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33. 2 jobs I wouldn't take: 1. Cop 2. Real estate tax appraiser
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  -You know not all cops are bad! Shell Beau  Sep-27-07 12:24 PM   #0 
  - Yep, most cops are okay.  Bunny   Sep-27-07 02:19 PM   #1 
  - It is a shame. And I hear a lot of cop bashing  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 02:20 PM   #2 
  - But you need the bad ones!  billyskank   Sep-27-07 02:20 PM   #3 
     - I want to play to bad cop!  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 02:22 PM   #4 
        - Only if I can be the good cop.  billyskank   Sep-27-07 02:22 PM   #6 
           - But of course!  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 02:24 PM   #7 
  - Unfortunately, the bad ones always grab the spotlight.  SeattleGirl   Sep-27-07 02:22 PM   #5 
  - Absolutely true!  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 02:30 PM   #8 
  - Then why don't they ever fucking SAY ANYTHING.  Evoman   Sep-29-07 11:33 AM   #75 
     - You don't have a clue if they say anything or not! What a joke!  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 12:16 PM   #86 
     - I personally know people who have been abused by the police.  Evoman   Sep-29-07 12:20 PM   #87 
        - And I personally know people whose lives were saved by the police.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 12:24 PM   #90 
           - Fair enough.  Evoman   Sep-29-07 12:32 PM   #95 
              - I just take this personally sometimes. My brother was a cop.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 12:40 PM   #97 
                 - Understood.  Evoman   Sep-29-07 12:44 PM   #99 
                    - That does make me feel good! But just so you know, I do  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 12:49 PM   #100 
                       - That's where your wrong.  Evoman   Sep-29-07 12:55 PM   #102 
                          - Well what I meant was that sometimes things you hold  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 01:01 PM   #104 
     - they are all part of a sacred fraternity  datasuspect   Sep-29-07 01:06 PM   #108 
        - There is a brotherhood. They all know they may not come home at the  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 01:13 PM   #109 
           - my point is, if you are a member of a "target" constituency  datasuspect   Sep-29-07 01:18 PM   #113 
              - That is true for SOME of them, yes.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 01:19 PM   #115 
  - I hear ya.  Tafiti   Sep-27-07 02:46 PM   #9 
  - Exactly! My poor brother found a missing little 6 year old  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 02:47 PM   #10 
  - Cops have a tough job  EstimatedProphet   Sep-27-07 02:49 PM   #11 
  - Yep! This one gal was bitching about a cop giving her a speeding  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 02:51 PM   #14 
  - Is your brother Agent Mike?  Rosie1223   Sep-27-07 02:50 PM   #12 
  - What the hell is wrong with you?  Nevernose   Sep-27-07 08:33 PM   #44 
     - Don't worry, his real name isn't Mike.  Kutjara   Sep-27-07 10:47 PM   #48 
  - I have yet to meet a courteous cop  RedCappedBandit   Sep-27-07 02:50 PM   #13 
  - What have you been doing? You've been very bad!  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 02:52 PM   #15 
  - The one who arrested me was very courteous and professional  auburngrad82   Sep-28-07 02:19 PM   #60 
     - Uh oh!! What did you do?  Shell Beau   Sep-28-07 02:25 PM   #61 
        - I had a wee bit too much to drink one night  auburngrad82   Sep-28-07 02:41 PM   #62 
  - thanks for the thread Shell Beau  Corgigal   Sep-27-07 04:25 PM   #16 
  - Sounds like a very good man!!  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 04:27 PM   #17 
  - Is it true what they say:  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Sep-27-07 04:29 PM   #18 
  - It must be true! See for yourself!  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 04:32 PM   #19 
     - It looks like all the Village People have real jobs  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Sep-27-07 04:45 PM   #21 
        - He runs the biker joint?  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 04:46 PM   #23 
           - Shit yeah, he does.....  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Sep-27-07 04:59 PM   #26 
  - There's almost nothing better than a good cop. n/t  Orsino   Sep-27-07 04:40 PM   #20 
  - I do not like cops.  texanwitch   Sep-27-07 04:46 PM   #22 
  - It sucks that you had a bad experience, but don't blame  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 04:47 PM   #24 
     - The good cops need to stand up to the bad cops.  texanwitch   Sep-27-07 05:05 PM   #27 
