• @Dasnap
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      The dogs probably have better training.

      • Red Army Dog Cooper
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        I refuse to belive the dogs are willing and knowing participants in this opression of the working class. they are clearly brainwashed

      • M137
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        Yeah, but that doesn’t have anything to do with this thread… Your reply is the same as if someone posted a joke about obesity in the US and you commented about the obesity percentage in Finland. See how that makes absolutely no sense and is really weird? It’s even more weird that you’ve somehow not understood how weird it is.

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      I get what you’re saying, but they are trained. Trained to be bullies, to never report another officer no matter the horrible things they do, and that there’s no consequences for their illegal actions.

      Good cops get harassed, bullied, and even assaulted until they quit, bad cops are emboldened and become worse…

    • Noxy
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      Yes. The fuck. They are

      It’s the training specifically that’s a huge part of the problem.

  • @100_percent_a_bot
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    Was this about the cop who went full schizo, did two barrel rolls and magdumped the back of his police car?

    • YaksDC
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      Came here to say this. ☺

  • @bi_tux
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    accorns are brown… I’m sure it had a gun

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        Roses are red, acorns are brown, HANDS ON YOUR HEAD!! GET ON THE GROUND!! NOW!!

    • rhsJack
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      Fine. Take my arrow. My last one for the day by the way. But you earned it. Bravo.

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    By the way…this actually happened. A cop lost his shit and screamed “SHOTS FIRED!” when an acorn fell near him. He started shooting all over the place in a suberb which caused another cop nearby to also start shooting at nothing.

    Why do we train our cops to be so terrified of everything?

    • @saruwatarikooji
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      The ones that freak out over an acorn are cheaper and easier to brainwash.

      • @[email protected]
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        Yeah, the kind of people that believed all of that bullshit about WMDs and Iraq, or the kind of people that thought “reefer madness” was real.

    • @HeyThisIsntTheYMCA
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      I think it might be hiring. I’ve got a relative who was too paranoid and antsy for the post office, but he’s fit right in as a sheriff’s deputy. I’m glad he found a place to belong.

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        Does the sheriff’s office drop off recruiting pamphlets in the post office?

        Like “Going postal? Apply to become a police officer today!”

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    Some context regarding this meme. The police officer is a war veteran, who probably has massive PTSD and reacted accordingly.

    Now why the hell would the police service hire a guy who is clearly unfit for service is a major American moment.

    • @hibsen
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      Do you have any evidence of the “war veteran” part of this, or literally anything to indicate that he has PTSD besides your own assertion that he “probably” has it? The only thing I can find is that he was in Afghanistan but never saw any combat. Are there things in Afghanistan that could cause PTSD? Sure. Is there any evidence that he has PTSD? Not that I’ve seen.

      You know who probably does have massive PTSD? The cuffed guy in the back that was almost executed by two cops because one of them was so effing stupid that he thought he’d been shot by an acorn. He did not “react accordingly.” He reacted like a trigger-happy moron. The only useful part of this is that he’s resigned.

      • Neon 🇺🇦🇪🇺🇹🇼🇮🇱
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        The talibans Asymetrical warfare and the resulting Paranoya itself can give PTSD

        If you spend years always expecting an ambush, always being told to expect an ambush, you will see an ambush everywhere. Even if you never were actually ambushed.

        Not that i’m defending him, but asymetrical warfare can and will fuck you up.

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          The Taliban’s methods of warfare, in and of themselves, don’t even meet criterion A for a PTSD diagnosis. The man wouldn’t necessarily have to be in combat to meet that, but it’s a lot more likely if he did (which, by all evidence I’ve seen, he didn’t).

          Being paranoid is not PTSD.

          • @HeyThisIsntTheYMCA
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            Which diagnostic standard are you using? None of the ones I have use letters.

              • @HeyThisIsntTheYMCA
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                I tend to diagnose with better tests than a physician’s desk reference, but you do you.

                • @hibsen
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                  Apparently whatever you’re using doesn’t have letters in it, so I assume it also doesn’t have words, since those tend to be made of letters. I’m fine with this. You can do whatever the voices and crystals are telling you.

        • SatansMaggotyCumFart
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          The American’s asymmetrical warfare and the resulting paranoia itself can give you PTSD.

          If you spend years always expecting a drone bombing your wedding, always being told to expect a drone bombing your wedding, you will see a drone bombing your wedding everywhere.

          Even if your wedding never were actually drone bombed.

          Not that i’m defending him but asymmetrical warfare can and will fuck you up.

    • Red Army Dog Cooper
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      And my question is, why should I give respect to someone who is violating rights of individuals domesticly as a police officer, and has likley committed war crimes and rights violations abrod, or atleast aided and abeded said war crimes. I only see this as more meme worthy. I understand PTSD is no joke, but at some point, the position of power and betrayal of your class removes the sympathy I would otherwise have for you

      • @[email protected]
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        Sorry if my message didn’t convey this.

        I didn’t ask for sympathy for anyone on this. It’s more towards the process is absolutely fucking broken. It was obvious that something like that can happen to any person with more than 2 brain cells. And yet, the decisions we were made to put a person in a situation where he was bound to fail.

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      PTSD is not their fault, but it is their responsibility to deal with and they should not be employed in a position where that condition could engager the general public. Like it did. If I’m allergic to peanuts, I shouldn’t be hired in a place that processes them. And even in that example, I’m only putting myself at risk.

    • @HeyThisIsntTheYMCA
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      Speculation, but having seen similarly hypervigilent and jumpy people get hired locally, they were hired for office duty, promote to field work and that’s where they fucked up. But it’s just three dudes I’ve seen that happen to, I wouldn’t draw industry wide conclusions from that.

  • mechoman444
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    Trained, in this context is such a strong word.

    • @Agent641
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      And despite targeting a handcuffed person confined in the back seat of a car, they missed every shot.

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    • man hears a noise.
    • he’s hit (only in his imagination).
    • rolls like movie characters.
    • shoots to his own car.
    • handcuffed victim ends unhurt.

    Yes. Trained.

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      LOL I saw the video again. Both cops shoot to nothing lol. They are not even aiming.

      Fortunately for the victim, they suck at trying to shoot a still target. Why gringos allow that kind of people to be police is beyond me.

      The only thing that can justify the woman police, is that she only sees her mate rolling like madman and shooting to the car. It’s fair to assume that there’s a threat, if her mate is mentally stable and trained. Which apparently is no a true premise.

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      Trained to murder innocent people, apparently. He’s lucky he didn’t. Not like he’d face consequences if he did anyways.

    • @unreasonabro
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      sounds like they’re trained to lie that they’ve been shot as an excuse to fire indiscriminately, actually…