There Will Be No Criminal Investigation into Viral Racist Video, According to Phoenix Police

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​Less than 24-hours after a racist rant was re-posted (and flagged) on YouTube and spread across social media, more than 63,000 YouTube members have "disliked" the video, dozens of recorded responses have been posted,
 a high school principal has released a statement, and the Phoenix Police have confirmed that there will be no   criminal investigation. 

The video, now dubbed "az racist girls," features two young women who trail on (and on and on) about immigration, SB1070, and their views on the local Mexican community. 

It was originally posted in January 2011, says Sgt. Tommy Thompson of the Phoenix Police Department, but was taken down and hadn't resurfaced until last night. 


The two girls, who claim in the video to be from Arizona, are not students at Arcadia High School according to the school principal's statement released this morning in response to rumors that one of the young women "looked like" a student at Arcadia High. 

"We live in an age of technology where something posted online can create so much hateful discussion," says Thompson. "It never should have gotten to this level, but because there's no crime, there's no reason for us to investigate." 

The video, which began on YouTube, was quickly downloaded and re-released by national websites including Perez Hilton and World Star Hip Hop where thousands of comments have been left and video responses posted by YouTube members all over the country. 

"We'd all like to ask whoever felt the need to send it out first time and whoever posted it a second time why they did this," says Thompson. "But anytime there's a group of individuals that has opinions, I may not agree, you may not agree -- I may find those opinions repulsive -- but as a police officer, my job is to protect your right to the first amendment whether I agree or not."

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Selena Marieee
Selena Marieee

WHAT THE GIRLS SAID WAS VERY DISRESPECTFUL NOT ONLY TO THE MEXICAN RACE, BUT TO THE HISPANIC RACE. THEY SHOULD GO TO JAIL DUE TO RACISM !! SOMETHING HAS TO BE DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

angie
angie

They need to arrest these girls or do something about it because this was very rude of them but also threating.

malapai
malapai

Mexican is not a race. Hispanics are caucasian.

Stand With Arizona
Stand With Arizona

The men who run Mexico are whiter than I am - modern Conquistadors. Yet they call us "racists" for daring to want to defend our borders and deport illegals - all while they build a wall with Guatemala and illegals from Central America are routinely tortured and murdered by Mexican police. They hold hundreds of billions in oil wealth, yet deny any of it to the brownest Mexicans and do everything possible to export them to the U.S. - their outsourced welfare state. NO ONE is more racist than the men who run Mexico.

Natalie
Natalie

Which KLAN are you a member of?

malapai
malapai

They even hate the whiter members of their own ancestry but they don't have to bring that crap into this country. They deny their heritage because some were Spanish. This allows them to be a member of the 'victim' clan.

racism sucks
racism sucks

umm no Mexicans are a race we are spaniards n aztec indians so yah Mexicans are a race

malapai
malapai

No, you are absolutely incorrect despite what La Raza has told you.

Alison
Alison

Unfortunately, racism isn't illegal.   

Roro
Roro

As hateful as it is, it is quite probably protected under the First Amendment. Happens all the time.

Ppshark88
Ppshark88

what are you talking about ??? theres no suck thing as first amendment anymore lol

Natalie
Natalie

Most of the shit you hear in the news or see on TV almost always involves a crazy 'white' man. lol
Most notorious serial killers of the US are 'white'. All these crazy stories you hear on the news are almost always making a crazy 'white' person infamous. Casey Anthony, the Laci peterson case, Amanda Knox (she did it), the zodiac, Ted Bundy, the green river killer, etc etc. The list goes on and on. Watch Dateline, Disappeared, Snapped, etc. My point proven.
I do not mean to stoop down to your ignorant level and make myself racist at all, because I'm not.
But don't point fingers until your hands are clean. Do not make it seem like Americans are all innocent goody two shoes. Crime is crime, it will ALWAYS happen regardless of the race, ethnicity, or nationality. Stop being an ignorant dumbass.

