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Tue May 22, 2012, 11:56 AM

 

Hey, DUers, stop hating on those cops! They're here to protect us!

http://www.suntimes.com/news/politics/12557216-418/county-oks-600000-settlement-in-police-torture-case.html

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1002713201

http://www.pixiq.com/article/cop-caught-on-video-threatening-to-ram-penis-in-suspects-mouth

The next guy who says "fuck the police" gets a visit from a drone.

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Response to Zalatix (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 12:57 PM

1. when one is done killing one's way thru afghanistan and iraq a police job awaits at home nt

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Response to Zalatix (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 01:00 PM

2. Don't send in the drone. Just tap a phone.

It's cheaper and fascistic. The new American way.

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Response to Zalatix (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 01:03 PM

3. Ultimately, they're here to protect them

 

and theit property.

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Response to Zalatix (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 01:13 PM

4. I guess you think you're being clever but I for one

am grateful for their concern. Especially when they're constantly asking us why are we hitting ourselves..... with their sticks and fists. Not to mention that their refusal to shoot protesters left and right shows amazing restraint on their part.

I don't really need the drippy thing. Do I?

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Response to Guy Whitey Corngood (Reply #4)

Tue May 22, 2012, 01:57 PM

8. LMAO!!!

 

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Response to Zalatix (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 01:32 PM

5. I'm going to add those wonderful cops that sit in their cars, hiding with their big, powerful

radar guns.

I got nailed coming down a steep mountain - before I had a chance to slow down.
He was just waiting right there to nab someone. I wonder how many people he ticketed that day.
Had he parked a mile or two further down the road - there would've been alot less tickets to write.
That wonderful police officer cost me $200 for my driving class.

I've never had a good impression of cops - from the one I dated, and yes slept with, in college until I found out he was married with kids - to the one who had his head up his butt when he came out after we were robbed.
And when I see them pepper spray peaceful protesters in the eyes, roll over a protester with their motorcycle, or pull this shit - I lose more respect for them all of the time.

My view is that the majority of police are power hungry because that is what I have witnessed in my 55 years.
Maybe those "protect and serve" stories just never make it to the news?.

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Response to Zalatix (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 01:37 PM

6. But they're just helping little old ladies across the street, LOL

 

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Response to just1voice (Reply #6)

Wed May 23, 2012, 04:16 PM

9. I want to quote this for the police defenders out there

 

By 2:25 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, lawyer Julie Abbate had arrived at D.C. Superior Court under the close watch of U.S. marshals. Once in the building, Abbate says, she was put up against a wall and patted down. The officers then told her to pull down her green slacks and underwear, squat, and cough. "I thought they were kidding," Abbate says. "They weren't." She felt stupid. "Every order I obeyed--even 'Take off your fucking pants and cough.'"

Orders to take off your pants and cough are standard operating procedure for processing an arrestee in D.C.

But standard procedure took on a new meaning in the mass sweep that corralled Abbate and more than 400 other innocent people in Pershing Park on Friday, Sept. 27. It was the first day of a protest that was supposed to shut the city down, spread the gospel of anti-globalization, and plead for a U.S. foreign policy based on peace and love.

Many bystanders, such as Abbate, wandered into the fray, unaware of the police department's protocol for handling civil demonstrations. She ended up being arrested that morning in Pershing Park, at 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The charge was failure to obey a police order, the same rap applied to her fellow arrestees. She spent five hours handcuffed on a bus. Eventually, she was hogtied wrist-to-ankle on the floor of the police academy's gym. That lasted for another 12 hours.

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Response to Zalatix (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 01:42 PM

7. I understand wanting to defend your town. Have defended San Francisco here

many times, the SFPD, too. But not when they're macking on people or disappearing people or holding up indy media at gun point. Them's the limits. At that point, San Francisco, its elected officials and the SFPD are on their own.

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