Counterinsurgency And Stability Operations In Baltimore

BY Herschel Smith
6 years, 5 months ago

Via reader David Dietz, news from Baltimore:

Five days ago, Det. Sean Suiter, a married father of five and an 18-year veteran with the Baltimore Police, was patrolling the streets of West Baltimore around 5pm last Wednesday when he saw suspicious activity. Suiter approached a man and was shot point blank in the head, in a summary execution. He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition where he later died of his injuries.

In response, Baltimore Police reacted with ‘fire and fury’ turning the neighborhood where Suiter was shot into an “open-air prison”, shutting down city streets and enabling checkpoints for citizens while officers in tactical gear went door to door, according to Baltimore Brew. Residents were prohibited from entering their own neighborhood unless they showed proper identification, these extreme measures have been in place for 4-5 days.

“They’ve been to my house three times asking, ‘Did you hear anything? Do you know anything,’” said Edward Stanley, a local resident, who had to show a yellow slip before entering the neighborhood.

Baltimore Brew said, the neighborhood was tuned into “open-air prison”, as the complete lockdown was in attempt to collect evidence and search for the shooter.

Police initially said they needed to cordon off the area to try to capture the shooter. Police have said Suiter was in the 900 block of Bennett Place, investigating a previous homicide, when he was shot on Wednesday. So far, no arrests have been announced in the case. This morning, homicide detective Mike Newton told The Brew that the lockdown was necessary to collect evidence.

One community group took pictures of a checkpoint in West Baltimore.

Another twitter account describes how ‘the police declared marital law’, as one police officer with an assault rifle guards a corner.

This is what the U.S. Marine Corps did in Fallujah in 2007.  I’ve rehearsed this too many times already, but once more for my newer readers won’t hurt anything.  I watched prior to Daniel’s deployment as 80-100 fighters per month crossed the Syrian and Jordanian borders into Iraq, right up to his deployment.  We know that from the Sinjar papers.  They came through little towns like Al Qaim.

Ramadi was a hot spot for them, and not only were there U.S. forces, but competing groups made it a very dangerous place to be.  In response, the foreign fighters migrated to Fallujah right about the time for his deployment early in 2007.  Then 2/6 deployed, and Fallujah was so in lock step with the foreign fighters that the children would walk around groups of U.S. Marines (as instructed by the fighters) carrying black balloons so that the foreign fighters would have targets for mortar fire.

In response, the Marines locked down Fallujah.  When I say locked down, I mean they locked it down in every way.  Vehicle traffic was forbidden.  Concrete barriers were put up, and there were two ways into and out of the city.   Military age males (MAMs) were given full biometric screening (fingerprints, iris scans, name, age, place of residence, etc.), and the shooting started.  The Marines hunted the foreign fighters down room to room, house to house, and literally visited every domicile in the city.

As the fighters would try to infiltrate across the Euphrates River, the Marines would shoot them.  My son was aboard a helicopter shooting an M2 at times, when he wasn’t carrying a SAW or M4 room-to-room.  It was important to know everything about everyone, all of the time, with cameras everywhere, biometric data available at the click of a mouse, and with full control over means of ingress and egress.

They didn’t drive the foreign fighters out of Fallujah.  They found and killed them all.  This kind of tactical approach is highly effective, and the Marines were masters of it.  The Baltimore police want control over the city.  By control, I mean complete control, with knowledge of everyone, information on their comings and goings and their whereabouts at all times, updates on their intentions and predilections, and full freedom to maneuver or respond as necessary to meet the perceived threat.

They learned this from the U.S. military.  Expect to see additional elements of this COIN / stability operations in Baltimore, like UAVs or drones to help them “see” the terrain.  Expect JTTF and robust Fusion center activity, and expect to see the U.S. justice system to go right along with everything that happens.

It’s where we are.  It’s the state to which we’ve been driven.  America has created third world countries in large cities like Baltimore, Chicago, L.A., Atlanta, Houston, and St. Louis, by means of handouts and fatherless families.  Opening the borders hasn’t helped.  The result is third world hell holes that scare even the police, but given that the police are the largest gang in America, they will respond in kind.

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  1. On November 21, 2017 at 6:24 am, Nosmo said:

    The Baltimore-as-Fallujah thing is treating symptoms rather than the disease, but until we get smart enough to resolve the disease, prophylactic treatment is what we’ve got.

