posted on Sep, 30 2008 @ 01:17 PM
Originally posted by whitewave
Cops don't KNOW the law and shouldn't be in charge of enforcing it on the rest of us.
I think most of them DO know the law, the problems start when they presume we don't!
Personally I think the majority of police are like the majority of politicians...great intentions to start with, but peer pressure, egos and the need
to be superior to the public causes them to react against the things they were fighting for to begin with.
How many "straight" cops wouldn't get the p*ss taken out of them by colleagues if they didn't assimilate into the "we're always right"
Who will that p*ssed off cop take it out on?
I have met very few "reasonable" cops!
Serving us as public servants is probably a chip on their shoulder too.
And remember, they're human just like the rest of us and are not immune to the expressions of fear, insecurity and all the other emotions called
And I know some of you may think this is a cruel thing so say and I direct it at nobody in particular:
If you have a job that requires a gun, you may have to use it and you may get shot AT.
Also, how many innocent victims have died at or in the hands of the police compared to vice-versa?
Nope, just don't trust them. Why should I, they don't trust us. An engineered viscious circle perhaps!