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25. Talking to the police is FOOLISH! Watch this ...
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  -The Terrible Advice: Never Talk to the Police paulsby  Dec-26-09 12:32 AM   #0 
  - Thanks, but no thanks!  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 12:40 AM   #1 
  - if you want to listen to somebody who has  paulsby   Dec-26-09 12:48 AM   #2 
  - Cops follow instructions from other cops.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 12:53 AM   #4 
  - wow. bigotry exposed  paulsby   Dec-26-09 12:57 AM   #6 
  - Many cops actively violate the constitution daily. Do you deny this?  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 12:59 AM   #9 
  - You know, I'm getting pretty tired of your "hate all cops"  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 08:10 AM   #54 
     - I'm getting pretty tired of your personal attacks.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 08:14 AM   #56 
        - Where did I claim to be a Democrat for 1 year?  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 08:39 AM   #60 
        - Didn't you join here a year ago and claim you'd left Free Republic after years & years there?  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 08:44 AM   #64 
           - Yes, I was at Free Republic for some time. I posted there many  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 09:02 AM   #69 
           - One further note: It appears that you have been here only  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 09:15 AM   #74 
        - LOL! That's  billh58   Dec-26-09 01:08 PM   #113 
  - Well Paul I gotta a story to tell  Saboburns   Dec-26-09 09:47 AM   #93 
  - It's America. We don't lick jackboots.  tabasco   Dec-26-09 10:59 PM   #140 
  - You are obviously  billh58   Dec-26-09 01:24 AM   #21 
     - I care about innocent people going to prison.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:29 AM   #26 
     - Meh..  billh58   Dec-26-09 01:50 AM   #32 
     - I care about the Bill of Rights, which you don't care about.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 02:06 AM   #33 
     - Ah, that explains a lot:  billh58   Dec-26-09 12:50 PM   #111 
        - Shakespeare's words were a warning about those who hate lawyers.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:08 PM   #114 
           - I have no beef  billh58   Dec-26-09 01:27 PM   #125 
              - You're a mall cop. Fine.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:36 PM   #129 
                 - Actually, I am  billh58   Dec-26-09 01:45 PM   #133 
     - +1 nt  Obamanaut   Dec-26-09 07:59 AM   #50 
     - TexasObserver made a good point  JonLP24   Dec-26-09 08:13 AM   #55 
     - Yeah..  sendero   Dec-26-09 09:04 AM   #70 
     - I love how quickly logic flies right out the window on these sorts of discussions  Posteritatis   Dec-26-09 07:39 AM   #47 
     - I think that part of the problem is that some police have abused and do abuse their authority.  Caliman73   Dec-28-09 01:03 PM   #149 
  - And your experience is one sided.  merh   Dec-26-09 01:19 AM   #18 
  - I'll stick with the advice of ACTUAL attorneys who have even more experience  Greyhound   Dec-26-09 12:26 PM   #110 
  - Anonymous internet-based entity claiming to be a police officer  varelse   Dec-26-09 10:32 PM   #138 
  - you got that right  katkat   Dec-26-09 01:15 AM   #16 
  - The assumption that all cops are well meaning and thorough is wrong.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:21 AM   #19 
     - Anyone who doesn't believe that..  sendero   Dec-26-09 09:06 AM   #71 
        - Wrongful convictions  billh58   Dec-26-09 12:55 PM   #112 
           - You're not right about anything that relates to this topic.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:13 PM   #115 
              - Uh, not exactly true  billh58   Dec-26-09 01:33 PM   #128 
                 - The prosecutor always makes the decision whether to prosecute.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:39 PM   #130 
                    - There you go again with  billh58   Dec-26-09 01:51 PM   #135 
                       - Don't you have a 13 year old to arrest for stealing a lighter?  TexasObserver   Dec-28-09 12:10 PM   #147 
  - EVERYBODY LISTEN: THE OP IS A COP. THE OP IS LIKE ADVICE FROM NESTL ABOUT BREAST MILK VS. FORMULA.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-26-09 08:39 AM   #61 
  - OK. MESSAGE RECEIVED. N/T reduces volume  Obamanaut   Dec-26-09 09:08 AM   #72 
  - Uh, shouting does not make your point any stronger.  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 09:24 AM   #77 
  - I wanted it to be loud. Just this once.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-26-09 09:33 AM   #83 
     - That trick never works.  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 09:46 AM   #92 
