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Old 04-18-17, 11:11 PM   #5251
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Here's this fake ass tough guy having inmates dying at his jail. I hope the family gets paid millions for this wrongful death that may be an act of murder.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/man-died-...201319942.html

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Here's this fake ass tough guy having inmates dying at his jail. I hope the family gets paid millions for this wrongful death that may be an act of murder.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/man-died-...201319942.html

Fuck Dave Clarke.
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If it wasn't for the camera

Murder warrant issued for fired Texas cop who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards

http://abcnews.go.com/US/murder-warr...ry?id=47238702
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Old 05-06-17, 06:49 AM   #5256
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Murder warrant issued for fired Texas cop who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards

http://abcnews.go.com/US/murder-warr...ry?id=47238702
They did a blurb on Good Morning America this morning on this. It did mention that on the tape you can hear what sounded like gun shots. In some cases police can shoot fleeing suspects. They must be able to show that allowing them to flee would put the public at greater risk than shooting. To use a highly publicized example; the Tsarev brothers. Since their violence was known to authorities, it could be argued that letting them run would put the public at great risk.

I'm gathering from the piece that he'll try and convince the jury he believed this truck just did a drive-by shooting or something that would justify immediate action.

Don't flame me. I'm not condoning what he did because I still think he'll be skating on thin ice. I'm just basing my guess on what they said. I think in order to be successful, bullets would have had to whiz by his head, or he observed concrete physical proof that shots were fired. Neither of which happened.
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Old 05-06-17, 06:59 AM   #5257
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Rochester NY. In a case of irony, the officer who is about to received the "Officer Of The Year" award has been suspended for an incident involving a dirt bike.

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Two Rochester police officers have been suspended over an incident caught on video, Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli said Thursday.
The officers, who were not identified by the department, were responding to complaints about noise involving a dirt bike on Sunday night on Northampton Street, Ciminelli said at a news conference. They have been suspended with pay.
Michael Mazzeo, the president of the Rochester Police Locust Club, the police union, said the suspensions weren't justified. The video, Mazzeo said, shows officers in a police car approaching a man on a dirt bike from behind, getting out of their car, and then pulling the man off the bike. The man is thrown to the ground after being pulled off the bike.
"The video does raise some concerns, and based on the available documentation we have, we couldn't answer those concerns," Ciminelli said. He said the case was referred to the department's Professional Standards Section for a full investigation.
Four officers were at the scene. The two suspended officers were field training officers who were training two new recruits, whose job was only to observe. The role and participation of the new officers will be part of the investigation, Ciminelli said.

"We need to understand the justification for the use of force," he said. He stressed that the suspensions should not be interpreted as a finding of guilt or misconduct. Northampton Street runs between Emerson and Bergen streets in the Lyell-Otis neighborhood in northwest Rochester.
Read more:Critics seek overhaul of police conduct review
A body camera worn by an officer did not capture the incident, Ciminelli said. A draft police report was completed; it had not been reviewed and approved.
The person who was apprehended in the video was given a traffic ticket for unlicensed operation, Ciminelli said.
"Whenever an officer uses force, that officer has an obligation to articulate the justification for the force," Ciminelli said. "That's what we have to get into — why it was done, how it was done, did it follow our training, our policies, and that's what we're going to be looking at."
Mazzeo reiterated that the union thinks the suspensions are unwarranted. He said the officers were "acting on information they had." Mazzeo neglected to reveal the nature of the information.
"The takedown was appropriate in order to secure this individual who wasn’t complying," Mazzeo said. "The information that they had gave them the need to even use extra caution. There is intelligence and information relevant to this individual. I’m sure the department doesn’t want to put that out there, but they certainly have access to it."
Mazzeo said department administration isn't sending the right message to officers with these suspensions. He said suspensions are rare. "This is a knee-jerk reaction to a video," Mazzeo said. Officers don't feel supported, he said.

“It’s time the chief starts running the department," Mazzeo said, "instead of running away from any media attention that is directed at him.”


There has been a big problem with illegal dirt bikes. No insurance, no registration, no license, No helmets, a lot of noise. When the police approach, the kids just take off. The bikes are faster than an officer and can go places the cars can't. The only way to get them was to approach from behind and tackle them before they could take off. Once the video hit the Mayor announced that the police will no longer pursue dirt bikes ridden illegally.

Say what you will about tactics. If you don't like them then change them. But not enforcing laws is not a way to improve the quality of life in the city. These things are loud and she just gave them carte blanche to thumb their nose at their neighbors.
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Old 05-08-17, 01:49 PM   #5258
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One step forward, two steps back.

