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indigent 02-05-2013 13:16

We continue to be our own worst enemy
 
It seems we continue to be our own worst enemy. Sure we all slow roll to the obvious BS calls, or the "call the man/woman/whoever" calls.... But residential burglarys and unconscious 5 year old kids..... Just flat out worthless...

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013...ncy-calls?lite

x_out86 02-05-2013 13:43

I think we have all had the displeasure of working with individuals such as these at some point unfortunately. The sad truth is that there will always be "officers" like this and they will need to be dealt with. Its just a shame that it gets to this extent before something is done about it.

Dukeboy01 02-05-2013 14:05

You get what you pay for, or, more likely what you lower your standards to hire.

CJStudent 02-05-2013 14:08

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dukeboy01 (Post 19952462)
You get what you pay for, or, more likely what you lower your standards to hire.

Hit the nail on the head right there!

Ranger1759 02-05-2013 14:09

We call that "R.O.D" retired on duty...

Mayhem like Me 02-05-2013 14:16

Quote:

Originally Posted by CJStudent (Post 19952469)
Hit the nail on the head right there!

And the last names tell me they're part of the ruling class at Miami Dade PD

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RyanNREMTP 02-05-2013 15:02

Every profession has people that are like this.

Sent from my Federation issued communicator.

Cochese 02-05-2013 15:26

Handled appropriately.

Enjoy your new jobs at 7-11.

TBO 02-05-2013 16:39

The one time I almost lost it in front of everyone was responding to a hot call and coming up fast behind another responding unit traveling "code zero".

I about pushed them out of the way, got by, and after the scene was secured went looking for them.

seanmac45 02-05-2013 17:11

Departments actively, agressively recruit minorities. The give them preferential treatment in MANY aspects of the hiring process. Such behavior including and especially overlooking aspects of the background investigations which would disqualify a white male.

Why then shouldn't these hirees feel like teflon dons? They know that their presence is fulfilling minority quotas established by the courts to "make things fair". Of course they don't worry about being punished.

It is a system of malfeasance and poor judgements on behalf of the hiring agencies which will absolutely result in a culture of under performing / corrupt police officers.

I see no changing of these standards and trends in the future. As you can see they are moving up the ranks to supervisory positions wherein the culture of protecting these slackers and miscreants has become so firmly entrenched as to be insurmountable.

Have I mentioned recently how happy and relieved I am to be retired?

CW Mock 02-05-2013 17:19

What a bunch of losers. I'm glad they got canned, and I hope they never have another job with any kind of responsibility again.

This isn't the kinda of work where you can take scheduled breaks, play a stress card or slack off.

Eff them.


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blueiron 02-05-2013 17:40

Welcome to the 'New National Order'.

Newcop761 02-05-2013 17:52

I don't get how anyone could blow off responding to an unconscious five month old. :steamed: Disgraceful.

I was discussing hiring standards with a guy at work and came to the conclusion that motivation was the most important qualification.

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kenpoprofessor 02-05-2013 17:54

http://www.miami-police.org/wages_benefits.html


http://policeofficersalary.net/flori...average-salary

Just thought some would like to see what they're throwing away.

Have a great gun carryin' Kenpo day

Clyde

yamen1999 02-05-2013 20:54

There are some of us non LE types that know the media can't be trusted. We know that there are more LEOs who do an excellent job than there are dirt bags in uniform. Thanks for doing what you do.

CJStudent 02-05-2013 20:59

Quote:

Originally Posted by yamen1999 (Post 19954071)
There are some of us non LE types that know the media can't be trusted. We know that there are more LEOs who do an excellent job than there are dirt bags in uniform. Thanks for doing what you do.

Thank you. I'm beginning to think people like you are in the minority, though.

Vigilant 02-05-2013 21:05

Quote:

Originally Posted by kenpoprofessor (Post 19953360)
http://www.miami-police.org/wages_benefits.html


http://policeofficersalary.net/flori...average-salary

Just thought some would like to see what they're throwing away.

Have a great gun carryin' Kenpo day

Clyde

And you....

Have a great bite-my-shorts clyde day.

CJStudent 02-05-2013 21:11

Quote:

Originally Posted by Vigilant (Post 19954105)
And you....

Have a great bite-my-shorts clyde day.

:rofl:

Mayhem like Me 02-06-2013 04:29

Quote:

Originally Posted by kenpoprofessor (Post 19953360)
http://www.miami-police.org/wages_benefits.html


http://policeofficersalary.net/flori...average-salary

Just thought some would like to see what they're throwing away.

Have a great gun carryin' Kenpo day

Clyde

Close but no cigar.

Miami Dade is a different agency.

Used to be Metro Dade.


Have a great nothing to ad but drive by day.

x_out86 02-06-2013 07:55

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ranger1759 (Post 19952470)
We call that "R.O.D" retired on duty...

Unfortunately I am EXTREMELY familiar with this term. We had a high ranking administrator that was well known as being ROD for about the last 12 years of his career or so.

He has since retired, and things have been improving ever since.

lawman800 02-06-2013 08:19

Seems like there are some agencies made of mostly ROD's because there is no accountability or supervision.

kgain673 02-06-2013 09:19

looked like they were sipping expresso. I got a "man law" violation for sipping coffee from a mug at a breakfast shop with my shift partners on Field training. I was told, " your making us look bad, you should put that in a cup!". I'm sure it was because I was new, and it was funny, but these dudes are sitting under an umbrella sipping expresso, dodging calls. Wow, Miami must be a different world.

Ship A'Hoy 02-06-2013 09:38

Quote:

Originally Posted by TBO (Post 19953051)
The one time I almost lost it in front of everyone was responding to a hot call and coming up fast behind another responding unit traveling "code zero".

I about pushed them out of the way, got by, and after the scene was secured went looking for them.

And...............

Bruce M 02-06-2013 09:45

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mayhem like Me (Post 19952495)
And the last names tell me they're part of the ruling class at Miami Dade PD

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http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/Miami-D...166415506.html

http://miami.cbslocal.com/2013/02/05...ctor-sworn-in/

Bruce M 02-06-2013 09:48

Quote:

Originally Posted by Vigilant (Post 19954105)
And you....

Have a great bite-my-shorts clyde day.

:rofl::rofl:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mayhem like Me (Post 19954694)
Close but no cigar.

Miami Dade is a different agency.

Used to be Metro Dade.


Have a great nothing to ad but drive by day.

:rofl::rofl: (and Dade County Public Safety Department before that and Dade County Sheriff's Office before that)


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