jamspoon: Is is just me or are these outfits increasingly designed to hide the wearers identity. It also makes it hard for the officer to communicate with the public increasing the risk of confrontation and violence.
shastacola: Linking to InfoWars is the internet equivalent of having "I'm a lunatic and I don't care" tattooed on your forehead.
BumpInTheNight: Infowars.com? Come on subby, you farkin suck.
FriarReb98: What's an "eam"?
Pattuq: Nothing requires the protection of heavily-armed soldiers and "police" than an event where two groups of men kick a ball around on the grass.
Mouser: jamspoon: Is is just me or are these outfits increasingly designed to hide the wearers identity. It also makes it hard for the officer to communicate with the public increasing the risk of confrontation and violence.I don't think a drug lord with an AK-47 is going to worry too much about identifying and communicating with the police.
skinink: Why they insist on holding tournaments for the world's most popular sports in the worst places is confusing.Oh, they do it t because of bribes. Nevermind.
Linux_Yes: Don't Worry, the US is well on its way to building up its Police State too. they have Capital to protect.
CruJones: They also look like every riot cop everywhere./irony police assemble!
Cthulhain: Infowars? I know Fark is Freeper Central these days, but come on...
cameroncrazy1984: I've never seen Brazil. Nor do I think those outfits are any different from riot police anywhere.
phenn: But, he does produce some interesting content if you can filter out the hysterics. your capacity for critical thinking.
CruJones: They also look like every riot cop everywhere.
phenn: But, he does produce some interesting content if you can filter out the hysterics.
taurusowner: A: Infowars? Really? Ugh. I'm about as libertarian as they come, but Alex Jones is a certified nutjob.B: Sooo...a SWAT team looks exactly like a SWAT team? This is a story?C: Yes the militarization of police worldwide and in the US is an increasing problem. But there is a niche need to SWAT teams that isn't going away. And those teams pretty much do need to have that gear and weapons to do their job. The real problem is twofold. The increasing use of SWAT teams for jobs that don't really need them, and the militarization of regular patrol officers. I get having a go bag in the trunk with some tactical gear for immediate response to active shooter scenarios, and I get having a patrol rifle in the car like an AR-15. But the average office is likely to encounter a real need to pull that stuff out a handful of times over his entire career. It's very distressing that more and more officers are going the "tacticool" route for regular patrols.\Current military\\And current police officer
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