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stirlingsliver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-23-07 08:28 PM
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11. Pfft. Pfft. Says You.
I guess the police departments just like handing out expensive equipment to citizens.

It's probably just good "PR" for police departments, right?

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  - Cops giving out radar guns and encouraging citizens to tattle on neighbors shance  Oct-23-07 08:13 PM   #0 
  - here come the brownshirts.  soothsayer   Oct-23-07 08:14 PM   #1 
  - Oh, Please.  stirlingsliver   Oct-23-07 08:16 PM   #2 
  - I agree with you  merh   Oct-23-07 08:24 PM   #7 
  - Pfft. This does NOTHING to assist the cops in enforcing the Law.  dicksteele   Oct-23-07 08:25 PM   #8 
  - Pfft. Pfft. Says You.  stirlingsliver   Oct-23-07 08:28 PM   #11 
  - No, says the NEWS STORY. Says the LAW. And says COMMON SENSE.  dicksteele   Oct-23-07 09:01 PM   #23 
  - Wrong. (At least in my area.)  mvccd1000   Oct-24-07 03:00 AM   #48 
  - Why not create a neighborhood council and do a petition drive for speed bumps?  shance   Oct-23-07 09:07 PM   #26 
  - Because speed bumps don't thrill the bullying hearts of apple-polishing neighborhood busybodies?  dicksteele   Oct-23-07 09:40 PM   #39 
  - We petitioned for speed bunps but were turned down  Fran Kubelik   Oct-24-07 09:32 AM   #56 
  - Speed bumps don't slow traffic speeds and vastly increase fuel use and pollution  benEzra   Oct-25-07 10:23 AM   #73 
  - Speed Bumps Do Not Always Work.  stirlingsliver   Oct-25-07 10:56 AM   #75 
  - FUCK THE POLICE!  jaredh   Oct-25-07 10:53 AM   #74 
  - Every move you make monitored?  sandnsea   Oct-25-07 11:01 AM   #76 
  - I say we take the radars and use them on the police, who drive like maniacs everywhere I've been.  Forkboy   Oct-23-07 08:17 PM   #3 
  - I recall hearing a car come roaring up our residential street and  rzemanfl   Oct-23-07 08:29 PM   #12 
  - A couple of years ago  IDemo   Oct-23-07 09:19 PM   #33 
     - About 20 years ago where i live a cop flipped on his flashers to go through a red light...  Forkboy   Oct-24-07 11:05 AM   #67 
  - I'd like to see them try wining that in Court... Geez.. n/t  LakeSamish706   Oct-23-07 08:17 PM   #4 
  - Are those all Repuke strongholds?  rurallib   Oct-23-07 08:19 PM   #5 
  - Loveland is in the SW Ohio...  rexcat   Oct-23-07 09:40 PM   #38 
  - Wonder what you could get for it  jimshoes   Oct-23-07 08:23 PM   #6 
  - Around here we just throw rocks at them.  Xithras   Oct-23-07 08:25 PM   #9 
  - Throwing Rocks At Cars Could Get You Arrested  stirlingsliver   Oct-23-07 08:29 PM   #13 
  - We've never actually hit one.  Xithras   Oct-23-07 08:46 PM   #16 
  - Or you might just get you ass severely beaten.  EnviroBat   Oct-24-07 10:33 AM   #65 
  - Lol! I thought you meant at the neighbors with the radar guns!  soothsayer   Oct-23-07 08:51 PM   #17 
  - Throwing rocks at cars is supposed to make me feel safer?  Book Lover   Oct-23-07 08:55 PM   #20 
     - We actually had a guy stop once.  Xithras   Oct-23-07 09:07 PM   #27 
        - YOU, my friend, are the ones in danger, unless you are bullet-proof.  WinkyDink   Oct-24-07 09:55 AM   #61 
  - Couldn't they accomplish pretty much the same thing by  rzemanfl   Oct-23-07 08:27 PM   #10 
  - I live on a county road that never gets patrolled  tularetom   Oct-23-07 08:30 PM   #14 
  - Three incidents in a generation and that's enough to get you hot for a radar gun?  Book Lover   Oct-23-07 09:46 PM   #40 
  - Agree, snitching is no way for responsible, concerned citizens to help keep their neighborhoods safe  jody   Oct-23-07 08:44 PM   #15 
  - I want spike strips and a cell phone jammer too  slackmaster   Oct-23-07 08:52 PM   #18 
  - Ahh, a cell phone jammer would be heaven  tammywammy   Oct-23-07 08:54 PM   #19 
     - $48.21 delivered  Indy Lurker   Oct-24-07 10:03 AM   #62 