        - Again I am sorry you had a terrible experience, but  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 05:24 PM   #29 
        - When there's a protest, and hundreds of cops are there "following orders"  ThomCat   Sep-29-07 02:19 PM   #117 
           - Yeah, whatever.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 07:52 PM   #123 
        - the professionalism of HPD is similar to that of a 3rd tier security guard firm  datasuspect   Sep-29-07 11:32 AM   #73 
           - You do realize that many of those state troopers are black.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 11:56 AM   #83 
  - Don't post this in GD  Oeditpus Rex   Sep-27-07 04:53 PM   #25 
  - Trust me, I know better!  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 05:23 PM   #28 
     - I can't believe the cop hate in GD  Oeditpus Rex   Sep-27-07 05:36 PM   #30 
        - I know there are some asshole cops. And they get into that  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 05:39 PM   #31 
           - I've known quite a few cops  Oeditpus Rex   Sep-27-07 06:00 PM   #36 
           - Exactly! They have to put up with a lot of political mumbo jumbo.  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 06:05 PM   #37 
           - Then why is it that people so rarely ever run into those good cops?  ThomCat   Sep-29-07 02:20 PM   #118 
              - So many people do. They just don't feel the need to call the news  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 07:53 PM   #124 
  - I've met some good ones and some not so good ones  turtlensue   Sep-27-07 05:44 PM   #32 
  - 2 jobs I wouldn't take: 1. Cop 2. Real estate tax appraiser  trof   Sep-27-07 05:49 PM   #33 
  - I would never want to be one of those people who have to repossess stuff!  Shell Beau   Sep-27-07 05:50 PM   #34 
     - Yeah, repo man.  trof   Sep-27-07 05:51 PM   #35 
  - Yes they are  Downtown Hound   Sep-27-07 08:02 PM   #38 
  - One of my best friends in the world is a cop  Chovexani   Sep-27-07 08:14 PM   #39 
  - "what are you, fucking stupid? Pikachu never goes in the ball!"  sasquatch   Sep-27-07 08:25 PM   #43 
  - My dad was a cop  Taverner   Sep-27-07 08:15 PM   #40 
  - Most are nice. Growing up my neighbor was a cop.  mainegreen   Sep-27-07 08:20 PM   #41 
  - Yeah, I had cop neighbors, too  Book Lover   Sep-29-07 12:23 PM   #89 
  - But the Jackbooted thugs that are police officers are never held accountable  sasquatch   Sep-27-07 08:22 PM   #42 
  - It's not the "jackbooted thugs" that anger people  Nevernose   Sep-27-07 08:36 PM   #45 
  - That as well, I should've included that in my post  sasquatch   Sep-27-07 08:45 PM   #46 
  - You know that just isn't true! My brother took down a bad cop that he  Shell Beau   Sep-28-07 09:02 AM   #51 
     - Good for your brother, but what about that MO kid that keeps getting harrassed  sasquatch   Sep-28-07 11:50 AM   #53 
        - I think you are wrong. You are talking about cases where it has happened.  Shell Beau   Sep-28-07 01:13 PM   #54 
  - A cousin of mine and a nephew are police officers...  rustydog   Sep-27-07 10:26 PM   #47 
  - Yes, not all. That is literally true...  BlooInBloo   Sep-27-07 11:01 PM   #49 
  - 95% of them? Okay yeah maybe speeding would count as  Shell Beau   Sep-28-07 09:03 AM   #52 
  - agreed...  bridgit   Sep-27-07 11:03 PM   #50 
  - their professionalism is directly proportional to the amount of accountability  datasuspect   Sep-28-07 01:20 PM   #55 
  - I really hate that you see them that way.  Shell Beau   Sep-28-07 01:54 PM   #56 
     - it probably depends on the jurisdiction  datasuspect   Sep-28-07 02:09 PM   #57 
        - I guess we just won't agree because I don't believe that at all.  Shell Beau   Sep-28-07 02:12 PM   #59 
           - Wait, WHAT?!?! What fantasy world do YOU live in?  Solon   Sep-28-07 04:55 PM   #68 
              - I live in the real world. And I didn't say it DIDN'T exist.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 11:10 AM   #69 
                 - I said it was systematic, which is true...  Solon   Sep-29-07 06:47 PM   #121 
                    - You've got to be kidding me! Do some research of my own?  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 07:56 PM   #126 
                       - Oh, I see, so the FACTS don't matter to you, is that it?  Solon   Sep-29-07 09:03 PM   #129 
                          - Trust me, my world ain't rose colored. I have had  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 09:16 PM   #130 
                             - All I can say is that your worldview is skewed...  Solon   Sep-29-07 09:38 PM   #132 
  - Yeah, I have friends who are cops. There all plenty of good ones out there.  Left Is Write   Sep-28-07 02:12 PM   #58 
