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(WCVB Boston)   Bad: cops bust down your door without a warrant. We'll allow it: to wake you up and get you out of your burning dwelling   (wcvb.com) divider line
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2021-06-23 9:05:09 PM  
Salute 🍺
 
2021-06-23 9:06:14 PM  
Not gonna snark. Good use of the hero tag.
 
2021-06-23 9:09:20 PM  
Acab no matter what. If these people were black the cops would have made s'mores over the dying family.
 
2021-06-23 9:11:16 PM  
Amazing how they didn't shoot them first. Or the family dog.
 
2021-06-23 9:11:21 PM  
You're not going to get reimbursed for that door, you know.
 
2021-06-23 9:13:21 PM  
Awesome.

Change the batteries in your smoke detectors, folks.

Then, if one of them suddenly stops beeping, check to make sure it isn't on fire.
 
2021-06-23 9:14:38 PM  

Smackledorfer: Acab no matter what. If these people were black the cops would have made s'mores over the dying family.


You know you are getting played right?  Outside of maybe the Nazis when was it ever correct that all of them were even remotely bad?
 
2021-06-23 9:18:36 PM  

Smackledorfer: Acab no matter what. If these people were black the cops would have made s'mores over the dying family.


And if these black people had wheels and tipped over a lot they'd be SUVs.
 
2021-06-23 9:20:21 PM  

Smackledorfer: Acab no matter what. If these people were black the cops would have made s'mores over the dying family.



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2021-06-23 9:22:18 PM  
"Officials said the fire was caused by improper disposal of a cigarette. "

My recurring fear sharing apartments in the Boston area, especially the triple deckers and house-to-multiunit apartment conversions.  Idiots with fire, inexpensive and fast-burning materials, and a lack of sprinklers or industrial alarm systems.
 
2021-06-23 9:22:20 PM  

C18H27NO3: You're not going to get reimbursed for that door, you know.


Wouldn't reimbursement for the busted door just be included in the insurance claim submitted in lieu of the burning dwelling?
 
2021-06-23 9:23:59 PM  
"Good" cops never turn in bad cops. Or there's an "internal investigation" that says they weren't wrong. Ergo, all cops are bastards.
 
2021-06-23 9:31:05 PM  

Pigeonhole: C18H27NO3: You're not going to get reimbursed for that door, you know.

Wouldn't reimbursement for the busted door just be included in the insurance claim submitted in lieu of the burning dwelling?


*sigh*
You must be great fun at parties.
 
2021-06-23 9:32:40 PM  

SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Smackledorfer: Acab no matter what. If these people were black the cops would have made s'mores over the dying family.

You know you are getting played right?  Outside of maybe the Nazis when was it ever correct that all of them were even remotely bad?


Get aload of this copsucker. He thinks just because cop X in district A saves a family that said cop's choice not to arrest bad cop Y across the country means cop X isn't evil.

Did this guy arrest Chauvin? Of course not.
 
2021-06-23 9:38:35 PM  
Fire rescue is not in the job description of a cop, nor does it require a badge and a gun. He could have stood outside the building waiting for the firefighters and nobody would have said a word.

This is what makes him a good guy, not the fact that he was a cop.

You can still ACAB the general job/purpose/function of the cops since this has not a thing to do with any of that anyway.
 
2021-06-23 9:39:10 PM  
GET SOME GODDAMN WORKING SMOKE DETECTORS!
 
2021-06-23 9:42:02 PM  

DoganSquirrelSlayer: You can still ACAB the general job/purpose/function of the cops since this has not a thing to do with any of that anyway.


That's not how the word "all" works.

Have I been misunderstanding the acab for years, and foolishly thinking those saying it actually meant all when they said all?

I guess that makes acab better, but doesn't say much about the intelligence if those saying it.
 
2021-06-23 9:42:06 PM  

DoganSquirrelSlayer: He could have stood outside the building waiting for the firefighters and nobody would have said a word.


Yeah, I'm sure Fark would have been very understanding...
 
2021-06-23 9:46:51 PM  

Jake Havechek: "Good" cops never turn in bad cops. Or there's an "internal investigation" that says they weren't wrong. Ergo, all cops are bastards.


Yep. This is what "all cops are bastards" means, not the "every single individual cop is a bad person" deliberate misinterpretation that bootlickers insist on.
 
2021-06-23 9:53:17 PM  

CruiserTwelve: DoganSquirrelSlayer: He could have stood outside the building waiting for the firefighters and nobody would have said a word.

Yeah, I'm sure Fark would have been very understanding...


I didn't say that would be a good thing, just that it would have been non-news. It wouldn't have even made page 5 of the local paper if he stood there and the entire family burned to death.
 
2021-06-23 10:05:10 PM  

Smackledorfer: Have I been misunderstanding the acab for years


Yes, exactly.
(See I can clip quotes out of the context directly above them too!)

But jokes and jabs aside, is it really that hard to grasp the basic nuance that the general idea of how the cops are implemented now is bad, is not the same thing as pointing specifically to human person Thomas Lambert who did a good thing?

It's like some kind of Schrodinger's intentional misunderstanding. If you try to explain it it more words than fit in a tweet that you'll balk at it being too complicated, but at the same time complain that the short version isn't nuanced enough and has some minor fault in the language. I truly, honestly, genuinely find it hard to believe that you don't understand the actual intention of ACAB and aren't just playing dumb.
 
2021-06-23 10:06:45 PM  

DoganSquirrelSlayer: Fire rescue is not in the job description of a cop, nor does it require a badge and a gun. He could have stood outside the building waiting for the firefighters and nobody would have said a word.


From Somerville's website

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Obviously cops running into a fully engulfed building wouldn't be part of their job but warning nearby residents would.
 
