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Can a person actually be “too smart” to be a cop in America?
A federal court’s decision back in 2000 suggests that, yes, you actually can be.
Robert Jordan, a 49-year-old college graduate, scored a 33 on an intelligence test he took as part of the application process to become a police officer in the town of New London, Connecticut. The score meant Jordan had an IQ of 125.
The average score for police officers was a 21-22, or an IQ of 104. New London would only interview candidates who scored between 20 and 27.
originally posted by: OccamsRazor04
a reply to: Spider879
Big surprise someone brought racism into this, big surprise it was you.
originally posted by: Vasa CroeAct stupid and you'll be a good cop.
He seems to be be one of the many people out there who make it their business to film police every chance that they can.
People like him should be applauded for the risk they take, to expose the corruption, intimidation and overall trampling of the rights of the citizens by under trained, overzealous and sometimes outright evil cops.
originally posted by: JBurns
a reply to: notsure1
No, no & no.
Despite the officer's verbalized suspicion that this gentleman is holding a camera & filming, he is merely guessing. Fact is, many firearms are made to resemble common objects (both commercially made and illegally home-made).
He has no real way to know what this guy is holding. Look at that thing that and accessories, does not look like the standard go-pro.
I do agree with one angle, which is that it isn't a crime to film any person in a location they have no expectation of privacy. But I'd like to point out the officer never "aims" his weapon at the cameraman. He is initially in "low ready" and then transitions to what appears to me as "high ready"
Sounds like a lot of speculation on your part. Anything solid?