City Councilman Alleges Cover-Up of Deadly Police Beating: Full Disclosure Network® Video

Oct 19, 2011, 06:10 ET from Full Disclosure Network

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emmy Awarding winning Full Disclosure Network® public cable television and Internet program presents "the news behind the news" in an eleven minute exclusive video news report. The video features Fullerton, California Councilman Bruce Whitaker, who describes his frustration with the City's bureaucracy and their reaction to the deadly police beating of a mentally ill homeless man.

City Employees Stonewalled Inquiries:

Whitaker describes how his efforts to get to the truth were stonewalled when he got inaccurate or incomplete information from the City Management regarding the death of Kelly Thomas, who was beaten to death by Fullerton Police officers.  Watch video here:

"The news behind the news" and Full Disclosure®  

In this interview Councilman Whitaker tells Full Disclosure that City employees should be held accountable and when government obstructs the flow of information to City Council members, who are their bosses, "it is not OK" for City employees to put out false reports and there should be consequences. He is calling for government transparency and for the City to make public the audio and video tapes of what took place during the beating of Kelly Thomas.

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