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The Magistrate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-16-07 02:33 PM
Response to Reply #23
24. Indeed, Ma'am
"He is a fool who learns by experience. I prefer to learn by the experience of others."
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  -Is it possible to be pro-police, yet not an authoritarian yutz? pc1971  Oct-15-07 10:16 PM   #0 
  - I married an officer once in my misspent youth.  PDJane   Oct-15-07 10:18 PM   #1 
  - I'm not hugely "pro-police..."  Nabeshin   Oct-15-07 10:20 PM   #2 
  - Absolutely  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-15-07 10:22 PM   #3 
  - "How good or bad your department is truly depends on good leadership or bad leadership"  Marrah_G   Oct-15-07 10:28 PM   #8 
  - My grandson recently became a police officer  tmfun   Oct-15-07 10:24 PM   #4 
  - Ask him to speak to the Chaplain  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-15-07 10:35 PM   #11 
  - seeing the ugly side of life can do that to a person  Skittles   Oct-15-07 10:45 PM   #14 
  - I don't think so  Truth Hurts A Lot   Oct-15-07 10:24 PM   #5 
  - Absolutely  Marrah_G   Oct-15-07 10:26 PM   #6 
  - Sure. But to me "pro-police" doesn't mean reflexively denying any and all misbehavior  jpgray   Oct-15-07 10:26 PM   #7 
  - Very true  Marrah_G   Oct-15-07 10:31 PM   #9 
  - I don't care too much for the police.  liberalmuse   Oct-15-07 10:33 PM   #10 
  - Yes. Most cops are good people doing a very tough job.  Odin2005   Oct-15-07 10:40 PM   #12 
  - Here's my view.  TheUniverse   Oct-15-07 10:43 PM   #13 
  - My 17-year old is a police explorer  w8liftinglady   Oct-15-07 10:46 PM   #15 
  - We've encouraged and subsidized the militarization of police work.  Warren Stupidity   Oct-15-07 10:49 PM   #16 
  - I have no disrespect for the law or authority figures.  Vektor   Oct-15-07 10:57 PM   #17 
  - There are jerk cops just like there are jerks in any group.  sfexpat2000   Oct-15-07 11:00 PM   #18 
  - Exactly, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Oct-16-07 02:44 AM   #22 
     - I would last about five minutes. When God was a boy  sfexpat2000   Oct-16-07 01:32 PM   #23 
        - Indeed, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Oct-16-07 02:33 PM   #24 
  - Of course. I have known many fine police officers. Abuse of authority occurs in all professions  terisan   Oct-15-07 11:08 PM   #19 
  - The answer, in my opinion, is "no."  EST   Oct-15-07 11:11 PM   #20 
  - Husband went through police academy at age 60  Disorganized   Oct-15-07 11:19 PM   #21 

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