These #blackboule #BLACKDEVILS know law enforcement, fbi and cia are behind the missing girls. How are u expecting them to investigate themselves? If they were doing their job we wouldn't have to ask them to investigate, they wouldve already been investigating, and it wouldn't be happening to so many children for this long. Wake up people & think.
The #CongressionalBlackCaucus recently reached out to the Justice Department and FBI, asking the federal agencies to help local police investigate a rash of black and Hispanic missing teens in the nation’s capitol.
The letter, obtained Thursday by the Associated Press, was sent by Congressional #BlackCaucus chairman Cedric Richmond, D-La., and Del. #EleanorHolmesNorton , who represents the District in Congress.
They called on Attorney General #JeffSessions and FBI Director #JamesComey to “devote the resources necessary to determine whether these developments are an anomaly or whether they are indicative of an underlying trend that must be addressed.” D.C. police officials maintain there has been no increase in the numbers of missing persons in their jurisdiction. According to local police data, the number of missing child cases in the District dropped from 2,433 in 2015 to 2,242 in 2016.
However, D.C. residents feel like one child missing is too many. Hundreds of people packed a town-hall style meeting at a neighborhood school on Wednesday to express concern about the missing children cases and ask about why these children were not receiving Amber Alerts—to which a police representative reportedly responded are only issued when a child is abducted.
Many black children are labeled runaways, says Natalie Wilson, co-founder of the Black and Missing Foundation, to USA Today. “They do not get an Amber Alert or media coverage.” According to the Black and Missing foundation, nearly 37 percent of missing children nationwide are black. The National Crime Information Center showed there were 170,899 missing black children under 18 in the United States, significantly disproportionate to their population numbers.
Derrica Wilson, co-founder of the Black and Missing Foundation, said she is concerned about wheth