‘Roadblocks end where the white people start’: Mississippi sheriff enforces segregation, lawsuit claims

http://www.rawstory.com/2017/05/road...awsuit-claims/
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Rochester NY. In a case of irony, the officer who is about to received the "Officer Of The Year" award has been suspended for an incident involving a dirt bike.

Initial report:

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Two Rochester police officers have been suspended over an incident caught on video, Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli said Thursday.
The officers, who were not identified by the department, were responding to complaints about noise involving a dirt bike on Sunday night on Northampton Street, Ciminelli said at a news conference. They have been suspended with pay.
Michael Mazzeo, the president of the Rochester Police Locust Club, the police union, said the suspensions weren't justified. The video, Mazzeo said, shows officers in a police car approaching a man on a dirt bike from behind, getting out of their car, and then pulling the man off the bike. The man is thrown to the ground after being pulled off the bike.
"The video does raise some concerns, and based on the available documentation we have, we couldn't answer those concerns," Ciminelli said. He said the case was referred to the department's Professional Standards Section for a full investigation.
Four officers were at the scene. The two suspended officers were field training officers who were training two new recruits, whose job was only to observe. The role and participation of the new officers will be part of the investigation, Ciminelli said.

"We need to understand the justification for the use of force," he said. He stressed that the suspensions should not be interpreted as a finding of guilt or misconduct. Northampton Street runs between Emerson and Bergen streets in the Lyell-Otis neighborhood in northwest Rochester.
Read more:Critics seek overhaul of police conduct review
A body camera worn by an officer did not capture the incident, Ciminelli said. A draft police report was completed; it had not been reviewed and approved.
The person who was apprehended in the video was given a traffic ticket for unlicensed operation, Ciminelli said.
"Whenever an officer uses force, that officer has an obligation to articulate the justification for the force," Ciminelli said. "That's what we have to get into — why it was done, how it was done, did it follow our training, our policies, and that's what we're going to be looking at."
Mazzeo reiterated that the union thinks the suspensions are unwarranted. He said the officers were "acting on information they had." Mazzeo neglected to reveal the nature of the information.
"The takedown was appropriate in order to secure this individual who wasn’t complying," Mazzeo said. "The information that they had gave them the need to even use extra caution. There is intelligence and information relevant to this individual. I’m sure the department doesn’t want to put that out there, but they certainly have access to it."
Mazzeo said department administration isn't sending the right message to officers with these suspensions. He said suspensions are rare. "This is a knee-jerk reaction to a video," Mazzeo said. Officers don't feel supported, he said.

“It’s time the chief starts running the department," Mazzeo said, "instead of running away from any media attention that is directed at him.”


There has been a big problem with illegal dirt bikes. No insurance, no registration, no license, No helmets, a lot of noise. When the police approach, the kids just take off. The bikes are faster than an officer and can go places the cars can't. The only way to get them was to approach from behind and tackle them before they could take off. Once the video hit the Mayor announced that the police will no longer pursue dirt bikes ridden illegally.

Say what you will about tactics. If you don't like them then change them. But not enforcing laws is not a way to improve the quality of life in the city. These things are loud and she just gave them carte blanche to thumb their nose at their neighbors.
Yep. As a dirt biker, I agree. You can't just ignore it. I plate and insure my bikes, and drive with extreme caution, on the road.

Ignoring it is going to give the OK to end up like the shitty situation in Baltimore.
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Obviously going to be perceived as being slanted toward the police officer in question however claims the prosecution has made several concessions regarding previously assumed facts.

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A jury has been set in the Manslaughter trial of Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby. The jury, heavily weighted with females including two African Americans, has heard two days of testimony from witnesses called by the prosecution and things aren’t going that well for the prosecution team causing some to ask why certain witnesses are being used.

The state acknowledged in their opening statement that Terrence Crutcher’s car window was indeed down, which goes against what activists and lawyers for the Crutcher family have previously said to the media.

Officer Shelby had previously said that Crutcher’s behavior was highly erratic and he refused to follow multiple commands. She said that when he walked to his car and reached inside, she fired one round, fearing for her life
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Old 05-11-17, 05:29 PM   #5261
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Here's this fake ass tough guy having inmates dying at his jail. I hope the family gets paid millions for this wrongful death that may be an act of murder.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/man-died-...201319942.html

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Old 05-12-17, 02:22 PM   #5262
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Bam, Lee Baca gets 3 years in prison.


https://www.yahoo.com/news/sheriff-r...070802518.html


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Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca was sentenced Friday to three years in prison for obstructing an FBI investigation into abuses at the jails he ran.

The 74-year-old Baca, who is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, was sentenced by a judge who has shown little leniency when it comes to Baca's role atop a department rife with corruption.

