Originally posted by VekTorVik
Originally posted by ajay59
We can all protect ourselves with whatever we need, including arms, to get the job done.edit on 8-2-2013 by ajay59 because: (no reason given)
Perhaps I misinterpreted what you were intending. I am just saying that because one cop slapped around some mouthy kid doesn't mean we should disband the whole police force.
I think they should be forced to have couples therapy together for a whole year.
"When did you know the relationship was falling apart?"
"When he slapped me down and screamed 'I'm a Marine...I'm a Marine'!"
"And how did that make you feel?"
Originally posted by seabag
Well said, ajay!
I was beginning to wonder where you stood, too.
I couldn't agree more! And I believe that, for the most part, cops are like you described your cousin. There are some bad apples (at all ranks) but most cops are good and have good intention.
To be fair though, I bet your cousin would not have put up with this kid running his hole and being aggressive that way. It would be interesting to hear his take on the video.
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Originally posted by D0MiNAT0R 1OOO
I just took a look on their website (Vallejo-Police in Calif.).
First thing you read there is:
To provide professional law enforcement services that enhance, protect, and promote the quality of life for persons residing, visiting, or doing business in the City of Vallejo.
Of course!..., what else should they write on their site.
"We like to punch people in the face"
I'm sooo glad i live in germany..Cops are regulary very easygoing over here of course not all but most.
But i've never seen actions like this cops doing here.
US Cops are completely on a Power-Trip...,at least a lot of them, when i see all that police brutallity over there in the US.
BTW here you can see what you these su....rs get paid.
Vallejo-Policeedit on 8/2/13 by D0MiNAT0R 1OOO because: (no reason given)edit on 8/2/13 by D0MiNAT0R 1OOO because: (no reason given)edit on 8/2/13 by D0MiNAT0R 1OOO because: (no reason given)
Position Emp. Type Salary Closing Date Code Enforcement Officer
Originally posted by VekTorVik
reply to post by ajay59
I think most people have respect for the law. Most people would not get confrontational with law enforcement. Most law enforcement would give you some notice if they felt you were crossing lines. The video in the OP was kind of like the perfect example of when dumb and dumber collide.
If the cop had instead been a tow truck driver this discussion wouldn't even be going on. Why, because it was a cop. Just like people are shocked when preachers are dishonest. Somehow their positions just cannot permit them to act like fools. Well, it happens.
I think what makes the OP such a good topic for discussion is the fact these typical situations where slightly skewed. Both parties were not the norm.
Most people know that if you run your mouth to enough people you will eventually find someone that will hit you. Most people, when presented with a confrontational person will not hit them.