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06/08/2015 09:56:04 AM · #1
Another video to add to the overly aggressive nature of some law enforcement.

I find it really odd that early in the video it shows one policeman talking very cordially to a couple of the teenagers, and then the rage machine comes flying through yelling at them to sit down. Looks like he didn't have too much respect for the other officer either, as he obviously had things under control. When he finally takes down the young girl though, it's looks like the officer has gone off the deep end.
06/08/2015 10:51:27 AM · #2
This is the problem entirely, we have a system that supports overly aggressive asshole behavior in the name of 'law enforcement'..

Respect should be universal, but when it comes to law enforcement, they EXPECT respect, to the point that they will physically assault you for not showing proper respect, to such an extreme that even eye contact with officers can be seen as aggressive and an invite to assault you.

As if to further add insult to injury, they also have no expectation of respect towards citizens, face it, in their eyes we're all criminal scumbags, and they're going to remind us of this any time we have any encounter with them.

The simple fact of the matter is that this happens EVERY day, the only reason this is on the news is because it was a teenage girl in a bikini.
06/08/2015 11:29:55 AM · #3
The real criminals are those with so-called authority. I remember the crap black people went through as a child growing up in the UK, it still goes on except now its more about the Poor.
06/08/2015 11:29:56 AM · #4
And for those of you who believe that "the system" works, google "Kalief Browder". What happened to him at the hands of "the system" is inexcusable
06/08/2015 11:43:32 AM · #5
why do all other professionals have to act professional except the police?
06/08/2015 11:55:56 AM · #6
Originally posted by Cory:

This is the problem entirely, we have a system that supports overly aggressive asshole behavior in the name of 'law enforcement'..

Respect should be universal, but when it comes to law enforcement, they EXPECT respect, to the point that they will physically assault you for not showing proper respect, to such an extreme that even eye contact with officers can be seen as aggressive and an invite to assault you.

As if to further add insult to injury, they also have no expectation of respect towards citizens, face it, in their eyes we're all criminal scumbags, and they're going to remind us of this any time we have any encounter with them.

The simple fact of the matter is that this happens EVERY day, the only reason this is on the news is because it was a teenage girl in a bikini.


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06/08/2015 11:58:33 AM · #7
Originally posted by Mike:

why do all other professionals have to act professional except the police?


Really!! Yeah I'm sure all of those executive CEO's, politicians, ministers, pilots, military, truck drivers ext..ect..ect.. are ALL very professional. There are good and bad in every profession.

I have spent over half my life in law enforcement and know this first hand. Its easy to critisize the police from a video but the fact is you weren't there or know the cirumstances that led up to the incident. Its easy to criticize when its not you at the end of a gun, knife, being spit at, fecal matter thrown at you, have your family threatened on a daily basis or watch your friends/co-workers stabbed within an inch or their lives. Are there people in law enforcement that shouldn't be there, of course, but the overwheliming majority of law enforcement are good hard working people.
06/08/2015 12:11:12 PM · #8
Originally posted by Jackson_H:



I have spent over half my life in law enforcement and know this first hand. Its easy to critisize the police from a video but the fact is you weren't there or know the cirumstances that led up to the incident. Its easy to criticize when its not you at the end of a gun, knife, being spit at, fecal matter thrown at you, have your family threatened on a daily basis or watch your friends/co-workers stabbed within an inch or their lives. Are there people in law enforcement that shouldn't be there, of course, but the overwheliming majority of law enforcement are good hard working people.


So a police officer gets a pass because their lives are in danger? spare me. anyone's life is in danger just as much as a police officer every single day, police risk death or injury by a specific cause, but I would be shocked to find, statistically speaking their chances of dying are or getting hurt, are greater than a lot of other professions.

I'm sorry to hear their job is so stressful. if its that much to bear, maybe they ought to find a new profession.

06/08/2015 12:16:17 PM · #9
this cop was bit to excited to be there, he even ninja rolled onto the scene. im sure the locals are looking forward to paying the lawsuit against his dummabss.
06/08/2015 12:29:49 PM · #10
Originally posted by Jackson_H:

Originally posted by Mike:

why do all other professionals have to act professional except the police?


