Skip to comments.Oakland Neighbors Policing Their Own Streets As They Lose Faith In Cops
Posted on 02/26/2013 9:10:45 PM PST by 444Flyer
OAKLAND (KPIX 5) Oaklands crime problems have gotten so bad that some people arent even bothering to call the cops anymore; instead, theyre trying to solve and prevent crimes themselves.
KPIX 5 cameras caught up with a half dozen neighbors in East Oaklands Arcadia Park neighborhood Monday as they walked the streets on the lookout for crime. The vigilance has never seemed more necessary than now; 25 homes in the neighborhood have been burglarized over the last two months alone.
In a neighborhood that has started to feel like the wild west, people have even started posting wanted signs.
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From the sound of it, there are multiple thugs coming through neighborhoods together. I hope Mr./Ms. Tarvins has a firearm with the ability to defend themself against more than 2-3+ robbers/rapists/murderers at a time.
Soon, the State of California and the Obama administration plan to be infringing on those rights if they have their way. All in the name of 'public safety'. Blatant irrationality.
Aren’t the Mexicans in Mexico doing that in a particular town?
Maybe they saw how well it worked out for George Zimmerman.
Calling Travon Martin....
Looks like part of the plan to societal self destruct.
More specifically, consider the following relatively old court case.
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals decided that, in my words, police protection is not a constitutional right. So the people of Oakland are self-policing themselves as the Founding States had arguably intended when they wrote the 2nd Amendment, not that citizens of Oakland ae necessarily pro-gun rights. Critiques welcome.
Epic Beard Man, he’s got my vote for everything from City Councilman to President to Pope.
Oakland. Now, there’s a story, without enough words.
All this is happening in a city that has been ruled by communists (Dellums), marxists (Dellums, Lee?, etc), socialists and assorted psycho-radicals since the 1960’s.
Reaping what they voted for. Now some are wising up and recognizing the need for a viable 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms for self defense.
Oh how the worm has turned.
Singing “Could be startin’ something”.
When living in Oakland, remember, Double Tap!
Why, they learned a lesson from GZ's misadventure. They are not going to call the cops, neither before the confrontation nor after. It is an old maxim that involving the police can only make a bad situation worse.
If we imagine that GZ and TM were all alone in this world, with no police, GZ would have crawled from under the body of TM, dusted himself off, and proceeded to wherever he was going. Being a good neighbor, he would also arrange for the dead body to be removed. That's all. Total expense: $1 for the spent round, and a few more for a garbage truck run.
Of course, today we do not permit the strong to make their own laws and to enforce them - for better or for worse. But the role of police in GZ's case is hardly positive. They didn't save him from near death, and they are about to destroy his life. They are just finishing the job that TM started.
With Grandma as Chief of Police:
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There were dire warnings that the criminal elements would take over the city. Windows were boarded,children kept inside. People decamped for safer places.
Every neighborhood, every city block, had armed citizens patroling with hunting rifles and shotguns. Criminals decamped for safer places.
We get as much crime as we tolerate.
I wonder if the police in Oakland are enforcing gun laws and making sure these neighborhoods are being policed by people legally allowed to own and handle weapons? Maybe the state legislators making the draconian gun laws should be forced to park for several hours in Oakland unarmed.
Is it possible the people gave the cops a bad time about being ‘racists’ everytime they shot a criminal or roughed someone up, that the cops said, “Forget you.”
So the center of liberalism is soft on crime? What a surprise! So liberals really don’t want to stop criminals from waltzing in and taking what is “rightfully” theirs from hard-working productive citizens. What a surprise!
So liberals want to take guns from honest, law-abiding non-violent citizens and deliberately leave them in the hands of criminals! What a surprise!
“Is it possible the people gave the cops a bad time about being racists everytime they shot a criminal or roughed someone up, that the cops said, Forget you. “
Those were the old days; now many of the cops themselves are black due to affirmative action/the criminalizing of whiteness. Here in NJ they laid off so many cops (especially the recent crops of unqualified tokens) that the remaining police forces are middle-aged; people will grow up quickly here as the urban raiding parties, having picked the welfare reservations clean, fan out along the frontier.
They have enough tax money though to give to the wealthy owners of the Oakland Raiders.