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2021-06-14 12:16:15 PM  
You don't get it do you Subby? It doesn't matter how you comply: it won't prevent a beating or execution unless you're a Proud Boy.

Bonus: if there's more than one ACAB, they INTENTIONALLY yell conflicting orders to justify what they do to you next.
 
2021-06-14 12:26:46 PM  
Disband all the police forces and start over, but this time drop the term "force" and make them ALL have to get nationally licensed with ALL reports of abuse or brutality public record and prevent them from ever holding a job as a sworn officer again when they fark up.
 
2021-06-14 12:27:10 PM  
I hate all police violence, but damn dropping a vaper -- that's a moral quandary right there.
 
2021-06-14 1:40:04 PM  
"Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."


They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.
 
2021-06-14 1:52:09 PM  
It is not complex, I bet.  To avoid a beatdown from cops in Maryland, I thought you just had to know the magic words.

Those words are, "I have cash."

Or have things changed?

/Like, you get beat and robbed anyway?
 
2021-06-14 2:04:27 PM  
Wait...

From the NY Post?? What the...
 
2021-06-14 2:05:44 PM  

Peki: Wait...

From the NY Post?? What the...


Well, this DID happen under Biden's watch...
 
2021-06-14 2:06:29 PM  

ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.


As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?
 
2021-06-14 2:09:15 PM  
I have to admit if they were white I wouldn't have a problem with it
 
2021-06-14 2:09:24 PM  

Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?


At this point?  Yes.  The police clearly aren't going to change themselves.

Be a great time to finally use that jury nullification.
 
2021-06-14 2:10:05 PM  
"Bullies with Badges" tm
 
2021-06-14 2:10:09 PM  

Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?


Hard question to answer a hypothetical, since he wouldn't have died so it would be tough to argue (in Floyd's case at least) they were saving his life.

The kid being dragged about, curb stomped and tazed after the traffic stop.   A bit more cut and dry.
 
2021-06-14 2:10:11 PM  

dr_blasto: Disband all the police forces and start over, but this time drop the term "force" and make them ALL have to get nationally licensed with ALL reports of abuse or brutality public record and prevent them from ever holding a job as a sworn officer again when they fark up.


Make them self-insure and indemnify the city / citizens of lawsuits to have a union. The cops protect bad cops? They can be poor. They protect too many bad cops, they lose their insurance, and their union is invalid.

You'd better damn well believe insurance companies are going to keep track of the cops who generate lawsuits. Why? Because that way they'll know how high to set rates to cover any payouts, rendering those cops unemployable as cops.
 
2021-06-14 2:10:51 PM  
Abolish the police.
 
2021-06-14 2:11:34 PM  

Tomahawk513: Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?

At this point?  Yes.  The police clearly aren't going to change themselves.

Be a great time to finally use that jury nullification.


IANAL, and I appreciate other Farker's corrections, but as law is practiced in the US, jury nullification has, in effect, been nullified. This is why you hear a judge say "finding of fact" to the jury, instead of finding of law. You can't invoke jury nullification in findings of fact.
 
2021-06-14 2:12:34 PM  
 
2021-06-14 2:12:39 PM  

inglixthemad: dr_blasto: Disband all the police forces and start over, but this time drop the term "force" and make them ALL have to get nationally licensed with ALL reports of abuse or brutality public record and prevent them from ever holding a job as a sworn officer again when they fark up.

Make them self-insure and indemnify the city / citizens of lawsuits to have a union. The cops protect bad cops? They can be poor. They protect too many bad cops, they lose their insurance, and their union is invalid.

You'd better damn well believe insurance companies are going to keep track of the cops who generate lawsuits. Why? Because that way they'll know how high to set rates to cover any payouts, rendering those cops unemployable as cops.


I never thought I'd see insurance companies as potential heroes in a situation....

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2021-06-14 2:14:02 PM  

hammer85: Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?

Hard question to answer a hypothetical, since he wouldn't have died so it would be tough to argue (in Floyd's case at least) they were saving his life.

The kid being dragged about, curb stomped and tazed after the traffic stop.   A bit more cut and dry.


Hmm. Parameters then: we are in post-2020 US. Another group is seeing the exact same scene plays out. It is completely reasonable, based on George Floyd, for the crowd to fear the man's life is in danger.

