I’m going to call the police,'”Siyonbola told the officers

//I’m going to call the police,'”Siyonbola told the officers

I’m going to call the police,'”Siyonbola told the officers

White Yale Student Calls Cops On Black Schoolmate Napping In Dorm Common Room

moncler outlet online shop Lolade Siyonbola, a black graduate student at Yale University, had been writing a paper in her dorm’s common room when she dozed off. She awoke moncler outlet serravalle to a white schoolmate threatening to call the police if she didn’t leave. Tuesday. The first video shows her confronting the white student who ordered her to get out. “You cannot sleep in that room.” moncler outlet online shop

Minutes later, two police officers arrive to begin what would turn into a 17 minute interrogation of Siyonbola, moncler bambino outlet which she captured in her second video.

moncler outlet “I was sleeping in the piumini moncler saldi common room moncler outlet online shop and[Braasch] comes in and turns the lights on and was like, ‘Why are you sleeping here? You’re not supposed to be sleeping here. I’m going to call the police,'”Siyonbola told the officers. moncler outlet

Siyonbola told police the woman had called the cops on a friend a few months earlier, “because he was in the stairwell and he was black.”

moncler saldi outlet Police asked Siyonbola to prove she lived in the building, so she showed the officers to her room and unlocked the door. moncler bambino saldi Police said they needed more proof. moncler saldi outlet

piumini moncler outlet “I really don’t know if there’s a justification for you even actually being in the building,”Siyonbola told officers before moncleroutlet-i reluctantly showing them her student piumini moncler scontatissimi ID. piumini moncler outlet

moncler saldi uomo “I deserve to be here,”she can be heard saying as she waited for police to verify her ID.”I pay tuition like everybody else. I’m not going to justify my existence here.” moncler saldi uomo

piumini moncler scontatissimi After two more officers arrived and Siyonbola’s ID was verified her name was apparently misspelled in the student database police permitted her to leave. piumini moncler scontatissimi

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moncler uomo Siyonbola’s recordings of the incident sparked outrage moncler saldi outlet on social media, with thousands sharing and commenting on the videos. The controversy adds to recent national news stories of white people calling the police to report innocuous encounters with black people. moncler uomo

moncler bambino saldi “This is so infuriating!” one person commented. “I’m piumini moncler so sorry you had to deal with this but you handled it better than I would’ve. She should have been arrested for making a call like that.” moncler bambino saldi

moncler outlet trebaseleghe Siyonbola, who did not immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for comment, wrote on Facebook Tuesday that she was “grateful for all the love, kind words and prayers.” moncler outlet trebaseleghe

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piumini moncler saldi “I am deeply troubled by an incident that took placeMondaynight in the Hall of Graduate Studies,”Kim Goff Crews, Yale’s vice president for student life, wrote. “One graduate student called the police to report another student in the common area, who had every right to be there.” piumini moncler saldi

moncler outlet serravalle She continued: “All of moncler saldi us in senior leadership recognize that incidents such as this one are being framed within a difficult national context. I want to underscore our commitment to moncler saldi uomo carry out our mission as a university in an ethical, interdependent, and diverse community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni, where all are respected.” moncler outlet serravalle

piumini moncler uomo Other recent encounters involving police summoned by white people to respond to complaints about people of color include a white woman who this month reported a group of black women who hadrented an piumini moncler uomo Airbnbnear San Bernardino, California. moncler outlet online shop Last month,two black men were arrested at a Starbucksin Philadelphia while they waited for a friend to arrive. Yale Police Chief Ronnell Higgins issued a statement Thursday appearing to confirm Siyonbola’s account of the incident. The caller reported that she was a student at the Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS) and said that there was a woman sleeping in the common room on the 12thfloor, and that she did not know who the person was. She then let them up in the elevator, which stopped at the fifth floor where another student appeared. piumini moncler uomo

At this point, the caller pointed to the other student and said, “This is her.” Protocol is for police to separate the parties involved, so two officers stayed with the woman on the fifth floor and the investigating officer went with the caller to the 12th floor.

The investigating officer spent over 11 minutes initially with the caller to assess the situation, while the other two officers spent about 15 minutes with the other woman to assess the situation and to confirm her identity. After reviewing the scene in the 12thfloor common room and seeing a computer, books, and notebooks in addition to a blanket and pillow on the couch, the investigating officer determined that the person who had been sleeping in the common room was likely a student, so the officer asked the caller to wait in her room outlet moncler on the 12thfloor.

moncler outlet online uomo The investigating officer reported what she found to the other two officers on the fifth floor and moncler outlet online uomo to a supervisor who had arrived to assess the situation and determine whether assistance was needed. The officers were having a difficult time confirming the other student’s identification due to the use of the student’s preferred name moncler outlet trebaseleghe in the system that was different from the official name on the ID. The supervisor worked with dispatch and security to clear up the matter, taking down the student’s information and giving her a case number. The assessment of the ID took about 15 minutes, which is longer than usual. moncler outlet online uomo

moncler bambino outlet At that point, the investigating officer, with her supervisor, went to the 12thfloor, where they spoke to the caller moncler outlet again for another seven minutes. Another officer also followed. They also explained that this was not a police matter and moncler donna were reporting the incident to the dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences moncler bambino outlet.

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