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3 arrested for outing undercover officer

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by ronduke, Oct 20, 2012.


  1. ronduke

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  2. blueiron

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    I am still amazed that this does not occur more often.
     

  3. TheExplorer

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    I don't get it. They televise the township meetings by me regularly where they recognize the undercover officers accomplishments by bringing them to the podium, telling the board their full name, address, where they work, what they work (narcotics, guns, etc.) family background. This must be a state law thing.
     
  4. DaBigBR

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    There are varying levels of "undercover." There is also an obvious difference between being recognized in a forum such as the one you describe, and a turd deliberately circulating your photograph to attempt to figure out who you are.
     
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    Stupid Facebook. Yet another reason to get rid of it.
     
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    If someone is REALLY undercover, how would the kids know?
     
  8. Hack

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    If it wasn't Facebook it would be something else. You cannot blame it all on one social media outlet, just because it is used by many people.
     
  9. JuneyBooney

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    Actually, it is pretty easy to find an undercover agent if you know what to look for. I think the charge is incredible if they had him at a forum...:wow:aand expected noone to notice..:faint:
     
  10. shootindave

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    OK....... if you are undercover narcs you shouldnt have your real name or any photos on facebook....... you should also disable the tagging of your name in other people (idiots) posts.

    If you must have one to begin with.......

    Not sure how far these charges will go.

    - Dave
     
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  11. shootindave

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    You think it's easy to find "undercover agent(s)"? Thats interesting on many levels.
     
  12. TheExplorer

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    I don't know, outed is outed. I'm sure many people watch the show.
     
  13. dwhite53

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    Daughter of one of our friends at church was fixing to go to basic law enforcement training. One day someone at church brought, as a visitor, a family member who works for the FBI.

    Family member was introduced to our friends daughter. Told her if she ever expected to work for the FBI she needed to delete her Facebook account and stay off the social networking.

    Probably good advice.

    All the Best,
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  14. Bren

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    Yep - I've known plenty of guys who do their street-level "undercover" work out of a police station or state police post, eat lunch in restaurants with uniformed officers daily, etc. I've seen a guy make buys in uniform by taking off his shirt and driving his POV with an informant in the passenger seat, while wearing police uniform pants and gunbelt. Criminals are mostly not so swift.
     
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    In this country, defendants have the right to face and listen to testimony against them. If a U/C officer testifies, it's pretty rare the court will let them wear a ski mask.
     
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