If they group up and rescue the man from death at the hands of cops, should they be prosecuted for interfering with a police officer and/or assault?
 
2021-06-14 2:14:12 PM  

I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: You don't get it do you Subby? It doesn't matter how you comply: it won't prevent a beating or execution unless you're a Proud Boy.

Bonus: if there's more than one ACAB, they INTENTIONALLY yell conflicting orders to justify what they do to you next.


They'll also do things like walk in front of you and stop abruptly, causing you to bump into them, which they can then use as a pretext for a violent arrest.

It's like drawing a charge in basketball, only the other player is also the ref, and instead of assessing a foul (or tossing you from a game), they can beat you bloody or dead.

// 2nd vid has a better angle
 
2021-06-14 2:15:19 PM  
But remember, if you advocate [and specifically enumerate] for people to do to cops what the cops do to people, you're probably breaking the law, and certainly breaking Fark's TOS.

Also, Americans that think this is the "land of the free" are f'n daft.
 
2021-06-14 2:15:32 PM  
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2021-06-14 2:15:45 PM  

Peki: Tomahawk513: Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?

At this point?  Yes.  The police clearly aren't going to change themselves.

Be a great time to finally use that jury nullification.

IANAL, and I appreciate other Farker's corrections, but as law is practiced in the US, jury nullification has, in effect, been nullified. This is why you hear a judge say "finding of fact" to the jury, instead of finding of law. You can't invoke jury nullification in findings of fact.


Objection: Branch Dildonians.
 
2021-06-14 2:16:03 PM  

Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?


In theory they should be legally protected.

In reality, explicit legal protection probably wouldn't help the situation as a lack of physical protection would still exist. And cops using excessive force on someone are unlikely to respond too kindly to those forcibly trying to stop it.
 
2021-06-14 2:16:35 PM  

Peki: hammer85: Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?

Hard question to answer a hypothetical, since he wouldn't have died so it would be tough to argue (in Floyd's case at least) they were saving his life.

The kid being dragged about, curb stomped and tazed after the traffic stop.   A bit more cut and dry.

Hmm. Parameters then: we are in post-2020 US. Another group is seeing the exact same scene plays out. It is completely reasonable, based on George Floyd, for the crowd to fear the man's life is in danger.

If they group up and rescue the man from death at the hands of cops, should they be prosecuted for interfering with a police officer and/or assault?


The reality is that cops would shoot them all, clear themselves of wrongdoing, and prosecutors would just shrug it off, call it a riot, congratulate police for putting it down, and charge anyone who lived.
 
2021-06-14 2:16:59 PM  

firefly212: But remember, if you advocate [and specifically enumerate] for people to do to cops what the cops do to people, you're probably breaking the law, and certainly breaking Fark's TOS.

Also, Americans that think this is the "land of the free" are f'n daft.


Americans don't have rights so long as the police can murder them for any reason they want.
 
2021-06-14 2:17:19 PM  
NY post so I'm not clicking but are they decrying or applauding the tasering? Seems like the kind of thing they would applaud
 
2021-06-14 2:17:41 PM  

dywed88: Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?

In theory they should be legally protected.

In reality, explicit legal protection probably wouldn't help the situation as a lack of physical protection would still exist. And cops using excessive force on someone are unlikely to respond too kindly to those forcibly trying to stop it.


Legal protection is for the living... cops will murder you for interfering with their attempt to murder someone else, and they'll face no consequences for either... so however right you may be, you'll still be dead.
 
2021-06-14 2:18:01 PM  
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2021-06-14 2:18:22 PM  
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2021-06-14 2:20:56 PM  
If there was a national database of cops and all these psychos in uniforms would straight up be fired and be banned for life from working in that field, we could get somwhere.

But nooooooooo cant do that now can we? Crooked cops and their fascist bosses run congress.
 
2021-06-14 2:23:10 PM  
Where are we in the 1918-1933 timeline of Germany? My guestimate is ~1930. Genuinely interested in what YOU think.
 
2021-06-14 2:23:46 PM  

firefly212: dywed88: Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?

In theory they should be legally protected.

