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haresfur

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Posted: Jan 12, 2021 - 5:26pm



 Lazy8 wrote:
Be careful while scalp hunting. Some have real people under them.

A Capitol Police Officer On Duty During The Coup Attempt Has Died By Suicide

Officer Howard Liebengood was 51 years old.

 
Very sad. I don't know the story behind this and I don't need to know, although officials trying to understand the whole set of events might.

Don't know if I said it here or somewhere else but I suspect that there are a whole range of things that affected how the Capitol Police acted - from failure of their leadership and the administration supporting them and hanging them out to dry, taking a stand to do their job when faced with a clusterfuck, trying to tone things down when the mob entered the building, allowing their preconceived biases in favour of trump to affect how they did their job, and probably more complications of human nature. They aren't all the same person. 

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Posted: Jan 12, 2021 - 3:17pm

Be careful while scalp hunting. Some have real people under them.

A Capitol Police Officer On Duty During The Coup Attempt Has Died By Suicide

Officer Howard Liebengood was 51 years old.

Ohmsen

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Posted: Jan 12, 2021 - 11:43am

Capitol Police Officers Suspended, Over A Dozen Investigated For Supporting Pro-Trump Demonstrators

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Who let them in?

westslope

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Posted: Jan 6, 2021 - 7:57am



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In the context of the worst recession since the 1930s, this is totally cool.   Terrific political marketing for the police force.

In the past, I have run across anecdotes of other police officers doing similar in terms of providing a service that is above and beyond what the job description calls for.  

Ohmsen

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Posted: Jan 4, 2021 - 6:38pm

Cop buys food for family instead of arresting them for shoplifting…

    westslope

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    Posted: Jan 4, 2021 - 8:53am



     haresfur wrote:


     R_P wrote:
     
    I think his worst pardon was to a bunch of mercenaries who murdered unarmed civilians and tried to cover it up, but maybe that's just me

     
    I have this feeling that we could debate this for 25 minutes and then end up in each other's arms bawling our eyes out.



    In theory or is that according to one narrative? ..... Americans are supposed to inflict atrocities on foreign non-white people in distant lands.  Going along with that narrative, it is always shocking when Americans inflict atrocities on people within their own borders.    Or maybe it no longer is.

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    Posted: Jan 3, 2021 - 6:25pm

     haresfur wrote:
     R_P wrote:
     
    I think his worst pardon was to a bunch of mercenaries who murdered unarmed civilians and tried to cover it up, but maybe that's just me
     
    Depends on your metric. Sure, if you consider the damage wrought...
    Red_Dragon

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    Posted: Jan 3, 2021 - 6:05pm



     haresfur wrote:

    I think his worst pardon was to a bunch of mercenaries who murdered unarmed civilians and tried to cover it up, but maybe that's just me

     



    +1
    haresfur

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    Posted: Jan 3, 2021 - 5:42pm



     R_P wrote:
     
    I think his worst pardon was to a bunch of mercenaries who murdered unarmed civilians and tried to cover it up, but maybe that's just me

    westslope

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    Posted: Jan 3, 2021 - 5:02pm



     R_P wrote:
     


    Here's an excerpt of the article:

    A police sergeant later testified that he was approached by Mohr’s supervising officer who said, “Hey Sarge, we got a new dog. Mind if it gets a bite?” The sergeant gave consent, and Mohr set her dog to attack Mendez, an undocumented immigrant whose only crime was seeking a safe place to eat and sleep. Mohr testified that she was doing her job as trained, and the victim needed “only 10 stitches.”



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    Posted: Dec 29, 2020 - 10:49pm

    Trump’s worst pardon is one you haven’t heard about
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    Posted: Dec 22, 2020 - 10:59am

    Militarizing Local Police Does Not Reduce Crime
    Ohmsen

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    Posted: Dec 22, 2020 - 8:29am



     Lazy8 wrote:
    Yep, it's an outrage. Your boy Trump was not much help.

    Of course it's been an outrage for decades due to the tireless efforts of...the president elect. So I don't expect it to get better any time soon.
     

    Even if it may be hard to fathom for you, Trump isn't exactly 'my boy'. Neither is Biden.
    Lazy8

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    Posted: Dec 22, 2020 - 8:15am

    Ohmsen wrote:

    Yep, it's an outrage. Your boy Trump was not much help.

    Of course it's been an outrage for decades due to the tireless efforts of...the president elect. So I don't expect it to get better any time soon.
    Ohmsen

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    Posted: Dec 22, 2020 - 5:05am

    US Police have stolen $68 billion in the past 20 years from American citizens without due process

    Policing For Profit - The Abuse Of Civil Asset Forfeiture 


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    Posted: Nov 29, 2020 - 2:10pm



     Ohmsen wrote:
     

    Yeah, because a goddam car is worth two lives.

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    Posted: Nov 29, 2020 - 1:01pm

    An investigation has been opened against the four police involved but commentators say that the images — first published by the Loopsider news site — may never have been made public if the contentious Article 24 of the security legislation was made law.

    The article would criminalise the publication of images of on-duty police officers with the intent of harming their "physical or psychological integrity". It was passed by the National Assembly although it is awaiting Senate approval.

    The controversy over the law and police violence is developing into another crisis for the government as Macron confronts the pandemic, its economic fallout and a host of problems on the international stage.

    In a sign that the government could be preparing to backtrack, Prime Minister Jean Castex announced Friday that he would appoint a commission to redraft Article 24.

    But he was forced into a U-turn even on this proposal after parliament speaker Richard Ferrand — a close Macron ally — accused the premier of trying to usurp the role of parliament.

    For critics, the legislation is further evidence of a slide to the right by Macron, who came to power in 2017 as a centrist promising liberal reform of France.

    Ohmsen

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    Posted: Nov 19, 2020 - 7:25am

    Car theft suspected:
    Deputy shoots and kills two teenagers.
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    Posted: Nov 13, 2020 - 1:18pm

    The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Cressida Dick, has acknowledged the force “is not free of  discrimination, racism or bias” as London mayor Sadiq Khan announced plans for an urgent review of stop and search tactics disproportionately used on black people.

    Dame Dick
    said she recognised trust in police was “still too low in some black communities, as is their trust in many other institutions”.

    “I feel very sorry about that. It is something I have worked to change and I commit now to stepping up that work further."

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    Posted: Nov 11, 2020 - 2:17pm

    Arkansas Police Chief Resigns After Calling for Democrats to Be Executed
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