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One of the central themes of my book is that that too many cops today have been conditioned to see the people they serve not as citizens with rights, but as an enemy.
Over the last several days, the popular online police magazine PoliceOne site has been rolling out a series of opinion pieces in response to my book. As you might expect, most of them are critical, although a couple have been thoughtful.
We trainers have spent the past decade trying to ingrain in our students the concept that the American police officer works a battlefield every day he patrols his sector.
That is why commanders and tactical trainers stress the fact that even on the most uneventful portion of your tour, you can be subjected to combat at a moment’s notice.
Why shouldn’t officers utilize the same technologies, weapon systems, and tactics that our military comrades do? We should, and we will.
Originally posted by MessOnTheFED!
What do you think will happen after DARPA perfects their robots? Not much change I would assume.
In an MSNBC parody, Chris Hayes lamented the criminal element in white culture, concluding that the “white power structure in this country has no clue, no clue how to solve the problems within in the white community.” Pausing, he adds: “How long must we wait for white culture to get it together.”
Huntington Beach white Riot Jokes go viral
Most of those arrested were from OUTSIDE Huntington Beach. West Covina, Anaheim, Fullerton. Most locals I know avoid the Open because there are so many 909ers that show up...and this is the result. This riot happened because out-of-towners who have no respect for local business got drunk and thought it was okay to destroy other people's property. Local HBers are very good at supporting local businesses and most know each other or know the same people. The Easyrider bike store caters to the very locals who look and dress like those rioting. No way a local would steal from there at the risk of being recognized.
Btw, this story is a parady of what most commentators sound like when commenting on riots in neighborhoods of color. It is just as ridiculous to ask Jesse Jackson about what he can do about black crime as it is to ask Hilary Clinton what to do about white crime. That was the point of the piece dummies.
"In order to bring this incident under control, there was limited and measured use of force by law enforcement officers including the use of pepper balls and non-lethal projectiles," said Small during a news conference Monday.