        - Well, it worked with you. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-26-09 09:51 AM   #94 
           - Not really. I just noticed that you were shouting. I'd have to  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 10:00 AM   #96 
  - +1  Raineyb   Dec-26-09 01:19 PM   #120 
  - I can vouch for that...  wuvuj   Dec-26-09 08:59 AM   #68 
  - Absolutely, NEVER TRUST A COP OR TALK TO A COP  WeDidIt   Dec-26-09 09:42 AM   #88 
  - A lawyer and a cop agree  safeinOhio   Dec-26-09 12:51 AM   #3 
  - yes, i've seen that  paulsby   Dec-26-09 12:55 AM   #5 
  - It's obvious that there are certain clearly defined situations where saying something will help.  Pithlet   Dec-28-09 12:42 PM   #148 
  - Great example  safeinOhio   Dec-26-09 12:58 AM   #8 
  - Why do I get the feeling that the OP  JNelson6563   Dec-26-09 07:19 AM   #46 
  - I might add...  joeunderdog   Dec-26-09 10:55 PM   #139 
  - As a former LEO myself I can certainly agree with this part:  The Straight Story   Dec-26-09 12:57 AM   #7 
  - If you can't say the pastor is my alibi  sandnsea   Dec-26-09 01:00 AM   #10 
  - I don't buy that shit.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-26-09 01:02 AM   #11 
  - It's not your age or the time. It's just common sense.  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 09:30 AM   #78 
  - This is a ridiculous example for the  EmeraldCityGrl   Dec-26-09 01:03 AM   #12 
  - If I'm guilty, talking to the police would be a bad idea.  Kaleva   Dec-26-09 01:06 AM   #13 
  - Perhaps you should go read up on the conviction and impeachment  merh   Dec-26-09 01:23 AM   #20 
  - I know most of the cops in my area...  Kaleva   Dec-26-09 01:35 AM   #30 
     - That speaks more towards the suspicious nature of the cops  merh   Dec-26-09 09:39 AM   #87 
  - Is that a direct quote from the Bill of Rights?  me b zola   Dec-26-09 06:34 AM   #36 
  - No. That was what is called "common sense."  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 09:32 AM   #81 
     - I prefer the "common sense" of the founders  me b zola   Dec-26-09 10:27 PM   #137 
  - Follow the first link in post #25. This has nothing to do with being guilty or innocent.  JTFrog   Dec-26-09 06:54 AM   #39 
  - Pull the other one so they're even, would you?  LeftyMom   Dec-26-09 01:07 AM   #14 
  - You have the right to remain silent  merh   Dec-26-09 01:14 AM   #15 
  - A few years ago I was divorced from my  safeinOhio   Dec-26-09 01:17 AM   #17 
  - Yes, misuse of the position in domestic disputes is a chronic problem.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:25 AM   #22 
  - So you are saying there is no need for the average citizen  safeinOhio   Dec-26-09 01:28 AM   #24 
     - You posted to yourself. Where does that post go?  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:31 AM   #27 
     - Sorry, to the OP  safeinOhio   Dec-26-09 08:36 AM   #59 
        - I brought it up so you could repost it as a response to the OP.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 08:46 AM   #66 
     - Searches are another issue, of course, and have little to  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 09:36 AM   #85 
        - it is impossible for you to be 100% sure you have nothing illegal in your vehicle.  uncle ray   Dec-26-09 11:11 AM   #105 
  - Never verbally talk to cops  Onceuponalife   Dec-26-09 01:28 AM   #23 
  - Talking to the police is FOOLISH! Watch this ...  Liberal In Texas   Dec-26-09 01:29 AM   #25 
  - Those are great links.  diamidue   Dec-26-09 01:29 PM   #126 
  - Dude, I spend time at "other" boards, and even those troglodytes  galileoreloaded   Dec-26-09 01:33 AM   #28 
  - Good Advice - Never Talk to the Cops  OutNow   Dec-26-09 01:34 AM   #29 
  - "...she could probably sue him."  dysfunctional press   Dec-26-09 01:39 AM   #31 
  - You have the Right to remain silent, and the Right to have an attorney present  ixion   Dec-26-09 06:00 AM   #34 
  - Ron White: "I had the RIGHT, but not the good sense, to remain silent."  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:24 PM   #124 
  - Best advice my asshole cop RW uncle ever gave: When dealing with cops, don't volunteer anything.  baldguy   Dec-26-09 06:27 AM   #35 
  - Fuck that.  JTFrog   Dec-26-09 06:48 AM   #37 
  - You got that right  NNN0LHI   Dec-26-09 07:15 AM   #44 
  - +1000  L0oniX   Dec-26-09 10:53 AM   #102 
  - I don't know what planet you live on.  cornermouse   Dec-26-09 06:49 AM   #38 
  - It depends on experience  JonLP24   Dec-26-09 06:58 AM   #40 
  - hmmnnnnn  thenooch   Dec-26-09 07:09 AM   #41 
  - Try telling that to this father once  NNN0LHI   Dec-26-09 07:12 AM   #42 
  - My 'talking to police' experiences have always been positive. nt  Obamanaut   Dec-26-09 07:15 AM   #43 
  - Neither extreme is a good idea  Taitertots   Dec-26-09 07:17 AM   #45 
  - Lol, no thank you.  asdjrocky   Dec-26-09 07:47 AM   #48 
