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Regarding police accountability: Kentucky Deputy Won’t Be Charged In Shooting Death of 19-Year-Old Trying to Leave a Party

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Officers seem increasingly free to use deadly force, and seem to be using it more. We can’t know, of course, because the data are kept secret and carefully not collected. Because an informed citizenry is a dangerous citizenry, apt to stand up for its rights and curtail the rights of law officers to take your property even though you are never accused of a crime—e.g., the traffic cop whose first question is, “Are you carrying any large amounts of cash or anything else of great value?” There can be no doubt why that question is asked: He’s checking to see whether anything on his shopping list is mentioned. But the contagion spreads, and they become greedy.

Eventually, of course, after some decades of increasing depredations, the citizenry may even become aroused enough to vote in mid-term elections. But that seems to be a long way off.

Written by LeisureGuy

10 November 2014 at 3:19 pm

Posted in Law Enforcement

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  1. Reblogged this on The Grey Enigma.

    The Grey Enigma

    10 November 2014 at 3:23 pm

  2. Reblogged this on Citizens, not serfs.


    10 November 2014 at 4:54 pm

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