Body Cam: This Cop Sums Up Everything that is Wrong with the Police in America

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    Re: Body Cam: This Cop Sums Up Everything that is Wrong with the Police in America

    We get it. We all get it. You really really do not like cops. But you cannot pick one cop here and one cop there and smear all the police officers in America.


    And I like most want people who carry guns to be held especially accountable to the law.


    However have you ever once made the point that like in every other profession there are good polices officers and ones that are not as good.


    And also, unlike most professions, these people risk their very lives protecting our lives and property. The majority of us know we are going to come home from our jobs at night. That is not a given with police officers.

     
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    Re: Body Cam: This Cop Sums Up Everything that is Wrong with the Police in America

    My post is neither a deflection nor a red herring. It is an attempt to once more have a serious discussion with you...this time about police officers.


    That said, did you read the recent thread by FortySix&Two which was all about police officers?

     
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    Re: Body Cam: This Cop Sums Up Everything that is Wrong with the Police in America

    Good Cop ... Bad Cop

    By Kirby Ferris

    Copyright 2011, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership


    One of the most laudable movements in America today is the group known as “Oath Keepers”. (Visit the “Oath Keepers” website.)


    The Oath Keepers represent the very best in American law enforcement (as well as the U.S. military … but that’s another story). The police of Oath Keepers are the “Good Cops”, the truly Good Cops.
    These loyal men and women have publicly re-declared that they will keep their oath to support and defend the Constitution from all enemies “foreign and domestic”. To them, this solemn promise is a sacred honor, not just some patriotic homily. This means they have sworn to obey the Second Amendment.
    Sadly, if there are “Good Cops” then there are also some “Bad Cops”. Fortunately for us, the Good Cops outnumber the Bad Cops by at least twenty to one. This is an imprecise estimate, but candid (and very private) discussions with police officers seem to support the reality that, at the most, five percent of cops nationwide are “dirty”.


    What makes a Bad Cop? Two things leap right out front in the personality profile of a Bad Cop: Arrogance and Authoritarianism. (See the absolutely classic JPFO essay by Gus Cotey)
    A bad cop relishes the slap of the pistol against his or her leg (fair enough). However, at the same time, the Bad Cop feeds his or her ego upon the glances of fear, or the glances of respect, from an unarmed citizenry.
    These Bad Cops secretly lust to openly lord over the rest of us. They are Storm Troopers in waiting. Bottom line: They want all the rest of us disarmed.


    You can tell a Bad Cop by asking them one simple question: “Are you for ‘gun control’?” Listen to their answer carefully. Be very aware of the words “reasonable” or “sensible” in reference to citizen disarmament. Back in Nazi Germany or Soviet Russia, these were the types who took quite well to the trench coats, pompous caps, and knee high jack boots … and ended up “just following orders”.


    Some of the Bad Cops, especially if they are in the law enforcement command hierarchy, have always been arrogant elitists. These power addicts are often the “top cops” that you find parading up on the stage to call for more “gun control” whenever there is a high profile shooting.


    I’m not going to mince words: These men and women are dangerous, treasonous vermin. They took an oath to defend the Constitution, and they now desecrate that oath with every breath they take. Sheriff Dupnik of Arizona is a blatant, slithering example. Take a look at his comment in a recent interview.
    Be aware of the police around you. If you have a cop living on your street, you must know upon which side of the fence he or she sits. It’s time to point blank (can I say that, Sheriff Dupnik?) ask him or her what his or her views on “gun control” actually are.


    If a retired cop lives on your street? Find out the same thing. A very small percentage of retired cops harbor a deep anger, a passive aggressive, manipulative side. They are now disarmed. They are now just like the rest of us. This truly irks the authoritarian passive aggressive mentality.
    Litmus test for retired cops: The closet authoritarian type will also mention “reasonable gun control” and “sensible gun control”. They will never acknowledge “shall not be infringed” (which was a key part of their oath). They’ll always have a “yes… but” right at hand.
    Beware of this kind. At their core they are smiling back stabbers. They’ll say “times have changed” or “it’s a new world” or they’ll preface things with “realistically speaking”.


    Neighborhood snitches and “knock on the door in the middle of the night” goon squads are often recruited from this disenchanted population pool.


    As for the Good Cops, the ninety five percent of law enforcement? Embrace them emphatically. Thank them for their service. Let them know that you have their backs. Again, I believe Bad Cops make up, at the most, only about five percent of law enforcement here. But that five percent could become very dangerous to our freedom some day. Find out who they are. Know who they are. Let your friends and neighbors know who they are.

     



    http://jpfo.org/kirby/kirby-goodcop-badcop.htm

     
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    Re: Body Cam: This Cop Sums Up Everything that is Wrong with the Police in America

    First. You have no source whatsoever.

    Second. Let us ignore the source. That does not negate the fact that what you do is cherry pick cases of a bad cop here, a bad cop there, and try and extrapolate that to case that the majority of police officers are bad.

    That does not work for me. That does not work for anybody employing critical thinking.

    You could do the same with any profession. Lawyers, doctors, teachers, engineers, etc. And the truth will be the vast majority in each and every profession are good at their chosen careers.

    This continual hammering on police officers has not changed anyone's mind on this board. 

    We knew you were obsessed with not liking cops at the beginning. We still know it. Nothing has changed there. 

    Try reading other poster's threads. Try reading the recent thread by FortySixandTwo about police officers.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
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    Re: Body Cam: This Cop Sums Up Everything that is Wrong with the Police in America

    "... enough of your red herrings i'm interested in opinions not lectures. i can't learn anything from you."

    Let us say I stipulate to the above.


    Can you say you have learned anything from any poster on this forum?


    And if so, what have you learned?


     


     

     
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