Really!! Yeah I'm sure all of those executive CEO's, politicians, ministers, pilots, military, truck drivers ext..ect..ect.. are ALL very professional. There are good and bad in every profession.

I have spent over half my life in law enforcement and know this first hand. Its easy to critisize the police from a video but the fact is you weren't there or know the cirumstances that led up to the incident. Its easy to criticize when its not you at the end of a gun, knife, being spit at, fecal matter thrown at you, have your family threatened on a daily basis or watch your friends/co-workers stabbed within an inch or their lives. Are there people in law enforcement that shouldn't be there, of course, but the overwheliming majority of law enforcement are good hard working people.


I would agree that most are. In fact, all but one of the officers in the video seemed to be quite professional. As to the circumstances that lead up to the point in the video, you are right, we don't know. What we do know though, is that the other officers on the scene were not yelling and screaming obscenities at everyone in sight or behaving in such an aggressive manor to what appears to be a non-violent crowd. Also, if he is trying to get the bystanders to move to the other side of the road and out of the area of engagement (don't know a better way to phrase it), why the hell are there a couple of middle aged guys walking around in the middle of everything. No one told them to clear the area, at least from what we see.

As for all your comments about the gun, knife, etc..., that isn't this situation, other than the possibility that someone spat at him. What happened at some other time can't be used as an excuse for your behaviour right now. If you can't approach each situation basied on it's own circumstances, then you are bound to react inappropriately.
06/08/2015 12:36:22 PM · #11
Originally posted by Mike:



anyone's life is in danger just as much as a police officer every single day, police risk death or injury by a specific cause, but I would be shocked to find, statistically speaking their chances of dying are or getting hurt, are greater than a lot of other professions.


It isn't in the top ten. Granted, I am sure it is more stressful than most of the jobs ahead of it on the list.
06/08/2015 12:38:35 PM · #12
Originally posted by Jackson_H:

Originally posted by Mike:

why do all other professionals have to act professional except the police?


Really!! Yeah I'm sure all of those executive CEO's, politicians, ministers, pilots, military, truck drivers ext..ect..ect.. are ALL very professional. There are good and bad in every profession.

I have spent over half my life in law enforcement and know this first hand. Its easy to critisize the police from a video but the fact is you weren't there or know the cirumstances that led up to the incident. Its easy to criticize when its not you at the end of a gun, knife, being spit at, fecal matter thrown at you, have your family threatened on a daily basis or watch your friends/co-workers stabbed within an inch or their lives. Are there people in law enforcement that shouldn't be there, of course, but the overwheliming majority of law enforcement are good hard working people.


The cop in question is the only one in the video acting like a total jackweasel. The rest of the cops seem very professional and calm. I think this guy drank one too many 5 Hour Energy drinks in his squad car before he got there. He was definitely jacked up on something.

Message edited by author 2015-06-08 13:03:45.
06/08/2015 12:53:35 PM · #13
Originally posted by LN13:

Originally posted by Jackson_H:

Originally posted by Mike:

why do all other professionals have to act professional except the police?


Really!! Yeah I'm sure all of those executive CEO's, politicians, ministers, pilots, military, truck drivers ext..ect..ect.. are ALL very professional. There are good and bad in every profession.

I have spent over half my life in law enforcement and know this first hand. Its easy to critisize the police from a video but the fact is you weren't there or know the cirumstances that led up to the incident. Its easy to criticize when its not you at the end of a gun, knife, being spit at, fecal matter thrown at you, have your family threatened on a daily basis or watch your friends/co-workers stabbed within an inch or their lives. Are there people in law enforcement that shouldn't be there, of course, but the overwheliming majority of law enforcement are good hard working people.


The cop in question is the only one in the video acting like a total jackweasel. The rest of the cops seem very professional and calm. I think this guy drank one too many 5 Hour Energy drinks in his squad car before he got there. He was definably jacked up on something.


