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    It's known in police circles as professional courtesy, and now there's a website where cops complain about other cops who won't extend that courtesy:

    http://www.copswritingcops.com/home.html

    If I was a LEO I wouldn't know whether to laugh or cry. The reads are definitely entertaining, though.



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    Yeah, I saw this one too. I think part of the problem may ofthese folks have is that they go into these situations expecting preferential treatment. That is usually enough to set me off on the wrong foot when I run across it in the military. My being in the A.F. has occasionally gotten me some perks, but I never enter a situation expecting, demanding or even asking for them. Sounds like some of these folks need to do the same. It also sounds like a lot of them need to start setting a better example and slow the hell down...

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    I'm so disappointedin law enforcement. Every one of those "above the law" cops that admit to letting other cops break the law should be fired.

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    That site has to be a joke.

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    nathan wrote:
    That site has to be a joke.
    I dunno...

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    If it isn't, why do cops expect us to follow the law if they won't?? They should be held to a higher standard than an 'average' citizen but insteadtheywink at each others' lawlessness.





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    Either we are equal or we are not...

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    Like it or not, it's what it is... I know my doctor visits when I was a kid were free because my mom's an ER nurse and knows all the Doc's personally. Do I think that should extend to public servants? No... but it does.

    When I was back up in Jersey as a rowdy teenager, I got out of a couple minor speeding tickets just for being an EMT and in one case the officer didn't even ask me for identification, just said, "Chris, slow down and stop driving like an ass... you don't want your crew to scrape you up someday." I knew almost all of the local cops in a 10-mile radius because our volunteer corp served multiple towns.
    -Unrequited

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    If cops would just obey the law (like they expect everyone else to do) then there would be no need for other cops to look the other way.

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    nathan wrote:
    If it isn't, why do cops expect us to follow the law if they won't?? They should be held to a higher standard than an 'average' citizen but insteadtheywink at each others' lawlessness.
    Easy there...they should be held to the same standard. We are equals.

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    ne1 wrote:
    If cops would just obey the law (like they expect everyone else to do) then there would be no need for other cops to look the other way.
    No kidding!

    I was working at a nightclub once and I was standing at the entrance talking to the bouncer when I saw a guy taking two beers outside with him to smoke (illegal in washington state to take your drink outside the bar). I told him that he couldn't take the beer outside, so he showed me a Seattle Police badge! I looked at him angrily and said "It's still illegal, and you know better". Drunk a**hole probably had his gun on him too. Anyway the same group of off duty Seattle cops (having a bachelor party for a fellow cop) trashed our club, got in a fight, and we had to kick them out. They went to the bar across the street and got kicked out of there too, slamming the door violently and threatening people as they left.

    Yeah, I'm not really a huge fan of cops that think they are in some way above the law.

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