In reality, explicit legal protection probably wouldn't help the situation as a lack of physical protection would still exist. And cops using excessive force on someone are unlikely to respond too kindly to those forcibly trying to stop it.

Legal protection is for the living... cops will murder you for interfering with their attempt to murder someone else, and they'll face no consequences for either... so however right you may be, you'll still be dead.


That's an easy way to scare off anyone from attempting. And provides excellent arguments for demilitarization and defunding.
 
2021-06-14 2:27:47 PM  
I must be psychic. I had correctly predicted he's black before I even clicked the article.
 
2021-06-14 2:27:58 PM  

Peki: firefly212: dywed88: Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?

In theory they should be legally protected.

In reality, explicit legal protection probably wouldn't help the situation as a lack of physical protection would still exist. And cops using excessive force on someone are unlikely to respond too kindly to those forcibly trying to stop it.

Legal protection is for the living... cops will murder you for interfering with their attempt to murder someone else, and they'll face no consequences for either... so however right you may be, you'll still be dead.

That's an easy way to scare off anyone from attempting. And provides excellent arguments for demilitarization and defunding.


Aye, I support both. :)
 
2021-06-14 2:28:55 PM  
Vaping outside on the boardwalk is illegal?
 
2021-06-14 2:29:35 PM  

johnphantom: Where are we in the 1918-1933 timeline of Germany? My guestimate is ~1930. Genuinely interested in what YOU think.


A global pandemic has (hopefully) peaked, leading to an economic boom.  We are at the beginning of the Roaring Twenties, and the Weimar Republic.  When there is another huge crash in eight or ten years, the fascists can make their move.
 
2021-06-14 2:29:42 PM  

ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.


Sure, they are a gang, but an easily identifiable gang that spends a lot of time in public. The next evolution of this crisis will make that apparent. They want what comes next as it will serve to bloat their budgets beyond what they are now and serve as a pass on even more heinous shiat. But it's coming unless something changes.
 
2021-06-14 2:30:14 PM  
I find the editing of the video odd and suspicious

I want to assume the most likely scenario but that's just weird
 
2021-06-14 2:32:26 PM  

I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: You don't get it do you Subby? It doesn't matter how you comply: it won't prevent a beating or execution unless you're a Proud Boy.

Bonus: if there's more than one ACAB, they INTENTIONALLY yell conflicting orders to justify what they do to you next.


The watch funny scene
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2021-06-14 2:32:51 PM  
This makes me so farking MAD

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2021-06-14 2:34:05 PM  

dr_blasto: Disband all the police forces and start over, but this time drop the term "force" and make them ALL have to get nationally licensed with ALL reports of abuse or brutality public record and prevent them from ever holding a job as a sworn officer again when they fark up.


This.  The immediate assumption when seeing this should be that no one in the this police department is properly trained.  Public interactions should cease immediately until you can find out who and how this officer was trained and trace it back to whoever else might have had similar training.  Until you can confirm these group of idiots are somehow an aberration - you have to suspend these type of patrols.

Anyone who thins a taser can be used for compliance - should be fired.  The people who trained them should be fired also and if the department does not do that - they should be abolished.
 
2021-06-14 2:35:42 PM  

dogdaze: This makes me so farking MAD

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Flags are how you build an empire:
Eddie Izzard "Do You Have a Flag?" Sketch From "Dress to Kill"
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2021-06-14 2:38:24 PM  

mrshowrules: dr_blasto: Disband all the police forces and start over, but this time drop the term "force" and make them ALL have to get nationally licensed with ALL reports of abuse or brutality public record and prevent them from ever holding a job as a sworn officer again when they fark up.

This.  The immediate assumption when seeing this should be that no one in the this police department is properly trained.  Public interactions should cease immediately until you can find out who and how this officer was trained and trace it back to whoever else might have had similar training.  Until you can confirm these group of idiots are somehow an aberration - you have to suspend these type of patrols.

Anyone who thins a taser can be used for compliance - should be fired.  The people who trained them should be fired also and if the department does not do that - they should be abolished.



Ok, THIS won't start any comments -
1)  Let's abolish 2nd Amendment (seriously, do we NEED state militia's any more now that we have a national army??).
2)  Let's disarm the police.

