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originally posted by: DAVID64
I just saw this on the news. He's getting slammed hard, but he has a point. Police have become more and more militarized and the "need to go home at night" mantra has become their excuse for some pretty brutal tactics.
originally posted by: jude11
If you follow the rapidly increasing brutality and mental instability of the current police state, then you will understand the video for what it is.
There isn't much more to be said than what's covered in the video. For the first time in a long time there is a politician I would be proud to shake hands with.
The truly sad outcome?
Other members are now apparently calling for his resignation. Looking for that info but it isn't surprising at all. Can't have someone upsetting the status quo. Imagine...a politician speaking the truth. Absurd.
originally posted by: grandmakdw
When someone says something like this publicly.
The police should take them literally.
They should be put on a list and left alone.
Left entirely alone by the police.
Kind of a DNR (do not resuscitate type code attached to them) - Do Not Respond
If a call comes from their cell, their car, their home, their business - they have publicly said they want the police to leave them alone - and they should be left alone DNR
Using these statements severs their ties completely to the local police force,
and the police having a statement like this on public record,
must now leave them alone
because the person fears them too much
and they cause the person too much upset and fear
to go near them anymore.
The police should do all they can to make them feel better,
and leave them entirely alone and in peace without the police.
This should be official policy for all police nationwide
and a DNR directory be set up nationwide to help
people who so fear the police be left alone by the police.