Cooper Holds Private Meeting with BLM Protestors in Elizabeth City and Stokes False Narratives to Bolster Their Cause

ELIZABETH CITY – The killing of Andrew Brown by Pasquotank County sheriffs deputies in April, in the midst of the George Floyd murder trial results, was sure to spark Black Lives Matter Inc. into action. Months later, after body cam footage confirmed the shooting was justified and the district attorney decided no charges were warranted, the BLM protests continue.

Moreover, the BLM agitators are now filing false police reports to allege ever more imagined oppression, and the sheriff is none too happy. So what does Governor Roy Cooper do? He heads down to Elizabeth City to meet with activists privately, and breath new life into the false narratives that keep this whole show going.

In meeting with activists from the NAACP and BLM Inc., Cooper does little more than offer mainstream credibility to the Far Left, anti-police, anti-American narratives spun by those outfits. As the sheriff files criminal complaints against protestors for the filing of false police reports alleging threats, Cooper and Democrat-gubernatorial-candidate-in-waiting Attorney General Josh Stein chide local law enforcement for the lack of trust in the community.

From WAVY (emphasis added):

“[…] Following further investigation, the sheriff’s office issued the complainants with criminal summons for filing a false police report.

On June 25, the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office posted the press release of the incident along with the names and information of the complainants on social media.

Following the social media post, Pasquotank NAACP President Keith Rivers stated that protestors who’ve filed the complaint are now receiving threats.

On Sunday, North Carolina Gov. Cooper attended service at Mount Lebanon Zion Church in Elizabeth City to address concerns presented by the NAACP. After the service, the governor along with local officials including Attorney General Josh Stein held a news conference followed by a march that began from the church.

“We wanted to come here today to make sure that people knew that we’re doing everything we can to make the right kind of changes in our laws and in our training so we can avoid these kind of incidents,” said Gov. Cooper. “It’s important for voices to be heard.”

Attorney General Stein added the importance of trust in the community.

“For us to have real public safety, there has to be trust between the police and the people they serve, and right now we feel that that trust is not as strong as it should be here,” said Stein. […]”

The publicity stunt by Cooper and Stein completely undermines law enforcement, not just in Paquotank County, but the entire State of North Carolina.

Here we a sheriff trying to manage law enforcement resources through out the county, which is overtaxed by constant agitation and marching fueled by a false narrative, and dealing with a political spectacle that’s been amplified by national attention.  The saga is now complete with actual false narratives (police reports) that have only served to further stir up the distrust.

And here we have a governor, throwing him under the bus to avoid scorn from the increasingly radical Democratic base.

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