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Should the US have cops anymore? (Please read)

Before anyone says no I want them to think of a few good cops that are working or died heroically and add them with your answer. A few people, like Alex Jones say we shouldn't have cops any more but I say they're greatly wrong. If a person commits a murder or rapes someone, I'm quite sure I would want that person off the streets but if there's no cops protecting the public that person would run around causing harm to others. At one time it use to be my dream to be a police officer but now, I'm not sure if I want the job if I'll be slandered for something I didn't do or slander for something when I do something right. That's what most if not all the US law enforcement is going through today.

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Are you sure you're not insane?? Cops are so important in maintaining some sort of calmness in society.

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Hi CGP!! Ha! cool, I got to give you two starzzzz!! That's a first!
it wouldn't take it... been happening a lot today, so I got peeved and kept tapping and two popped up! LoL!!!
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I'm not insane, I did say that people believe that cops shouldn't be around are greatly wrong.
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CPG & W good grief! Huh? Shaking head.
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Goodness....
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Hi CG!
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Hey Bubb!
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Star!
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Thank ya!
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Alex jones is a rabble rouser. I say we drop him in south Chicago and see if he still wants cops gone.

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lol Boo...yep
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Z snap! Star!
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Where do I sign up? Sooo, I hear that the NC legislature has decided that the problem with bars and playgrounds is that there are too few guns found there! I guess now when you get hit in the face playing dodge ball, you can stand your ground with a 357 magnum. Oh wait. Dodgeball has been discontinued because it is too violent. As John Fugelsang says, WTF North Carolina, WTF Texas? I could go on but I'm sure you've heard of all the Bible Belt states before. I forgot. You attended public school.
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We should definitely still have cops, and we sure could use some more. Cops don't die heroically because they stop domestic violence and stop people from speeding or harming other people. The FBI is for the big stuff.

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My partner died a hero! I don't understand the meaning of your post!
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I was simply stating that police officers don't often enter life threatening situations as a way of answering his comment about there not being many cops who died in action. I was not saying that it doesn't happen, and I in no way meant any disrespect to your partner or any other police officers who died in action.
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Have you looked at the society we live in? I don't care, I think any cop anywhere always puts there life in danger everyday. Sure they may not be fighting terrorist daily but in this world you just never know what may happen. It's when you let your guard down that you become a statistic.
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Who would enforce the laws??? Do you really want everyone driving how ever they choose to??? Come on, use your head!!!!!!

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Ooh, wait... I can drive as fast as I want!!
Bye bye cops!
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Someone has to do it! The career put 4 of my kids through school, bought food, clothes, and the basics of life. Yes a few of them are not worth wearing a badge, but the ones who are have pride Integrety and guts to believe in their oath are hero's in my book! Everyone wants us until they realize we are not on their side, then they hate the ground we walk on! yes we need cops!

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So true...and thank you for your service...
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Thank you for your support!
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I agree. Btw, when and why did they discontinue the term "To protect and serve"? I asked a young cop why it was no longer on police vehicles and he said it wasn't a term he was familiar with!
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If there were no cops, there would be a lot more "accidents"

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True Dat !
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Lol!
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I think we need some cops but if they abuse power they get a ticket themselves or a few days in jail then get kicked off.

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Yes we need Police enforcement, and just because the so called "news" chooses to highlight only the negative, does not mean that most of the police are being slandered .
They generally do their jobs on a daily basis without major incidence, and do it well.
A few bad seeds, along with a press who feeds a "bad news loving public", does not make them all bad.

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That is true but when the press show the bad seeds, all people think that all cops are bad.
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Good (fill in the blank)! I never know what time or day it is anyway! Has your migraine subsided? I hope so. Wouldn't want to wish those on anyone, especially someone as kind as you. I've found that the Nettie pot in addition to imitrex is helpful when pollen and humidity is high. Feel better
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Hi Witt!
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Hiya Bubbli! Seems I'm right behind you! Ha,ha!!
And Good Morning All!:0)
nerosmom, Thank you!:0). Sadly they have become so Chronic that both of those no longer do the job...:(. After multiple Neurochecks, am in process of trying the botox-migraine treatments.... so far not great, give it one more round, then back to the shrinking drawing board...

@ARobb, One more good reason to always be skeptical of what the "news" spouts at us!
If you take all they say to heart; the world as we know it, has completely gone down the drain. Look around, note people going about life, for the most part actually quite fine; murder and violent crimes are actually down, police do their jobs successfully and well all over and every day, politicians are not all(?) lazy, cheating,shmucks, and planes do not fall out of the sky whilly nilly.:0).
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So sorry to hear that. I'll ask my neuropsychiatrist if there is anything new on the horizon. Have you checked out the clinical trials being conducted at clinicaltrials.gov at US National Institutes for Health? I learned of some new drugs being tested for PTSD this way.
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Yes actually, I have, there are a few things that show promise. But... considering where I live, trails a no-go...not ready to move yet( note the "yet"!), and these drugs will take quite a while to hit the open market, in the U.S.'s overly conveluted and loooong approval system for new medicines. Other countries have got it way better, they may seem to "overcontrol" some Meds, but at least they go ahead and release them in a much more streamlined manner.
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True. The FDA as been corrupted by the lobbyists as well as everything else it seems.
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Have you tried Fioricet? It's generally prescribed for major tension headaches. Good luck with the Botox injections.
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No on the Fioricet, can't take anything with Acitameniphin or Asperin:(.
Also; barbituates can help for pain, but is contrary to my main goal; trying to minimize the Visual disturbances associated and the severe dizzyness, so I can get some DEPENDABLE degree of a Functioning Life back. Pain, while bad.... is secondary.
Thanks for any suggestions though, am sure there's some way to achieve this, and never know where the answer may come from! :0).
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Alex Jones is not the press and in no way should be considered a credible news source. Crazy right-wing conspiracy theorists spin wild outlandish stories for one reason only; MONEY! Glen Beck made ninety million dollars last year doing just that. And he is laughing all the way to the bank at suckers who believe this outrageous nonsense.

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Good answer!!******
Add "Power and Empty minded recognition" to that $$!
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Star Witt!
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:8))!
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