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quakerboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 06:09 AM
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6. The last sentance is key.
Would a couple more off duty cops present have been able to make people polite with each other, to prevent that from happening, with however many hundreds of customers in the store?

All it took was one cop to go vigilante on someone, and we have the situation that happened. How would more cops as security, hopped up on self importance and unchecked power, have made that situation any better?

Additionally, I wonder about another aspect of this. The assaulter was apparently a police officer. Was he on duty, or moonlighting? Do all the wall marts get Police coverage for Black Friday? Do they pay the localities for the man hours, or do the tax payers get to cover it for them, as we cover their other operating costs?
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