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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #210 on: January 31, 2018, 03:35:37 PM »
Been following the trial for the police corruption ring in Baltimore. Pretty crazy stuff.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/8xvzwp/baltimore-cops-carried-toy-guns-to-plant-on-people-they-shot-trial-reveals-vgtrn?utm_source=vicefbus


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Baltimore Cops Carried Toy Guns to Plant on People They Shot, Trial Reveals


This kind of stuff makes the cops worse than the gangs in the neighborhood. Really rips apart the whole city when there's no trust.

More from Vice news:
https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/mbpzx8/how-a-corrupt-baltimore-police-task-force-tainted-thousands-of-cases
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #211 on: January 31, 2018, 05:38:16 PM »
Thatís some fíd up stuff.

The distain, disgust and fear I have of US law enforcement just isnít right. No one should have such negative thoughts towards the people that we pay to serve and protect us.
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #212 on: January 31, 2018, 06:14:39 PM »
one of the problems is that there are plenty of good cops around but they all get painted with the same brush
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #213 on: January 31, 2018, 06:28:42 PM »
one of the problems is that there are plenty of good cops around but they all get painted with the same brush

Very true.
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #214 on: January 31, 2018, 07:51:16 PM »
one of the problems is that there are plenty of good cops around but they all get painted with the same brush

Very true.

This.
And it's so shitty that these types of people have tarnished the position these guys risk their lives for.

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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #215 on: February 01, 2018, 08:51:12 AM »
one of the problems is that there are plenty of good cops around but they all get painted with the same brush

Very true.

This.
And it's so shitty that these types of people have tarnished the position these guys risk their lives for.

...and that the only strong unions left in this country that have any public sway are the ones obligated to protect the bad apples along with the good.
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