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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-14-04 08:50 PM
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12. I'd be appreciative...
I think the police officer was just trying to be nice. Too may people today don't get involved and many will watch when they see a crime happen, espeically if it's one person beating the snot out of another.

Always be worried about burglars. This isn't Canada or any other civilized nation. This is America, land of opportunists.

As much as I have my own quibbles against cops (they'll stop me for having a bluish-white light over my rear license plate that's offensive to nobody and too low to the ground to be seen as official, but I've seen Chevy trucks sold with far brighter, unfettered BLUE lights on both front and back that should have cops from miles around pulling them over yet don't, not to forget the cops who'll use their duty lights to get through red stoplights...), but the one who left you the tag is one I'd love to say "Hi" to.
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  -Local police leave this card on your car in "your driveway" - good or bad? nu_duer  Jan-14-04 08:07 PM   #0 
  - Neither really  fishguy   Jan-14-04 08:08 PM   #1 
  - I think you are right to worry about burglars and the pd.  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-14-04 08:14 PM   #2 
  - that's what I was thinking.  Exgeneral   Jan-14-04 08:16 PM   #3 
  - I wouldn't get worked up about this. It's really pretty helpful, and  Nay   Jan-14-04 08:17 PM   #4 
  - it amazes me how people make excuses for the cops  el_gato   Jan-15-04 09:31 AM   #14 
     - Yeah, it's the Goddamn KGB  Loonman   Jan-15-04 09:38 AM   #16 
  - So now the thieves know that if they just follow the cops,  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-14-04 08:23 PM   #5 
  - Very good point Rabrrrrr. Nice for the cops to leave an inventory.  MrsGrumpy   Jan-14-04 08:28 PM   #6 
  - LOL  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-14-04 08:40 PM   #9 
  - Wonder if they'll be back to see if their advice was heeded?  nu_duer   Jan-14-04 08:29 PM   #7 
  - such "help"  RhodaGrits   Jan-14-04 08:39 PM   #8 
  - And the biggest crime in 20 years was....  BiggJawn   Jan-14-04 08:44 PM   #11 
  - Are you sure it was the cops?  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jan-14-04 08:42 PM   #10 
  - I'd be appreciative...  HypnoToad   Jan-14-04 08:50 PM   #12 
  - One of the things cops tend to go on about  SheilaT   Jan-14-04 08:55 PM   #13 
  - As long as it's just a card  Kellanved   Jan-15-04 09:36 AM   #15 

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