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Cops to be given flashlight that 'incapacitates' from Homeland security

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posted on Feb, 9 2008 @ 11:04 PM
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Originally posted by jackinthebox
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...some jerkoff who feels the need to excercise their rights to the fullest extent...


Rights are rights, to be exercised as the individual sees fit. And you think that makes someone a JO? But I suppose you would have a problem with me smoking a pack of cigarettes, and eating a box of klondike bars while I'm looking at naked women too huh?





The jerkoff in question is the person that talks about rights, but never ever talks about responsibilities. They feel they need to push the limits to see what they can get away with, and then give the "whaa, who me?" line when confronted. They have no respect for authority of any kind as that's fascism to have to obey somebody else. They are the person who gives a cop who's just trying to do his/her job a hard time, because they don't like cops in general.




posted on Feb, 9 2008 @ 11:48 PM
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The jerkoff in question is the person that talks about rights, but never ever talks about responsibilities. They feel they need to push the limits to see what they can get away with, and then give the "whaa, who me?" line when confronted. They have no respect for authority of any kind as that's fascism to have to obey somebody else. They are the person who gives a cop who's just trying to do his/her job a hard time, because they don't like cops in general.


I have never seen a cop man-up and admit he did anything wrong. Even on those few ocassions where they were found guilty of it and fired, or maybe even sent to jail. Have you ever heard a cop take responsibility and apologize for violating someone's rights, or killing someone, even the wrong person? I can't remember one time, publicly anyway.

And talk about pushing the limit. I got stopped two nights ago for a "license plate out." Guess what. When I got home, it had magically fixed itself.

Respect is a two way street.

I don't blame people for not liking cops anymore. I come from a family of cops and wore a shield myself, so I am not biased by some propoganda I heard somewhere. I have no problem with the cops doing their jobs, but interfering with people who have done nothing wrong, violating citizens rights, and breaking the law themselves on a regular basis is not acceptable.

I was riding behind a cop yesterday who went over the line twice and failed to signal within a few hundred yards. Then about an hour later I was behind another cop who was speeding (so I followed right behind him), drifted into the next lane almost side-swiping a woman, and then I lost him as he blew through red light at a busy intersection where kids were getting out of school. And no, he wasn't on his way to a call. He just wasn't paying attention because he had his phone stuck in his ear. In fact, he was out of his juridstiction for whatever reason.

Now for a poor person, the fine for making even the most simple and un-intentional mistake behind the wheel could be enough to literally put them out on the street. I have seen it happen. A hundred bucks to a lot of families is enough to send the house of cards tumbling.

What is happening to this country is not acceptable, and is contrary to the values this nation was founded on. The values the police are supposed to be out there to protect. The police are no longer servants of the community, but agents of profit for the court system which is operated by the private entity known as the BAR association. It has nothing to do with justice. It is about profits, and control.

EDIT to add: And before you jump on me about speeding behind the cop, understand this. It is not the offense I am concerned about but the double-standard. The Autobahn in Germany has no speed limit, but has a lower fatality rate than any highway in America.




[edit on 2/10/0808 by jackinthebox]



posted on Feb, 10 2008 @ 02:26 AM
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Anyone notice that this has been taken off their website? The link goes to nowhere and it is not mentioned on their site at all. Did they pull this?

EDIT: Nevermind it seems to have fixed itself.

Just what the cops need, more tools to incapacitate people.

[edit on 10-2-2008 by ragnarak]



posted on Feb, 12 2008 @ 10:06 AM
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you don't seem to get the idea of the thread; the point these guys are making is that cops are using this and other devices to violate constitutional rights. Then, you're a "leo" so you have an IQ under 100 and you do NOT understand or even believe in the US constitution; now do you.
Wardoc, Desert Storm I Vet and pig killer



posted on Feb, 12 2008 @ 10:07 AM
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the above post was directed to greeneyedleo and its complaint about "what are the cops going to use." sorry for the confusion in placement of the post.
wardoc



posted on Feb, 12 2008 @ 10:39 AM
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Just so you understand- I don't support cops violating the law or abusing anyone. My response was to another poster who said that 99% of cops did this regularly, earlier in the thread.



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