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2022-08-13 9:11:19 AM  
Soon:
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2022-08-13 9:21:18 AM  
FTFA. - "He had suffered some personal loss before this incident," Reyes said. "Maybe he made a mistake, maybe made a bad decision."
Reyes added: "It happens, you know, we make bad decisions as human beings, cops are human beings too. We go through rough patches in our Iives."

I wonder if any compassion has been to the citizenry in their (or any) city in america when someone makes a "mistake" like this.  Maybe on extremely rare occasion, but likely not.

Police unions usually just dig up that time said arrestee smoked a joint back at age 12 the therefore deserves the full hammered fury of the law.
 
2022-08-13 9:22:01 AM  
No union I was ever in prevented me from being cuffed and stuffed
 
2022-08-13 9:28:37 AM  

SpaceMonkey-66: FTFA. - "He had suffered some personal loss before this incident," Reyes said. "Maybe he made a mistake, maybe made a bad decision."
Reyes added: "It happens, you know, we make bad decisions as human beings, cops are human beings too. We go through rough patches in our Iives."



Wouldn't it be nice if pigs applied this same sensitivity to "rough patches" being experienced by non cops?

A guy can dream.
 
2022-08-13 9:29:42 AM  
It is truly appalling how many cops are emotionally unfit for a high stress job.

Punching a parking meter. Really?
Who does that? (cops)
Who is dumb enough to do that on camera? (still cops)
 
2022-08-13 9:33:58 AM  
One other thing, I'd had to be this guys' significant other.
 
2022-08-13 10:03:13 AM  
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you know he beats his family members just like that parking machine

acab
 
2022-08-13 11:40:35 AM  
Well gosh he sure is fortunate to have a union.  Don't you go trying to get one, you'll be fired, or worse.
 
2022-08-13 12:22:16 PM  
Honestly, I'd rather have the cop punch a machine than a Black guy. At least he can control his anger enough to pick an acceptable target.

The whole "letting friend drive an unmarked" is a little more worth the outrage.
 
2022-08-13 12:26:46 PM  
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2022-08-13 12:27:46 PM  
Good thing the hotel didn't have valet parking
 
2022-08-13 12:29:17 PM  

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Wow, that took me a minute. I first saw it as "had poor aim" but then realized it's actually perfect for their aim.
 
2022-08-13 12:30:23 PM  
How many cops does it take to change a light bulb?
None.  They just beat the room for being black.
 
2022-08-13 12:31:47 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: Well gosh he sure is fortunate to have a union.  Don't you go trying to get one, you'll be fired, or worse.


Police unions are the only unions that Republicans defend.
 
2022-08-13 12:37:03 PM  

SpectroBoy: It is truly appalling how many cops are emotionally unfit for a high stress job.

Punching a parking meter. Really?
Who does that? (cops)
Who is dumb enough to do that on camera? (still cops)


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2022-08-13 12:43:24 PM  

Peki: At least he can control his anger enough to pick an acceptable target.


$1,400 of damage to private property is an acceptable target?

/get wrecked, officer
 
2022-08-13 12:46:05 PM  
FTFA: Murray faced possible criminal charges, but instead, got an 80-hour suspension after the police union stepped in.

There are a lot of black and white minefields for the ideologues on here to hurt themselves with in such articles but it is always interesting to see how apparent spokesmen for unions come suddenly to the unfortunately only temporary understanding that unions hurt themselves and their causes by defending members who are undeserving of that treatment.
 
2022-08-13 12:46:22 PM  
If only bullets had butterfly wings
 
2022-08-13 12:46:57 PM  
"He had suffered some personal loss before this incident," Reyes said. "Maybe he made a mistake, maybe made a bad decision."


I'm sure your officers would have been equally as understanding had they come across an intoxicated black man angrily destroying city property.
 
2022-08-13 12:48:21 PM  
Police union is best union.
 
2022-08-13 12:49:14 PM  
Finally, some coverage of black on black crime.
 
2022-08-13 12:55:10 PM  
Murray faced possible criminal charges, but instead, got an 80-hour suspension after the police union stepped in. But the internal disciplinary case may not be over.

How does intercession by the police union somehow make you immune to criminal charges?
 
2022-08-13 12:56:52 PM  

Giant Clown Shoe: Peki: At least he can control his anger enough to pick an acceptable target.

$1,400 of damage to private property is an acceptable target?

/get wrecked, officer


Compared to a human? Yes.

All day everyday.
 
2022-08-13 1:00:31 PM  
Reyes said the FOP's vice president struck a deal with the hotel: If Murray paid for the damage out of his own pocket, management wouldn't press charges.

Seriously, this is how gangs work. "C'mon - here, we'll cover the damages, and no need for the cop... well, other cops, to get involved, right?"

