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Feeling the Bern

(3,839 posts)
Sat Apr 30, 2016, 01:45 AM Apr 2016

OK trooper tells local news: Best way not to get raped by cops is to ‘follow the law’

Oklahoma Highway Patrol official reportedly told women that the best way not to get raped by an officer was to “follow the law.”

In recent months, an Oklahoma Highway Patrol officer and an Oklahoma City Police officer have been accused of repeatedly raping women, often during traffic stops.

After a Tulsa County sheriff’s deputy was arrested last week for sexually assaulting a woman while responding to a 911 call, Tulsa NBC News affiliate KJRH decided to ask the Oklahoma Highway Patrol how to stay safe during a traffic stop.

The department noted that troopers should always be in uniform, and that women were allowed to keep their car door locked, and to speak with officers through a cracked window. A trooper should rarely ask a person to come back to the patrol car, OHP advised.

Fuck tha Po-lice!



Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt. George Brown
AKA "Motherfucking asshole rape apologist"
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OK trooper tells local news: Best way not to get raped by cops is to ‘follow the law’ (Original Post) Feeling the Bern Apr 2016 OP
this from 2014 tenderfoot Apr 2016 #1
Which is why it is not in LBN Feeling the Bern Apr 2016 #2
It's old regardless. tenderfoot Apr 2016 #4
Convicted, sentenced to 8 years in prison; must register as sexual offender pinboy3niner Apr 2016 #11
nice tenderfoot Apr 2016 #16
When they say "It takes all kinds," I don't think they mean THIS kind! n/t Judi Lynn Apr 2016 #3
Well I guess don't call the cops if someone robs your house Kalidurga Apr 2016 #5
What the f@ck. northernsouthern Apr 2016 #6
also stop asking for it nt redruddyred Apr 2016 #7
This guy gives me the creeps Helen Borg Apr 2016 #8
As a man, I imagine how quickly I'd calculate my need to slurp the tiny man's ego, so i could GTFO brett_jv Apr 2016 #10
Here’s the problem: the quote “then follow the law in the first place so you don’t get pulled over” jtuck004 Apr 2016 #9
It's like the corrections and redactions in a newspaper Victor_c3 Apr 2016 #13
OP should edit to reflect what you've shared Tsiyu May 2016 #20
This is totally insane. Enthusiast Apr 2016 #12
And the cops don't even understand that! rock Apr 2016 #15
Gross. Quantess Apr 2016 #14
I suppose one could say he's technically correct mythology Apr 2016 #17
Bullshit, many cops get pissed when you only crack the window. Total asshole a lot of them. nt Logical Apr 2016 #18
I've lived all over the US including a few years in Oklahoma Major Nikon Apr 2016 #19

Kalidurga

(14,177 posts)
5. Well I guess don't call the cops if someone robs your house
Sat Apr 30, 2016, 02:35 AM
Apr 2016

Because apparently all you have to do to be the victim of a rapist cop is be around a rapist cop.

 

northernsouthern

(1,511 posts)
6. What the f@ck.
Sat Apr 30, 2016, 02:39 AM
Apr 2016

One more thing to worry about from the cops. This is fucked up. I wonder if they can keep the door locked? Or if the cop will just claim resisting arrest.

brett_jv

(1,245 posts)
10. As a man, I imagine how quickly I'd calculate my need to slurp the tiny man's ego, so i could GTFO
Sat Apr 30, 2016, 04:15 AM
Apr 2016

As a female, I can imagine a very similar, yet wholly different ... experience.

 

jtuck004

(15,882 posts)
9. Here’s the problem: the quote “then follow the law in the first place so you don’t get pulled over”
Sat Apr 30, 2016, 04:12 AM
Apr 2016


Here’s the problem: the quote “then follow the law in the first place so you don’t get pulled over” comes from the newscaster at the end of the video, not the Highway Patrol captain. This quote pulls two parts of the entire news story together completely out of context. Captain George Brown’s appearance on the video tells people about what they should expect when dealing with law enforcement when pulled over and offers safety tips. However, the deputy who was arrested for assaulting women was responding to a call at a residence, not making a traffic stop. The “then follow the law in the first place so you don’t get pulled over” quote is also not only not uttered on the video by the officer, but it’s at the end of the video when the anchor is talking about traffic stops, and not directly in regards to the story about the accused deputy.

Read more at: http://www.forwardprogressives.com/fact-check-oklahoma-hwy-patrol-captain-george-brown-blames-police-assaults-on-victims/

Thought you might want to at least reference this.

Victor_c3

(3,557 posts)
13. It's like the corrections and redactions in a newspaper
Sat Apr 30, 2016, 04:56 AM
Apr 2016

One day the front page will display one thing then the next day, a few pages in, redactions and corrections are published.

The damage is already done and the full truth won't be heard by most.

Thanks for posting that.

Tsiyu

(18,186 posts)
20. OP should edit to reflect what you've shared
Sun May 1, 2016, 12:46 AM
May 2016

Enough idiots are spewing trash talk about one another that we don't need to falsely accuse the captain, who is trying to educate the public.

Maybe it's just me, because I don't watch much news. But when I do there's a creepy, smug, Hunger-Gamesish authoritarian vibe with "news readers" in the US that makes me believe an American reporter would make such an asinine statement to appear more robotic and loyal to authority - even if authority is running around raping people.

US "News" is a goddamned joke.

I did not watch or read the links, but I do thank you for presenting the facts as you saw and heard them. It appears the captain has been falsely maligned here, and that's not fair.

rock

(13,218 posts)
15. And the cops don't even understand that!
Sat Apr 30, 2016, 08:24 AM
Apr 2016

Look at the expression on the trooper's face: he's absolutely clueless that he's talking codswallop.

 

mythology

(9,527 posts)
17. I suppose one could say he's technically correct
Sat Apr 30, 2016, 08:12 PM
Apr 2016

If the rapist followed the law, that would prevent rape. Sadly that isn't what the idiot meant.

Of course that would work better in a state that doesn't have a law that says you can't vaginally or anally rape somebody who is drunk to consent, but by not mentioning oral rape, the rapist gets a free pass.

Major Nikon

(36,812 posts)
19. I've lived all over the US including a few years in Oklahoma
Sat Apr 30, 2016, 08:27 PM
Apr 2016

Without question, Oklahoma cops were the creme-de-la-fuckups. Fortunately I didn't have that much interaction with them, but almost every time I did they completely underwealmed me as the most unprofessional grabastic group of miscreants I've ever encountered.

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