    I’d suggest the denizens of Baltimore suck it up and deal with it, before someone very high up realizes Ripley Was Right.

  2. On November 21, 2017 at 9:04 am, Sgt.BAG said:

    If i’ve said it once I’ve said it a thousand times…..Order demands violence…

    Conus has been in a low grade insurgency for quite some time.

  3. On November 21, 2017 at 9:20 am, Aesop said:

    1) BPD’s tantrum is going to get them sued for about 50,000 civil rights violations, and spanked into oblivion from on high, in federal court.

    2) Somebody hasn’t shot enough BPD cops yet.

  4. On November 21, 2017 at 9:22 am, Cui Bono said:

    “We cannot afford equal status to the negro. For as surely as water seeks its own level, in the span of several generations we will find our culture has been dragged down to the level of theirs”.

    …..South Carolinian segregationist, 1964.

  5. On November 21, 2017 at 9:55 am, Pat Hines said:

    Baltimore has a plague of BLM gangsters, funded and aided by Jews. Yes, the Jew funded ACLU may attempt court battles, I predict almost no success.

    Unless and until most negroes are transported to Africa, the billions spent “handling” them will continue.

  6. On November 21, 2017 at 10:11 am, scott said:

    What is the alternative? Suiter was investigating a triple homicide, so maybe the cops should ignore all crime? Let the neighborhoods where this happens degenerate into chaos? Establish no-go zones in American cities? Baltimore is a deep, deep crap hole, and savagery is taking control. Or has taken control. It looks like it is going to get worse.

    For those who think that “white nationalism” is a problem now, wait until this starts to spill over into the larger civilization.

  7. On November 21, 2017 at 10:19 am, Randolph Scott said:

    The BPD should be replaced the National Guard. The operations started by the BPD should continue until the black son of a bitches in that neighborhood give up the criminals that murdered the police officer.

    “The time is a coming when people will understand that ‘rules are NOT meant to be broken” Randolph Scott

  8. On November 21, 2017 at 10:49 am, brunop said:

    BPD sucker standing on corner with rifle is looking like he doesn’t expect any incoming fire. That big grape sans helmet = “I’m safe here.”

  9. On November 21, 2017 at 10:50 am, Cargill said:

    Pat Hines, you named the essence. Civilization is not possible with negroes walking about at liberty. The monkey who pulled a 9mm on me on MLK Ave. didn’t fear jail or police. The nigger is demi-human. Go on You Tube and look at African cities, and feces, garbage, dead animals and thugs.

    Until white men purge the nigger and the jew, the white man will bleed out.

  10. On November 21, 2017 at 11:32 am, Mark Matis said:

    America has indeed created SOME third-world countries in the hives. But it has also created many FOURTH WORLD cultures in other hives. Central and South America are third world. Africa and any Muslim nation are fourth world. What’s the difference, you ask? Look no further than the island of Hispaniola. The eastern half of that island is the third world Dominican Republic. The western half is fourth world Haiti. In comparison, the Dominican Republic looks like paradise. But if you just look at the Dominican Republic itself, it is clearly just another third world shiitehole.

    Baltimore is fourth world.

  11. On November 21, 2017 at 12:47 pm, Ray said:

    Well..When you empower a “select unit” to have absolute power. A “unit” that regularly commits theft, murder, rape, child rape, false arrest, evidence planting, warrantless search’s , home invasion armed robbery, kidnap, perjury , gang rape, torture, drug dealing and IS NEVER PUNISHED FOR ANY OF IT. When the people that they abuse have had enough. The men in the uniform of the occupying army, start getting killed. You feel sorry for the cops? Because it is obvious to anyone with a brain that the people who live under the police jackboot DO NOT! People are starting to protect the “cop killers”. I’ll bet 60 people could point this guy out, but they won’t. Because they hate the badge more than they fear the killer. Because all they see is one gang banger killing another gang banger. Because that is all the police in the America of 2017 are for the most part. Child raping street gang scum and death squad’s, with the power of life or death over everyone.

  12. On November 21, 2017 at 2:04 pm, Dirk Williams said:

    You really think this can be fixed, after 25 years as a popo, I think your exactly wrong.