  - Cop takes Fifth -- 153 times in 51 minutes  NNN0LHI   Dec-26-09 07:57 AM   #49 
  - Don't Talk to Cops, Part 1 - From a lawyer  NNN0LHI   Dec-26-09 08:00 AM   #51 
  - Don't Talk to Cops, Part 2 - From a detective  NNN0LHI   Dec-26-09 08:01 AM   #52 
  - Good post. Thanks.  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 08:08 AM   #53 
  - Not like getting pulled over and asked  safeinOhio   Dec-26-09 08:50 AM   #67 
  - Sorry, but I don't agree with you.  MineralMan   Dec-26-09 09:09 AM   #73 
     - That's all well and fine, but.....  Xicano   Dec-26-09 01:31 PM   #127 
     - When a cop asks you questions like "where have you been" or "where are you going"  rd_kent   Dec-26-09 01:43 PM   #131 
  - Well, you're lucky because some of us have gotten  Kind of Blue   Dec-26-09 09:19 AM   #76 
     - Yours is one of many such horror stories.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 09:36 AM   #84 
     - I hate crying unexpectedly but your words of  Kind of Blue   Dec-26-09 09:46 AM   #91 
        - If you attended a group session of women who have been sexually assaulted ...  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 09:52 AM   #95 
           - Thank goodness that there is such a thing!  Kind of Blue   Dec-26-09 10:18 AM   #101 
     - Yeah, the whole "respect" thing pisses me off.  rd_kent   Dec-26-09 01:46 PM   #134 
        - Even politeness without a certain level  Kind of Blue   Dec-27-09 07:17 AM   #145 
  - Sarah Had a Church Full Of Witnesses  NashVegas   Dec-26-09 08:16 AM   #57 
  - I live with the Police, so not talking to them is not an option...nt  and-justice-for-all   Dec-26-09 08:21 AM   #58 
  - BWAHAHAAHAAAA!!  BlooInBloo   Dec-26-09 08:43 AM   #62 
  - +1  JonLP24   Dec-26-09 08:45 AM   #65 
  - Bad example n/t  dajoki   Dec-26-09 08:43 AM   #63 
  - Newsflash! Cop says trust cops!  Bluenorthwest   Dec-26-09 09:16 AM   #75 
  - +1  L0oniX   Dec-26-09 10:57 AM   #103 
  - A month ago I was driving  eilen   Dec-26-09 09:31 AM   #79 
  - Bullshit.  H2O Man   Dec-26-09 09:32 AM   #80 
  - As a lawyer with 25 years+ in practice  COLGATE4   Dec-26-09 09:33 AM   #82 
  - "Jails are filled with people who didn't." is right.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 09:45 AM   #90 
  - Maybe it depends on the department  treestar   Dec-26-09 09:39 AM   #86 
  - I was a LEO as well,  1awake   Dec-26-09 09:42 AM   #89 
  - If we were frequent fliers your advice might work  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-26-09 10:05 AM   #97 
  - And don't forget being targeted for political bumper stickers.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 10:08 AM   #98 
  - That happened to my son driving my car!!!  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-26-09 12:03 PM   #109 
     - That's a common problem.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:18 PM   #117 
  - The old "probable cause" for searching your car.....  rd_kent   Dec-26-09 01:53 PM   #136 
  - Back when I lived in Oregon, I was driving through the town where I lived  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-26-09 10:10 AM   #99 
  - In other words GUILTY TILL PROVEN INNOCENT, and even then, still a frequent flyer.  Gman2   Dec-26-09 10:15 AM   #100 
  - "where are you coming from?" "where are you going?" None of your fucking business!  L0oniX   Dec-26-09 11:02 AM   #104 
  - Instead of talking, use interpretive dance.  alfredo   Dec-26-09 11:12 AM   #106 
  - The typical police line "let me help you" is simply to make it easier for them to get you convicted  DainBramaged   Dec-26-09 11:12 AM   #107 
  - Well said.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:20 PM   #121 
  - Here's my Christmas story.  Ikonoklast   Dec-26-09 11:45 AM   #108 
  - That is great advice from your attorney brothers.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-09 01:22 PM   #122 
  - I'll take your advice into consideration and ignore it as it should be.  Raineyb   Dec-26-09 01:15 PM   #116 
  - Officer George Bruch disagrees.  Cerridwen   Dec-26-09 01:19 PM   #118 
  - This coming from a cop?  tekisui   Dec-26-09 01:19 PM   #119 
  - Anything you say can and will be used against you.  PassingFair   Dec-26-09 01:24 PM   #123 
  - Can and will...can and will...can and will...  Iggo   Dec-27-09 12:41 AM   #144 
  - It is the most simple of risk management exercises.  pundaint   Dec-26-09 01:44 PM   #132 
  - only cops thinks its a good idea to talk to cops  yodoobo   Dec-26-09 11:09 PM   #141 
  - LOL. Bullshit!  Hassin Bin Sober   Dec-27-09 12:21 AM   #142 
  - Good advice: Don't take advice from cops either  undeterred   Dec-27-09 12:38 AM   #143 
  - Online or off  Echo In Light   Dec-28-09 01:05 PM   #150 
  - Im happy if they don't shoot me n/t  KrR   Dec-27-09 07:20 AM   #146 
 

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