Ego and ATL syndrome.
06/08/2015 01:04:24 PM · #14
Are we sure this isn't a trailer for a Reno 911 movie? It's absolutely ridiculous.
06/08/2015 01:07:18 PM · #15
Originally posted by Mike:

... spare me. anyone's life is in danger just as much as a police officer every single day, police risk death or injury by a specific cause, but I would be shocked to find, statistically speaking their chances of dying are or getting hurt, are greater than a lot of other professions.

I'm sorry to hear their job is so stressful. if its that much to bear, maybe they ought to find a new profession.


Boston, New Orleans, Virginia, Mississippi, Florida, New Jersey

<sarcasm on>Yep, it's certainly a cakewalk for them.<sarcasm off>
06/08/2015 01:09:33 PM · #16
Originally posted by Jackson_H:

Originally posted by Mike:

why do all other professionals have to act professional except the police?


Really!! Yeah I'm sure all of those executive CEO's, politicians, ministers, pilots, military, truck drivers ext..ect..ect.. are ALL very professional. There are good and bad in every profession.

I have spent over half my life in law enforcement and know this first hand. Its easy to critisize the police from a video but the fact is you weren't there or know the cirumstances that led up to the incident. Its easy to criticize when its not you at the end of a gun, knife, being spit at, fecal matter thrown at you, have your family threatened on a daily basis or watch your friends/co-workers stabbed within an inch or their lives. Are there people in law enforcement that shouldn't be there, of course, but the overwheliming majority of law enforcement are good hard working people.


Sorry, job stress doesn't excuse abuse of authority.
06/08/2015 01:13:50 PM · #17
Originally posted by FromDaRock:

Originally posted by Jackson_H:

Originally posted by Mike:

why do all other professionals have to act professional except the police?


Really!! Yeah I'm sure all of those executive CEO's, politicians, ministers, pilots, military, truck drivers ext..ect..ect.. are ALL very professional. There are good and bad in every profession.

I have spent over half my life in law enforcement and know this first hand. Its easy to critisize the police from a video but the fact is you weren't there or know the cirumstances that led up to the incident. Its easy to criticize when its not you at the end of a gun, knife, being spit at, fecal matter thrown at you, have your family threatened on a daily basis or watch your friends/co-workers stabbed within an inch or their lives. Are there people in law enforcement that shouldn't be there, of course, but the overwheliming majority of law enforcement are good hard working people.


I would agree that most are. In fact, all but one of the officers in the video seemed to be quite professional. As to the circumstances that lead up to the point in the video, you are right, we don't know. What we do know though, is that the other officers on the scene were not yelling and screaming obscenities at everyone in sight or behaving in such an aggressive manor to what appears to be a non-violent crowd. Also, if he is trying to get the bystanders to move to the other side of the road and out of the area of engagement (don't know a better way to phrase it), why the hell are there a couple of middle aged guys walking around in the middle of everything. No one told them to clear the area, at least from what we see.

As for all your comments about the gun, knife, etc..., that isn't this situation, other than the possibility that someone spat at him. What happened at some other time can't be used as an excuse for your behaviour right now. If you can't approach each situation basied on it's own circumstances, then you are bound to react inappropriately.


I'm guessing it's because they are middle aged......and white.
06/08/2015 01:24:11 PM · #18
Counting The Uncounted
Originally posted by Program Summary:

In the wake of last year's events in Ferguson, Missouri following the death of Michael Brown, many journalists were surprised to learn that the federal government doesn't keep a reliable record of how many people are killed by police each year. This week, the Washington Post and the Guardian US both published databases of their own, attempting to account for every incident in the US since the beginning of 2015. Just days after their publication, senators Cory Booker and Barbara Boxer introduced legislation that would require the federal government to keep a similar database. Brooke speaks to the Washington Post's Kimberly Kindy and the Guardian US's Jon Swaine about their efforts to fill the vacuum left by the government.


Racial Bias In Crime Reporting
Originally posted by Program Summary:

Research shows the media disproportionately depict African-Americans as criminals, and whites as victims. Brooke speaks with Nazgol Ghandnoosh, research analyst at The Sentencing Project, about her study, "Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Policies," which details how media distortions feed our own implicit biases.


