          • Defoe

            Whenever I’m able to post on other sites regarding some heinous black-on-White crime, I make a point to point out that blood is on the hands of the libtard media for not alerting the public to the truth of what is actually going on. They are surely complicit.

  • libertarian 1234

    “This is something that does occur throughout our jail system from time to time.”

    How about telling the rest of the story?

    I mean, like that sort of thing occurs throughout the country from time to time, because Hispanics….generally…despise blacks and blacks hate everybody, because they’re the worst racists on planet earth.

    And how about admitting that blacks and browns are this minute engaged in what some are calling a race war throughout their neighborhoods, including LA County Sheriff Lee Baca?
    Schools, jails and prisons are placed on lockdown frequently in Southern California.

    It’s only one small example of the failure of multiculturalism and will soon be the norm nationwide involving all the races in this slowly imploding pluralistic pigsty.

  • Whadda Ya Know

    I take it this was JAIL, not prison. JAIL is where they house people after initial arrest, many innocent as well as the guilty before trial and sentencing. You get all sorts in there, from the middle-aged white guy who forgot to pay a parking ticket, to the black gang banger who just committed 3 drive by killings. Any rational human should have the common sense to keep these people segregated for the safety of the innocent (or at least non-violent,) being held.
    This time it was blacks against Hispanics, but whites could have very easily have gotten hurt without being involved: (grabbed as shields, etc,) as well as white, or at least law-abiding correctional officers.

    • Because of California’s state budget problems, overcrowding of its state prisons, and various Federal court orders relating to prison overcrowding, convicted felons that would ordinarily be doing their bids in a state prison are now having to be relegated to county jails. This is causing overcrowding in the county jails.

      • Shattered

        Very true. But the law now states both jails AND prisons are to be desegregated. They’ve only been able to desegregate the dropout and protective custody yards so far though. There appears to be systemic resistance from general population to their efforts to enforce this law.

  • Luca

    Maybe we can send in some $800 per hour diversity consultants to give them a good talking to. That should solve the problem.

    As it is LA taxpayers have to pay to segregate the Gays because they prostitute themselves out so much spreading STD’s and then we have to pay for their gender transition drugs or the ACLU will sue the county.

    Ain’t Liberalism grand?

  • “Can’t we all just get along?”

    • Defoe

      No.

  • kjh64

    Blacks gloat about America becoming a “majority minority” country someday. Well, if it does, that will be the worse thing for Blacks. They will be under a hostile latino majority that hates them, won’t give two cents about them and their lives will be far worse off. Any violent outbursts among Blacks will be ruthlessly supressed by the Browns. The days of Blacks being a pampered minority coddled by guilt induced Whites will be over. Stupid Blacks will be in for a very rude awakening.

    • Felix_M

      Celebrate diversity!
      *gag*

    • LAFCD

      Blacks assume the other nonwhites will unite with them against us. They may hate whitey, but they hate blacks as well. You don’t see the Asians or Hispanics wanting to be around blacks. They either live around whites or push blacks out of their ‘black areas.’ Blacks will be sorry the day they no longer have a white majority population full of guilt and sympathy for them. The amount of guilt-ridden, taxpaying whites is depleting. Then again, don’t bother explaining this to blacks. Many of them won’t understand. Let their low IQ and arrogance be their downfall as it will. By the time they figure out the other nonwhites aren’t their friends, the whites will have grown a spine and will tell blacks where to stick it.

  • In Arkansas Administrative and Punitive Segregation is automatically segregated. You have to sign a piece of paper to be desegregated.

  • [Guest]

    You know, it’s almost as if people of different races tend not to get along real well with each other, especially under trying circumstances.

    • libertarian 1234

      Where on earth did you get an idea like that?

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Gee, must be all those low-level and non-violent offenders convicted of non-serious crimes that Gov. Jerry Brown told us about — those who will do better if they serve their sentences in county jails instead of state prisons.

    Low-level, non-violent and serious crimes defined as: Involuntary manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, killing or injuring a police officer while resisting arrest and assault, battery and statutory rape by doctors and psychotherapists.

    Or better yet, release them, as you’ve already done with other low-level, non-violent prisoners convicted of non-serious crimes. Gov. Jerry Brown promised us they would be NO danger to to the public.

    Can’t touch the massive welfare rolls or deport illegal aliens that are weighing down California’s economy like a stone.

    the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to reduce its 140,000+ inmate population by about 33,000.

    A ‘low level offender’ fresh out of prison opened fired on two police officers. The Los Angeles Police Department has asked the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to investigate how a parolee who fired nearly a dozen gunshots at two LAPD officers in the San Fernando Valley was able to gain early release and why he was classified as a low-level offender.

    Non-Violent, Low-Level Offender Ka Pasasouk Released from CA Prison Kills Four. Pasasouk was not deported, but was released into American society because his home country, Laos, would not accept him.

    While you’re at it Brown, Feinstein and Boxer — make sure innocent Californians cannot defend themselves with deadly force against the plague of VIOLENT criminals you are releasing on us.

    Defense with deadly force is only for the likes of YOU, not us dumb Kulaks!! To you, we are worth nothing more than the wealth you can extract from us and redistribute to Third World parasites.

    Don’t wonder why productive Whites are fleeing the state, it is because of YOUR sick, twisted policies. And no, QD, I WON’T turn out the lights!! I will leave them burning, all of them, and the water spigots opened up wide as well.

    The fiends that have RUINED my home state deserve nothing less.

    Bon

    • nobody

      California is gone. It might as well not even be part of this country. All we can do is hope that it floats out to sea with all of their politicians on it and then explodes once it’s a safe distance away. Hey, a guy can dream right?

      • Liberalsuck

        Let Mexico take back California and all the liberals can live there and embrace all that diversity they let come in there.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Federal prison was more pleasant than my stay in the Denver county jail prior to sentencing. Big city jails are really just zoos for bipeds, and the deputies and staff are no better than the inmates.

  • StillModerated

    Whitmore said four of the inmates were taken to a hospital with cuts, bruises and other non-life-threatening injuries.

    What’s wrong with this statement? Convicts should have life-threatening injuries dealt with at hospitals. Non-life-threatening injuries should be dealt with by use of oil, vinegar, neosporin and bandaids.

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      This. Non-criminals do not go to the hospital for cuts and bruises. This is just another egregious waste of taxpayer money.

  • JohnEngelman

    The altercation between Hispanic and African-American inmates erupted shortly after noon.

    – Steve Gorman, Reuters, April 3, 2013

    So that is what it was. I thought it was an altercation between Ashkenazi Jewish and Chinese American inmates.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      You forgot the Scanians and Danes, who always seem to be getting into it over which side of the Kattegat produces the better music.

    • Defoe

      You simply can’t leave it alone.

      • Michael_C_Scott

        I suspect he’s a functional autistic.

  • Michael_C_Scott

    The first problem with letting them beat the you-know-what out of each other is that a lot of these guys are in jail under pre-trial detainment and still under the legal presumption of innocence. Almost all of the rest are serving short sentences for misdemeanors. In Colorado, we get two-year “misdemeanors” served in county jails rather than CDoC, but the feds call these “felonies” where gun rights are concerned, so I think they belong in CDoC.

    The second problem is that the city or county is on the hook for medical expenses, because the very act of locking someone up and disarming him means you are responsible for his safety, as well as things like food and clothing.

    The third problem is that most of these guys will be getting out someday. I sure did! What sort of men would you like them to be? One ex-inmate from Colorado in the news recently seems – based on results – to have taken his incarceration rather poorly.