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WI (police) chief who allegedly signed tea party leader up for gay dating sites to be charged
Associated Press ^ | 07/17/2014 | Associated Press

Posted on 07/18/2014 6:59:58 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd

A prosecutor plans to charge a western Wisconsin police chief with a misdemeanor for allegedly registering a tea party leader on gay dating, pornography and federal health care websites.

Monroe County District Attorney Kevin Croninger told The Associated Press he plans to charge Town of Campbell Police Chief Tim Kelemen with misdemeanor unlawful use of a computerized communication system Thursday afternoon.

Kelemen would face up to $1,000 in fines and 90 days in jail if convicted, but would still be able to stay on as police chief. Only those with felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions related to domestic violence are precluded from being police officers, according to the state Department of Justice.

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Then, Luce started receiving calls and emails from gay dating, porn and health care websites, according to police reports and court documents. La Crosse investigators tracked some of the activity to a computer at Kelemen's home and the Campbell town hall, according to an incident report.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: teaparty
So the police chief gets to keep his job. How nice.

/sarc

1 posted on 07/18/2014 6:59:58 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

Uppity Americans again.


2 posted on 07/18/2014 7:05:35 AM PDT by BilLies ( it isn't the color of the skin, but culture that is embraced that degrades.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Sounds like a hateful guy..... the Police Chief, not the Tea Partier.


3 posted on 07/18/2014 7:06:54 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

He should have lost his emails and destroyed his hard drive.

That’s how they do it in Washington DC.


4 posted on 07/18/2014 7:07:22 AM PDT by biggerten (Love you, Mom.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Not even demoted? Pathetic.
5 posted on 07/18/2014 7:07:23 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: Responsibility2nd

Let me guess, this guy is a rat.


6 posted on 07/18/2014 7:08:30 AM PDT by anoldafvet (Close the border!!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

90 days in jail and he keeps his job? There are people who failed a background check because they had a public urination charge in their youth and this chucklehead keeps his job.


7 posted on 07/18/2014 7:10:33 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Nice to have such a mature adult in charge. Sounds like something a middle school student would do.


8 posted on 07/18/2014 7:13:42 AM PDT by windcliff
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To: GraceG

Anyone that thinks the police are conservative or are friends of the people are fools. First and foremost they are union people that work for the government and they seem to like to shoot dogs a lot.


9 posted on 07/18/2014 7:14:01 AM PDT by Breto (Stranger in a strange land... where did America go?)
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To: biggerten

“No! Wait, someone broke into my home and used my computer. And they broke into city hall and used my official police computer. Really.”


10 posted on 07/18/2014 7:14:37 AM PDT by jstaff
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To: wideawake

Don’t the Mayors usually have a say whether a Police chief stays or goes?


11 posted on 07/18/2014 7:14:38 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Yorlik803

It’s also grounds for a civil lawsuit. Hope the Tea Partier hires a competent pit bull.


12 posted on 07/18/2014 7:16:40 AM PDT by Socon-Econ
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To: DAC21

It all depends on the city charter. In some cities, it is the mayor, others it is the city council or the city manager.


13 posted on 07/18/2014 7:16:58 AM PDT by Glennb51
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To: Responsibility2nd

Lois Lerner sent him a congratulator email, then her hard drive crashed...again.


14 posted on 07/18/2014 7:17:31 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! Remember Mississippi!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The TEA Partier should personally sue that POS for defamation.


15 posted on 07/18/2014 7:20:59 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: Breto

Anyone that thinks the police are conservative or are friends of the people are fools. First and foremost they are union people that work for the government and they seem to like to shoot dogs a lot.

*****

You are greatly exaggerating. Most street cops are not trigger-happy dog haters. They just trying to stay alive in a culture that judges everything they do on the basis of hindsight. They’ve been quite sympathetic when out-of-control kids have tried to get me in trouble with them.


16 posted on 07/18/2014 7:30:06 AM PDT by Socon-Econ
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To: Responsibility2nd

How can a willful law breaker remain chief of police?


17 posted on 07/18/2014 7:32:09 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: ScottinVA

No, Obama’s Justice Department should open a civil rights violation investigation, this is a federal crime. A governmental official in a position of authority attempted to impede the free expression rights of a citizen.

Now, I ain’t gonna hold my breath or anything..............