Word Watch: Officer-Involved Shooting
Originally posted by Program Summary:

The police are involved in shootings every single day, but the common descriptor, "Officer-Involved Shooting," can obscure their role in violent incidents. Bob speaks with Craig Martin, co-director of the International and Comparative Law Center at the Washburn University School of Law, about the intentions and effect of the term.
06/08/2015 01:31:19 PM · #19
Originally posted by glad2badad:



<sarcasm on>Yep, it's certainly a cakewalk for them.<sarcasm off>


if only they knew it was a potentially dangerous job when they signed up.
06/08/2015 01:33:09 PM · #20
I thought it was a joke when someone said he ninja rolled. WHAT IN THE HECK WAS THAT!?! OMG.
06/08/2015 01:34:10 PM · #21
Originally posted by vawendy:

I thought it was a joke when someone said he ninja rolled. WHAT IN THE HECK WAS THAT!?! OMG.

I think he tripped. If it weren't so sad it'd be a decent bit of comedy.
06/08/2015 01:43:57 PM · #22
Originally posted by bohemka:

Originally posted by vawendy:

I thought it was a joke when someone said he ninja rolled. WHAT IN THE HECK WAS THAT!?! OMG.

I think he tripped. If it weren't so sad it'd be a decent bit of comedy.


This has Paul Blart "Mall cop" written all over it.

ETA, i take that back, i actually respect Paul Blart. If anyone wants to attempt to justify this cops behavior, saying their job is stressful, save it. He chased down a girl because she was running her mouth as she walked away, snatched her up, threw her to the ground and then when the the people around objected he pulled his gun on them. Fuck that guy. He deserves to not only lose his job, but deserves to be in jail, because if he wasn't a cop and pulled that shit, he would be.

Message edited by author 2015-06-08 14:00:33.
06/08/2015 01:55:42 PM · #23
Originally posted by glad2badad:

Originally posted by Mike:

... spare me. anyone's life is in danger just as much as a police officer every single day, police risk death or injury by a specific cause, but I would be shocked to find, statistically speaking their chances of dying are or getting hurt, are greater than a lot of other professions.

I'm sorry to hear their job is so stressful. if its that much to bear, maybe they ought to find a new profession.


Boston, New Orleans, Virginia, Mississippi, Florida, New Jersey

<sarcasm on>Yep, it's certainly a cakewalk for them.<sarcasm off>


More so than the people that the police have gunned down or beaten, often for doing nothing wrong aside from being poor and/or dark skinned. If they can't hack it, they should go find a job they're suited for that removes the risk of losing your shit and gunning down people.

Message edited by author 2015-06-08 14:04:44.
06/08/2015 02:09:58 PM · #24
Links from my earlier post's articles:

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide (Washington Post)
Originally posted by Linked Story:

Among The Postís findings:

About half the victims were white, half minority. But the demographics shifted sharply among the unarmed victims, two-thirds of whom were black or Hispanic. Overall, blacks were killed at three times the rate of whites or other minorities when adjusting by the population of the census tracts where the shootings occurred.


The Counted: People Killed by Police in 2015 (The Guardian-US)
06/08/2015 02:28:16 PM · #25
Originally posted by Mike:

Originally posted by glad2badad:



<sarcasm on>Yep, it's certainly a cakewalk for them.<sarcasm off>


if only they knew it was a potentially dangerous job when they signed up.

... and you conveniently left the original part of the quote out of what I was responding to, which was the following:

Originally posted by Mike:


... spare me. anyone's life is in danger just as much as a police officer every single day, police risk death or injury by a specific cause, but I would be shocked to find, statistically speaking their chances of dying are or getting hurt, are greater than a lot of other professions.

I'm sorry to hear their job is so stressful. if its that much to bear, maybe they ought to find a new profession.


I really can't believe your attitude towards the people that protect our citizens day in and day out with great risk to their well being. Sure, just like any profession, there are exceptions. I'm certainly thankful for law enforcement - the chaos without them doing their jobs would be a nightmare.
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