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Posted on 02/22/2014 12:02:56 PM PST by Morgana

FULL TITLE: The moment woman jogger in headphones is knocked to the floor and handcuffed by cops because she didn't hear when they tried to ticket her for jaywalking

A female jogger out for a run in Austin, Texas, Thursday was arrested, handcuffed and hauled into a police cruiser screaming and in tears for allegedly failing to identify herself.

The entire incident was caught on video recorded by Chris Quintero, a student at University of Texas who was sitting in a cafe across the street and witnessed the woman being taken into custody.

The arrest took place just before 11am outside a fast-food eatery near the intersection of 24th Street and San Antonio Street in Austin.

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KEYWORDS: austin; cops; donutwatch; failuretoid; texas
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1 posted on 02/22/2014 12:02:56 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Living in a police state is tough.


2 posted on 02/22/2014 12:06:04 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Communism kills!!!)
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To: Morgana

You know things are getting bad when the Jack Booted Thugs need to go after jaywalkers to increase revenue.

Pathetic.


3 posted on 02/22/2014 12:07:16 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: unixfox

This is Texas pal. It’s Red. I thought it was a different kind of red.


4 posted on 02/22/2014 12:10:38 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Morgana

Anyone who has driven in Austin near the UT campus knows that joggers and bicyclists run and ride through red lights all the time. I say it is about time that Austin’s finest start ticketing those joggers and bicyclists who are a danger to themselves and to others.


5 posted on 02/22/2014 12:10:41 PM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Hey, I know. I live here.


6 posted on 02/22/2014 12:12:09 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Morgana

a jayjogger who no doubt voted for the regime that is now busting her for ignoring its laws.


7 posted on 02/22/2014 12:12:36 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Morgana

Taking their cue from the NAZI party, today’s American police have only to adopt a German accent: Zeigen Sie mir Ihre Papiere.


8 posted on 02/22/2014 12:12:46 PM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: Morgana
The moment woman jogger in headphones is knocked to the floor

I'm seeing pavement, sidewalk.. maybe ground.

Where is this "floor"?

9 posted on 02/22/2014 12:13:11 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: DIRTYSECRET
This is Texas pal. It’s Red. I thought it was a different kind of red.

Don't blame Texas, my friend. This was in Austin which is a blue island in a sea of red.

10 posted on 02/22/2014 12:13:57 PM PST by Robwin
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

Ticketing is one thing. Man handling is another. 4 cops? REALLY?

Why not just shoot her and be done with it.


11 posted on 02/22/2014 12:14:10 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: humblegunner

Surprised he didn’t use the proper term: “footway”


12 posted on 02/22/2014 12:15:53 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: unixfox
Why not just shoot her?

There must be an example made. Obey or suffer the consequences. As Solzhenitsyn said......

“At what point, then, should one resist? When one's belt is taken away? When one is ordered to face into a corner? When one crosses the threshold of one's home? An arrest consists of a series of incidental irrelevancies, of a multitude of things that do not matter, and there seems no point in arguing about one of them individually...and yet all these incidental irrelevancies taken together implacably constitute the arrest. ”

13 posted on 02/22/2014 12:22:13 PM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET
This is Texas pal. It’s Red. I thought it was a different kind of red.

And then there Austin Red...

14 posted on 02/22/2014 12:26:08 PM PST by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: Morgana

Running with headphones and not being aware of your surroundings can be dangerous.

She’s lucky - something bad might have happened to her. /sarc


15 posted on 02/22/2014 12:30:44 PM PST by heartwood
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To: humblegunner

It’s a British paper, they write and talk goofy.


16 posted on 02/22/2014 12:32:45 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Morgana

From the article...the police were enforcing jaywalking...probably due to a complaint from drivers. They had issued other people tickets prior. As for this jogger...she apparently jaywalked/jogged, and they were within rights to issue her a summons. Granted that she probably did t hear them call out to her, hence the startled reaction...however, if they explained that they were going to issue her a ticket, and she didn’t fork over her info...the consequences are on her...


