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Police Recruiting: Who are they attracting?

This is a live link to Houston Police Department Recruiting: hpdcareer.com

On last week’s show, there was a lot of discussion on police and a police department’s relationship with the community it serves. There was also some discussion of the kinds of recruits police departments are attracting. Callers concluded that the primary pool of police recruits may come from ex-military personnel. At first blush, this would seem a perfect skillset fit; ex-military people are typically tough, disciplined, know how to take and give orders, and are trained in enforcing compliance.

This might lead one to conclude that military training and experience is the perfect precursor to a police career.

But is it? Continue reading

“NYPD arrests 2 for filming cops. Seizes cameras, SD card to destroy evidence. They took the wrong SD card” [VIDEO]

I post this without comment. Judge for yourself. ~ Mike

From liveleak.com:

NYPD arrests woman filming police’s “vehicle safety checkpoint”; they seize the wrong SD card

NYPD must be required to wear badge cameras!

Cameraman :
”We were arrested while filming an NYPD checkpoint on a bridge between a soon to be gentrified Bronx and a quickly gentrifying Harlem. We were charged with OGA, DisCon, and resisting arrest. I was holding a bag of yarn in one hand and a canvas in the other. My partner had food in his hands when he was tackled. Even though their violent actions were unjust, we did not resist. Simultaneous with our “arrests”, the checkpoint was closed down”

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=125_1368963035

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