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(WFAA Fort Worth)   Were you feeling bad about that black man who was killed in his apartment by an off-duty Dallas police officer? Well not to worry, cops found about half an ounce of marijuana in his apartment so, you know... you can stop now   ( wfaa.com) divider line
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2018-09-14 09:58:35 AM  

bobug: Almea Tarrant: bobug: First she said she unlocked the door, then entered, found him, felt threatened. Then she said she found the door open, and went in hot. Neither of those makes any farking sense, or can be confused for the other. If she's a trained cop, shouldn't she have immediately called dispatch for backup, holding the perpetrator at bay, as long as there was no direct threat? If the door was open, she should have stopped and called in immediately. Only an idiot would enter an open home, without backup, if they are in a job where retaliation may be an issue.

Actually at the very first she said that she couldn't get her key to work (because it was the wrong door) so she put down stuff she was holding to unlock the door. Then he opened the door, in his underwear, startling her into shooting him dead.

I'm guessing that story changed when neighbors pointed out that he had a bright red welcome mat (no other tenant had on) that would have been impossible to miss had she actually put anything down.

That sounds REALLY fishy. Unless she was drunk / impaired. If my key doesn't work in my farking lock, I'd CHECK I WAS AT THE RIGHT APARTMENT. I've done that with hotel rooms before, but have managed NOT to shoot anyone.


I'm also rather curious about how in the new story the apartment was so dark she couldn't see that it wasn't her stuff, but light enough that she could see that he wasn't  "complying" with her orders and accurately shoot him in the chest.
 
2018-09-14 09:59:05 AM  

NotThatGuyAgain: They nicely decided not to tell the patents that their kids were drug dealers.


I don't think weed is patented.
 
d23 [BareFark]
2018-09-14 10:00:37 AM  

This text is now purple: Should Congress be able to unionize and use their contract as a means of avoiding recall or election loss?

No public unions.


No because that's an apples to oranges comparison.  Political vs. public servants.

Having said that, Police unions are embarrassing.
 
2018-09-14 10:01:02 AM  

geggam: drayno76: MyMindIsGoingDave: How much goes in a blunt, or doobie or whatever the kids call it nowadays?

I would think 0.3 oz is like 1 thing you smoke. Depending on the cigar paper, I've seen up to 7g blunts before.
I try to keep my rolled joints to between 2-3 grams and most my friends think they're a bit excessive. 

The answer is, "how big do you want it and how much weed do you have to contribute?" 

Prevailing Wind: Half and ounce is "almost out"? 😳


3g joints, 5 joints a day; yep that's all but out.

Potheads doing math makes me laugh


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im sure it does.
 
d23 [BareFark]
2018-09-14 10:01:15 AM  

This text is now purple: NotThatGuyAgain: They nicely decided not to tell the patents that their kids were drug dealers.

I don't think weed is patented.


People from Lilly just got out notebooks and are writing furiously.
 
2018-09-14 10:01:45 AM  
I understand that jazz records were also found at the scene.
 
2018-09-14 10:04:15 AM  
No one is truly innocent. Having Police barge into your apartment and murder you, only to subsequently "find" evidence of minor crimes is a small price to pay for the Freedom we enjoy in the Greatest Country on earth.
 
2018-09-14 10:04:36 AM  
Perhaps her stuff was already in there because they were hooking up? They have a bad break up, she bangs on his door to get it back, enters the apartment and murders him.

Her stuff was already there, folks!
 
2018-09-14 10:04:44 AM  

Weaver95: wow.  so whatever this woman actually did must have been incredibly BAD.  like she just ignored procedure, training, common sense and sanity levels of bad.  I haven't seen THIS blatant a case of victim blaming in a while.

jesus f*ck texas - the hell is WRONG with you!?


We're surrounded by Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.  Just how high a standard do you realistically believe we can meet?
 
2018-09-14 10:05:10 AM  

thorpe: DiggityDynomite: I don't see any indication that investigators are looking at the pot as some type of justification for the killing, or trying to sully anyone's name after death.
Transparency of the investigation is being demanded, and the media are reporting what was pulled from the crime scene during the investigation.

What did the investigators find in the killer's apartment?

If they didn't search it, that fact should be made transparent, right? If they did search it, everything found there should be made transparent, right?

But that hasn't happened. Instead there's a one-sided release of information to make the victim look bad. And you're saying you don't see that.


