Originally posted by orbitbaby
This is an extremely disturbing compilation of police brutality across Amerika.
We've all seen plenty of those. But this one also includes several clips from a
non-profit organization called The Police Complaint Center that conducts
undercover tests of police departments across the country. The tester's are
ex-cops that ask one simple question: How do I file a complaint?
What follows will shock you. Or maybe not. It left me shaking.
This is just wrong on so many levels. What is happening to our police?
How can they justify these things? How do they sleep at night?
I know there are still good ones out there but this Code of Silence b.s.
is turning even the good ones into criminals.
Warning: Keep a clear path to the porcelain god if you've had your breakfast
already this morning.
Originally posted by derpest
Contempt for police officers is generally had by people who deal with them the most. THE PROBLEM is people who think that, they are fine and do everything right or even for the 'most' part do everything right. That is what they think UNTIL they personally have to deal with them.
Austrailia is becoming increasingly americanised to the point of blind 'patriotism' which is incredibly dangerous for the people as a whole. So you would just sit back and relax, yes sir, no sir?
You don't even seem to grasp that there is a problem?
Thats fine. There is a term for people with similar personality types as yourself.
Sir, you have my gyst quite wrong.
I will not disagree with you for a SECOND about Australia's blind Nationlism/Patriotism. Southern Cross Tattoos and Eureka Stokade Flags aside, the concept that Australia has any national culture to celebrat is laughable. The image of ourselves that we try and portray and implement, is quite alternate to what is seen around once your eyes are open.
But, I digress [I like living here].
I am not defending the Police that do wrong.
I am not denying that there are Police that do wrong.
I am not defending The System.
I defend noone, really.
The people I AGREE WITH are those who share the view that "You screw with cops, cop'll screw with you".
I wont even bring up the "Dont do anything against the law in the first place" debate, because there are points to that which I dont agree with, besides you do not have to do something wrong to find yourself infront of a cop, anyway.
I am very much awake, sir. And I very much detest and dislike what I see. I weep for the state of the Police in the States.
Yet by that token I am aware that just being another yahoo resisting and fighting the system is going to get me into hot sh|t.
BEING A MATYR IS ONLY COOL IF CHANGE COMES FROM IT.
I do not know what to do - I dont pretend to. Nor am I here to tell anyone to do. Im just saying, being burned at the stake ain't on my TO DO list.edit on 15-5-2012 by derpest because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by derpest
reply to post by Lichter daraus
"You can yell and scream at a rock, but its still going to be a rock" - Me, just then.
There is a contempt for police officers here, too, but it is usually held by bogans (our rednecks), or naive youth who got a defect notice on their car or a speeding ticket.
I pray to GOD (or equivialent) that civil war against Law Representatives never happens anywhere. The reason the prostpect of it happening in the US concerns me is because it really WILL be so freaking bad.
Nor did i ever say i was gonna go out lookin to screw with cops, all i said is will defend myself if they are just bullying me and abusing there power.
A nation of self-righteous nationalists standing up for their rights, against the collective of equally-righteous Law Enforcers - "A rock and a hard place, with the Second Ammendment".
What would I do? I live in a location abstracted from the dense population - as is the case with the vast majority of Australians. I'll stay in, assume chaos is in effect, and not be a boat-rocker. Wait until all the 'Hero's" have gotten what they need to off their chest, and been arrested or shot. Then I'll go back to being low key, law abiding, and not standing out. Compliance isn't stupid.
What, Lichter daraus, will YOU do, pray tell? How are you gonna 'Fight the MAN'?edit on 15-5-2012 by derpest because: (no reason given)
Now let's replace the word "cop" with "Jew" or "Blacks" or "Gays" or any other group you wish to replace it with. Do you see the problem with that statement now?