Model to follow:
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/wh​y​-london-won-t-arm-all-police-despite-s​evere-terror-n737551
 
2021-06-14 2:38:40 PM  
I see cops have gotten tired of the "DON'T MOVE! TURN AROUND! I SAID DON'T MOVE! PUT YOUR HANDS ON YOUR HEAD! DON'T MOVE!" stratagem for employing their taser ("He moved after I told him not to") and the "TURN AROUND. LEAN FORWARD AT THE WAIST. TAKE TWO AND A QUARTER STEPS BACK. STOP RAISE YOU HANDS ABOVE YOUR HEAD, PALMS INWARD, FINGERS INTERLEAVED WITH THE THUMBS POINTED DOWN AND PIVOT A HALF TURN ON YOUR RIGHT LEG WHILE HOLDING YOUR LEFT FOOT OFF THE GROUND AND THEN KNEEL DOWN" stratagem ("He wouldn't comply") and now just taze you for doing the thing they told you to do. Nice.
 
2021-06-14 2:38:45 PM  

Prank Call of Cthulhu: I must be psychic. I had correctly predicted he's black before I even clicked the article.


Quick, use your powers, and tell us if completely non-bigoted Trump supporters will defend the police for their actions.
 
2021-06-14 2:39:56 PM  
They "literally HOG TIED him, took his shoes off and took his pants," insisted one of the witnesses who took the footage.

Vaping in public: Illegal
Forcibly removing a minor's pants in public: perfectly legal

Got it.
 
2021-06-14 2:40:06 PM  

mrshowrules: Prank Call of Cthulhu: I must be psychic. I had correctly predicted he's black before I even clicked the article.

Quick, use your powers, and tell us if completely non-bigoted Trump supporters will defend the police for their actions.


Signs point to yes. Also, there will be the sound of wet licking upon boot leather.
 
2021-06-14 2:41:07 PM  
See how inclusive they are? They even got a woman!
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2021-06-14 2:43:14 PM  

Chompachangas: See how inclusive they are? They even got a woman!
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2021-06-14 2:43:25 PM  

Peki: Tomahawk513: Peki: ImOscar: "Stop! He was standing there!" a clearly upset woman screams as other witnesses yell at the officers.
"What is wrong with you?" one man asks, as the cops quickly move in to back up the angry crowd as the teen is turned onto his stomach and handcuffed.
"Y'all did that for no reason," a woman tells the officers. "He was literally standing there."

They do this because they know we're watching and won't do anything to stop them. They know they're being recorded but don't give a shiat about anyone's protestations because we're all too scared to step up and they know they won't lose any pay over it. They're a gang with absolute authority--they're making an example of him in front of you to keep you scared and compliant. It works but won't forever though; eventually a bystander who's had enough will snap, throw down the phone and start throwing punches, arrest or death be damned. It doesn't take eighteen officers to arrest one teen for vaping: it takes one for the tazing, four others to carry him off hogtied, and thirteen more to keep the rest of us from interfering and stopping this shiat.

As a country, last year, we never asked nor answered this question, and it's a damnable moral failing:

If the group on the sidewalk had saved George Floyd's life, should they be given legal protection to do so?

At this point?  Yes.  The police clearly aren't going to change themselves.

Be a great time to finally use that jury nullification.

IANAL, and I appreciate other Farker's corrections, but as law is practiced in the US, jury nullification has, in effect, been nullified. This is why you hear a judge say "finding of fact" to the jury, instead of finding of law. You can't invoke jury nullification in findings of fact.


IANAL but the jury nullification still exists in the USA, it's just that many courts won't allow the defendants lawyer to specifically inform the jury about it, and will typically reject potential jurors who acknowledge the concept during jury selection. Jury nullification exists as long as the jury cannot be prosecuted for acquitting and especially where the case cannot be re-tried after acquittal.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jury_​n​ullification

If Jim bob is on trial for possessing a gram of pot, and he's on video telling an officer "yes officer that's my gram of pot" and I'm on a jury for criminal possession I strongly suspect that I wouldn't find that the video was sufficient proof in my mind for me to vote to convict. Should I feel that way there is afaik no legal recourse the prosecution or judge would have to force me to change my mind.
 
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