I don't know anything about your rhetorical questions other than the investigation is still ongoing. You're reasonable for having these questions. Is there something I wrote that you actually disagree with? I don't see how you are responding to anything I said.
 
2018-09-14 10:05:16 AM  

rebelyell2006: I don't like (4). Management is management, it doesn't matter if a person is a cop or a garbage collector or a factory worker.


Public sector unions in general need to be banned, but especially police unions. Their primary mission long ago changed from ensuring safe working conditions and fair treatment to protecting and defending the criminal elements within their own ranks.

That's not in the public interest in any way.
 
2018-09-14 10:05:58 AM  

Colour_out_of_Space: No one is truly innocent. Having Police barge into your apartment and murder you, only to subsequently "find" evidence of minor crimes is a small price to pay for the Freedom we enjoy in the Greatest Country on earth.


My Freedum Boner is so hard right now, you could fly a tiny, tiny flag from it.

/so tiny.
 
2018-09-14 10:06:04 AM  

d23: PawisBetlog: Please don't take this as justifying anything this shiathole did, but the way I read this was cop came in with her crap from work (vest, backpack), freaked out, shot dude (casings), dropped her shiat to help him (used medical aid mentioned in article but not post) when she realized what she did, and then was taken by folks later, either police psychologists or fellow cops or whatever. They found the MJ as part of the broader search.

I everything that I have read about this victim makes this seem totally out of character. Like 100% weird. You are using a stereotype of black people to come up with this explanation. And so is the police department here.


no you are making an assumption about me.  I worked for Deloitte, I've worked with tons of people at PWC, E&Y, etc.  Many many of them smoke.  It's not a black person or white person thing at all.

And it doesn't matter what color this person was, what happened was bullshiat.
 
2018-09-14 10:07:11 AM  

natas6.0: the person who told the news, and the news that covered this bullshiart are the ones who need an ass whuppin. It has nothing to do with the investigation

fark them right in the neck


This ^^^^   It's entirely reasonable to seize it, what are they going to do, hand it off to his family and say here, this was his.  It's still illegal so when they see it they can't leave it there.  But it has zero bearing on the case.  It's also reasonable they took the computer as it may contain evidence of a relationship with the cop.  I'm assuming the police backpack is hers that she dropped after the shooting.  Nothing about this (the search and what was recovered) is nefarious except the reporting on it.
 
2018-09-14 10:07:16 AM  

thorpe: What did they find when they searched the killer's apartment? They did search it, right?


Move along citizen, or I'll arrest you for resisting arrest.
 
2018-09-14 10:08:27 AM  

rhodabear: LarryDan43: Just wait until what they put, I mean find on the computer.

Why did they take his computer and cellphone?  Did they take hers?

This entire situation is a farce.


While I agree the situation is a farce, maybe they use the phone and computer to determine if this was random chance or if the two people involved were connected somehow?

Now if they failed to take the COP'S phone and computer I say riot in the streets and burn the mother.
 
2018-09-14 10:08:55 AM  
He had a police issue backback? Clearly he was looking to start a war. Military style high capacity backpack belong in the hands of soldiers and cops, there is no reason for a civilian to have one. I'm glad this monster was taken out before he got on a bus and took up an entire seat just for his backpack.

\*And* he had a lunch box? I bet it was a Scooby-Doo one. What a monster.
 
2018-09-14 10:11:59 AM  

Dimensio: How is this germane to what happened? https://t.co/83LrJMHztu
- Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) September 13, 2018

Either Dana Loesch is attempting reverse psychology or this incident has gotten so crazy that even she cannot find logic in it.


The god-damned Germans got nothing to do with it.
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2018-09-14 10:12:51 AM  

Weaver95: fusillade762: Of course. Because anyone on possession of weed deserves to die.

Is what Fox and the rest of the echo chamber will imply endlessly.

I wonder if the cops realize just how popular cannabis has become in the past decade or so?  this is old skool pre internet level of victim blaming.  its the sort of thing i'd expect from a cliche Texas asshole racist state cop.  its practically a gotdamn writer trope.


They don't give a crap, hell, some cops probably smoke. What they care about is they have an excuse to frame someone whenever a cop effs up.

If weed were legal they'd just plant evidence of something else.
 
2018-09-14 10:13:19 AM  
Remember Christopher Dorner.
 
