Skip to comments.Councilmen Targeted By Police Union Negotiator
Posted on 08/29/2012 1:33:12 PM PDT by Fundamentally Fair
Officials from Costa Mesa, Irvine, Fullerton and Buena Park on Tuesday accused an Upland law firm that represents police unions of employing thug-like behavior in its efforts to win favorable contracts for city police agencies.
Lackie, Dammeier and McGill, which represents more than 120 police associations in California, until recently had featured on its website a manual for tough negotiating tactics that included targeting city officials until they cave in to union demands.
Buena Park Councilman Fred Smith said he was targeted by a police officer after leaving a party in December 2010. Smith said he was pulled over, told that he smelled of alcohol, and asked to take a field breath test. Smith said that he blew "all zeros" but was ticketed for straddling a lane.
"I was told I should never disrespect officers," Smith said
Buena Park Mayor Fred Smith says he was pulled over and treated as a DUI suspect two years ago after attending a holiday party. He suspects the Buena Park officers targeted him because of his decisions on the city's council and his choice of police chief, he said.
this borders on “war” with We th ePeople...their “employers”
You gotta be kidding me. starddling a lane? What? Did he have a "wide stance"?
Don’t worry...I’m sure the statist contingent of cop-loving JBT-lickers will be here shortly to defend this behavior.
They are strangely silent on this thread so far....
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