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Originally posted by Amagnon
Are these reports being broadcast on the MSM? I ask because I have no access to MSM - so I can't check for myself.
If these stories are being ramped on the MSM - then I would quickly make the conclusion that the scum are trying to create a divide between the police and the people. In view of how people might respond to police - especially going forward, this kind of information is likely to provoke people to violence - so is this an agenda driven series of reports?
Everything on the MSM is there for a reason - every single thing is thought through - their are few accidents, it is a well controlled and deployed brainwashing service.
Originally posted by ldyserenity
reply to post by Karlhungis
But, she was drunk and the cop would not have to lie anyway; you are at fault if you are drunk. The officer did a breathilizer that proved she was drunk...he states that in the video, you can't fake a breathilizer, no way because every time a person registers above, it is recorded time and date stamped and a printout comes out at the station.
[edit on 29-7-2009 by ldyserenity]
Originally posted by evil incarnate
Originally posted by craig732
I always have said the best way to avoid idiot, corrupt cops is to not do anything illegal ar anything that will draw their attention to you.
I am not at all trying to say that she is right in any fashion whatsoever but she did not do anything to draw his attention,
Originally posted by BlasteR
reply to post by Nightflyer28
But you aren't considering all of the U.S. police stations out there either. There are police stations in our country out running illegal "confiscation" schemes for simple monetary gain. They work around the legality issues by paying off state employees and district attorneys. They pool the "confiscated" money together and the district attorneys write them personal checks to give them their cut of the mullah. They work around the legal loopholes and every once in a while they completely ignore the law and write each other personal checks for tens of thousands of dollars for no apparent reason.
This was talked about on Anderson Cooper some time ago. See youtube vid in my last post..
It's probably true that not all police officers are crooked. But it is absolutely true that in some parts of the country, officers of the law are given discretion so wide-ranging they can easily get away with highway robbery (literally!). And in some instances these schemes involve entire towns of corrupt cops who are paid off by the pooled money they illegally confiscate from passers-by who aren't even speeding or anything in the first place..
And because of how some of these schemes apparently work, the corruption of police officers and country sherriffs probably goes all the way up to the federal level. And it is only because so much money is peddled, everyone demands their cut. This isn't really even in question anymore. I mean, we know this!
All I'm saying..
A police officer acting like a complete jackass and being caught doing so for the entire country to hear.. That's one thing.
An entire police force of a town or county being completely corrupt.. Probably rare, but still.. It begs the question..
If one or two of these instances are uncovered because people get arrogant and aren't discreet enough about their money-peddling, where else is this kind of thing going on??!
People aren't going to fight the police department if they know they're gonna do it alone. Someone simply being pulled over and robbed blind doesn't know that same cop could've pulled over 6 people earlier in the day and is counting the money in his squad car. Also, police officers can be pretty intimidating even if they aren't trying to be. People are usually going to listen to whatever the cop wants to do whether it be write a ticket or take all your money. And even if you say something about it, you're gonna be put in your place.
I mean, what are you gonna do? Beat or kill a cop? Especially when they say it is completely legal (which, it is only legal under very specific conditions and probably only in certain states). Besides, how many people are going to be familiar enough with the law to challenge a police officer over what the law really sais? Honestly.. Not many.