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Response to graham4anything (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 26, 2013, 03:05 AM

2. The problem comparing cops to any other occupations…

It's that none of those other people are empowered to stop, detain, arrest or even shoot you under the color of authority.

But cops ARE.

Plus, there are other things to consider as well. Almost 10% of city cops have had a complaint lodged against them for misconduct. Plus, if you're an ethnic minority, the likelihood of you being harassed by the police increases almost exponentially.

And a lot of nice, friendly cops that you're happily praising, many of them have stood idly by, or maybe even backed up other cops while they were committing some kind of misconduct and brutality.

What's the point of sugar coating any of this?

Spend some time on this site and see the other side, please: http://www.policemisconduct.net

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