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Originally posted by googolplex
In a City by where I live this guy applied to be a Police officer, they told him he had to high of a IQ to be police officer. But I think he could have been a Daaatective.
If you check out history, the cops were crooks from get go, they taking bribes even before becoming cops from shop keepers to get dough to become cop those Irish Cops in NY, and I'm Irish to so.
And the reason they call them cops is because of the little copper badge they wore, hand made. Chesse it Wille here comes the coppers.
I can't wait till the computers become aware and we have robot cops at least you will know where you stand, Death to all humans, and when last human is locked up or killed, no more crime.
Originally posted by googolplex
reply to post by whoshotJR
I won't lower myself to your level of brain disfuction, but in 60s things were different.
And your either a cop or live in la la land.
Originally posted by RFBurns
Well the lady was in fact resisting arrest, but that doesnt justify the 4 punches to the face when there are two other cops on top of her. The cop who hit her 4 times obviously was po'ed about sprying himself and took it out on the lady.
Now the lady did violate the city statue of no bike riding on the sidewalk and not having a light on the bike. Bikes are considered the same thing as an automobile and must obey the rules of the roads and have proper lighting as a car must have. That has been that way for decades and is not new.
In fact whenever you buy a new bike from a bike shop, they always tell you that if you intend to ride at night, get a light and have reflectors. But maybe she bought her bike from wally world where the sales people there dont tell you a damned thing because they are not specialists, just floor hands.
Anyway IMO, this was excessive force in as far as the cop hitting her, but as far as having to have two cops on top of her fighting her to place her under arrest, well that might not be so easy to defend in court. Its obvious she was resisting otherwise she would have been cuffed right away and it wouldnt have taken two cops fighting her for over a 2 minute period.
Originally posted by tjsteeler
Originally posted by John Matrix
Comply? For doing what? All the cop needed to do was leave her alone.
if you listened to the audio you would have your answer.
why should the cop leave a person who is breaking the law, alone? all you do is say "yes, officer" and so on. what does resisting accomplish?
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Originally posted by mortalengine
reply to post by maggalo
Regardless dude - this is wrong and no amount of diplomacy on your part is going to change one iota of this. And as for you saying she dashed away... if thats dashing then I'd hate to see your idea of coasting. Lets not forget she stopped when he started walking after her - she obviously didnt think it was that serious of a crime, and to be honest - it bloody well wasn't - she was travelling about 2 miles an hour - hardly casuing any sort of danger to anyone or anything.
I cant even believe for one second that people are willing to somhow, even minimally, justify this absolutely unjustified attack. It's the little ground we lose over a period of time that amounts to huge loses eventually. I understand you're trying to diffuse the situation and make it seem like it was an honest scenario/misunderstanding but sooner or later you will have to realise that you cant please everyone and YES you DO need to choose a side at some point.