2021-06-23 10:16:37 PM  

DoganSquirrelSlayer: Smackledorfer: Have I been misunderstanding the acab for years

Yes, exactly.
(See I can clip quotes out of the context directly above them too!)


I didn't quote you out of context.
 
2021-06-23 10:26:17 PM  
I can just imagine a junior cop going "yay! I get to bust doors without expecting to get shot at!"  Meanwhile slightly older cops were like "let the scrub get bruised".
 
2021-06-23 10:27:42 PM  

dark brew: DoganSquirrelSlayer: Fire rescue is not in the job description of a cop, nor does it require a badge and a gun. He could have stood outside the building waiting for the firefighters and nobody would have said a word.

From Somerville's website

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Obviously cops running into a fully engulfed building wouldn't be part of their job but warning nearby residents would.


You can quote the mission statement on their site all you want, but when the supreme court rules that cops legally can stand there and watch you get stabbed to death, it rings a bit hollow.
 
2021-06-23 10:31:01 PM  
People come to the door telling me I have to be saved or I'll burn.
Pesky firemen.
 
2021-06-23 10:35:25 PM  

Smackledorfer: I didn't quote you out of context.


The line directly above it was the explanation/context.

How about a different track:

I'm curious, how many times have you used that line about the "all" in ACAB?
I think you just like pulling that out as a gotcha line, rather than like... addressing anything about if any facet of policing is... bad. Are you up to a dozen yet?
 
2021-06-23 10:42:13 PM  

DoganSquirrelSlayer: dark brew: DoganSquirrelSlayer: Fire rescue is not in the job description of a cop, nor does it require a badge and a gun. He could have stood outside the building waiting for the firefighters and nobody would have said a word.

From Somerville's website

[Fark user image 850x59]

Obviously cops running into a fully engulfed building wouldn't be part of their job but warning nearby residents would.

You can quote the mission statement on their site all you want, but when the supreme court rules that cops legally can stand there and watch you get stabbed to death, it rings a bit hollow.


Yes, every job is allowed to not put themselves at direct risk outside of the military.

The rulings you refer to don't mean what you think they mean.
 
2021-06-23 10:43:54 PM  

DoganSquirrelSlayer: Smackledorfer: I didn't quote you out of context.

The line directly above it was the explanation/context.

How about a different track:

I'm curious, how many times have you used that line about the "all" in ACAB?
I think you just like pulling that out as a gotcha line, rather than like... addressing anything about if any facet of policing is... bad. Are you up to a dozen yet?


You know there are lots of people here who believe all means all and use it exactly that way, right?


It's nice you mean some when you say all, though. If the phrase were scab, I'd be on board 100%.
 
2021-06-23 10:47:19 PM  

Smackledorfer: DoganSquirrelSlayer: Smackledorfer: I didn't quote you out of context.

The line directly above it was the explanation/context.

How about a different track:

I'm curious, how many times have you used that line about the "all" in ACAB?
I think you just like pulling that out as a gotcha line, rather than like... addressing anything about if any facet of policing is... bad. Are you up to a dozen yet?

You know there are lots of people here who believe all means all and use it exactly that way, right?


It's nice you mean some when you say all, though. If the phrase were scab, I'd be on board 100%.


A few bad apples spoil the bunch. Also, the b doesn't stand for bad.
 
2021-06-23 10:48:12 PM  
I do like S.C.A.B.  though.  Sounds like a cartoon terrorist group.
 
2021-06-23 10:53:21 PM  

Smackledorfer: Acab no matter what. If these people were black the cops would have made s'mores over the dying family.


...yep every single interaction with a cop and a person with a complexion darker than Casper ends in death.

Every. Single. One.
 
2021-06-23 11:08:42 PM  

cyberspacedout: Awesome.

Change the batteries in your smoke detectors, folks.

Then, if one of them suddenly stops beeping, check to make sure it isn't on fire.


More and more smoke detectors don't have removable batteries.

Because bad home cooks kept taking them out and never putting them back in.
 
2021-06-23 11:32:13 PM  

jclaggett: cyberspacedout: Awesome.

Change the batteries in your smoke detectors, folks.

Then, if one of them suddenly stops beeping, check to make sure it isn't on fire.

More and more smoke detectors don't have removable batteries.

Because bad home cooks kept taking them out and never putting them back in.


Lots of jurisdictions have that as law (sealed-battery or even AC-wired).

https://www.kidde.com/home-safety/en/​u​s/fire-safety/fire-safety-laws
 
2021-06-24 12:37:20 AM  

austerity101: Yep. This is what "all cops are bastards" means, not the "every single individual cop is a bad person" deliberate misinterpretation that bootlickers insist on.



You guys need better slogans. All Cops Are Bastards doesn't actually mean ALL cops are bastards, and Defund the Police doesn't actually mean DEFUND the police.
 
2021-06-24 12:40:56 AM  
austerity101:

Yep. This is what "all cops are bastards" means, not the "every single individual cop is a bad person" deliberate misinterpretation that bootlickers insist on.

Yeah, the deliberate misinterpretation of the literal meaning of the word.  What gall!
 
2021-06-24 12:43:34 AM  
Did they use their Bearcat X3 Firecat?

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With RAM Bar, Gas Injector Unit, 4-way RAM Camera, and Piercing Water Spike.  To "help" people.
 
2021-06-24 12:00:41 PM  

Jake Havechek: "Good" cops never turn in bad cops. Or there's an "internal investigation" that says they weren't wrong. Ergo, all cops are bastards.


So they shouldn't have saved the family? SNAP OUT OF IT!! You're in some kind of ignorance-trance


Go back to 4chan
 
2021-06-24 2:53:12 PM  
10 points for the excellent trolling in this thread.
 
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