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1 posted on 06/28/2008 8:16:57 PM PDT by ellery
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To: ellery

At least the officers, who framed the Colon brothers will have a Very Interesting life behind bars.


2 posted on 06/28/2008 8:23:28 PM PDT by trumandogz ("He is erratic. He is hotheaded. He loses his temper and it worries me." Sen Cochran on McCain)
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To: traviskicks

ping


3 posted on 06/28/2008 8:24:31 PM PDT by ellery (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock -T. Jefferson)
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I can’t think of a profession where there are no idiot crooks. Being police officers, they should get extra punishment for violation of trust.


4 posted on 06/28/2008 8:24:59 PM PDT by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: ellery
The undercover NYPD officers are seen on video dancing in the street

Sounds like that musical police series which played for a couple of months back in the 90's.

7 posted on 06/28/2008 8:28:39 PM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (Obama "King of Kings and Lord of Lords")
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To: ellery

Trust NYC cops? Maybe one out of every 100 or so.


9 posted on 06/28/2008 8:43:21 PM PDT by wastedyears (Obama is a Texas Post Turtle.)
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To: ellery

This is why I favor humane prison conditions.

Single cells, reasonable medical and dental care, safe environment, education and work opportunities for the well behaved, an hour of sunlight each day.

There are innocent people in prison. At the very least, they should not be subject to abuse.


10 posted on 06/28/2008 8:50:58 PM PDT by Marie2 (It's time for a ban on handgun bans)
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To: ellery
"As a result of his ordeal, Maximo Colon has lost trust in police officers.

That must be the understatement of the year.

11 posted on 06/28/2008 8:55:23 PM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: ellery

Another WAR ON DRUGS success story!!!


12 posted on 06/28/2008 9:01:03 PM PDT by stravinskyrules (Why is it that whenever I hear a piece of music I don't like, it's always by Villa-Lobos?)
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To: ellery

Reference bump!


22 posted on 06/28/2008 11:04:32 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here. ;-)
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To: ellery

I have never had a bad experience with the NYPD. This probably has everything to do with being white and not poor. I feel that I can reasonably expect not to have any unpleasant interactions with them if I continue to mind my own business. A man who is black or Latino and lives in a poor neighborhood would never have the same confidence, no matter how blameless his life. The police have quotas. I am sure that NYC is like any other American city in this regard.


24 posted on 06/29/2008 12:03:53 AM PDT by buck jarret
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“The cops are supposed to help us,”

First mistake is to believe that.

25 posted on 06/29/2008 12:06:26 AM PDT by JSteff (This election is about the 3 to 5 supreme's who will retire in the next 8 years, vote accordingly.)
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To: ellery

Any cop who tries to put an innocent person in jail must be given the same penalty that the innocent person would have suffered.


29 posted on 06/29/2008 4:58:35 AM PDT by BooksForTheRight.com (Fight liberal lies with knowledge. Read conservative books and articles.)
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To: ellery
I had something similar happen to four (white) friends back in the day. They spent a weekend in NYC jail for no reason.

They were just standing outside in a bad neighborhood. NYPD cops rolled up and were standing around for hours trying to decide what crime to charge them with. One of the cops was violent and kicked my friend while he was handcuffed on the ground.

The cops settled on “auto stripping” after they noticed a vandalized car close by. Luckily, the owner of the car gave a statement and the case was dismissed instantly. Of course, there were no videos so the cops walked scott free.

Now, imagine if the owner was away or gone and couldn't testify? The car looked abandoned and the cops were surely betting on that.

30 posted on 06/29/2008 6:17:32 AM PDT by varyouga ("Rove is some mysterious God of politics & mind control" - DU 10-24-06)
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To: ellery

Whoops!

Oh well, as long as we are invested in having the drug war we have to expect things like this.


39 posted on 06/29/2008 3:49:55 PM PDT by Nate505
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