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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

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59 Responses to “Morning Links”

  1. #1 |  omar | 

    I know a fella’ who did a lot of drugs in high school. Now he’s a narcotics cop. I see all his military-style narc bullshit all over Faceboook, and it takes so much will power not to out him as a former(?) pot smoker and ecstasy user. Well, will power is half of it; the other half is fear.

  2. #2 |  Buddy Hinton | 

    1. I am pretty sure that I was the last civilian allowed to comment on PoliceOne news stories section. That was one crazy weekend! Wish I had those threads, pre-deletion. They kicked me off and closed it up. Civilians may still comment on the Policeone “public forums,” although these are not very popular. You can start your own thread there, but it will probably be closed.

    2. About the Rochester story: no one seems to have commented, here or elsewhere, that it appears the police were attempting to get consent to serch the handcuffed man’s pockets, and were not really getting consent, but also were not getting an unequivocal rejection (sounded like the man was talking non-responsive non-sense in response to the popo’s requests to search. iow, this attempted search was especially important to audio/video record, and it was especially important not to give custody of the recording. If they had found drugs, then they would have surely said there was consent, but the videography prevented them from doing this and they apparently let the arrestee go, their plans foiled.

  3. #3 |  Boyd Durkin | 

    Real important to read the comments to understand the mentality of cops. Especially next time someone tries to defend “all the good cops” out there. If/when people start to understand just how demented these fucks are, things might change. I’m not sure what they’ll change to, but whatever.

    As #45 stated, shun cops. “Until the Blue Wall of Silence comes down…fuck that clown.”

  4. #4 |  croaker | 

    Re: Mexican shooting. Any guns recovered from Project Gunwalker found on site?

    Re: Police1 site. Eventually the archives of that site will be used against the police when they want more power/money. Especially if you can tie specific usernames to badge numbers or at least departments. Actually, that would be a good idea whenever the police budget is up for consideration: Give everyone on the board copies of Police1.

    @38 It will stop when someone has the balls to charge the pigs who do this with kidnapping and false imprisonment. Then place the department under tight court supervision for twenty years. The kind where the chief can’t fart without a judge’s approval in triplicate.

  5. #5 |  zendingo | 

    [wades into lion’s den wearing assless meat chaps]


  6. #6 |  BSK | 


    Thanks for posting that! I saw that my post was taken down but didn’t see that response. Ha!


    Thanks! Felt pretty good about that one…

  7. #7 |  Big A | 

    BSK- great post on P1. What a bunch of assholes.

  8. #8 |  CharlesWT | 

    Actually the PoliceOne web site is pretty rational and reasonable when compared to some of the other LEO web sites. Almost all of the commenters there come down on the side of leaving the public alone if the public wants to record the police doing their jobs in public.

  9. #9 |  c andrew | 

    #46 | ken | June 22nd, 2011 at 1:40 pm
    “due to what you said to me before you started taping…”

    Hmmm, it might be interesting to have one or more people start taping a situation covertly with non obvious audio/video devices, then have another step up with a big obvious camera after several minutes.
    Then, when the cops pull the ‘stuff that happened before you started taping’ you could say how far before we started taping with ‘this’ camera, lets look at the tape from this one…

    I saw a tape like that once. It was done by the criminology professor from Florida who used to be a Sargent with the LAPD.

    He sends a guy (with hidden camera) into the Hollywood sheriffs’ office and asks for a complaint form. The deputy behind the counter won’t give him one until he tells him what it is for. Hidden camera guy points out that state law forbids him to ask that. Deputy says, “You’re gonna tell me or you’re gonna go to the hospital, understand me?” HCG reiterates state law, cop reaches over, grabs his head and smashes his face into the counter.

    Unhidden camera crew comes in and butter wouldn’t melt in this a-holes mouth. Guess what his punishment was for aggravated assault under color of law… 3 days of sensitivity training. Which he was paid for.