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Tue Jun 9, 2020, 08:50 AM Jun 2020

What percentage of your interactions with police, over your lifetime, have been negative? [View all]

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None of my interactions with police have been negative.
11 (33%)
8 (24%)
2 (6%)
1 (3%)
4 (12%)
1 (3%)
3 (9%)
2 (6%)
All of my interactions with police have been negative.
1 (3%)
0 (0%)
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I was the victim of a near fatal beating because I am gay. The police didn't do jack shit about it. SoonerPride Jun 2020 #1
I'm very sorry you had to go through that Johnny2X2X Jun 2020 #16
My attack was in 1986, and in Oklahoma City, so of course they were unsympathetic creeps SoonerPride Jun 2020 #18
So awful Johnny2X2X Jun 2020 #22
1 bad one wryter2000 Jun 2020 #2
I know I got white middle class privilege at a DUI check exboyfil Jun 2020 #3
I tell all of my clients and all younger people I know that a conversation with a police officer is MaryMagdaline Jun 2020 #4
Only 2 when I was in College and protesting with some friends. redstatebluegirl Jun 2020 #5
Never even approaching what POC experience, but reports of police abuse of women appears increasing hlthe2b Jun 2020 #6
I have no idea how to quantify such a thing. bluedigger Jun 2020 #7
For me if a cop behaves appropriately, that's not a negative. milestogo Jun 2020 #21
You really do have a lot of privilege in your backpack /nt tonedevil Jun 2020 #26
Ever since mom married that black man back in '66. bluedigger Jun 2020 #27
Pretty much all of them. Buckeye_Democrat Jun 2020 #8
Calls about noisy neighbors often don't have good outcomes LeftInTX Jun 2020 #33
I didn't know what to do... Buckeye_Democrat Jun 2020 #37
White woman, no problems, even when I was a person of interest. GreenPartyVoter Jun 2020 #9
Well since I am a white male Ferrets are Cool Jun 2020 #10
When I was in high-school a cop caught me trying to sneak into a school dance mokawanis Jun 2020 #11
Two bad ones. Texaswitchy Jun 2020 #12
I was pulled over for speeding once. nsd Jun 2020 #13
Got pulled over one time for allegedly running a stop sign late at night Ex Lurker Jun 2020 #14
As a tourist Tink41 Jun 2020 #15
Arrested, small amount of marijuana. EmeraldCoaster Jun 2020 #17
My mother, who is white, worked with a civil rights organization during the 60's. lkinwi Jun 2020 #19
Nearly all, because nearly all of my encounters pnwest Jun 2020 #20
I always think long and hard before I call the police about anything. hunter Jun 2020 #23
I know what you mean. milestogo Jun 2020 #24
Just imagine breaking up with a cop and still living in the same town obamanut2012 Jun 2020 #25
I met a woman who was raped by a cop at a party in a small town where they both lived. milestogo Jun 2020 #29
Mine have been 50-50. Here's one of my earliest good interactions... ARPad95 Jun 2020 #28
Yeah when you're young, cute, and female the cops like you. milestogo Jun 2020 #30
Yup, the not so good interactions have increased with age. I try not to have any interactions. /nt ARPad95 Jun 2020 #32
I wonder if that happens, maybe turn on emergency flashers? LeftInTX Jun 2020 #36
I am white, because of that the cops have let me get away with a lot of shit during my lifetime. shockey80 Jun 2020 #31
100% melman Jun 2020 #34
Spouses of cops cagefreesoylentgreen Jun 2020 #35
Was always very careful not to run DeminPennswoods Jun 2020 #38
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