U.S. District Court Judge Percy Anderson said he would have sentenced Baca to five years in prison except for his years of service and the Alzheimer's diagnosis.

The judge, however, took exception to a defense contention that Alzheimer's is a sentence of its own.

"As awful as Alzheimer's diseases, it's not a criminal penalty," Anderson said. "Alzheimer's disease is not a get-out-of-jail card."

Baca was ordered to turn himself in July 25 to begin serving his sentence.

As he walked out of the courthouse Friday morning, Baca told reporters that it had been "an interesting day" and thanked his supporters for standing by him.

"For 48 years, he served the people of Los Angeles with all his might, with all his heart," his attorney, Nathan Hochman, said. "He gave it his all, all the time."

The lawman, who worked his way up from guarding inmates to running the nation's largest jail system — and largest sheriff's department — was convicted in March of obstructing justice, conspiring to obstruct justice and lying to federal authorities.

Baca abruptly resigned in 2014 as the probe netted several underlings who plotted to hide an inmate informant from his FBI handler when they learned the jails were being investigated. Baca had learned of the probe after a cellphone that the informant used to communicate with his handler was found in his jail cell, prosecutors said.

"I will never accept a cellphone in the county jail given to a career criminal. I don't care who gives it," Baca said.

The crimes tarnished Baca's reputation as a man on a mission to promote education and rehabilitation behind bars and who preached tolerance and understanding between people of different cultures and faiths.

The case made it difficult to reconcile the image of the soft-spoken, rail-thin, Zen-like reformer with the man who told the local FBI head and top federal prosecutor he was ready to "gun up" for battle with them and furiously stated: "I'm the goddamn sheriff, these are my goddamn jails."

Baca, who jetted around the world to speak about his approach to law enforcement, denied any involvement in the scandal, but acknowledged he had fallen out of touch with what was happening in his department. But prosecutors said he had turned a blind eye to problems at his jails, including vicious beatings by guards who covered up the abuse by falsifying records.

Baca's "crimes showed that corruption went all the way to the top," Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon Fox wrote in sentencing papers suggesting a two-year prison term. "Instead of acting as a leader, Baca distanced himself from the actions of his subordinates, and lied about his own conduct."

Prosecutors also won convictions against 20 other members of the department for crimes ranging from assaults by rank-and-file deputies to the department's second-in-command, Paul Tanaka, who oversaw efforts to derail the federal probe.

While Tanaka, also convicted of the obstruction and conspiracy charges, was sentenced to five years in prison, prosecutors said Baca deserves the lighter term because there was no evidence he tampered with witnesses and Tanaka fostered a culture of corruption. They also cited Baca's degenerative disease.

Baca had originally pleaded guilty to a single count of lying to federal investigators in a deal that would have required no more than six months in prison. But when Judge Percy Anderson rejected that as too lenient, Baca withdrew his plea.

Prosecutors then hit him with the two additional obstruction counts. At Baca's first trial, a jury deadlocked 11-1 for acquittal and a mistrial was declared. He was convicted three months later by a different jury at his second trial.

Defense attorney Nathan Hochman said Baca's misdeeds over six weeks in 2011 and four false answers to 400 questions during a voluntary interview with authorities in 2013 must be weighed against an "extraordinary record of public service" over 48 years and along with his condition, which has progressed from mild cognitive impairment to mild dementia.

More than 200 friends and supporters wrote letters of support to the court on behalf of Baca, including former Mexican President Vicente Fox, former California Govs. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis, former Los Angeles Ram-turned-minister Rosey Grier, former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, Hollywood executives, former jailbirds — even a public relations executive whose firm represents the deputies union that has been critical of Baca.

They hailed his unconventional style of policing, his compassion and a lifetime of good works.

Hochman plans to appeal, challenging several of Anderson's rulings that he said were improper and showed bias toward Baca, including a decision not to allow medical experts to testify whether Baca's medical condition impaired his memory when he lied to federal authorities.

"This diagnosis is a sentence of its own," Hochman wrote. "In this case, a sentence of imprisonment is essentially a cognitive death sentence given the progression of Mr. Baca's Alzheimer's disease."
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lawofficer.com

Obviously going to be perceived as being slanted toward the police officer in question however claims the prosecution has made several concessions regarding previously assumed facts.
Officer Shelby found not guilty. The jury which included eight women and four men three of which were African American.

jury acquits Tulsa cop

In the story the defense states the deceased was acting erratically and was not following instructions. PCP was later found in his system. The family says the defense was demonizing the victim.
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The local judge I had reported on several times seems to be reaching the end of judicial patience. After having been convicted of DWI at 9:00 in the morning, all she had to do was abstain from alcohol and stay out of trouble and everything would go away. Since then she has been accused numerous times of being intoxicated in public. Blamed alcohol in the breathalyzer on her daughter. Posted pictures on social media of her at a party with red solo cups. After she missed a court mandated urine test and court appearance a bench warrant was issued for her arrest. Stop smiling, you're going to jail.

