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Response to Pretzel_Warrior (Reply #40)

Thu Feb 27, 2014, 02:09 PM

48. What makes you think that?

Does the money come out of their pocket? Does the individual officer have to cough up the cash is what I'm asking? The answer in 99.9% of the cases is no. The Department coughs up the cash. They make it up by writing more tickets, raising taxes on the citizens serving them, and Government grants to buy new anti-terror equipment, of which there is no shortage of funds.

It is exceedingly rare that the cop who screws up has to pay. Worst case scenario they get a letter saying bad boy in their permanent record. The Horror.

We pay, you, me, and everyone else in the affected community. Nothing changes, and that is the terrible truth.

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