Why is it that we hold law enforcement to a weaker standard than those over whom they supposedly enforce the law? Cop shoots an unarmed, compliant, kneeling suspect several times in the back? "C'mon, he panicked, heat of the moment, fog of war, yadda, yadda, yadda!" Someone moves slightly too fast in front of the cop and the cop shoots him to death? "It's clearly the citizen's fault - if only he'd been more compliant, and had moved like a Parkinson's patient on Thorazine, he might still be alive today. Mind you, that's 'might'..."

Seriously, if this had been some drunk guy who did a grand and a half in damage, he'd be in jail right now after having gotten beaten by a couple of Miami cops looking to work off a rough day.
 
2022-08-13 1:08:38 PM  
I'm familiar with those machines. I think the sergeant showed great restraint.
 
2022-08-13 1:09:00 PM  

SpaceMonkey-66: FTFA. - "He had suffered some personal loss before this incident," Reyes said. "Maybe he made a mistake, maybe made a bad decision."
Reyes added: "It happens, you know, we make bad decisions as human beings, cops are human beings too. We go through rough patches in our Iives."

I wonder if any compassion has been to the citizenry in their (or any) city in america when someone makes a "mistake" like this.  Maybe on extremely rare occasion, but likely not.

Police unions usually just dig up that time said arrestee smoked a joint back at age 12 the therefore deserves the full hammered fury of the law.


Almost. Should read 'smoked a joint at 12 while black and therefore deserved to be slowly executed'. Honestly. That's what I see at fauxmews and yahoo.
 
2022-08-13 1:15:45 PM  

SpaceMonkey-66: FTFA. - "He had suffered some personal loss before this incident," Reyes said. "Maybe he made a mistake, maybe made a bad decision."
Reyes added: "It happens, you know, we make bad decisions as human beings, cops are human beings too. We go through rough patches in our Iives."


well then I guess temporarily he shouldn't have been on the front line.  perhaps if there was a culture of looking out for each other's wellbeing, and a compassionate, informed strategy around mental health, and resources and support available?
 
2022-08-13 1:18:30 PM  
The reports say investigators found enough evidence for Murray to be arrested and charged, but the police union stepped in.
"Initially, Sgt. Murray was relieved of duty and typically we're the first call when a member is relieved of duty," said Sgt. Tommy Reyes, who leads Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 20, which represents Miami police officers.
Reyes said the FOP's vice president struck a deal with the hotel: If Murray paid for the damage out of his own pocket, management wouldn't press charges.

Sgt. Tommy Reyes has now been charged with witness intimidation and RICO violations.

/sigh
 
2022-08-13 1:21:50 PM  

SpaceMonkey-66: FTFA. - "He had suffered some personal loss before this incident," Reyes said. "Maybe he made a mistake, maybe made a bad decision."
Reyes added: "It happens, you know, we make bad decisions as human beings, cops are human beings too. We go through rough patches in our Iives."

I wonder if any compassion has been to the citizenry in their (or any) city in america when someone makes a "mistake" like this.  Maybe on extremely rare occasion, but likely not.

Police unions usually just dig up that time said arrestee smoked a joint back at age 12 the therefore deserves the full hammered fury of the law.


I've had bad days before too, but I never caused $1400 of damage to public property over it.
 
2022-08-13 1:24:39 PM  

ProbablyDrunk: Marcus Aurelius: Well gosh he sure is fortunate to have a union.  Don't you go trying to get one, you'll be fired, or worse.

Police unions are the only unions that Republicans defend.


Police unions and the Republican Party are the same criminal gang.
 
2022-08-13 1:24:47 PM  
Let he who has never broken something while out drinking cast the first stone.

Now I'm absolutely not a cop bootlicker, but he was just being a drunk asshole while out on a date. I would bet money that something else like was going on, like he lost his ticket and he couldn't get out of the parking garage. I mean, look at the Thicc Miami Mami he was with. He was ready to go! She won't wait forever!

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2022-08-13 1:25:33 PM  
Wait a sec. . why are you guys complaining about a Black cop destroying an instrument of white supremacy?
 
2022-08-13 1:28:32 PM  

Wine Sipping Elitist: Let he who has never broken something while out drinking cast the first stone.

Now I'm absolutely not a cop bootlicker, but ...


maybe we should also have a rule about sentences starting this way
 
2022-08-13 1:29:07 PM  
Did anyone watch the video? This wasn't even a tantrum, it was just a frustration punch. One hit. He should pay for the damages, but it's not like he was out of control.
 
2022-08-13 1:29:15 PM  

Lady J: Wine Sipping Elitist: Let he who has never broken something while out drinking cast the first stone.

Now I'm absolutely not a cop bootlicker, but ...

maybe we should also have a rule about sentences starting this way


It's functionally identical to starting a sentence with "I'm not racist, but..."
 
2022-08-13 1:29:26 PM  

Prof. Frink: Ivo Shandor: [Fark user image image 425x414]

Wow, that took me a minute. I first saw it as "had poor aim" but then realized it's actually perfect for their aim.