17 posted on 02/22/2014 12:34:51 PM PST by bike800
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To: Morgana

Oh come on...if you are a JBT then you get to ...um... tackle pretty girls in short shorts and handcuff them, maybe even pat them down, all in the name of enforcing really old laws that most people think nothing about in their daily lives.

What a great job!

What, you think that the police are tackling smelly old homeless guys when they jaywalk?!

Tackle the babes! It’s the JBT way.


18 posted on 02/22/2014 12:45:45 PM PST by Southack (The one thing preppers need from the 1st World? http://tinyurl.com/ktfwljc .)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

http://www.zazzle.com/thought_police_poster-228585660177530948


19 posted on 02/22/2014 12:53:36 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel; Morgana

They may have used excessive force, but I am sick and tired of joggers and bicyclists running and ridding through the lights and not paying attention to crosswalk signals.


20 posted on 02/22/2014 1:05:34 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Morgana

Austin is liberal.
The cops should be in jail.


21 posted on 02/22/2014 1:10:00 PM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: I want the USA back
Austin is liberal insane. Yes the cops should be arrested for this.
22 posted on 02/22/2014 1:10:52 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Morgana

A. “The entire incident” was not caught on the video shown in the linked piece.
B. Where are they getting that she was “knocked to the ground?”

(Police haters may now commence with their tirades)


23 posted on 02/22/2014 1:12:10 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET
I say we go back to before the media queered the original labels...
24 posted on 02/22/2014 1:13:57 PM PST by logi_cal869
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To: Perdogg
They may have used excessive force, but I am sick and tired of joggers and bicyclists running and ridding through the lights and not paying attention to crosswalk signals.

You know, I didn't catch that at first; you're absolutely right. I'd have paid good $$ to see this happen to a liberal anti-car cyclist.

25 posted on 02/22/2014 1:19:14 PM PST by logi_cal869
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To: Morgana

Police on Thursday arrested Amanda Jo Stephen, 24, and charged her with failure to
identify after police said she refused to cooperate when an officer attempted to stop her
after she was seen disregarding a traffic control device while jogging near the university.


26 posted on 02/22/2014 1:25:51 PM PST by deport
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To: fwdude

http://www.statesman.com/news/news/crime-law/police-chief-art-acevedo-officers-acted-appropriat/ndYBP/

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He said the woman had a direct line of sight to an officer in front of her trying to
stop her. An officer ran beside her and grabbed her after yelling at her to stop
several times, he said.

Stephen used profanity when speaking with officers, leading them to handcuff her,
according to the chief. At that point, she sat down of her own accord, went limp
and refused to provide officers with her name.
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27 posted on 02/22/2014 1:29:16 PM PST by deport
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To: Robwin

>This was in Austin which is a blue island in a sea of red.<

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Wish that were true — TX ain’t no longer a sea of red.

TX is slowly turning purple with the influx of liberals from CA, NY and other states seeking employment here. And the large population of the ROP is not helping either.


28 posted on 02/22/2014 1:30:33 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: GeronL

Austin cops are out of control and Austin libs act as they damned well please, especially in the vicinity of UT. A pox on all their houses.


29 posted on 02/22/2014 1:33:08 PM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Morgana

She mistakenly thought she was a citizen...

Though I have no idea of what transpired verbally between her and the police, the police sure over reacted...


30 posted on 02/22/2014 1:33:42 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 353FMG

And Oak Lawn here in Dallas is “The Castro on the Trinity.”


31 posted on 02/22/2014 1:34:20 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Morgana

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3125652/posts


32 posted on 02/22/2014 1:37:49 PM PST by PAR35
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Isn’t Austin an ultra lib stronghold?


33 posted on 02/22/2014 1:38:42 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: fwdude

“...(Police haters may now commence with their tirades)”
******************************************************************

Jeez, I think we all are just glad that the two fluffy donut eaters got home safely, that’s the most important thing.