2018-09-14 10:14:18 AM  

gretzkyscores: rebelyell2006: I don't like (4). Management is management, it doesn't matter if a person is a cop or a garbage collector or a factory worker.

Public sector unions in general need to be banned, but especially police unions. Their primary mission long ago changed from ensuring safe working conditions and fair treatment to protecting and defending the criminal elements within their own ranks.

That's not in the public interest in any way.


Management is management. Workers with low morale and unsafe work conditions and hostile work environments are against the public interest too. It is not like the Issues plaguing work places suddenly disappear when the boss is a mayor instead of a CEO.
 
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2018-09-14 10:14:40 AM  

fusillade762: Of course. Because anyone on possession of weed deserves to die.

Is what Fox and the rest of the echo chamber will imply endlessly.


Yes, then they'll dig up some pictures of him as a teenager, during his baggy pants phase and use that to paint him as a "thug"
 
2018-09-14 10:14:54 AM  

Colour_out_of_Space: No one is truly innocent. Having Police barge into your apartment and murder you, only to subsequently "find" evidence of minor crimes is a small price to pay for the Freedom we enjoy in the Greatest Country on earth.


These are the freedoms we send our youth overseas to die for.  The freedoms that the terrorists are jealous of.
 
2018-09-14 10:16:40 AM  
Why the FARK are they searching his apartment?!
 
2018-09-14 10:19:02 AM  

geggam: drayno76: MyMindIsGoingDave: How much goes in a blunt, or doobie or whatever the kids call it nowadays?

I would think 0.3 oz is like 1 thing you smoke. Depending on the cigar paper, I've seen up to 7g blunts before.
I try to keep my rolled joints to between 2-3 grams and most my friends think they're a bit excessive.

The answer is, "how big do you want it and how much weed do you have to contribute?"

Prevailing Wind: Half and ounce is "almost out"? 😳


3g joints, 5 joints a day; yep that's all but out.

Potheads doing math makes me laugh


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Hey, man, I got the munchies, man.
 
2018-09-14 10:19:04 AM  

jjorsett: Paranoia is deep in this thread. I'm the first to acknowledge that the cops and DAs can't necessarily be trusted, but so far none of the known facts has tripped the alarm bells for me. The items seized are consistent with an investigation into what happened and what may have led up to it. Let's see where this goes. With the level of scrutiny this is getting, a cover-up, if one is contemplated, won't be easy.


So the fact that there is no search warrant for the murderous cop's apartment doesn't set off any alarms for you?

And the fact that the DallasPD justified (and a sleazy judge actually granted) a search warrant for the VICTIM'S apartment - only because he's dead which doesn't allow him to consent to the search - doesn't set off any alarms for you?

Sleep well.
 
2018-09-14 10:20:19 AM  

xalres: Why the FARK are they searching his apartment?!


Crime scene. They have a legitimate reason to search for spent bullets, blood and any other evidence. No problem with that. What I have a problem with is releasing to the news media that they found barely enough weed for a dinner party and some outlets ran with it.

It's in no way relevant to the case.

Now, they need to search her home. As they should have done days and days ago.
 
2018-09-14 10:20:58 AM  

DiggityDynomite: I don't see any indication that investigators are looking at the pot as some type of justification for the killing, or trying to sully anyone's name after death.


That's the part of your post I disagree with, for the reasons I stated.
 
2018-09-14 10:21:15 AM  

tirob: conniemac: There are 5 marijuana dispensaries alone on Main Street in Springfield, Oregon, 8 in total in the city.

Eugene, Oregon has 20 marijuana dispensaries, but they're a bigger city than Springfield, plus Eugene is a university town.


That's too bad.  But I'm sure that the number could be reduced by some good drug education in the schools plus some outreach to abusers.


I found a picture of Tirob's grandmother

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2018-09-14 10:21:59 AM  

Generation_D: Weaver95: fusillade762: Of course. Because anyone on possession of weed deserves to die.

Is what Fox and the rest of the echo chamber will imply endlessly.

I wonder if the cops realize just how popular cannabis has become in the past decade or so?  this is old skool pre internet level of victim blaming.  its the sort of thing i'd expect from a cliche Texas asshole racist state cop.  its practically a gotdamn writer trope.

They don't give a crap, hell, some cops probably smoke. What they care about is they have an excuse to frame someone whenever a cop effs up.

