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(Reason Magazine)   Record a traffic stop from your porch while black? That's a concussioning   (reason.com) divider line
    More: Scary, Police, Adrian Burrell, police officer, Constable, California cop, Police officer, San Francisco Bay Area, Editor's Note  
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2019-02-03 05:02:04 PM  
Is anyone at all surprised?
 
2019-02-03 05:20:24 PM  
Cha-ching!  We have another winner in the hothead cop sweepstakes.

I wonder how much this guy will get paid?  50K 100K?
 
2019-02-03 05:23:22 PM  
I once filmed a traffic stop from my home in Vallejo, CA, so I'm getting a kick...
 
2019-02-03 05:49:50 PM  
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2019-02-03 05:53:54 PM  

BunkyBrewman: Cha-ching!  We have another winner in the hothead cop sweepstakes.

I wonder how much this guy will get paid?  50K 100K?


I hope 100% of whatever he wins, is paid from the cops pension plans.
 
2019-02-03 05:54:36 PM  
Heh, look at Reason pretending to care about black people.
 
2019-02-03 06:21:19 PM  
Zero excuse for the cop to do what the cop did.
 
2019-02-03 06:34:57 PM  
Burrell, who is a filmmaker

Then why was he holding the phone vertically? Take two. 🎬
 
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2019-02-03 07:05:54 PM  

BunkyBrewman: Cha-ching!  We have another winner in the hothead cop sweepstakes.

I wonder how much this guy will get paid?  50K 100K?


It doesn't matter, it's taxpayers money  not the cops
 
2019-02-03 07:07:38 PM  

hugram: BunkyBrewman: Cha-ching!  We have another winner in the hothead cop sweepstakes.

I wonder how much this guy will get paid?  50K 100K?

I hope 100% of whatever he wins, is paid from the cops pension plans.


Please, Spike Lee's lucky they didn't break his phone.
 
2019-02-03 07:20:46 PM  
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2019-02-03 07:22:09 PM  

SurfaceTension: I once filmed a traffic stop from my home in Vallejo, CA, so I'm getting a kick...


In the head?
 
2019-02-03 07:24:50 PM  
Immunity is only supposed to protect a cop when he does his job properly.  For example, arresting the wrong person because the guy matched the description would fall under immunity.  That's assuming the guy really did match the description and not some bullshiat cop excuse to harass someone for funsies.   Immunity was never intended to protect cop who clearly break the law.  But that's what it has warped into.

Until a lid is slapped down on this qualified immunity fiasco, we will continue to see cops get away with murder (and I mean that literally).

The guy in this story is lucky to be alive.  Clearly he was asking to be shot since he was wielding an Apple iGlock.
 
2019-02-03 07:27:44 PM  
This will just go on and on until a separate agency is created to investigate and recommend charges be filed. Personal responsibility would slow this way down. There simply aren't any meaningful penalties for this behavior. It's so embarrassing for us as a nation.
 
2019-02-03 07:31:06 PM  
hugram:

It won't be. Taxpayer money 100%
 
2019-02-03 07:31:38 PM  
What is meant by acting like a vet? Is the expectation that military vets would kiss the ass of police?
 
2019-02-03 07:33:13 PM  

Dansker: SurfaceTension: I once filmed a traffic stop from my home in Vallejo, CA, so I'm getting a kick...

In the head?


Don't be silly. I'm not black.
 
2019-02-03 07:35:05 PM  

xraygun: This will just go on and on until a separate agency is created to investigate and recommend charges be filed. Personal responsibility would slow this way down. There simply aren't any meaningful penalties for this behavior. It's so embarrassing for us as a nation.


You mean internal affairs? They're always the bad guys in the movies. They're a foil to the maverick cops who play by their own set of rules.
 
2019-02-03 07:36:13 PM  

gameshowhost: Heh, look at Reason pretending to care about black people.


For real, I had to double check where I was reading this
 
2019-02-03 07:37:45 PM  

Xai: BunkyBrewman: Cha-ching!  We have another winner in the hothead cop sweepstakes.

I wonder how much this guy will get paid?  50K 100K?

It doesn't matter, it's taxpayers money  not the cops


Until the civil suit.     But really, this needs to change.   Actions not representative of the People should result in PERSONAL liability.
 
2019-02-03 07:37:52 PM  

wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?


Considering they'll do it to anyone not really. Be prepared for a few months of harassment (at least) as well.
 
2019-02-03 07:40:13 PM  
In some other thread I read about this incident, someone pointed out that the cop thought the motorcyclist was dangerous enough to draw his gun on, until the third person video recording this made the cop decide the cyclist wasn't. What an idiot cop. The cop didn't even cuff the guy on the bike, just mumble something to him before the cop moved toward the porch.
 
