Originally posted by GambitVII
One things for sure. These 'brits' can't even trust their own officers much more themselves.
They don't want guns for themselves, and they don't even they want their law enforcement to have them as well. Then they say gun owners are paranoid
yet they are so scared of each other having something 'dangerous'. Ironic.
edit on 22-7-2012 by GambitVII because: (no reason given)
Our Police Force are a completely different mindset to the American's. (And most others too) Ours seem to have all been through some kind of
mindwipe. They're trained to speak like aliens, in a contrived, flat tone, and use word combinations covertly pre-loaded with emotional aggregates.
They're selected on their complete lack of empathy, and then trained to be immune from any emotional identification with the public. This does not
engender a relationship that thrives upon trust between the public and the Police.
They are trained to maintain an exaggerated "Us and them" relationship with the public, and to take charge of any incident dealing with people in a
disproportionately aggressive manner. When requesting people to disperse, or asking them for details,any questioning of their behaviour, or motives
are met with repetition of the request, in a more aggressive manner. People mistrust them by default.
Whether on duty or not, the training stays. This makes interpersonal relationships outside of the Force a no-go area. The constantly suspicious manner
doesn't come off with the uniform. They rarely socialise outside of the Police Force and to be frank, most of them are not very bright. The State
doesn't want a Police Force to do much thinking. They are drilled to follow procedure at all times. Whenever challenged in their day to day dealings
with people, they have a "procedure" to cover it.
People like to be Policed by people who are at least, the same species as them. By people from their own communities. By people whose presence
inspires confidence and co-operation, rather than the mistrust and suspicion we Brits get from our Boys in blue.
No, the British people, as a rule do not trust the Police Force. And there's a very good reason for it. It's because they aren't trustworthy,
either on a personal level, or as an institution. They are legally unaccountable to the Public as well. Any complaints, or investigations into their
behaviour are dealt with by a body called the "Independent Police Complaints Commission" Sounds good so far. Until you realise that the IPCC are
actually Policemen. They investigate themselves. That's even if they can be bothered.
They do not inspire confidence in any way. I've never seen any situation, where the Police have been called for one reason or another, that has been
calmed down, or improved in any way by having them turn up. Any crime that was reported as happening, would be well over by the time they arrive. But
they still like to come along anyway, and harass people with pointless questions, in a threatening manner.
I am not totally against the carrying of weapons. by the Police. But only to a proportionate response level. There is no situation, where a UK
Policeman under the remit of "Policeman", needs to carry an Assault Rifle whilst on duty. There is no justification, or precedent to Arm them to
When your Police Force are armed with Military weapons, and operate tactically in small specialised response teams, when dealing with their own
Civilians, they cease to be a Police Force, and become an Army.
We already have an exceptionally well trained Army. We don't mobilise them to do Police work. That's not their job.
So why are we militarising our Policemen? . . . . . . Right. Because, if we asked the Army, to do what this Government seem to want the Police to be
trained to do, there would be Civil War.
Self regulating specially trained Militia Units, armed with Assault Rifles, are not necessary to Police an unarmed populace. Unless they are expecting
some kind of War, or Armed insurrection. If they are, then why don't they tell us? Why? Because we the people, are getting set up to be the "New
Enemy". Domestic Terrorists..Just by default of being civilians.
If the Government don't trust the people, they should dissolve them, and elect a new people. Or something.