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Husband of Cop and maybe the cop may have behaved badly here... This man looks like a fuckin' HIPPO on top of that man squeezing all the air out of his lungs. Also observe the "capes" trying to block the LEGAL video recording.

Story and Video here

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HOUSTON - Investigators on Tuesday released the cause of death of a man who died days after a confrontation with a Harris County deputy’s husband outside a Sheldon restaurant

According to a spokesperson for the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the off-duty deputy’s husband arrived at the restaurant on the night of May 28 with his children and saw John Hernandez urinating outside the restaurant. Deputies said the man confronted Hernandez about his behavior, and a fight began.

Hernandez was hospitalized after the confrontation. He died three days later after he was removed from life support.

The Harris County medical examiner said an autopsy found that Hernandez died from anoxic encephalopathy because of strangulation with chest compression. Web MD describes anoxic encephalopathy as damage to the brain from a lack of oxygen.

Hernandez’s death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner.


On Monday, an attorney for the Hernandez family released video that he said showed the deputy’s husband using an “illegal chokehold” being used to subdue him.
Some video of controntation




Video of Choke hold/Suffocation

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Kudos to this cop for showing MASSIVE AMOUNTS of patience and restraint in the face of obnoxious behavior. I can't help but think of some of the factors that might have changed this into a choke hold/mace situation had it been a cop with less professionalism.

She is FORMER News reporter Collen Campbell. She is claiming she may have been drugged.

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yeah, I was just reading this. "I only had 1 drink" changes to "I had 2 drinks at this bar" to "I was at a bar previously and had 3 or 4 drinks there then went to this bar". Yeah, she was drugged.
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Kudos to this cop for showing MASSIVE AMOUNTS of patience and restraint in the face of obnoxious behavior. I can't help but think of some of the factors that might have changed this into a choke hold/mace situation had it been a cop with less professionalism.

She is FORMER News reporter Collen Campbell. She is claiming she may have been drugged.

NSFW due to LANGUAGE

Gotta be honest, I chubbed when she yelled "Lick my asshole!"

Nothings hotter than a drunk chick with a filthy mouth and bad attitude.
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Maybe someone hacked into her youtube account and digitally edited the exchange to make it look like she was being belligerent.
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I never thought that this guy would be back on the force. He will be forever be the cop who shot a harmless homeless guy, an act which resulted in large protest marches and an investigation of the police department by the Justice Department.

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- One of the two Albuquerque Police Officers who fatally shot a homeless man in the Foothills three years ago will rejoin the force, according to the department.

APD said in a statement released Monday evening that officer Dominique Perez is on an administrative assignment with the department's tactical unit. However, under an agreement, APD said Perez will not respond to calls or be on patrol for one year.

"He must also complete all of the department’s new training related to our settlement agreement, along with state required training, and pass a psychological exam," the APD statement said. "The agreement also calls for him to receive $143,159.07 in back wages (which includes the city’s cost of benefits associated with the wages)."

On Tuesday, APD provided the settlement agreement regarding Perez's reinstatement. To read that document, click here.

Perez and fellow officer Keith Sandy shot and killed homeless camper James Boyd in a March 2014 SWAT situation in the Foothills. The two officers went on trial for Boyd's death last year, but a jury returned a hung verdict and the judge declared a mistrial.

The state dismissed the second-degree murder charge against Perez last November, and new District Attorney Raul Torrez announced in February he would not retry the case against Perez or Sandy.

The legal defense alone has nearly bankrupted the Perez family according to close sources. In June last year, a national group was raising money for Perez to pay his lawyers.

According to the agreement, Perez will retain his former rank of officer first class. He will be responsible for paying on the money he is owed. His vacation and sick leave balances were also restored.

Sandy, meanwhile, retired from the department in 2014, entitling him to receive his pension regardless what happened during the trial.
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I wasn't going to say much more about our local judge but the race element has come in to play. When discussed on the radio, many people felt that she was being treated with kid gloves because she is a woman/black/judge or some combination thereof. Yesterday in court cries of racism rang out accusing the judge of being a "racist cracker" for jailing judge Astacio for failing to live up to the term of her conditional discharge on the DWI conviction.

