2020 LA Police Commission Meeting

2020 LA Police Commission Meeting

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Updated Jun 04, 2020 at 08:04AM EDT by Y F.

Added Jun 03, 2020 at 09:28AM EDT by Sophie.

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Overview

2020 LA Police Commission Meeting refers to the open meeting held on Zoom and streamed live on YouTube in early June amid the 2020 George Floyd Protests. The meeting, which included the participation of Chief Police Commissioner Michael Moore, featured two-minute statements from over 80 Los Angeles residents calling for the resignation of Michael Moore. Clips of resident statements were shared on Twitter and caused quotes from the meeting and "I yield my time" to trend on Twitter.

Background

On June 2nd, 2020, KTLA 5 began live streaming "Los Angeles Police Commission meets in wake of regional unrest" on YouTube which gained over 709,400 views in a day. After a brief statement from commission members, over 80 residents of Los Angeles made statements (shown below).



Developments

On June 2nd, 2020, Twitter user @Technibility tweeted a clip from the meeting with the caption, "'If you scare so easily, why are you police?' Sasha asks the LA Police Commission in a firey call" (shown below). The tweet gained over 6,700 likes and 3,300 retweets in a day.



That same day, Twitter user @keywilliamss tweeted another clip captioned, "LA citizens are calling in and dragging the SHIT out of the LA Police Commission" which received over 3.4 million views, 281,100 likes and 148,600 retweets in a day (shown below).



On June 3rd, 2020, "I yield my time" began trending on Twitter due to one clip of a resident yelling "I yield my time, fuck you!" Twitter user @23rdButterfly first posted the clip which garnered over 2.9 million views, 357,000 likes and 142,300 retweets in a day (shown below).



Twitter user @milansturgis[1] tweeted that "Tony hawk just got on the LA police commissions’ live meeting to say they need to remove chief moore. This meme still stands" and shared an past tweet form Tony Hawk (shown below, left). The tweet accumulated over 11,700 likes and 1900 retweets in a day. Twitter user @quiddie[2] shared the popular quote "Suck my dick And choke on it I yield my time Fuck you" as a haiku poem which garnered over 12,200 likes and 3,300 retweets in a day (shown below, right).


baca backwards @milansturgis Tony hawk just got on the LA police commissions' live meeting to say they need to remove chief moore. This meme still stands silent @ climax of night @silen. 6d when the race war is happening and I gotta kill tony hawk 1,540 t 22.1K 62.1K ta Mom Retweeted Tony Hawk O @tonyhawk Replying to @silenthooper I appreciate the hesitation though 10:18 AM 30 Oct 18 from Encinitas, CA 8:41 PM · Jun 2, 2020 - Twitter for iPhone Aabria lyengar @quiddie The New Haiku for a revolution: Suck my d--- And choke on it I yield my time F--- you 12:42 AM - Jun 3, 2020 - Twitter for iPhone

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# Lucy @free_life_hacks The fact that the LA police commission thought no more than 500 people would join the zoom meeting... and now 6,700+ people are watching it on YouTube live 2:21 PM · Jun 2, 2020 · Twitter for iPhone christine @MissLatinaFey Please put "I yield my time, f--- you" on my tombstone. 1:02 AM - Jun 3, 2020 - Twitter for iPhone MQ @mqmqqmqm This is an allegory for how Western liberal "democracy" is all symbolic procedural rights and no concrete rights or change. The LA Police Commission held a forum in which people yelled at them for 8 hours & then they passed Mayor Garcetti's budget without any defunding the police 12:13 AM - Jun 3, 2020 - Twitter for Android







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[1] Twitter – milansturgis

[2] Twitter – quiddie

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