Well, it sux when somebody puts a bad rap on us with respect to the police. There are 99.9% of our posters that are respectful toward officers. If they want to get all bent out of shape about the .1% that are idiots, they can go right ahead.
However, I still haven't figured out why it's ok for cops to exceed the speed limit to make it home for dinner on time. When is the last time anyone saw a squad car pulling over another LEO in his cruiser for speeding? I lost count of how many police vehicles fly by me every day on my way to and from work on I-80 and Hwy 36 going into Tooele. Oh yeah, they must be on a call right? That must be why he is wearing a polo shirt with his uniform hanging in bags in the back. :P
That stuff they post over there on their little site is just what you would expect from those guys. They, like us, have some idiots too. I actually feel bad for police. They spend so much time getting lied to and dealing with the scum all the time that they become desensitized. Some have even been so hardened that they actually believe that all civilians are either criminals or potential criminals. I really saw someone post such a comment on a police forum once. Another thing that is hard for them is that they should know the law that they are enforcing, but there are so many statutes and stuff to memorize, they really don't know up from down on a lot of things. They rely on the basic information that their superiors tell them. Then, when they are faced with a situation where they have to actually charge somebody, they go to their computer and look up the violation. Ever wonder what the heck they are doing for 45 minutes while you are cuffed on the curb? Yup, they are playing around on the internet and chatting it up with somebody above them who actually knows the law. That is why so many departments and their officers have had such a wake up call with respect to OC in the last few years. The department heads and old-timers don't like citizens carrying guns. They think we are too stupid and untrained to defend ourselves. While that may not be the case with every department or city, it is wide-spread and has been a problem for years. Ergo, the evolution of the opinion enforcement officer.