    This shits on like donkey kong. Were past the point of no return, their ain’t no going back.

    How’s yo alls prepping coming along?

    Lastly if your east of the Mississippi, your flat fucked, good knowing you.

    Dirk Williams

  13. On November 21, 2017 at 2:28 pm, Chuck Noname said:

    Hey Dirk, if you think for a minute that those of us are “fucked” that live east of the Mississippi you are another delusional, doughnut quaffing “PoPo” pathetic fat slobs along with your bubble butted “womenzes” PoPo can’t run, can’t shoot, can’t even slide in and out of your big fatty totin squad cars to keep up with even half of us “Preppers”. Have your fun fantasy piggy – and always remember, we know where YOU PoPoes live – and your doughnut eating families as well. If you think we’ll stay on the defense, ha ha ha ha ha

  14. On November 22, 2017 at 7:33 am, Nosmo said:

    Lastly if your east of the Mississippi, your flat fucked, good knowing you.

    Dirk Williams

    Apparently Mr. Williams is unfamiliar with the concept of “target-rich environments” and application of the 400 meter rule. Or, as mentioned in Basic School, “work the problem, solve the problem.”

    It also seems he failed Mrs. Whitley’s 5th grade English class and skipped Mr. Baker’s “Keyboarding 101” seminar.

  15. On November 22, 2017 at 9:31 am, DAN III said:


    I am “east of the Mississippi” and your declaration that tens of millions of us are “flat fucked” is just more of your less than intelligent blather.

    Your knowledge of us “flat fucked” folks is directly proportional to your knowledge of 2nd grade grammar, spelling and just good English. As you spout your drivel of being better off than millions of us gun-toting, gun shooting, white AND black Christian men, be aware that most of us do not give a flying damn about your “25 years as a popo”. Myself, I am not impressed.

    Do yourself a favor….take some of that pension money you stole from the citizenry and hire yourself a tutor. Have him start with 1st grade English and grammar. After you master that THEN come back and tell us “flat fucked” (whatever that is) easterners what for.

    You are just pitiful.

  16. On November 22, 2017 at 12:26 pm, Bill Buppert said:

    The last generation of American COIN in the ME and Horn of Africa is the failed British model of floating a police state death star over a country and jacking up men, women and children in the confines of the administration envelope.

    It’s only natural that the Orcs in BPD emulate a model so close to their skillsets: making every square inch of private persons and property subject to random search and seizure and worse.

    Newton’s Third Law is a motherfucker for the state…

  17. On November 22, 2017 at 6:27 pm, Dirk said:

    Boys, is that all you got? Spell check, pig, fat cop. I’m truly amused. Happy Thanksgiving to you all, and your families. May this one be the your best ever.

    Dirk Williams

  18. On November 22, 2017 at 6:36 pm, Dirk said:

    When it comes to gun fighting, their are two kinds of folks, trained, the other is lucky. Never hurts to be both.

    Boys all the guns in the world, will only slow this coming shit sandwich.

    Perhaps some of you bad asses can punctuate your way to safety.

    Best to you.


  19. On November 23, 2017 at 12:44 am, Fergus said:

    Lets face it where Obama’s sons rule, the law of the jungle is king. The best thing to do is wall them in and let the laws of the survival of the fittest play out. When numbers have been reduced due to the unlimited capacity for violence and lawlessness we have witnessed for so long it would be easy to allow the survivors to settle in the fertile lands of black ruled Africa.

    How much would airfare for a dozen or so of these left hand IQ wonders cost anyway? And take my word for it, Africans would make mince meat out of American blacks in a NY minute.

    If we do not do this the US will become France, Germany or the UK.

  20. On November 23, 2017 at 7:35 am, joe said:

    i’ve been in areas of dallas that the police don’t even go to…it’s like a 3rd world country…no electricity…no running water…they shit and piss in buckets and put it on the porch…

  21. On November 25, 2017 at 3:01 am, DAN III said:


    Hey, thanks for ridiculing those of us who identify your success at getting an “F” in grade school English. Unlike you, there are many of us who learned our language.

    What you do not seem to understand, nor care to, is that one’s inability to express himself with some semblance of proper grammar/spelling compromises ANYTHING you have opinion/experience on. You are a perfect example why the Chinks are kicking Amerikan asses in academics and the sciences.


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