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Old 17.06.2010, 05:52
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Police officer punches teen

Punching, jaywalking - EF comes to life in US.

Rumour has it that free beer and dishwasher tablets may have been involved too.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/us_...a/10336500.stm

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Do not ever, anywhere, interfere with a police officer.
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Old 17.06.2010, 06:44
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Re: Police officer punches teen

Interesting article about jaywalking linked there.

But getting punched in the face seems to be getting off lightly for obstructing a policeman in the course of arresting someone. Even for something as seemingly trivial as jaywalking.
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Old 17.06.2010, 07:26
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The cop and the two skanks were all made for each other Cop probably has power issues and the two "ladies" well what can I say?
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Old 17.06.2010, 07:53
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Interesting article about jaywalking linked there.

But getting punched in the face seems to be getting off lightly for obstructing a policeman in the course of arresting someone. Even for something as seemingly trivial as jaywalking.
Yes of course, a young girl being punched in the face is "getting off lightly". She should have been kicked in the ovaries and then nuked from orbit for such a thing.

I can't believe anyoneactually watched that video and thought: "she got what she deserved". She took a HUGE and completely unecessary punch to the head, it was classic excessive force.
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Old 17.06.2010, 08:52
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I am totally vincdicated from that other thread...Cops are awesome
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Yes of course, a young girl being punched in the face is "getting off lightly". She should have been kicked in the ovaries and then nuked from orbit for such a thing.

I can't believe anyoneactually watched that video and thought: "she got what she deserved". She took a HUGE and completely unecessary punch to the head, it was classic excessive force.

he should have used the tazer instead
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he should have used the tazer instead
Would have been less traumatic than a blow like that to the head.
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Old 17.06.2010, 09:41
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I have no idea why he was trying to arrest that first girl anyway...it's jaywalking (AKA crossing the road) ffs
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I have no idea why he was trying to arrest that first girl anyway...it's jaywalking ffs
You don't need to understand, it's just another in a long line of hillbilly U.S. cops that go all Chuck Norris when faced with a minor problem.
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Old 17.06.2010, 09:45
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You don't need to understand, it's just another in a long line of hillbilly U.S. cops that go all Chuck Norris when faced with a minor problem.
Would rather be punched in the head by a hillbilly US cop than murdered by a twat British one. Hell I'd rather be punched for jaywalking than arrested and man-handled for taking a photo of a building.

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Would rather be punched in the head by a hillbilly US cop than murdered by a twat British one. Hell I'd rather be punched for jaywalking than arrested and man-handled for taking a photo of a building.

OK but how about we just arrest the rapists, kiddy fiddlers, murderers and theives. If you want to cross the road across 8 lanes, you get a cop telling you how dangerous it is. They're all crazy over there seriously.
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Old 17.06.2010, 09:51
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Yes of course, a young girl being punched in the face is "getting off lightly". She should have been kicked in the ovaries and then nuked from orbit for such a thing.

I can't believe anyoneactually watched that video and thought: "she got what she deserved". She took a HUGE and completely unecessary punch to the head, it was classic excessive force.
You misunderstand.

I don't think she got what she deserved. I said she got off lightly. Assaulting an officer while he tries to arrest someone is a good route to getting shot dead.

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Old 17.06.2010, 10:08
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You misunderstand.

I don't think she got what she deserved. I said she got off lightly. Assaulting an officer while he tries to arrest someone is a good route to getting shot dead.

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I don't think any sane or at least semi-trained police officer would consider that situation (a 17-year old girl trying to make space between him and another girl he's trying to arrest) one worth taking a gun out and shooting with. She wasn't hitting out or being overtly aggressive, she was clearly from the video just trying to seperate them. He didn't need to arrest or throw the girl against the car just for jaywalking, he could have just taken her name and fined her.

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Would rather be punched in the head by a hillbilly US cop than murdered by a twat British one. Hell I'd rather be punched for jaywalking than arrested and man-handled for taking a photo of a building.

Yeah, because that's very common in comparison isn't it, and not at all a completely different scenario to the one in the video.
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Re: Police officer punches teen

Sorry lads but where I come from you are never "lucky" to not get killed by a policeman.
And it is never on to punch a woman never mind a minor, in the face in that macho way. If he couldn't handle this it's because he isn't well trained to handle situations that are normal in the course of his duty. Zero judgement, overeacting, doesn't have the cop on to back off and call for help. Is a male cop allowed to attack an underage female on duty alone? Where are the witnesses? (In this case there are loads but you can tell who's side they are on.)
And these guys have guns too probably!
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Yeah, because that's very common in comparison isn't it, and not at all a completely different scenario to the one in the video.
You completely missed the point of my criticism. Sarcasm doesn't work well on this one.

But please do indulge us. Next time you're back home in the civilised UK, interfere when a copper is arresting some uncooperative yob and report the results.
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Old 17.06.2010, 10:56
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Sorry lads but where I come from you are never "lucky" to not get killed by a policeman.
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And these guys have guns too probably!
That's why she was lucky. Because she does come from such a place.

British cops (unarmed) would probably have not been alone in the first place, would have called for backup, and would have waited until the suspect, and intervening friend, were in the cells before "injuries consistent with resisting arrest" would have occured...
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You completely missed the point of my criticism. Sarcasm doesn't work well on this one.

But please do indulge us. Next time you're back home in the civilised UK, interfere when a copper is arresting some uncooperative yob and report the results.
Nope, didn't work pareticularly well. And ive seen people try and split police and their friends up many times in the UK when out and about in places like Leeds and Crawley. They don't get punched, the policemen shout at them and push them back to a safe distance. It's not an uncommon site in major towns on a saturday night, and you see it regularly on UK police TV shows as a major part of a police officers time in the UK on a weekend is spent dealing with trouble in town-centres.
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Unless you're white
Oh, I have seen far worse treatment of 5 policemen against one white man. It was horrible actually.
One thing I have learned, no matter how unfair you think the police are with you, stay calm. You can use the law later.
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