If weed were legal they'd just plant evidence of something else.


Why would they even plant it?  It in now way helps the cop legally.  I can't imagine even the most anti-MJ person saying "Damn she killed him but he had a joint so good".

I know this may be hard for some here, but imagine the police were 100% investigating this in good faith.  You would expect them to take exactly what they took out of his apartment to further the investigation.  Verify the police backpack is hers and is in a location where she would have dropped it during the shooting.  Take his PC to look for evidence of a relationship (as she would possibly be able to scrub that information on her PC).  Take the shell casings.  Take the medical kit as evidence that she tried to give medical assistance.  If the MJ is in plain sight, it's a non factor in the case, but they can't just leave something illegal so they have to confiscate it.
 
2018-09-14 10:23:35 AM  

edmo: whither_apophis: In other news the Ft. Worth PD's evidence locker is missing a half oz of weed

Yeah, I don't trust the cops one bit on this.

I'm sure we'll get a new version of her story today.


It's, what, day 7 since the shooting? And she's on story #6?
 
2018-09-14 10:24:23 AM  

tirob: conniemac: There are 5 marijuana dispensaries alone on Main Street in Springfield, Oregon, 8 in total in the city.

Eugene, Oregon has 20 marijuana dispensaries, but they're a bigger city than Springfield, plus Eugene is a university town.


That's too bad.  But I'm sure that the number could be reduced by some good drug education in the schools plus some outreach to abusers.


Weirdly enough, I had you already tagged with "anti-pot hysteria." So johnny on the spot, here you are, pooping up a thread with off topic nonsense and outright BS again.

You should consider becoming a Republican. Or a priest. Or some other vocation where lying outright and spewing off-topic BS is paid better than crapping up an internet forum.

Quit freelancing, asshat, go pro
 
2018-09-14 10:25:16 AM  
chucknasty:
I find that story hard to believe (there are numbers on apartments). it is the apartment above hers and as someone with a loud upstairs neighbor who stomps around I predict what actually happened was that she went home tired and grouchy and heard stomping and went up to be biatchy about it and because she is above the law when he told to fark off she shot him.

That does seem more plausible based on what we've heard.  From the pictures, the locks on the door appear to be the Saflok InSync RD.  If so, they have an audit trail and should show whether or not she tried to use her fob in his door.  It would also show if she went to her apartment first.
 
2018-09-14 10:26:14 AM  

xalres: Why the FARK are they searching his apartment?!


So they can plant evidence and make up a cover story, so their idiot homicidal incompetent colleague cop can skate away with minor to no actual convictions, and with "full justification for this tragic event."

Rather than being tried for murder, as would be actually just. Since a man was murdered in his own apartment by an off-duty cop. Who had no actual story why she was in there that made any sense, here comes the Cop Union to help make up a story and sure enough, FOX NEWS MEDIA is playing its part and cop-humping along.
 
2018-09-14 10:26:35 AM  

mrwknd: Yeah right, who looks stoned here?

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Is this a trick question?
 
2018-09-14 10:29:41 AM  

stirfrybry: Any farkers out there in the legal field that can help us design a road map for replacing the police force with a more accountable system? Is there even a legal way for the people to change how they are governed or is that beyond our control? Where the hell do we start?


the design and implementation of a more accountable system is easy :

1. body-cams : if you're on duty, you're on cam, 100%
- video downloaded to a 3rd party server and controlled by a federal agency
- cam failure results in location ping and you're off the clock and required to report immediately to station for replacement
- 3 cam failures results in termination
2. any action involving use of a weapon (lethal or otherwise) gets immediately flagged
- body-cam footage gets packaged with officer reports and sent to a federal agency
- conflicting reports between partners or between reports and cam-footage results in federal investigation

3. mandatory drug testing : if you're a LEO you test monthly
- samples sent to a 3rd party lab controlled by a federal agency
- pop positive 2 times results in termination
4. partner patrolling, no more solo operations.

5. end officer immunity from civil / legal accountability

all my above suggestions would do is standardize a more thorough documentation of officer behavior (point 1-2), reduce two major players in officer misconduct, defusing the "lone wolf" mind-set of single officer patrolling, and preventing steroid/drug abuse (point 3-4), and bring LEOs up to the same level of personal accountability as we expect from medical professionals (point 5).

all 5 would be fought tooth and nail. the methods to add accountability are known. it's a question of why they are never implemented and who benefits from the status quo.
 
