Skip to comments.'State of emergency' in 'Nazi'-cop town
Posted on 07/11/2011 7:17:08 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
The Arizona town that's become a YouTube sensation for its police department hauling away a woman speaking at a town-hall meeting declared a state of emergency this afternoon, leaving many local residents in fear of what officers dressed in full riot gear might do.
Jennifer "Jade" Jones, 45, the woman forcibly removed by police from a recent public meeting in Quartzsite, Ariz., despite the vocal objections of the mayor, says an illegal secret meeting was held today with the public locked out of the building.
"About noon today, the town council, at the request of the police chief, declared an official state of emergency," Jones said online. "Please help!"
The Arizona Republic reported the emergency meeting was held "to beef up security after receiving death threats."
Jones told WND there's actually no emergency of any kind, as it's a peaceful Sunday with people attending church; but in the wake of a WND report which exposed allegations of wrongdoing by local government officials, the town council and police convened an unpublicized meeting to declare an emergency for their own protection.
"Obviously it has put a fear into them, as they realize, 'Oh my God, everyone's looking at us now,'" she said. "There's been no incident to warrant this. They did this to protect themselves. The people are in danger."
She says local residents have no idea what may be coming next.
"They've got their tactical gear on, the police chief and his sergeant," Jones said. "I don't know what that means. I need to get the word out in case they come here. I am very concerned for my safety. We're two hours from Phoenix, out in the middle of nowhere. A lot of things can go wrong before someone gets here."
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More like the intoxication of power.
This is why you stockpile ammo and have free fire zones established from multiple firing positions throughout your property.
It would make a great play. Lord of the Flies in an isolated town in the desert. The encroachment of incremental totalitarianism in a previously quite place. Crazy.
Some firecrackers in the night would sure stir things up.
What on earth does this town have as far as form of government? If the chief of police was hired, fire his Robocop-on-roids @$$. If he was elected remove him via any number of means. There is no excuse for living in fear of a police force that is paid for out of the city budget. Remove them from it as an emergency cost-saving measure. Get them out of there. They’re the epitome of what this country was created to forbid and prevent.
What on earth is going on there?
I agree. And have everything dialed-in for artillery strikes.
IEDs at the front door.
rut roh. I'd say it's high time for a special election to replace sheriff Hothead - let's see if he tries to stop THAT
and put the entire police department on ‘suspension pending investigation’
Bu... Bu... But LEOs are our FRIIIEEEEEEEEEENNNNNNNNNNDDDDS!
Until a whole bunch of FReepers finally wake up and smell the roses that US LEOs are nothing more than leftie, totalitarian, union thugs who will abuse their authority at the drop of the hat, we will continue to live in fear.
Disband all local police/sheriffs departments and mandate “must permit” concealed carry laws in all jurisdications.
You Will Obey! Resistance is Futile!
Sounds like the new mayor is an okay guy. It’s the police chief and some of the other council members that are the problem.
where the hell is the Arizona governor on this
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