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Old 02-26-2021, 02:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The fuzz, the cops, the pigs, the filth, Police, Guardians of the law, call them what you will: what is your general impression of law enforcement in your town/city/state/country? Do you feel they are fair and unbiased (towards you or others) or do you feel hassled every time you hear a siren or see a patrolman? Have you ever been in trouble with the police, and if so, how did it go? Did it/does it affect your relationship with them/their relationship with you now?

Here in backwards old Ireland I've had little need of the cops, Garda as they're called here. I can only recall twice I found myself inside a cop station, the first being when I received a very scary threatening note through my door, warning I could be killed. It was addressed to the wrong house, but I was hardly going to go and re-deliver it! So I had to bring it down to the Guards and explain what happened. They took care of it and I heard no more back.

The other time was - is, kind of ongoing though I don't expect to hear anything back - when I was scammed out of ten grand two years ago. I had to make a report but they wanted me to go down later for a full interview, which they said could take up to three hours! I couldn't leave Karen alone for that amount of time so I never got around to it. On the occasion I was there though they seemed quite helpful and friendly.

I know even our little toy police have corruption in their ranks; some are affiliated with/on the payroll of the local criminal gangs, and most of them are certainly not above using their position to gain favourable treatment, sort out problems outside the normal channels, or line their pockets. I'm sure every police force is the same. But overall I'd say, while we have little of the day-to-day incidents that go on in, say, America or even England, the Guards don't have a reputation of being biased or racist, though of course they very well may be.

And you?
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Old 02-26-2021, 05:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't think the LEO's in my area are corrupt but rather psychologically damaged to the point where they think their sh*t don't stink and we owe them some sort of gratitude just for existing. They're also lazy and disinterested in doing any actual work to help out. I've had issues but the one thing that really set me off was when I was thrown down a flight of stairs by some toothless yokel carpet installer in the house I was renting an apartment in. He had began working at 5AM, two hours before the sun came up, ripping up floorboards and was right under my bedroom. He didn't like that I told him to shut the f*ck up and assaulted me. The cops effectively did nothing and left me with him after basically forcing me to shake the dudes hand. I was bleeding and everything. They didn't even write a report and I had called it in to 911 as an assault.

Useless f*cks. There are DEFINITELY good cops though.
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Police in "Texas" ....nuff said just down right *******s jerks and bullys
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Here in NC the cops are a bit more laid back than they were in Florida, where there was a lot more crime. They weren't more militaristic down there and in certain neighborhoods would hassle you just for walking down the street at night.

But the cops up here actually pulled me over just for not wearing a seat belt.

The cops in rhode island were *******s too. Most cops I've met were *******s. Don't even have the energy to get into all the examples and interactions I've had.
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Here in NC the cops are a bit more laid back than they were in Florida, where there was a lot more crime. They weren't more militaristic down there and in certain neighborhoods would hassle you just for walking down the street at night.

But the cops up here actually pulled me over just for not wearing a seat belt.

The cops in rhode island were *******s too. Most cops I've met were *******s. Don't even have the energy to get into all the examples and interactions I've had.
Well, would have been worse if you had actually been driving a car!
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lol

I was actually driving a ****in U haul. I was like **** what did I do now. And he gets out and is like you're not wearing a seat belt. And I was like oh sorry. So was I speeding or....?? No, just the seat belt. I was ****in pissed lol. ****ing small town redneck cops with nothing better to do.
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Houston PD are generally OK. I have issues with cops on principle but I've really never had a bad interaction within city limits. The suburbs or rural parts of greater houston, though, seem to fully staff their departments with bored sociopaths
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Here in M'sia, people routinely die in lock up, the police can search your house without a warrant, any complaints or videos of abuse are prosecuted, anyone currently in the opposition is prosecuted for the most fantastical trumped up charges (a perennial favorite is sexual intercourse against the order of nature i.e. anal). If you are foreign and you complain about mistreatment, you get deported.

The developing world, y'know. :/
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Do they treat you better as a western transplant or do they look at you like a likely pedo who came over for the child prostitutes?
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Most of the civil servants here are Malay Muslims (who form the majority at around 60% of the population, then Chinese at 15% and Indians at 7%). They treat everybody who is not a Malay Muslim with contempt and would prefer it if we all left.
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