2018-09-14 10:29:44 AM  

warrenn: chucknasty:
I find that story hard to believe (there are numbers on apartments). it is the apartment above hers and as someone with a loud upstairs neighbor who stomps around I predict what actually happened was that she went home tired and grouchy and heard stomping and went up to be biatchy about it and because she is above the law when he told to fark off she shot him.

That does seem more plausible based on what we've heard.  From the pictures, the locks on the door appear to be the Saflok InSync RD.  If so, they have an audit trail and should show whether or not she tried to use her fob in his door.  It would also show if she went to her apartment first.


Those records will be long-gone by now. Technology always fails when it would incriminate a police officer.
 
2018-09-14 10:31:57 AM  

DiggityDynomite: I don't see any indication that investigators are looking at the pot as some type of justification for the killing, or trying to sully anyone's name after death.
Transparency of the investigation is being demanded, and the media are reporting what was pulled from the crime scene during the investigation. There are any number of ways shoes, drugs, cat litter, or a salad spoon on a homicide scene could be determined useful to an investigation... useful to the prosecution or defense. One of the drawbacks of immediate "transparency" before an investigation is complete - ignorant people run with speculation & assumptions, shut out details that go against what they want to believe, and get very emotionally invested in their one-dimensional ignorance.
Where is anybody seeing the victim being somehow *blamed* in wrong-doing for having a bag of weed on his table, or that it's being used to justify entering his apartment or his death? That's a total strawman. They haven't even indicated that it's his weed, or that it is illegally purchased, or anything. It was pulled from a homicide scene.


You can't be serious.  You are saying that there is an investigation and that is just one thing they found, and that is what the media decided to report.

That is a load of crap.  The police RELEASED that to the media as something relevant to the case, in an obvious attempt at character assassination of the victim.  They had to obtain a warrant to search the man's apartment in hopes of finding something that would make him look like he deserved to be shot to death.

In fact, it even says in TFA:
"They went in with the intent to look for some sort of criminal justification for the victim," Merritt said. "It's a pattern that we've seen before...we have a cop who clearly did something wrong. And instead of investigating the homicide - instead of going into her apartment and seeing what they can find, instead of collecting evidence relevant for the homicide investigation - they went out specifically looking for ways to tarnish the image of this young man"

You are blaming the media for something that the police are doing.
 
2018-09-14 10:32:36 AM  
Hopefully the cops will get the hint that smearing this guy isn't going to work.  He was an accountant and seems to have been a bit of a mensch.  I'm sure if there was a criminal record, restraining orders, or something like that, it would already have been leaked.  Publicizing an amount of weed this small just seems desperate.  It wasn't mentioned in any of the stories the police officer has told to date, so it's not a factor in whatever happened.

Unless they can prove something different, I'm going to go with the officer showing up in uniform to try to hassle a neighbor she didn't like, then shooting him when he told her to get lost.

Since someone scrubbed the officer's social media, it's pretty safe to assume there was some  embarrassing stuff in there.  Maybe it's relevant, maybe not.  Her Pinterest feed is full of dog whistle memes cops use to justify bad behavior on the job, if that's any indication.
 
2018-09-14 10:34:33 AM  
Okay, the Texas Rangers (assume they did the search) are looking for evidence that there might something that proves that shows that she knew Gene. That she didn't accidentally blunder into his home.   Like a pair of her panties under his pillow.  That's why they take the laptop and cellphone.  The weed?  In Texas it's an illegal substance.  So they took that too.  Imagine if they find a bong in her apartment with residue that matches his weed?  What do ya think that would prove?
 
2018-09-14 10:35:30 AM  

AugieDoggyDaddy: Okay, the Texas Rangers (assume they did the search) are looking for evidence that there might something that proves that shows that she knew Gene. That she didn't accidentally blunder into his home.   Like a pair of her panties under his pillow.  That's why they take the laptop and cellphone.  The weed?  In Texas it's an illegal substance.  So they took that too.  Imagine if they find a bong in her apartment with residue that matches his weed?  What do ya think that would prove?


That she was his dealer?  Perhaps he owed her money.
 
