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When cops start going to jail for killing people? Erich Bloodaxe BSN Sep 2015 #1
What would your best guess be? nt clarice Sep 2015 #18
That was my question as well. Why are you playing coy? Are you dismayed more by one than the other? Ed Suspicious Sep 2015 #62
*bats eyes coyly*.... Huh? clarice Sep 2015 #65
Oh you're really clever. I don't have time for this. Enjoy your thread. Ed Suspicious Sep 2015 #68
I AM...... Glad that you enjoyed it too. peace. out. nt clarice Sep 2015 #77
So you are confirming that the latest cop killings were whathehell Sep 2015 #92
"The latest cop killings"...? Stellar Sep 2015 #166
IMO not all cops are bad. I think they need to get rid of bad apples, top to bottom, but RKP5637 Sep 2015 #2
My only complaint about the good cops is TexasProgresive Sep 2015 #5
Yes, that does seem to happen. nt clarice Sep 2015 #17
Did you ever consider that if that "does seem to happen" whathehell Sep 2015 #69
Also, sometimes, I think the superiors are as bad as the bad cops, so the good cops get caught RKP5637 Sep 2015 #20
The thin blue line is toxic. Gormy Cuss Sep 2015 #103
There are over 900,000 sworn law enforcement officers in the USA branford Sep 2015 #28
Exactly!!! n/t RKP5637 Sep 2015 #29
Hot Damn !!!!!! Another intelligent response. Thanks Bran (no sarcasm) clarice Sep 2015 #38
I do not tolerate broad and unflattering generalizations and stereotyping of large diverse groups, branford Sep 2015 #41
Goodness ...... you ARE a smart cookie. nt clarice Sep 2015 #44
Noble cause corruption is very common though JonLP24 Sep 2015 #48
Replace policeman with politician, and you're right on the money. nt clarice Sep 2015 #61
All you've done is provide a lengthy explanation of why some officers branford Sep 2015 #72
The problem is that these bad apples carry guns and the authority inherent in the badge, so when Ed Suspicious Sep 2015 #66
So do the criminals....but no badge....what standard should they be held to?. nt clarice Sep 2015 #80
I guess that standard imposed by law, but they're criminals, so they seem to Ed Suspicious Sep 2015 #90
Gladly.... clarice Sep 2015 #96
Absolutely nothing I wrote implied that corruption or incompetence should not be addressed, branford Sep 2015 #93
how many of those 900,000 have turned in one of their own for punching/kick/faking a 'traffic stop'? Sunlei Sep 2015 #118
Actually it happens more often than not and usually goes under-reported... Historic NY Sep 2015 #127
That's like asking why moderate Muslims don't stop terrorist attacks branford Sep 2015 #133
Our police and the entire criminal Justice system have a long way to go to dig out of the hole. Sunlei Sep 2015 #135
That not really correct. branford Sep 2015 #139
We have a right to observe our gov employees at work, federal and local. Sunlei Sep 2015 #140
Well said! n/t justhanginon Sep 2015 #136
When this country isn't saturated with unregistered guns nt geek tragedy Sep 2015 #3
How would gun registration help? Snobblevitch Sep 2015 #32
guns would be circulated a lot less carelessly. geek tragedy Sep 2015 #37
I'm in favor of UBCs, Snobblevitch Sep 2015 #121
Snob...Don't even try....you're butting your head against a steel post. lo.l nt. clarice Sep 2015 #39
Having less than 320 million guns around would indeed help a lot. Fred Sanders Sep 2015 #101
When cops stop shooting each other,,maybe marym625 Sep 2015 #4
How so? nt clarice Sep 2015 #12
Did the Cliven Bundy gang strike again? RandiFan1290 Sep 2015 #6
Preliminary 2015 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities data Make7 Sep 2015 #7
Good find. nt clarice Sep 2015 #15
These statistics also include canine officers. herding cats Sep 2015 #25
Hmm seatbelt use is a problem among officers nadinbrzezinski Sep 2015 #47
According to FBI statistics ... surrealAmerican Sep 2015 #8
When scumbags stop being scumbags... ileus Sep 2015 #9
correct answer. nt clarice Sep 2015 #16
So all cops deserve to be killed because some are scumbags? whathehell Sep 2015 #124
No....scumbags being the people that shoot our LEO's. ileus Sep 2015 #146
Got it. n/t whathehell Sep 2015 #157
Is this supposed to be Proud Liberal Dem Sep 2015 #10
Why would you think that ? nt clarice Sep 2015 #13
Is there an epidemic of police officer killings I am unaware of? Proud Liberal Dem Sep 2015 #26
