Headso: sorry, helping people is not part of our job even though it would require almost no effort on our part.
phlegmmo: He's lucky he didn't burn his buns.
Russ1642: Headso: sorry, helping people is not part of our job even though it would require almost no effort on our part.Cops aren't locksmiths. Their only tool is a gun to shoot out the windows.
MBooda: What if you're locked inside your car?[i1.ytimg.com image 480x360]
Russ1642: Cops aren't locksmiths. Their only tool is a gun to shoot out the windows.
Khellendros: Russ1642: Cops aren't locksmiths. Their only tool is a gun to shoot out the windows.And yet I've seen cops slimjim car doors on request for people who call for that on at 3 separate occasions. They were ready to break a window if they had to, but in each case, they got the car open through other means.And no, they would never shoot out a window. If required they'd use their ASP or other blunt instrument to break the glass of a rear side window. They'd never discharge their firearm to get into a locked car.
cgraves67: Not every department allows their officers to slimjim a car door on demand (liability thing)
Some 'Splainin' To Do: Headso: sorry, helping people is not part of our job even though it would require almost no effort on our part.He could have tried calling 311, who, at the minimum, would have likely been willing to direct him to a locksmith if there were no officers free enough to help.911 is an emergency response number. Tying up the 911 line means that you're taking an operators attention away from real emergency situations. Abusing 911 should definitely come with consequences.
nyseattitude: But Leominster's policy is to not help with lockouts unless it is an emergency situationThat's a common policy. Once electric windows and door locks became popular/standard it became more difficult to unlock a car door without effecting the wiring or getting your slim-jim stuck.
Headso: cgraves67: Not every department allows their officers to slimjim a car door on demand (liability thing)but yet shooting dogs for no reason not a liability thing? I'm thinking it's more about laziness that they pretend is about liability.
boinkingbill: Idiot! There are services for these situations that you can call and they will send someone out and start a bakery fire for you.
onzmadi: ive always been curious about the thought process that leads someone down that road.was it just uncontrolled rage?did they think the fire would bring the fire dept who would be more helpful?i just dont understand.
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