2018-09-14 10:35:55 AM  

AugieDoggyDaddy: Okay, the Texas Rangers (assume they did the search) are looking for evidence that there might something that proves that shows that she knew Gene. That she didn't accidentally blunder into his home.   Like a pair of her panties under his pillow.  That's why they take the laptop and cellphone.  The weed?  In Texas it's an illegal substance.  So they took that too.  Imagine if they find a bong in her apartment with residue that matches his weed?  What do ya think that would prove?


That the evil black man was trying to frame her for drug use.
 
2018-09-14 10:36:04 AM  

koder: Two bullet casings, a police backpack and vest and 10.4 grams of marijuana were seized from Botham Jean's apartment

Lol, they didn't even take the backpack they used to set him up.  They were like, "shiat, just leave it... Makes it look like he stole it from us.". Tbh, I say do full forensics on that bag and find out how it came to be there. I bet it "magically" appeared, along with the casings from a gun he never had. farking joke of an investigation; the entire department should be fired if nobody steps up to hold this officer accountable.


Also being that the bullet casings were there, wouldn't there be bullet holes in the apartment as well, other than those in the victim?
 
2018-09-14 10:36:43 AM  

Generation_D: tirob: conniemac: There are 5 marijuana dispensaries alone on Main Street in Springfield, Oregon, 8 in total in the city.

Eugene, Oregon has 20 marijuana dispensaries, but they're a bigger city than Springfield, plus Eugene is a university town.


That's too bad.  But I'm sure that the number could be reduced by some good drug education in the schools plus some outreach to abusers.

Weirdly enough, I had you already tagged with "anti-pot hysteria." So johnny on the spot, here you are, pooping up a thread with off topic nonsense and outright BS again.

You should consider becoming a Republican. Or a priest. Or some other vocation where lying outright and spewing off-topic BS is paid better than crapping up an internet forum.

Quit freelancing, asshat, go pro


Priests in his church are known as "auditors".
 
2018-09-14 10:37:35 AM  
By this point, even if they were actively snorting lines of bath salts, no one gives a f*ck and we want you to stop shooting people. If you don't have other options, go to your nice fancy union--you know, one of the few still allowed to exist--and ask them to put pressure on the force to train you for nonlethal options including de-escalation. There is no excuse at this point.
 
2018-09-14 10:38:15 AM  

Generation_D: tirob: conniemac: There are 5 marijuana dispensaries alone on Main Street in Springfield, Oregon, 8 in total in the city.

Eugene, Oregon has 20 marijuana dispensaries, but they're a bigger city than Springfield, plus Eugene is a university town.


That's too bad.  But I'm sure that the number could be reduced by some good drug education in the schools plus some outreach to abusers.

Weirdly enough, I had you already tagged with "anti-pot hysteria."


I've got him tagged as the Alex Jones of Pot Propaganda, which is just as accurate as your tag.

Also found a picture of tirob:

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2018-09-14 10:39:34 AM  

xalres: Why the FARK are they searching his apartment?!


Because he took police property. He never did give those bullets back.
 
2018-09-14 10:40:01 AM  
I would think it the cops planted it they would have used meth.
 
2018-09-14 10:40:24 AM  

Snapper Carr: Community policing is a good way to start I think. Make sure the officers are actually part of the community - your neighbors and friends and not someone with absolutely no ties to the area. Demilitarizing everyday officers would be a good idea too. Not every beat cops needs full tac gear.


They're against doing that*.  If you have ties to the community, you might let your weedhead friend slide when you pull them over and other similar reasons.  They like it when the person has no ties to the area because it becomes a cop versus everyone else scenario and the cop almost always wins.  Low to average IQ, no ties to the area, minimal understanding of laws, zero tolerance, minimal oversight -- I feel safe knowing that's what keeps me protected from criminals.

Is the thin blue line some of Walter White's dope?  Because cops seem to have the logic of tweakers anymore.

*It makes sense for undercover work, but not for the average patrol cop or cop working a desk.
 
2018-09-14 10:40:48 AM  

phenn: xalres: Why the FARK are they searching his apartment?!

Crime scene. They have a legitimate reason to search for spent bullets, blood and any other evidence. No problem with that. What I have a problem with is releasing to the news media that they found barely enough weed for a dinner party and some outlets ran with it.

It's in no way relevant to the case.

Now, they need to search her home. As they should have done days and days ago.


So why did they seize his laptop? What reason did they have to take that?
 
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