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  • 6-Year-Old Suspended For Saying, “Pow”

    01/02/2013 4:49:27 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 43 replies
    Godfather Politics ^ | January 2, 2013 | Philip Hodges
    Michael Moore recently said that the only reason white people are buying a bunch of guns in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting is that they’re fearful. Afraid of black people specifically. He said, “Calm down, white people, and put away your guns.” So if we’re all buying guns and ammo out of fear of the black man, what emotion would cause this idiocy: a 6-year-old boy was suspended from school for making his hand in the shape of a gun and pretend shooting it, saying, “Pow,” as it was pointed at a fellow student. Were school officials actually...
  • (Cops & Robbers Agree!) California Police Wish Gun Owners Would Just Comply with Robbers

    11/30/2012 2:24:58 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 147 replies ^ | 11/27/2012 | dabneybailey
    California Police Wish Gun Owners Would Just Comply with Robbers If a couple of thugs break into your place of business and point a gun in your face, then you would be perfectly justified in opening fire on them, right? Well, maybe not. San Jose police are giving one gun owner a stern tsk-tsk after she defended her property from a pair of armed thieves. According to ABC Local 7 News, a pair of thieves wearing masks and hooded sweatshirts burst into a San Jose jewelry store at 10:15 a.m. on Monday. At least one of the would-be thieves was...
  • Need help with worthless police after burglary

    11/19/2011 12:02:23 PM PST · by Feline_AIDS · 28 replies
    A friend of mine had her apartment burglarized a few days ago. The thief picked up a subwoofer with a glass-like finish from the floor, leaving visible fingerprints. He also left a pen printed with the words "Welcome Home." Seems like he was startled by something and left in a hurry, didn't take everything he wanted. He still made off with about $2000 worth of electronics. The door was locked back when he left. The police stooge showed up almost an hour after she called; my friend hadn't touched anything. The stooge they sent out examined the glass for fingerprints...
  • Alleged Car Thief Found Playing 'Grand Theft Auto'

    01/23/2010 2:06:46 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 10 replies · 557+ views
    AP ^ | Jan 22, 4:33 PM EST | AP
    Alleged car thief found playing 'Grand Theft Auto' ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Sheriff's deputies in central Florida found a suspected car thief playing the "Grand Theft Auto" video game, and they later charged him with just that. Polk County deputies investigating the theft of a 1998 Dodge Durango arrested 30-year-old Michael Ray Ekes on Thursday. They found the SUV outside a Haines City home. Ekes was inside in the house, playing the popular video game. Ekes was charged with grand theft auto, burglary and drug possession. At the time of his arrest, he was out of jail on bond for...
  • 'Dumbest Criminal' Robs Cop (At A Police Convention, No Less...)

    03/29/2009 4:27:07 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 12 replies · 1,513+ views
    The Patriot-News ^ | Saturday, March 28, 2009 | MATTHEW KEMENY
    'Dumbest criminal' robs cop Saturday, March 28, 2009 BY MATTHEW KEMENY Of The Patriot-News Jerome Blanchett took a loaded handgun into the Holiday Inn-Harrisburg East on Friday, passing dozens of unmarked police cars in the parking lot and a sign at the hotel's entrance welcoming 300 officers to the Pennsylvania Narcotic Officers' Association conference, police said. Nevertheless, the 19-year-old Harrisburg man went into the men's room and waited to rob the next person who walked through the door, police said. Unfortunately for Blanchett, that person was John Comparetto, a retired New York City Police Department lieutenant. "He chose to rob...
  • Junior High kids told: cops are not your friends

    06/12/2007 7:23:17 AM PDT · by oakcon · 63 replies · 2,901+ views
    The Globe and Mail ^ | June 12, 2007 | Margaret Wente
    Shortly after the shooting death of Jordan Manners, the 15-year-old Toronto student, eighth-grade students at nearby Oakdale Park Middle School were called to an assembly. The subject: relations with the police. It's a hot issue in that part of town. The community is in an uproar over the shooting and allegations are flying that police have been heavy-handed in their hunt for Jordan's killer. But the group invited by the school to address the students weren't interested in improving relations with the police. They were there to fan the flames. Their message to the 12- and 13-year-olds was simple: Don't...
  • Kindergartener's suspension appealed to Supreme Court -

    09/20/2003 10:35:11 AM PDT · by UnklGene · 32 replies · 277+ views
    WNBC ^ | September 19, 2003
    Kindergartener's Suspension Appealed To Supreme Court Playground Gunplay Case Goes To High Court POSTED: 8:35 a.m. EDT September 19, 2003 SAYREVILLE, N.J. -- Lawyers representing the family of a boy suspended from kindergarten after a playground game involving make-believe guns have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the case. The Rutherford Institute, a nonprofit group focused on First Amendment and religious freedom cases, announced the appeal on Thursday. According to The Rutherford Institute, four kindergarten boys at Wilson Elementary School were playing cops and robbers during recess in March 2000, using their fingers as guns. The boy represented by...
  • Kindergarten Suspension Suit Denied

    05/01/2002 9:57:15 AM PDT · by mthiel · 10 replies · 238+ views ^ | May 1, 2002 | Associated Press
    Kindergarten Suspension Suit Denied Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over New Jersey Kindergartner Suspended for Playing Cops and Robbers The Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. May 1 — A federal judge threw out a civil lawsuit filed by the parents of a kindergartner who was suspended for playing cops and robbers at school. Scot and Cassandra Garrick sued the Sayreville school district in June 2000 after their 6-year-old son and three classmates were disciplined for playing the game and pointing their fingers as guns. The couple claimed that the district and several educators had deprived the pupils of their constitutional rights to free...
  • Schools don't play cops and robbers

    03/29/2002 5:22:08 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 9 replies · 200+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 3/28/02 | Ellen Sorokin
    <p>Public school officials nationwide are banning children from playing "cops and robbers," citing zero-tolerance policies for anything resembling violence at school.</p> <p>Children are being suspended or expelled, and civil rights activists argue the policies are too harsh because they punish first and ask questions later.</p>