posted on Sep, 26 2012 @ 07:09 PM
Originally posted by Neysa
reply to post by RealSpoke
My Dad was a cop. He was a very good man.
It's a bad idea to start generalizing. I have read many of your posts and threads. You are better than that, RealSpoke.
The thing is, it's real hard to believe that there are any good cops these days.
My common sense tells me there must be good cops out there, but every day there's more examples of cover ups, shootings of unarmed people, abuse,
Here in the UK we've just seen a couple of years of insane abuses by police up and down the country. They've been caught taking bribes, caught
selling information, caught abusing people, caught lying, caught inciting protesters, caught using unfair laws to silence people, you name it they've
This last week we've seen evidence released that police lied and covered up over the Hillsborough disaster.
And it's not just them either. Their superiors are involved. These police forces are like mafia gangs, covering for each other and acting above the
I agree that a lot of those cops in the protests are just doing their job (where have we heard that before?) but their job does not require them to
chase teenagers down the street and gang up to beat them like a pack of dogs. Their job doesn't require them to grab people by the hair and drag them
along the ground. Their job doesn't demand that they rush into a train station and start beating anyone they see!
I base my opinions on what I know, my experiences and what I see around me. Everything tells me that the vast majority of cops are corrupt, violent,
abusers of power.