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But women are not immune from using excessive force. Ms. Fletcher identified a tendency by some rookie female officers to over-react, trying to live up to a tough image. "The cops call it the Dirty Harriet or Jane Wayne Syndrome," she said. "You'll find that most brutality cases are with rookies, although not necessarily women. They want to impress the older guys."
Originally posted by deepred
Doesn't law enforcement officers have an obligation to uphold the law when a clear violation occurs right in front of them, even if it is a fellow officer that commits the violation?
Originally posted by onthedownlow
If he is guilty of anything, he is guilty of trying to intimidate an individual that showed a lack of respect for the officer's authority.
Thank goodness for cameras.
Morris told KIRO 7 Investigative Reporter Chris Halsne he believes the station declined to run the video to protect police. "The station has a close relationship with police agencies because it airs Washington's Most Wanted," Morris said. "'Washington's Most Wanted' is their money-maker." A few days after he shot the video, he was fired, Morris said.
Originally posted by nunya13
What's more disgusting is that if this story was about a Mexican beating a white guy saying "I'm going to kick your cracker a**" this story would be on the front page of ATS.
What the eff is going on lately?
"Q13 FOX News did not refuse to air the videotape. In fact, we were in the process of researching additional facts and details on this incident, when the photographer we paid to work that night and who videotaped it sold our copyrighted material to a competing TV station," Kraycik said last Saturday.