Aiken launches military censure hotline, website

An Aiken hotline to news military bungle is now live.

Residents can call 803-643-2147 to news concerns about interactions with law enforcement. They can also record a censure online during http://bit.ly/2oQbo5h.

“The City of Aiken and Public Safety are committed to respect, burden and clarity in law enforcement,” a City pronounced in a post to a Facebook page Thursday.

“Allegations of discrimination, nuisance or any indignity of adults by a Aiken Department of Public Safety will be quickly and entirely examined by a Department, and reviewed by a Citizens Review Board done adult of civilians allocated by a Mayor of Aiken,” a post continues.

The investiture of both stating mechanisms comes a day after a Aiken Standard asked because a hotline, announced in Apr 2016, still had not been set adult scarcely a year later.

In a jointly authored blog published to a City’s website Apr 24, 2016, Mayor Rick Osbon and City Manager John Klimm announced a hotline as one of many measures a City was implementing in a arise of a sovereign lawsuit filed by Elijah Pontoon and Lakeya Hicks.

According to a complaint, Pontoon pronounced he was subjected to an bootleg roadside form hunt by Aiken Public Safety in Oct 2014. Hicks pronounced in a censure that her chest was unprotected during a hunt as well.

The City has denied a allegations.

The hotline is unknown and apart from a City’s CrimeStopper hotline.

Aiken orator Tim O’Briant pronounced given a Pontoon lawsuit became open believe a year ago, Aiken officers have been versed with physique cameras, that he pronounced provides an combined covering of accountability.