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Response to graham4anything (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 26, 2013, 04:26 AM

8. Sure that 93.4% are not being complained on...

But that number is meaningless when you look at the 61% who do not always report serious criminal violations by other officers, or the 52% who agreed that it is not unusual to turn a blind eye to improper conduct by fellow officers.


Overlooking those problems creates a culture where criminality eventually becomes accepted. Where the ends justify the means. Maybe you think that the tv show 'The Shield' represented a model agency with "good union people"...I would slightly disagree.


There are very serious problems in law enforcement and they shouldn't be overlooked because they're "good union people."

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