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reply to post by OccamsRazor04
So far just dismissal and a fine for 'damages caused by anxiety'
reply to post by Kangaruex4Ewe
I feel like the problems may have not been so bad back in the day for one reason, quotas.
Police have a target to reach on how many arrests they make a week, been a slow week? Everyone being a good citizen? This is why police make up violations and use fear to make sure they do not speak out.
Get rid of quotas in healthcare and policing, I guarantee things would lighten up, even if it's just a little.
It may not have been as bad back in the day, simply because people were not as evil/mean as they are today. We can go all day on what cause/contributes to that, but I think it is more about that than quotas.
Would you beat innocent folks down to meet a quota? Would the people you associate yourself with do it? I wouldn't and most people I know wouldn't do it either. It is something wrong with people who do things like this, and I believe people like this would (and do) do it for free if they could.
I am sure quotas being met contributes to the amount of people they come into contact with, so in a way it may cut down on it. However, this behavior goes deeper than just meeting numbers IMO.
It's disgusting regardless and I wish there was a way to weed these folks out better than just waiting for a victim to be created.
reply to post by iRoyalty
What in the hell have I just witnessed in that video?
I am genuinely confused as to why on earth so many officers were called to the scene & how none of them managed to diffuse the situation, only escalate it.
Two LEGITIMATE officers could have easily handled that situation, without any violence or confrontation from either side.
I don't, however, understand why the cops went into the persons house. Is that where the suspect was? Did someone run from the scene and enter that house? If the cops just went there to confiscate a camera then that's messed up.