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Originally posted by scoobdude
Ideas: Maybe something better to do instead of criticize this guy and others like him, maybe we could come up with ways to help make them better at their part time, unpaid night job.
Since Phoenix started his crusade nine months ago, he has been stabbed and was threatened with a gun several times, but received no serious injuries.
Originally posted by ignorant_ape
WHAT IS HIS AUTHORITY ?edit on 5-1-2011 by ignorant_ape because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by big_BHOY
I think we are agreeing. I don't think dressing up in a bright suit, giving interviews, and parading around is a good example at all. If he wants to be a good samaritan, that is a great thing, but I think the example would be better if he was more subtle and let his deeds speak for themselves.
He should hide his identity, and he shouldn't risk his families safety, or his own freedom. I guarantee that the first time some criminal gets hurt as a result of his actions, he will wind up arrested and sued, because there is plenty of "proof" that he went out looking for a fight.
He could continue his good works, but he needs to do it with no fanfare, and the best way to do that is to blend in and then skidaddle afterwards before the police come.
Even the CIA picks average looking people and they dress non-remarkably, and they take special precautions to not draw any attention to themselves.
A self-styled superhero who patrols the streets of Seattle has been injured while fighting crime.
Phoenix Jones, who dons a mask and costumed body armour to thwart criminals and keep his US city safe, has suffered a broken nose while trying to break up a fight.
Speaking to a television station, Jones explained how after witnessing the scuffle he called police and put one of the men in a headlock.
The other man then pulled out a gun, forcing Jones to release the man he was holding. That man then kicked him in the face and broke his nose.
Source: Masked 'Superhero' Suffers Broken Nose
Originally posted by dalepmay
reply to post by getreadyalready
I am pretty sure I said as long as it is an arrestable offense, and to check your local laws. Until you personally are the one who decides what offenses are arrestable in your local jurisdiction, I don't see the logic in what you are asking.