Yes, it seems so. Or maybe it's just my perception....you see clarice Sep 2015 #35
Annnndd, it seems your perception is wrong. truebluegreen Sep 2015 #129
There's been two in the last ten days.. whathehell Sep 2015 #159
It's perfectly liberal to be anti-murder Bucky Sep 2015 #52
I just thought that OP was possibly mocking Fox Proud Liberal Dem Sep 2015 #54
This guy gets it. Do you, Clarice? Ed Suspicious Sep 2015 #95
No one here thinks they should be shot? branford Sep 2015 #107
Sounds like some are gloating about it...Sick, ugly stuff. whathehell Sep 2015 #158
"The highest rate increase of (occupational) casualty occurred in private construction." Starry Messenger Sep 2015 #11
Very interesting. nt clarice Sep 2015 #14
When are these on the job deaths of Lumberjacks going to end?!? A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #19
when more spotted owls are born lame54 Sep 2015 #31
Wait, it's safer to be a cop than an electrical power line installer? louis-t Sep 2015 #42
Having worked in construction for many years, padfun Sep 2015 #97
Yeah TeddyR Sep 2015 #111
So? Be offended. A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #143
Um, when their deaths are caused by murder, maybe? whathehell Sep 2015 #160
This message was self-deleted by its author A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #161
Post removed Post removed Sep 2015 #162
Why the quotes around your misspelling there, Skippy? A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #163
IIt was YOUR misspelling -- I just wanted to quote you exactly! whathehell Sep 2015 #164
Check it again, scooter. A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #165
LOL whathehell Sep 2015 #168
This message was self-deleted by its author Go Vols Sep 2015 #21
Unbelievable. nt clarice Sep 2015 #45
I'll ask one of the McKinney officers at the next pool party. LanternWaste Sep 2015 #22
Too all concerned....don't be fooled. Lanternwaste also posts as Creekdog and KCR. FYI. nt clarice Sep 2015 #49
If you feel better about yourself by alleging so LanternWaste Sep 2015 #55
It's repeat subject line guy! nt Logical Sep 2015 #74
Your irrelevance is consistent. LanternWaste Sep 2015 #78
And my stalker! nt Logical Sep 2015 #81
Yet who responded to whom? LanternWaste Sep 2015 #88
LOL. Your slip is showing. Starry Messenger Sep 2015 #71
Slip this. nt clarice Sep 2015 #73
Slip what clarice? Starry Messenger Sep 2015 #82
Freudian slip, maybe? LanternWaste Sep 2015 #75
Funniest post on DU today. Gormy Cuss Sep 2015 #108
He does? CreekDog Sep 2015 #120
That really pisses me off CreekDog Sep 2015 #123
Sleep it off RandiFan1290 Sep 2015 #138
I heard that Obama changed "McKinney officers" to "Denali officers." Orrex Sep 2015 #167
This message was self-deleted by its author LiberalArkie Sep 2015 #23
Don't know what your point is, looks like gun deaths have gone down. Kingofalldems Sep 2015 #24
This message was self-deleted by its author LiberalArkie Sep 2015 #110
Where did I say that? Kingofalldems Sep 2015 #113
Shameful. nt clarice Sep 2015 #50
So your opinion is that it's payback? Wow. whathehell Sep 2015 #119
Never? Cops get killed on the job. Since the days of the first LEO. Rex Sep 2015 #27
are you counting suicides? lame54 Sep 2015 #30
Sounds as if you've fallen victim to the rightwing trope? Officer killings are down. n/t Tarheel_Dem Sep 2015 #33
Shame on you for politicizing such a serious issue. nt clarice Sep 2015 #46
Funny, I thought the same thing of you. Why not ask the killers? Or do you think they post at DU? Tarheel_Dem Sep 2015 #117
This won't answer your question; but, I ... 1StrongBlackMan Sep 2015 #34
Thank goodness !!!! An intelligent response. Appreciate it. nt clarice Sep 2015 #36
To further my thought ... 1StrongBlackMan Sep 2015 #40
I think that they do have a review process through Internal Affairs....... clarice Sep 2015 #43
One thing about this "vast majority of officers" that isn't mentioned. A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #56
What a sweeping, stupid generalization. If you are a Liberal, you don't stereotype. nt clarice Sep 2015 #59
Bullshit. A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #84
What other groups are you comfortable in stereotyping? just curious. nt clarice Sep 2015 #86