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How much longer Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio would spend behind bars hinged on what she knew and when.
Did she know the judge overseeing her drunken driving case had ordered her to submit to a urinalysis to test for alcohol consumption, and, if so, when did she know it?
Those questions were at the heart of a two-hour court hearing Thursday to determine whether she violated a condition of her DWI sentence by neglecting to take the test, which was ordered last month while she was abroad in Thailand.
In the end, Astacio, who has been jailed since Monday and took the stand in her own defense, was found guilty of the violation and ordered held without bail until her next court date, July 6, when she is slated to be sentenced.
Astacio now faces whatever penalties she would have been subject to upon her original conviction, which include up to a year in jail.
Her attorney, Ed Fiandach, said he planned to appeal.
The decision by Judge Stephen Aronson immediately drew cries of, "Racist!" and "Racist cracker!" from the standing-room only gallery, to which Astacio, in her red jailhouse scrubs, turned and said, "I'm fine. I'm totally fine."
Aronson also rejected a plea from Fiandach to set Astacio free on her own recognizance until her sentencing.
Submitting to random court-ordered drug tests and abstaining from alcohol are among the conditions of the sentence Astacio received as a result of her drunken driving conviction in August 2016.
She testified that she had been out of touch with Fiandach for 20 days — from May 7 to May 27 — due to spotty and expensive cell phone coverage and a desire to "de-stress."
"I didn't have the ability to communicate with anyone by telephone or text message," she said, referring to that time period. "I was able to communicate with my family through social media."
"It's your responsibility to stay in touch with your attorney," Maurer said in his closing arguments, "not your attorney's responsibility to find you halfway around the world to deliver a message."
Thursday marked the second time Astacio has been found guilty of violating the conditions of her sentence.
She is still collecting her $174,000 salary and did not take officially sanctioned vacation so the other aspect was that she had abandoned her job to go on this trip.

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On a side note. I won't bother starting a new thread because I have a similar complaint every year. Just to show what assholes the public are I'll tell about last night.

Fireman's parade down Main St. A few thousand spectators. Main St. gets shut down for the parade. Barricades, cones, police cars, police officers, fire police, and peace officers such as myself blocking various entry points to keep traffic off Main ST. during the parade and for a short time afterward while the crowd dissipates. I hope you would be amazed and appalled at the number of people who think it's OK to drive around said traffic control devices because they think it's OK to drive down the middle of a parade or through a crowd of people.

Said parade is the same weekend every year. Well publicized with signage throughout the village starting the beginning of May.

Last night I actually body grabbed a woman and pulled her back onto the sidewalk because she had stepped into the path of a firetruck while trying to take a picture of her family. Not an asshole but certainly not paying attention.
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Sandy, meanwhile, retired from the department in 2014, entitling him to receive his pension regardless what happened during the trial.
Due to the high number of public officials who have collected pensions after being convicted of felonies like bribery, NY tried to pass a law making felons ineligible for their pension. It hasn't gone anywhere. The governor who keeps insisting he won't sign a budget without ethics reform submitted his own budget with all his pet projects but lacked ethics reform.

Be it public assistance, a salary, or a pension, I don't believe any publicly funded money should be paid to someone convicted of a felony. These guys are collecting $100,000 pensions while sitting in jail for accepting bribes and other abuses of public trust. Obviously I am very pro-cop. However I also agree that if one does commit a felony they shouldn't be entitled to the pension. A cop forces some chick into sex in exchange for not busting her on a DWI or get a felony DWI themselves, why should the public continue to pay him/her for the rest of their life?
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Gotta be honest, I chubbed when she yelled "Lick my asshole!"

Nothings hotter than a drunk chick with a filthy mouth and bad attitude.
You're not the only one. Now that she got fired and believes her "career is ruined"...she can do porn?
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Gotta be honest, I chubbed when she yelled "Lick my asshole!"

Nothings hotter than a drunk chick with a filthy mouth and bad attitude.
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Not that this is a surprise at all, but,

Body camera footage suggests police treat black drivers with less respect

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  • Police officers spoke less respectfully to black people than to white people during traffic stops. Officers were more likely to use informal titles with black drivers and formal titles with white drivers.
  • White drivers were 57 percent more likely to hear a police officer use phrases that were considered the most respectful — apologies, for example, and expressions of gratitude such as “thank you.”
  • Black drivers were 61 percent more likely to hear officers use language considered to be the least respectful, including commands for drivers to keep their hands on their steering wheels.
  • Disparities remained even after the researchers controlled for the race of the police officer, the severity of the offense for which a driver was stopped and the location of the traffic stop.
  • Officers tended to use more formal language when interacting with older drivers and women.
  • Officers tended to use less respectful language with all drivers while performing searches.
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