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  • Feb 3rd, 2016 @ 7:51am

    Re: Re: Re: No punishment = No incentive to comply

    Just have the judge hand down an order to the local law enforcement community to have them

    LEO's are still LEO's and I doubt anything of any value will be found by any local law enforcement. They'll protect their brothers.

  • Feb 2nd, 2016 @ 1:12pm

    Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re:

    Hmmm...maybe I had different firearms training than you. You know, where common sense says don't point a gun at anything you don't intend to shoot.

    I would also think common sense would say, you swing a rifle around in a nonchalant manner, you might be inviting someone to misinterpret your intentions.

    I'm all about open carry, even conceal carry. What I'm not about is just blaming LEO's in this case.

  • Feb 2nd, 2016 @ 7:52am

    Re: Re: Re: Re:

    Im not really sure what you're getting at...pretty sure I've said the other parties involved were to blame as well.....?

  • Feb 2nd, 2016 @ 7:15am

    Re: Re: Re: Re:

    Of course. I'm not saying that at all. It definitely looks like the police didn't give him a all.

    I'm just saying that he was wandering around, swinging an air gun, that looked very much the part of a real gun. I own an air rifle, it can kill things, so when I say real gun, I mean a gun that uses gunpowder for acceleration.

    You do the above, you should expect to worry people. Would you walk up and down a store, swinging a rifle? One that looks real?

  • Feb 2nd, 2016 @ 7:10am

    Re: Re:

    Here the link for a few of the videos

    There's a video further down the page that shows you the exact gun he was holding. Doesn't look like a toy to me. The main video also shows him wandering around, swinging the gun. At one point, he has it on his shoulder.

    Like I said, it was stupid of him to do that, but also stupid of the police to just charge in there and shoot.

  • Feb 2nd, 2016 @ 6:54am

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    Sure, that may have been his intent, however, he was walking around the store, swinging it around. Not something you should be doing if you're smart.

    and if I remember wasn't just a "toy" gun. It was a pellet or airsoft gun. I'll have to verify that

  • Feb 2nd, 2016 @ 6:25am

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    That was the Walmart right down the road from where I lived and worked. Worked at Wright Patterson AFB.

    The dude was stupid for wandering around with a gun, even if it was fake, waving it around.

    Not that the police and the others involved don't share in the blame....just saying...

  • Feb 2nd, 2016 @ 5:52am


    Is it sad that I can see the following happening:

    1) The "Man" calls it cyber terrorism. People caught get locked up as terrorists.

    2) Even more calls for surveillance on us through wire tapping...etc etc. You "figure out" who's making these calls.

    3) It happens to a prominent black person,'s racism....or it happens to a regular black person, SWAT comes in....Ferguson happens all over again.

  • Nov 22nd, 2013 @ 6:44am

    Re: Hey you know what?

    Hahaha, no joke

  • Nov 22nd, 2013 @ 6:43am

    Re: Re:

    I agree. If he does it for one thing...what's to say he stops there? When stuff like that becomes the'll catch on to other parts of the country...and pretty soon it'll be so bad that if you write/say something a LEO doesn't agree with...they'll come get you no matter where you are.

  • Nov 20th, 2013 @ 5:39am

    Uhhh really????

    "Maybe the cops just roughed him up a bit and somehow thought the ridiculous Taser story would cover it all up? Even the DA can't seem to get his narrative right. "

    "So, which is it? Was he struck in the face by a Taser or were his "legs pulled out" from under him? Either way, it's conceivable he'd take a faceful of pavement. But neither response sounds appropriate."

    I really hope you're joking. You think the DA was really suggesting that happened? I would say it makes more sense to say the DA was using the leg pulling as an example. Cmmmonnn mannnnn.

    Although..I think it makes more sense that they roughed him up. What does the cruiser cam show?

  • Nov 6th, 2013 @ 10:51am

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    I really need some stories about cops doing something good. Too many of these screwed up cop stories are getting to me and my perception of LEO’s is definitely changing for the worse.

  • Sep 13th, 2013 @ 7:32am

    Re: A one muscle joke

    Wrong. Very very wrong. They have you sit on a pad that detects butt muscle movement.

  • Sep 13th, 2013 @ 5:53am

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    As someone who's had to take the polygraph for a federal job...I most heartily agree. It's a bogus piece of garbage. There's a reason why it's inadmissable in a court of law.

    There's a website out antipolygraph. The amount of scientific data out there that disproves the accuracy of said lie's amazing.

    Just another instance where the government is wanting to keep it's crap under wraps.

  • Sep 13th, 2013 @ 5:23am

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    Another instance about the privacy issue...

    This one happened oversea's in Germany when I was stationed there with the Navy. A German man was out and about with his mistress. He happened to be speeding, spped camera took his picture. Picture got him getting a blowjob from his mistress. Picture was sent to his house. Said picture then got viewed by his wife, who then divorced him and sued and blah blah blah...took him to the cleaners. He then sued the local government for invasion of privacy and won his case.

    I know that's way off topic of cop cams...but to me...a cop wearing a cam, while I'm 50/50 on the idea of it, could still present privacy issues. I'm sure the cases in which it would happen are rare, but, isn't that what most of us are against? The one time something happens, and it gets turne into the norm.

  • Sep 13th, 2013 @ 5:18am

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    I should probably clarify...since you brought up some good points...

    As far as red light cams not being the same as cop cams, very true. However, what I was getting at was the fact you might have a cop who, for whatever reason, might be near someones residence. What happens if a cop comes to your door, wanting to ask questions, they have the cam on.

    I'm sure there are other examples..I just can't think of any right of the bat.

    Now, I tried finding the story, but because it's an older story...right around 2004-2005, and my google search skills suck...I couldnt find the specific case.

    The particulars though, are that Virginia Beach installed some red light cameras on Holland rd...and the way they had been installed, one of them was basically taking pictures of the back of someone's house. That person sued, and as far as I know, won, because they had been disabled by the time I read the story in a local paper.

  • Sep 13th, 2013 @ 3:48am

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    I'd also be interested to see how this would have an effect on the privacy of citizens. I've seen some cases where traffic cams have been places at intersections...the red light ones that just take a picture if triggered.

    Those camera's...after some litigation...were then disabled. So...a waste of money, because they happened to be able to take photos of someones house.

  • Sep 13th, 2013 @ 3:45am

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    The post of New York City Mayor is just a political stepping stone. The longer Bloomnuts stays in power, the more powerful he'll be.

    I definitely don't have all the facts, and may not be as knowledgable about all of this as some people...however, it seems to me he's following the one thing most "managerial" government types do. That....would be...statistics. Can you imagine the price it would cost for a city like NYC to purchase these? Then have the support staff for the devices?

    If Bloomenstein can go to the public and say "We saved you this much money by not buying these cameras....blah blah blah". It just helps keep him in power longer. It doesn't matter if it would help cut down on police BS. How many times have we seen a politician roll out promises or speak of money saving plans...and gets elected on the basis that it all sounds good.

    I dunno....Am I way off base here?