Certain DU posters, for one. n/t A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #102
IRS workers? CreekDog Sep 2015 #147
"The idea that most cops are good is nonsense because if it was true, there would be no bad cops." Snobblevitch Sep 2015 #141
Wow TeddyR Sep 2015 #114
Define "dangerous" A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #125
You've made a great many sweeping allegations about law enforcement generally branford Sep 2015 #134
Ahhhhh yes....those 900,000+ valiant boys in blue. A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #145
You are free to disagree with my purported "perceptions" (i.e., not stereotyping). branford Sep 2015 #148
Go ahead and wait. A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 #150
thank you Bucky Sep 2015 #53
+1 treestar Sep 2015 #169
probably will get worse as our society has imprisoned so many millions & destroyed so many families. Sunlei Sep 2015 #51
I would add that the criminals have to change also. nt clarice Sep 2015 #58
what criminals? Of course people should know it's not right to hurt or kill anyone. It is a crime. Sunlei Sep 2015 #115
Killings of Police Officers is Way Down Under Obama Z_California Sep 2015 #57
When the IRS starts kissing your ass, I guess. REP Sep 2015 #60
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So why are you here? Ran out of cool stories? REP Sep 2015 #64
Just to piss you off. nt clarice Sep 2015 #67
Something else you fail at. Like spelling. Or cool stories. REP Sep 2015 #70
You are dismissed. Go do your homework. nt clarice Sep 2015 #76
You're not very good at this, are you. REP Sep 2015 #79
Good enough so that everyone else here is laughing at you. My work here is done. nt clarice Sep 2015 #85
Won't get better on either side - police or "civilian" - until we do something about gunz. eom Hoyt Sep 2015 #83
Agreed...especially getting them out of the criminals hands.nt clarice Sep 2015 #91
Some of these responses are contemptible. tymorial Sep 2015 #87
Bravo. nt clarice Sep 2015 #89
I would hope your post is not alerted on, much less hidden. Too many shooting period in our country. Hoyt Sep 2015 #100
Thank you +100 840high Sep 2015 #144
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Thank you for your thoughtfulness. Please confine your vitriol to the subject at hand.nt clarice Sep 2015 #98
Vitriol, that's such a big word for you! Nice job! Starry Messenger Sep 2015 #105
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Can you please explain the non-thinking that led you to say that Lanternwaste uses my account? CreekDog Sep 2015 #122
Looks like republican opinions to me. Kingofalldems Sep 2015 #99
And trolling. Starry Messenger Sep 2015 #109
And this person complained of being looked down on because of his "bright, optimistic attitude" betsuni Sep 2015 #151
I can see that my point here is made...... time for quail breasts and a nice Avignon.... clarice Sep 2015 #104
Do you think BLM is a hate group? Kingofalldems Sep 2015 #106
Why is that relevant? TeddyR Sep 2015 #116
You're having a town in France? REP Sep 2015 #152
One must have oppasable thumbs to be able to dine on quail breasts and French towns. betsuni Sep 2015 #171
You're framing the murder of thesr men as a sarcastic joke? whathehell Sep 2015 #112
Sad when anyone is killed by gunfire damnedifIknow Sep 2015 #126
Do you have a link to a thread you started entitled "When is the killing of Black people by police randys1 Sep 2015 #128
Officer deaths are down 13 percent over last year Android3.14 Sep 2015 #130
I bet you're one of those "All Lives Matter" people. nt LexVegas Sep 2015 #131
I hope it end today, and at the same time... Stellar Sep 2015 #132
When they outlaw guns! B Calm Sep 2015 #137
People killing cops, cops killing innocent people, both are tragic Marrah_G Sep 2015 #142
When limbic brained questions are replaced with real dialogue? MrMickeysMom Sep 2015 #149
It is called blow back YabaDabaNoDinoNo Sep 2015 #153
The solution is simple. ZombieHorde Sep 2015 #154
There's been a homicide spike this summer. It's not clear why Recursion Sep 2015 #155
When the good cops start killing the bad cop SoLeftIAmRight Sep 2015 #156
just an exteniton of stand your ground dembotoz Sep 2015 #170
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