Took me a second too, then I enjoyed a sensible chuckle
 
2022-08-13 1:29:59 PM  

aperson: SpaceMonkey-66: FTFA. - "He had suffered some personal loss before this incident," Reyes said. "Maybe he made a mistake, maybe made a bad decision."
Reyes added: "It happens, you know, we make bad decisions as human beings, cops are human beings too. We go through rough patches in our Iives."

I wonder if any compassion has been to the citizenry in their (or any) city in america when someone makes a "mistake" like this.  Maybe on extremely rare occasion, but likely not.

Police unions usually just dig up that time said arrestee smoked a joint back at age 12 the therefore deserves the full hammered fury of the law.

I've had bad days before too, but I never caused $1400 of damage to public property over it.


You need to go out drinking with me sometimes.

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2022-08-13 1:33:23 PM  

aperson: SpaceMonkey-66: FTFA. - "He had suffered some personal loss before this incident," Reyes said. "Maybe he made a mistake, maybe made a bad decision."
Reyes added: "It happens, you know, we make bad decisions as human beings, cops are human beings too. We go through rough patches in our Iives."

I wonder if any compassion has been to the citizenry in their (or any) city in america when someone makes a "mistake" like this.  Maybe on extremely rare occasion, but likely not.

Police unions usually just dig up that time said arrestee smoked a joint back at age 12 the therefore deserves the full hammered fury of the law.

I've had bad days before too, but I never caused $1400 of damage to public property over it.


What's the threshold for acceptable property damage while out drinking? Assuming one wasn't behind the wheel, that is

It's not a party until your drunk friend Chad runs through a sliding glass door trying to get to the pool deck
 
2022-08-13 1:33:51 PM  

HighlanderRPI: Good thing the hotel didn't have valet parking


You're right, they would suffer when the police wouldn't:

it will take more than a few car bombs to stop up-not a hell of a lot more
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2022-08-13 1:34:06 PM  
 
2022-08-13 1:34:15 PM  

Lady J: Wine Sipping Elitist: Let he who has never broken something while out drinking cast the first stone.

Now I'm absolutely not a cop bootlicker, but ...

maybe we should also have a rule about sentences starting this way


Hahahahaha yeah but whatever. It's the truth.
 
2022-08-13 1:34:29 PM  
A stapler!

Reads article: Dammit kinda close.
 
2022-08-13 1:35:16 PM  

Lsherm: Did anyone watch the video? This wasn't even a tantrum, it was just a frustration punch. One hit. He should pay for the damages, but it's not like he was out of control.


That's what I'm saying, but you said it better
 
2022-08-13 1:37:13 PM  

Lsherm: Did anyone watch the video? This wasn't even a tantrum, it was just a frustration punch. One hit. He should pay for the damages, but it's not like he was out of control.


physically attacking an inanimate object causing $1,400 is the definition of being out of control
 
2022-08-13 1:40:54 PM  

ProbablyDrunk: Marcus Aurelius: Well gosh he sure is fortunate to have a union.  Don't you go trying to get one, you'll be fired, or worse.

Police unions are the only unions that Republicans defend.


They are also the only "unions" that management is part of.
 
2022-08-13 1:41:58 PM  

anfrind: Lady J: Wine Sipping Elitist: Let he who has never broken something while out drinking cast the first stone.

Now I'm absolutely not a cop bootlicker, but ...

maybe we should also have a rule about sentences starting this way

It's functionally identical to starting a sentence with "I'm not racist, but..."


it isn't quite so binary, but cops do appear to be trying their hardest to make it so.  If you've got a valid point you can find another way to phrase it.  if yer carefull wiv words, anyways
 
2022-08-13 1:42:42 PM  

Giant Clown Shoe: Lsherm: Did anyone watch the video? This wasn't even a tantrum, it was just a frustration punch. One hit. He should pay for the damages, but it's not like he was out of control.

physically attacking an inanimate object causing $1,400 is the definition of being out of control


Touch screens are expensive, yo. I could cause $1400 worth of damages to one with a paperclip and not be out of control.
 
2022-08-13 1:44:32 PM  

Ivo Shandor: [Fark user image 425x414]


Not bad, but they missed a valence electron in the second shell.
 
2022-08-13 1:44:57 PM  

Giant Clown Shoe: Lsherm: Did anyone watch the video? This wasn't even a tantrum, it was just a frustration punch. One hit. He should pay for the damages, but it's not like he was out of control.

physically attacking an inanimate object causing $1,400 is the definition of being out of control


Hey, hey, hey, man... Bro was just being a man.  Men hit things, bro, it's normal.  Don't go around emasculating your bros.  Men gotta blow off steam, you know?  So he caused $1400 in property damage - so what?  Better than, say, going on home and taking it out on his girl, right?

/I am so f*cking sick of this "men will be men" shiat when men do stupid, criminal things
 
2022-08-13 1:45:37 PM  
I feel the urge to punch parking machines and I don't even drive.

Mind you, the solar panels are kind of cool and you couldn't put a large one on an old-fangled parking meter.
 
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