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all eight of them. Your good cops bs is just that
originally posted by: Emerys
a reply to: alienjuggalo
Most of the comments on here sadden me. Do you want to know why police are so militarized? Do you want to know why they are starting to shoot first and ask questions later? Here is why. Also, just read the comments posted by people on this video. My father is a law enforcement officer, and everyday he puts his life at risk against idiots. Idiots who are so angry with their government, that they take out that aggression on cops who are fathers, mothers, brothers, sons, husbands, wives, mothers, daughters. Yes, some cops are idiots and do things that shouldn't be done, and if found guilty, deserve every punishment according to the law as any normal citizen. But for people to let a few bad apples ruin the image of so many good police officers who strive so hard to help their communities become safer and better makes me sick to my stomach.
originally posted by: The Vagabond
a reply to: Emerys
So should we also have sorted out the truly bad Nazis from the ones who were just in the army under new management and doing what circumstance dictated, or did putting on the uniform and marching with the malicious ones make them part of the problem and deserving of whatever force was necessary to stop them?
Clearly there is a matter of degrees here. The police uniform does not stand for wholesale extermination or merit the same level of resistance, but that does not defeat the point that when you put on a uniform and stand with any organization, any perception of your individuality becomes subordinated to the group identity in the eyes of anyone looking at the symbols that you willingly have chosen to display. A cop is a cop, with all the capacity for good and evil of all cops everywhere, until you have dealt with him one on one and seen what he does. If a cop doesn't like having his own good deeds and the positive aspects of his uniformed identity stained by association with racism, unreasonable authority, and violence without remorse, then he has two options- a substantive public attempt to combat those wrongs, or taking off the uniform.
The police know this and they accept it every time they put on the badge.
Or do police also claim to be unique and special snowflakes with no association to the good deeds of others when a stranger greets them with implicit trust and respect?
Eta: mistakenly posted as reply to another nut, it is actually a response to emerys, who was quoted by nut
originally posted by: eboli
a reply to: alienjuggalo
Too often these guys' reasoning for pulling people over in the first place is unjustified on a moral level and they're hoping someone will fight so they can have some excitement.
It's kind of like the knock out game. They're not jaded, they're just bored.
originally posted by: Another_Nut
Innocent until proven guilty
Ring a bell?
A mudered man tells no tales
The police are not judge dread
Eta I wont call the cops
I will handle it myself
And will be the better for it
Nothing good comes from calling the police
Have u not been paying attention to the posse forum?
reply to: Emerys
originally posted by: Honcho
Interacting with a cop isn't very hard to do. People are so afraid, and hate to deal with the cops. But all you need to do is be truthful and respectful. Getting up tight and whinging that you were pulled over, or questioned for no reason doesn't help your cause one bit. Give them the information they need, and answer their questions the best you can. It's that simple.
Cops have to deal with lying morons and degenerates on a daily basis. If you actually act civilized with them, they won't have a problem with you. And if their in a good mood that day, they may even let you go if they caught you committing a minor infraction.
originally posted by: alienjuggalo
originally posted by: XTexan
The cops right.
The only things you should say to a cop are:
Am I being detained?
Am I free to go?
I choose to remain silent.
If you say more than that to a cop then your digging your own hole.
But I have the right to say whatever the fk I want without being shot or tased or even threatened.
A man who cursed at police officers in Brookings, S.D., engaged in protected free speech, the state high court has ruled. The court voted 4-1 to reverse a lower court decision that had found Marcus Suhn used unprotected fighting words — defined by the U.S. Supreme Court more than 60 years ago as words “which by their very utterance inflict injury or tend to incite an immediate breach of the peace.” Marcus J. Suhn yelled a stream of profanities beginning with “#ing cop” on the sidewalk at 2 a.m. after the bars closed on Sept. 2, 2007, as two police officers were riding down the street in their patrol car. One officer heard Suhn, got out of his patrol car, arrested him and charged him with disorderly conduct.