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Should the police be defunded/dismantled

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Shady, Jun 5, 2020.

Should Police be de-funded / dismantled

  1. Yes

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  2. No

    83 vote(s)
    83.8%
  1. oldag

    oldag TGT Addict

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    Sheriff's deputies still report to politicians.
     


  2. oldag

    oldag TGT Addict

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    That is dream land. How many elected officials have been held to the will of the voters during this stupid virus hysteria? None.
     
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  3. oldag

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    It will make no difference whether it is local PD or sheriff. Same problems will exist.

    Both will have their bad apples.

    Could be worse, possibly, if all LE concentrated under one person.
     
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  4. Whistler

    Whistler Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    Yeah I know and like I've said a time or three I'm trying to say get back to community policing. Protect and Serve not Swat, Mayberry instead of Robocop. I dont know the answer but maybe by having a conversation instead of 'gotchas' we might find one.

    So I've seen plenty of 'can't' how about a little 'can'? Hell I'd settle for a 'try'.
     
  5. oldag

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    Fix what we have got, instead of tearing everything down.

    Outlaw unions for LEO's, so that the rare bad apple can be disciplined up to and including dismissal.

    Legislation to allow PD's to let prospective hiring PD's to know that someone was discharged for cause (without fear of a lawsuit from the applicant). This would help prevent the bad apple from going to the next town and starting over.

    Legislation to require DPS to approve no knock warrants, and hold DPS accountable if it goes sideways.

    Ideas exist. Getting them into legislation and enacted is another story.
     
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  6. toddnjoyce

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    Try: classify LEOs as public officials instead of simple employees

    Try: remove or severely limit qualified/public duty immunity so that LEOs

    Try: De-link revenue generation from LEO budgets and performance measures

    Try: prohibit self-initiated investigations as a performance metric

    Try: prohibit LEO response to purely civil matters

    Try: limit fishing expeditions based on “I can see it / smell it” in plain view

    Try: change the culture...quit tolerating ‘bad apples and ruthlessly weed out them out

    Try: Expedite trials for LEO criminal behavior.

    Try: Prohibit LE agencies from policing/investigating themselves for criminal activities

    Try: Stop passing legislation/ordinances to “give tools to LE”

    That’s the tip of the iceberg
     
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  7. Whistler

    Whistler Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    I like it!
     
  8. Whistler

    Whistler Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    Sounds like a start especially getting rid of no knock. Maybe a little more listen and a little less 'make'. Do we really need a high speed chase across three counties for a busted tail light? You'll get him eventually, dial it down a click or two.
     
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  9. andre3k

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    I think a lot of people aren't seeing this.

    Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
     
  10. Bisdak

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    Eliminate representation rights of unions.
     


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