posted on Apr, 29 2008 @ 06:31 PM
Hello all, had a discussion with a coworker that kinda interested me so thought I'd get ya'lls take.
I run various forms of security for a University, and as such am in charge of RFID tracking and the like. So...I'm known around here by some as "Big
little brother". A fun and innocent little nickname.
Anyway, I was recently approached by a couple of our local law enforcement officers. I work with them all the time so we have a good relationship.
I was asked to "bend" the law in not so many words, in order to provide them with some finalized details on an investigation they were in the
process of compiling. They were quite sure that the person of interest is one of our students, a certain one. and they wanted me to help get him
Now, here's where I am kinda on the fence.
The crimes committed were relatively serious..flashing, theft, and vandalism.
I do feel it is my duty to prevent crime and property damage, and in no way could be held accountable if I helped them out. But, is it right?
Is it any more right of me to do this than it would be for a police officer fabricating or illegally obtaining evidence?
If the suspect was proven innocent through my assistance is that justifiable in doing it?
I guess I'm just not sure how far the "fairness" of criminal acts should be allowed to go. If I do nothing and this freako rapes someone, should I
well, let me have it.