  - del  Lilyhoney   Oct-23-07 08:56 PM   #21 
  - can i have a taser in case the speeders get unruly?  mark414   Oct-23-07 08:56 PM   #22 
  - LOL!!! You guys are on a roll tonight.....  shance   Oct-23-07 09:09 PM   #28 
  - I want one! I want one!!!!!  Breeze54   Oct-23-07 09:02 PM   #24 
  - Here you go darlin and when you sign up now, you get a GE deluxe ginsu taser gun!!  shance   Oct-23-07 09:23 PM   #36 
     - Naw, I don't want to inflict physical pain; just monetary!  Breeze54   Oct-23-07 09:55 PM   #41 
  - EVERYONE WITH A BUSH BUMPER STICKER GETS A TICKET!!!  Swamp Rat   Oct-23-07 09:06 PM   #25 
  - I like the way you think Swamp. But I think we all know who are gonna  shance   Oct-23-07 09:11 PM   #30 
     - I will get me a radar and I will make them PAY!  Swamp Rat   Oct-23-07 09:16 PM   #32 
  - What we really need in this country are speed cameras.  Xithras   Oct-23-07 09:09 PM   #29 
  - You know, I just don't think technology is a great way to govern and police people.  shance   Oct-23-07 09:20 PM   #34 
  - The other bad thing is that they don't stop you from speeding dangerously  soothsayer   Oct-23-07 09:24 PM   #37 
  - We have them here in DC.  soothsayer   Oct-23-07 09:22 PM   #35 
  - No thanks...  benEzra   Oct-25-07 10:17 AM   #72 
  - Oh wonderful!  GoneOffShore   Oct-23-07 09:14 PM   #31 
  - Let's turn people in for having books, too.  Sabriel   Oct-23-07 10:08 PM   #42 
  - Books run people over?  Breeze54   Oct-23-07 10:09 PM   #43 
     - It was a commentary on government encouraging neighbor informing. n/t  Sabriel   Oct-23-07 10:13 PM   #44 
        - Yeah, I got it but the police have been cut severly since 2001  Breeze54   Oct-23-07 11:26 PM   #47 
  - How do the snitches PROVE someone was speeding?  tuckessee   Oct-23-07 10:16 PM   #45 
  - Those "proof" and "safeguard" notions of yours are SOOO "pre 9/11".  dicksteele   Oct-23-07 10:56 PM   #46 
  - Another reason to hate Naperville, IL  MrScorpio   Oct-24-07 03:02 AM   #49 
  - I have mixed feelings about this  Roon   Oct-24-07 06:52 AM   #50 
  - We used to put a doll that looked like a baby crawling toward the street from behind a shrub  RGBolen   Oct-24-07 06:59 AM   #51 
  - Lol, did you kill anyone?  soothsayer   Oct-24-07 09:14 AM   #52 
  - How old were you when you did that?  Kingshakabobo   Oct-24-07 09:28 AM   #53 
     - Late 20's early 30's. I'd do it today if people were speeding on my street  RGBolen   Oct-24-07 09:29 AM   #54 
        - So, what happens when someone swerves in to.....  Kingshakabobo   Oct-24-07 09:36 AM   #57 
           - Where I did it the speed limit was 20 MPH, there would be no problem  RGBolen   Oct-24-07 09:51 AM   #59 
              - "anyone obeying the law "  Kingshakabobo   Oct-24-07 10:21 AM   #64 
                 - Well, that never happened. Just a group of us found a way to make people slow down on a residential  RGBolen   Oct-24-07 01:46 PM   #68 
  - We must be cheap. We just put in speed bumps. - n/t  porphyrian   Oct-24-07 09:32 AM   #55 
  - How are those working out for you?  Kingshakabobo   Oct-24-07 09:39 AM   #58 
     - They seem to work pretty well.  porphyrian   Oct-24-07 10:13 AM   #63 
  - What is the PROOF? Do these Speed Guns record license plates, or is that up to Mr. PlayCop?  WinkyDink   Oct-24-07 09:54 AM   #60 
  - And how does this differ from the neighborhood watch groups.  madinmaryland   Oct-24-07 10:49 AM   #66 
  - Right. Nobody should report crimes in their neighborhoods.  MathGuy   Oct-24-07 02:07 PM   #69 
  - Well, on the streets surrounding our neighborhood, there are...  Zookeeper   Oct-24-07 02:50 PM   #70 
  - A speeding driver who's alert and not distracted is safer than...  CRF450   Oct-24-07 04:02 PM   #71 
  - Mow your lawn at 7AM; have your neighbor report you for speeding as revenge.  Elspeth   Oct-25-07 11:02 AM   #77 
  - I'd probably use it to test my fastball....  PeterU   Oct-25-07 11:24 AM   #78 

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