Natalie
Natalie

Thank You! and please remind Malapai that most of the shit you hear in the news or see on TV almost always involves a crazy 'white' man. lol
Most notorious serial killers of the US are 'white'. All these crazy stories you hear on the news are almost always making a crazy 'white' person infamous. Casey Anthony, the Laci peterson case, Amanda Knox (she did it), the zodiac, Ted Bundy, the green river killer, etc etc. The list goes on and on. Watch Dateline, Disappeared, Snapped, etc. My point proven.
I do not mean to stoop down to your ignorant level and make myself racist at all, because I'm not.
But don't point fingers until your hands are clean. Do not make it seem like Americans are all innocent goody two shoes. Crime is crime, it will ALWAYS happen regardless of the race, ethnicity, or nationality. Stop being an ignorant dumbass.

Alejandra Rivas95
Alejandra Rivas95

FIRST OF ALL ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT WOULDNT DO ANYTHING TO RISK THEM SELVES TO GET DEPORTED BACK TO SOUTH/CENTRAL AMERICA !!! LIKE I SAID ^^^^^^ LAST TIME I HERD WAS THAT A WHITE MAN && YES I SAID WHHHHIIITTTEEE MAN WAS RAPING A GIRL FOR 4 MONTHS NOW I THINK ITS WAS IN UTAH && HE KEPT HER IN HIS BASEMENT ! && HALF THE CRIMES ARE FROM EVERY RACE... BLACK, HISPANIC, HWITE MOSTLY, IDIANS, ASIANS, SO JUST DNT SAY US HISPANICS DO YOUR RESARCH CAUSE I DID MINE!... US population as of 2008 was 79.79% White American (65.60% non-Hispanic and 14.19% Hispanic), 12.84% African American (12.22% non-Hispanic and 0.62% Hispanic), 4.45% Asian American (4.35% non-Hispanic and 0.10% Hispanic), 1.01% American Indian or Alaska Native (0.76% non-Hispanic and 0.25% Hispanic), 0.18%Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander American (0.14% non-Hispanic and 0.04% Hispanic), and 1.69% Multiracial American (1.64% non-Hispanic and 0.05% Hispanic). 15.25% of the total US population identified their ethnicity as Hispanic.
SO STFUUUU !

Alejandra Rivas95
Alejandra Rivas95

First of all before you start to sayin things like " they killed US citizens everyday" this was our land first until you guys came & shot us mexicans & natives downs ! we used to owned half the westside of the U.S. Its not our fault we put in work & were not lazy like you guys. Were just trynna make a living & be in a better place to raise our kids ! i recall this is land of the freedom not land of the raciest ! so gets your damn fact straight before talkin shit ! && lasttime i read the newspaper & watched the news on tv was that a WHITE ! WHITTEEEEEEEEEEEE man somewhere in the U.S kept a girl in his basement for 4 months ! and he raped her ! OK SHUT UPPP !

malapai
malapai

Everybody seemed so pissed at these girls just for saying something they did not want to hear. Many threats have been made on this board against these girls. Talk is talk and we all can do it. First Amendment and all that. My point is that it is quite true that many crimes committed in the USA are by illegals and many of these illegals are Mexican (other countries too, of course). These are crimes not threats and no one here seems as upset about actual crimes as opposed to silly internet threats.

Nat_V
Nat_V

Okay that was absolutely disrespectful! Anyone of any race can and does kill US CITIZENS or ANY CITIZENS from ANYWHERE! Your ignorant self is making it seem like We Mexicans are Killers, Your honestly quite ignorant. If you want to get to that point than let's get to it. US Citizens killed people from all over the world at all times. Mexico and Mexicans ARE should not be pointed as killers.

malapai
malapai

Get over it. Mexican citizens kill US citizens every day. Read a newspaper or at least watch evening news.

malapai
malapai

The ACLU should be here defending them.

Selena_maria49
Selena_maria49

it should be! isnt it illegal to kill somebody and saying it many times loud and clear..i take that as a death threat and im HISPANIC! so its very disrespetful

Akgammie
Akgammie

Maybe making death threats on the interenet is a crime........idk

Abcdef
Abcdef

Technically, the term "Mexican" applies to a specific nationality, not a race. However, the video is still repulsive. I live in Tucson AZ, and the 3 "it's" in the video do not reflect the overall view of our city; We accept cultural diversity with open arms.

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