2019-02-03 07:42:11 PM  

Mugato: xraygun: This will just go on and on until a separate agency is created to investigate and recommend charges be filed. Personal responsibility would slow this way down. There simply aren't any meaningful penalties for this behavior. It's so embarrassing for us as a nation.

You mean internal affairs? They're always the bad guys in the movies. They're a foil to the maverick cops who play by their own set of rules.


The good looking maverick cop you mean to say.
 
2019-02-03 07:49:52 PM  
I'd have pulled a gun on the cop. But I'm white so that's okay, right?
 
2019-02-03 07:53:09 PM  
Another asshole cop, how surprising.
 
2019-02-03 07:53:39 PM  

wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?


Yes. Most cops are decent people.
 
2019-02-03 07:55:19 PM  

Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.


Up until you are attacked by their buddies - then they are more than willing to break every law in the land to murderize you.
 
2019-02-03 07:56:38 PM  

Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.


That tend to pull shiat like this. Yeah, they're f*cking saints.
 
2019-02-03 08:03:38 PM  
I'd be kind of afraid to call the police if I got into a fender bender or something else minor with a black person these days. I might get somebody killed.
 
2019-02-03 08:03:44 PM  

Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.


HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
fark YOU AND THE FANTASY WORLD YOU LIVE IN.
 
2019-02-03 08:03:48 PM  

I'm an Egyptian!: Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.

That tend to pull shiat like this. Yeah, they're f*cking saints.


even if most don't do stuff like this, most don't report their "brother in blue" who does stuff like this. but hey lets wave that blue line american flag like they are gods
 
2019-02-03 08:07:17 PM  

Warrior Kermit: I'm an Egyptian!: Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.

That tend to pull shiat like this. Yeah, they're f*cking saints.

even if most don't do stuff like this, most don't report their "brother in blue" who does stuff like this. but hey lets wave that blue line american flag like they are gods


While you do have a point, you personally know at least one, and probably several people who have committed crimes that weren't caught. How many of them have you turned in?
 
2019-02-03 08:09:07 PM  

Mugato: xraygun: This will just go on and on until a separate agency is created to investigate and recommend charges be filed. Personal responsibility would slow this way down. There simply aren't any meaningful penalties for this behavior. It's so embarrassing for us as a nation.

You mean internal affairs? They're always the bad guys in the movies. They're a foil to the maverick cops who play by their own set of rules.


No, not IA. A separate, completely independent civilian oversight agency.
 
2019-02-03 08:10:40 PM  

Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.


Most cops don't really get the opportunity to be murderous pricks. Studies say that only a little more than 1/4 of cops even discharge their gun. The rest cover for them.
 
2019-02-03 08:12:00 PM  

Mugato: Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.

Most cops don't really get the opportunity to be murderous pricks. Studies say that only a little more than 1/4 of cops even discharge their gun. The rest cover for them.


Often with ridiculous "Russian Roulette" stories!
 
2019-02-03 08:12:46 PM  

xraygun: This will just go on and on until a separate agency is created to investigate and recommend charges be filed. Personal responsibility would slow this way down. There simply aren't any meaningful penalties for this behavior. It's so embarrassing for us as a nation.


Civilian review boards exist.  They get packed with cop family and friends.  So there is zero chance of any meaningful civilian oversight.
 
2019-02-03 08:19:35 PM  
How many of them have you turned in?

I LOL'd
 
2019-02-03 08:22:25 PM  

Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.


bwahahaha! OMG. thanks, i needed a good LOL
 
2019-02-03 08:23:25 PM  

Carousel Beast: Warrior Kermit: I'm an Egyptian!: Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.

That tend to pull shiat like this. Yeah, they're f*cking saints.

even if most don't do stuff like this, most don't report their "brother in blue" who does stuff like this. but hey lets wave that blue line american flag like they are gods

While you do have a point, you personally know at least one, and probably several people who have committed crimes that weren't caught. How many of them have you turned in?


quite a few at work, but there is a difference, in many cases, I have zero proof on what someone has done.  I have called the cops on quite a few people that I felt have been driving under the influence. 

My job is not to protect and serve, A cop has sworn to uphold a duty to the community that she/he serves. i have not.
 
2019-02-03 08:29:36 PM  

Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent very fine people.


FTFY


/on many sides
 
2019-02-03 08:29:57 PM  

Warrior Kermit: Carousel Beast: Warrior Kermit: I'm an Egyptian!: Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.