18 posted on 07/18/2014 7:36:21 AM PDT by biggerten (Love you, Mom.)
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To: ScottinVA
The TEA Partier should personally sue that POS for defamation.

You would use the law to oppose socialism? But it is upon the law that socialism itself relies. Socialists desire to practice legal plunder, not illegal plunder. Socialists, like all other monopolists, desire to make the law their own weapon. And when once the law is on the side of socialism, how can it be used against socialism? For when plunder is abetted by the law, it does not fear your courts, your gendarmes, and your prisons. Rather, it may call upon them for help. - Bastiat

No justice. The despicable "law enforcement" POS deserves a much harsher fate.

19 posted on 07/18/2014 7:36:38 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: DAC21

Varies everywhere. Sometimes it’s elective, sometime it’s appointment by the city council, sometimes it’s appointment by the mayor - don’t know what applies here.


20 posted on 07/18/2014 7:36:51 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: Socon-Econ
He already has....
Luce has filed a civil lawsuit in federal court, alleging Kelemen stole his identity and that the overpass ordinance violates his free-speech rights. That case is still pending.

21 posted on 07/18/2014 7:40:36 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: PGalt; ScottinVA

See post 21.


22 posted on 07/18/2014 7:42:24 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: PGalt

Sic the gays on him for this hate crime against them.... tying a disgusting TEA partier to the revered rainbow people!


23 posted on 07/18/2014 7:42:32 AM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Should be fired immediately and have his pension seized.


24 posted on 07/18/2014 7:42:53 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: windcliff

The people living in that town should do everything they can to get this loser fired from the police force. There is such a thing called code of conduct. He is expected to behave in a certain way as the top police officer in town.


25 posted on 07/18/2014 7:56:27 AM PDT by peeps36 (Save The Tortoise And Kill The People)
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To: Responsibility2nd; txhurl

Thanks for the posts/pings.

: )


26 posted on 07/18/2014 7:57:14 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Responsibility2nd

The Dem MO. Use the system and your position to harass someone, destroy their reputation and put their life and the lives of their family members in danger, you keep your job and benefits.

But, if you are a Republican and tap a foot in the restroom, have your reputation destroyed and get run out on a rail.


27 posted on 07/18/2014 8:48:06 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Breto

Police, like any large group, are not monolithic. Some are conservative and some are left-wing. Most of the ones I know or have known are right of center. Those who have to deal with reality tend to be.


28 posted on 07/18/2014 9:00:23 AM PDT by ELS
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To: peeps36

I’d say the good folks there should be filling out any and all response and sign-up cards they can find with his info and mailing them.


29 posted on 07/18/2014 9:05:54 AM PDT by polymuser ( Enough is enough)
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To: ScottinVA

a civil suit taking this little creep for all that he has is warrented...I hope it happens....


30 posted on 07/18/2014 10:02:30 AM PDT by cherry
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To: Responsibility2nd

Very hateful. Something a sodomite would do and I don’t doubt for a minute the chief is one.


31 posted on 07/18/2014 10:17:59 AM PDT by LibWhacker (A New WPA: Hire blacks to surround illegal enclaves and round up job-stealing illegal aliens)
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To: Breto
Anyone that thinks the police are conservative or are friends of the people are fools. First and foremost they are union people that work for the government and they seem to like to shoot dogs a lot.

I live in virtually crime free suburbia. My neighbor is a cop and he's a great guy. We've never spoken about it but I think he'd agree with me that the police in my town and all around my area have taken on a sinister image.

They no longer wear a shirt and tie, they wear blue BDUs and combat boots. They no longer drive non-descript sedans, they drive huge SUVs or black sports cars which are designed to look badass. In a nutshell, they look like a military presence.

This is all image stuff, but the image they sent in the past was "I'm one of you, I look the same I just have stripes on my sleeves and a badge". Not the image is "I am scary and tough. Don't mess with me or you'll regret it." This isn't a good change.

I say my neighbor would agree because he chooses to still wear the shirt and tie, and though he is very senior and can pick his own patrol car he told me he always chooses the old fashioned white caprice classic and lets the young guys take the black Chargers with the lowered suspensions and the big steel bumper on the front. He doesn't care about looking badass and tough. That's the kind of cop I want. Seems they are getting rarer.

32 posted on 07/18/2014 11:04:01 AM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Must have been a Police Emergency
33 posted on 07/18/2014 6:37:00 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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