  - the ones who have given me speeding tickets - very nice  Skittles   Sep-28-07 02:47 PM   #63 
  - I do hate to get a ticket. Especially if I am going somewhat the limit!  Shell Beau   Sep-28-07 02:49 PM   #64 
  - My neighbor is pretty cool and laid back  seemunkee   Sep-28-07 02:58 PM   #65 
  - 146 Rubber Bullets  ellisonz   Sep-28-07 04:37 PM   #66 
  - Silence from the OP, I see  Book Lover   Sep-29-07 11:32 AM   #74 
  - Excuse me for stepping away from the computer!  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 11:50 AM   #78 
     - Nice post Hitler, I thought this was a progressive site  sasquatch   Sep-29-07 12:24 PM   #91 
        - Better watch out!! I am feeling very frisky too!  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 12:27 PM   #92 
  - Well if the LAPD do it, then they must ALL do it!  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 11:47 AM   #76 
     - Yes they programs are all over television.  ellisonz   Sep-30-07 12:27 AM   #134 
  - Off topic but.....  Sequoia   Sep-28-07 04:49 PM   #67 
  - Ha!! Love it! Husband says it is sexy!!  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 11:47 AM   #77 
  - I've never met a bad cop or seen one misbehaving in person  Generic Brad   Sep-29-07 11:16 AM   #70 
  - Good point!  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 11:50 AM   #79 
  - Yeah, because everyone who dislikes the cops must be a criminal.  ThomCat   Sep-29-07 02:25 PM   #119 
     - Right! You make lots of sense.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 07:55 PM   #125 
  - Lol...I would be very interested to see if there are any minorities here who love cops.  Evoman   Sep-29-07 11:23 AM   #71 
  - Well considering many minorities are on police forces....  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 11:51 AM   #80 
     - It helps.  Evoman   Sep-29-07 11:54 AM   #82 
        - I know the first question they must ask a before you can be a cop  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 12:00 PM   #84 
           - Do you think some minorites in the police force negates systemic racism in the police force  Evoman   Sep-29-07 12:13 PM   #85 
           - You can think whatever you want. Yeah I am white! My brother is white.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 12:20 PM   #88 
           - Hmmmm  Evoman   Sep-29-07 12:30 PM   #93 
              - Fair enough!  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 12:31 PM   #94 
           - Actually the cops present at the protests we've held  hippywife   Sep-29-07 01:04 PM   #105 
              - Thanks for telling your positive experience. I truly believe  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 01:06 PM   #107 
           - And yet, racial disparities in how people are treated by cops  ThomCat   Sep-29-07 02:28 PM   #120 
              - Yeah wow!That is right! You are being as judgmental as the cops you  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 07:57 PM   #127 
  - All cops aren't bad,  Saint Etienne17   Sep-29-07 11:26 AM   #72 
  - Which is my point. All of the bad ones make the rest look bad.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 11:52 AM   #81 
     - a good cop IS a bad cop if he or she in any way is complicit in keeping silent ANY police abuse  datasuspect   Sep-29-07 01:15 PM   #111 
        - I am sorry. That does suck. He should've stood up for what  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 01:18 PM   #114 
  - My son had taken off several years ago  bushwentawol   Sep-29-07 12:36 PM   #96 
  - I am sorry you had to deal with that. That sounds really tough.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 12:43 PM   #98 
     - Yes all is well with that part of life.  bushwentawol   Sep-29-07 12:50 PM   #101 
  - I had a cop buddy once,as much as I hate cops  Roon   Sep-29-07 12:59 PM   #103 
  - Well I do have a problem with people arresting others for what they do themselves.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 01:04 PM   #106 
     - Nah, he wasn't doing coke  Roon   Sep-29-07 01:14 PM   #110 
        - Oh!! Sorry for jumping to conclusions!  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 01:17 PM   #112 
  - I'm sure there are some okay cops out there, but...  bamacrat   Sep-29-07 01:46 PM   #116 
  - The cops around here are assholes  alarimer   Sep-29-07 07:11 PM   #122 
  - I am sorry you have had terrible experiences. I think a lot have.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 08:01 PM   #128 
  - I am going to request that this thread be locked.  Shell Beau   Sep-29-07 09:29 PM   #131 
  - I don't even have to look at this thread to tell it turned into a flamewar, and that makes me sad.  Elrond Hubbard   Sep-29-07 09:41 PM   #133 

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