That tend to pull shiat like this. Yeah, they're f*cking saints.

even if most don't do stuff like this, most don't report their "brother in blue" who does stuff like this. but hey lets wave that blue line american flag like they are gods

While you do have a point, you personally know at least one, and probably several people who have committed crimes that weren't caught. How many of them have you turned in?

quite a few at work, but there is a difference, in many cases, I have zero proof on what someone has done.  I have called the cops on quite a few people that I felt have been driving under the influence. 

My job is not to protect and serve, A cop has sworn to uphold a duty to the community that she/he serves. i have not.


And yet, they have zero duty to actually help save your life. Especially if it puts them in any danger.

Feel safe from those law abiding people? Because they sure as he'll can't be relied upon to stop real crime. Property theft? Funny if you think they'll investigate beyond filing a report.
 
2019-02-03 08:30:42 PM  
 
2019-02-03 08:31:39 PM  

akede: Warrior Kermit: Carousel Beast: Warrior Kermit: I'm an Egyptian!: Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.

That tend to pull shiat like this. Yeah, they're f*cking saints.

even if most don't do stuff like this, most don't report their "brother in blue" who does stuff like this. but hey lets wave that blue line american flag like they are gods

While you do have a point, you personally know at least one, and probably several people who have committed crimes that weren't caught. How many of them have you turned in?

quite a few at work, but there is a difference, in many cases, I have zero proof on what someone has done.  I have called the cops on quite a few people that I felt have been driving under the influence. 

My job is not to protect and serve, A cop has sworn to uphold a duty to the community that she/he serves. i have not.

And yet, they have zero duty to actually help save your life. Especially if it puts them in any danger.

Feel safe from those law abiding people? Because they sure as he'll can't be relied upon to stop real crime. Property theft? Funny if you think they'll investigate beyond filing a report.


has yet to be an issue in my life, but I have a great chance being killed by a rogue cop than a criminal
 
2019-02-03 08:35:48 PM  

hugram: I hope 100% of whatever he wins, is paid from the cops pension plans.


It won't be. Of that you can be 100% guaranteed.
 
2019-02-03 08:36:30 PM  
Cop could have shot his dog just because.
 
2019-02-03 08:36:34 PM  
White, black, brown or any shade otherwise...if you are involved with police for any reason, even to ask directions, you are putting your life in your hands.  From one who grew up respecting police, wanting to be one and watched his dad's service...I say, "AVOID THEM WITH EVERY OUNCE OF YOUR BEING!"

Cops are not your friends anymore.
 
2019-02-03 08:38:05 PM  

akede: Warrior Kermit: Carousel Beast: Warrior Kermit: I'm an Egyptian!: Enthusiast34: wejash: Is anyone at all surprised?

Yes. Most cops are decent people.

That tend to pull shiat like this. Yeah, they're f*cking saints.

even if most don't do stuff like this, most don't report their "brother in blue" who does stuff like this. but hey lets wave that blue line american flag like they are gods

While you do have a point, you personally know at least one, and probably several people who have committed crimes that weren't caught. How many of them have you turned in?

quite a few at work, but there is a difference, in many cases, I have zero proof on what someone has done.  I have called the cops on quite a few people that I felt have been driving under the influence. 

My job is not to protect and serve, A cop has sworn to uphold a duty to the community that she/he serves. i have not.

And yet, they have zero duty to actually help save your life. Especially if it puts them in any danger.

Feel safe from those law abiding people? Because they sure as he'll can't be relied upon to stop real crime. Property theft? Funny if you think they'll investigate beyond filing a report.


Don't hurt your back moving those goal posts.

While I don't expect a LEO to take a bullet for me, I do expect them to uphold the law-no matter if we're talking about a known felon with a rap sheet as long as the US Tax Code or one of the "heroes" who break the law with impunity because their cowardly coworkers will cover for them.
 
2019-02-03 08:41:33 PM  

WhoGAS: White, black, brown or any shade otherwise...if you are involved with police for any reason, even to ask directions, you are putting your life in your hands.  From one who grew up respecting police, wanting to be one and watched his dad's service...I say, "AVOID THEM WITH EVERY OUNCE OF YOUR BEING!"

Cops are not your friends anymore.


Not sure they ever were unless you were white and rich. And the only reason "white" comes before "rich" is because cops can't see how wealthy a person is at first glance.
 
2019-02-03 08:41:33 PM  
That Marine is going to get a nice payout for this!
 
2019-02-03 08:41:41 PM  
jaytkay:

84k pension? I should have been a cop. Not for all the shady shiat, I'd be like the other 3/4, like the black cop in Die Hard, just ride a desk for 30 years and collect a pension.
 
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