This wasn’t a “tirade”, was it?


34 posted on 02/22/2014 1:41:54 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: Popman
Though I have no idea of what transpired verbally between her and the police, the police sure over reacted...

I kinda had the same reaction. Watching the video I surmised she had been treated like that and then arrested for "contempt of cop".

35 posted on 02/22/2014 1:47:37 PM PST by Robwin
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To: Morgana
specifically targeting jaywalkers, claiming instead that they were working 'pedestrian enforcement'

Citizen! Papers please!

36 posted on 02/22/2014 1:48:06 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: House Atreides

Perfect!


37 posted on 02/22/2014 1:48:16 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: House Atreides

Normally would side with police against a citizen who does not obey a lawful instruction.

However, it would have been far better police form th bring the cruiser out in front of the building in the open instead of carrying the lady jogger into the alley.

I will defer judgement until all the facts are in.

One point is, why would anyone jog in a crowded area where police are known to ticket jaywalkers?


38 posted on 02/22/2014 1:48:39 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Morgana

“The Austin Police Department has denied that the officers seen in the video were specifically targeting jaywalkers, claiming instead that they were working ‘pedestrian enforcement’ to ensure traffic safety. “

Good lord did the Austin PD PIO go to the WJC School of obfuscation????

I guess Austin must be a zero crime area


39 posted on 02/22/2014 1:53:01 PM PST by Nifster
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To: Morgana

Oh, well. “I Don’t Slow Down For Dead Raccoons or Joggers.”


40 posted on 02/22/2014 1:55:37 PM PST by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: bike800

If someone had grabbed my hand from behind, I would be doing a lot more than pushing his hand away. Who does that cop think he is?

She was arrested for not giving them her name. Is it a legal requirement that I give a police officer my name just because they ask for it?


41 posted on 02/22/2014 1:56:33 PM PST by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: The_Media_never_lie
One point is, why would anyone jog in a crowded area where
police are known to ticket jaywalkers?

*************

This is a block or so off the UT campus. Apparently there have been complaints from area
businesses/citizens. One article I read indicated the police have been targeting the area
to try and enforce compliance with rules of the road from drivers/bicyclist/pedestrians .

42 posted on 02/22/2014 1:59:07 PM PST by deport
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To: Girlene

Yes


43 posted on 02/22/2014 2:05:23 PM PST by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: fwdude
(Police haters may now commence with their tirades)

Heh, gotta love the inherent defensiveness of a "preemptive strike". Anyone who disagrees is now a hater, and their response is nothing more than a tirade. LOL!
44 posted on 02/22/2014 2:13:16 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Girlene

She was arrested for not giving them her name.

**************

Not true.


45 posted on 02/22/2014 2:17:24 PM PST by deport
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To: Morgana

Most people would say “how can this happen in Texas?”

One must remember that the exceptions to Texas are the liberal bastions of Houston and Austin. Possible others along the mexican border, but those two for certain.


46 posted on 02/22/2014 2:20:34 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Girlene

If I am going to issue you a summons...yes it is required. Otherwise I couldn’t issue the summons...make sense?


47 posted on 02/22/2014 2:25:52 PM PST by bike800
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To: deport

It was for failure to identify. She had no ID with her.

SCOTUS already ruled in case that joggers are not required to carry ID.

There is no law that requires you to have to have ID on you at all times. Everywhere states have periods of time for you to get your ID and present it, within a certain time period. Where I live its 24 hours, so you can go home and get it, if necessary.


48 posted on 02/22/2014 2:26:48 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: bike800

Kinda like issuing a speeding ticket...am pretty sure they can ask you for your license so they can actually fill out the ticket...


49 posted on 02/22/2014 2:27:44 PM PST by bike800
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To: Secret Agent Man

She still has to give police her information if they need it to fill out the summons...if she refuses...she owns the consequenses...still failure to identify


50 posted on 02/22/2014 2:30:28 PM PST by bike800
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