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Offline danrok

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Tooled-up police
« on: August 29, 2012, 11:55:19 PM »
Why is it the police seem to be looking more like the Terminator's evil twin and less like friendly bobbies?

Are you happy to see the police dressed from head to foot in black, with body armour, battons, cuffs, tasers, CS gas, and so on?

Does it create the wrong impression, and what effect does it have on a person's attitude to be dressed-up in such a way?

By contrast, take a look at the British Army, while on security at the Olympics...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/supportservices/9401943/Olympic-security-G4S-relies-on-army-of-temporary-managers.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2182807/London-2012-How-grins-guns-saved-Olympics.html

No weapons or body armour.

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Re: Tooled-up police
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2012, 12:10:36 AM »
Its a bit worrying that politicians lie in reports in order to have the police issued with tasers.
Are they preparing for some sort of revolution?

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Re: Tooled-up police
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2012, 02:20:06 AM »
Perhaps they need something to wake them up in the morning.

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Re: Tooled-up police
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2012, 01:36:06 PM »
Its a bit worrying that politicians lie in reports in order to have the police issued with tasers.
Are they preparing for some sort of revolution?

More than worrying I say, downright scarry, considering the way they pounced on SS a few years ago.  Remember.......and, Oh Yes!  Where was that search Warrant.  The past is going to haunt us for ever!  We are doomed!
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Offline Chevalier Blanc

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Re: Tooled-up police
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2012, 01:45:21 PM »
That is ILM for you always lying and always being found out. So how can this man hold his head up high?
When you have ILM & PB showing just how corrupt they are how long can this go on?
When will the ordinary people in this island stand up and say "Enough is Enough".

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Re: Tooled-up police
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2012, 02:07:09 PM »
That is ILM for you always lying and always being found out. So how can this man hold his head up high?
When you have ILM & PB showing just how corrupt they are how long can this go on?
When will the ordinary people in this island stand up and say "Enough is Enough".

Maybe that is why they think they need the tasers CB.  We have come full circle on this one.

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