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originally posted by: MisterSpock
He told me that the biggest reason to get sheriff Joe out of the fire is to be able to position him as the head of a new federal run police force
originally posted by: JoshuaCox
a reply to: Gothmog
No he wasn't...
That is a BS talking point..
He was CONVICTED of telling his guys to card ANYONE who looked Hispanic. The constitution and law says they have to commit a crime , or be suspected of one before a cop can legally ask you for ID...
Hispanic American citizens have the right to refuse to give ID to a police officer , just like everyone else..
Sherrif joe ignored that, and told his guys to just card everyone who looked Hispanic..
An obvious breach of the constitution.
In a free society, citizens who are minding their own business are not obligated to “show their papers” to police. In fact, in the United States there’s no law requiring citizens to carry identification of any kind
. In Hiibel v. Sixth Judicial District Court of Nevada, the Supreme Court upheld state laws requiring citizens to reveal their identity when officers have reasonable suspicion to believe criminal activity may be taking place.
But how can you tell if an officer asking you to identify yourself has reasonable suspicion? Remember, police need reasonable suspicion to detain you. So one way to tell if they have reasonable suspicion is to determine if you’re free to go. You can do this by saying “Excuse me officer. Are you detaining me, or am I free to go?” If the officer says you’re free to go, leave immediately and don’t answer any more questions
originally posted by: tannerc
a reply to: AMPTAH
Arpaio may be 85 in the body, but he is 20 in the mind. Arpaio can work for another 50 years no probs.