posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 01:00 PM
a reply to: GogoVicMorrow
It is quite legal to take pictures of any anyone in public. Including civil servants at all levels. Without photography/filming, many of these
individuals would get away with more and more questionable and illegal activities. Many of these people take these positions for the sense of power.
They get the gun and the right to say do what I tell you or I can make your life miserable. With out some form of recording, you are on the losing end
of a bad ego trip.
Why do you think that these types of cases have gone to stat Supreme Courts. Because it is a fact that so may LEO's believe themselves to exempt from
the laws the are meant to enforce. Their mentality is they are the only ones who have the power to save society from itself. It does not matter that
they have to lie, frame or completely break any laws they are trying to enforce to get the 'bad guy'. If you happen to be innocent, well you are
They see themselves as the 'white knights'. They are the ones standing between civility and anarchy and by god, they will do whatever it takes to
The problem is not that these individuals or group of individuals are trying to be bullies, it is rather they wholeheartedly believe they are the only
ones in the right. They believe that without them our society would fail. They have convinced themselves that without them, we would be a country of
rapists, druggies and murderers. The real problem is that they believe their actions, no matter what they are, are for our own good. They see any use
of force as absolutely necessary even if it does mean someone may lose a life.
Too many of our LEO's believe they are doing good. Unfortunately this blinds them to their actions. They honestly believe that they are 100%
justified in doing whatever they do to come out with the result they want. They see themselves as the hero who gets the bad guy. That's it. And if
you don't like how they do it, then you are now considered one of the bad guys. They no longer have the ability to see what they do as anything but