Corrina Mehiel, a prominent social justice activist was tortured and killed. Illegal alien, El Hadji Alpha Madiou Toure, 28, was charged with first-degree murder in her death.
Police defend “sanctuary policies,” saying. “It’s a long-standing policy of the Metropolitan Police Department not to enforce civil immigration law,” said acting Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham. “We believe that the enforcement of civil immigration laws creates a divide between us and the community we serve and at the end of the day we believe that will make our community less safe.”