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So the question has to become this...why did the parents call the cops in the first place? If he wasn't really that bad of a threat, why take the time to call the police?
Luckily the British police are professional and do there job, they protect the public which includes protecting my cousin from himself.
He has punched a police officer, thrown one out a window and has also tried going for one with a bat. On all occasiona they manage to subdue him with minimal injury and deliver him to a psychiatric institution. They do this time and again without complaint and take the abuse even at risk to themselves. They even goes as far as trying to push for proper medical treatment rather than prison (mental health institition have shortage) As far as IM concerned the police in my area do they job and do it well and deserve the uttermost respect.
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Figured we can continue the discussion as the new information comes out without it being buried.
If not, mods fell free to merge / move / etc.
Badges ARE REDCOATS..
None with HONOR and INTEGRITY would wear one today. "just following orders" is about the extent of intellectual capacity that is available.
If you call the cops to your home, good luck with that.
How many greivances are necessary before the country treats cops as they deserve.
reply to post by peter vlar
I support civilian oversight of law enforcement actions.
I support harsher sentencing for law enforcement officers who truly break the law and/or violate a persons civil rights.
I support MANDATORY body cameras with audio worn by law enforcement officers at all times.
I also agree with making patrol areas smaller.
For example I am responsible for an area consisting of about 10,000 people. In no way can I get to know everyone. I feel that if there were smaller areas and more community policing, there would be less issues. The police getting to know the citizens more personally, and the citizens getting to know the police more personally.
However, I feel that my 3 prior reasons are what is most responsible for the current occurrences. I feel that if these were addressed, things would improve a lot.
And, as a follow up to the whole issue.
WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS VIDEO.
What a waste of money and time/effort.
Parking violation turns into police assault caught on video – lawsuit