Video: Residents of E. St. Louis rush to aid off. after he's shot.

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by ronduke, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. ronduke

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  2. janice6

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    That's a revolting response from the people around there.

    They should remember this officer when they need help.
     

  3. Fred Hansen

    Fred Hansen Liberal Bane

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    Al Sharpton will be along shortly I'm sure.
     
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    I'm from South Saint Louis....not surprising at all. Hell why would any self respecting thug help a cop? I mean if I stop to help a cop I have to stop slingin my herron yo.


    every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
     
  6. A6Gator

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    Wasn't it awhile ago that after an officer got shot in, I think it was, Chicago, the local citizen's came out and were stealing his stuff...:steamed:

    I'm sure this story will get as much coverage as the Martin case in Sanford...
     
  7. Kadetklapp

    Kadetklapp Methberry PD

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    I'm not at all surprised. What are you expecting of a bunch of dirty, section-8 inhabiting, Obama-voting hood rats?
     
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    Sam Spade Staff Member Lifetime Member

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    Exhibit 145 for why the Us vs Them attitude pops up.
     
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    :steamed:

    If I worked there, I'd make sure I remember that if we ever get called to that complex.
     
  10. evilwill

    evilwill Speaks Jive

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    My whole command would be down there. We would enforce every law every day for weeks.

    Generally make life real hard for everyone down there. Spit, here's your summons throw a cigarette on the floor, here's your summons. Oh, you have no ID? well then we have to print you to see if you have warrants then - tough luck buddy. Central, show me with one under.

    Like Merlyn said, whatever job comes over in that complex gets put to the bottom of the queue. Screw these savages. Let them let them deal with their own nonsense
     
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    Lemme guess: public housing?
     
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    UGH - never underestimate the human race. The lowest common denominator is pretty d*** low.
     
  13. GioaJack

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    Made a very substantial heroine bust back around '74 or '75. Pulled two subjects out of their car, both armed, and laid 'em out on the ground.

    Within a minute or so there were at least 30 people surrounding me voicing their objections of anyone being arrested. Things started to get a bit out of hand resulting in 3 rounds being fired into the dirt parking lot to back 'em off. (That was back in the time when a department would say 'good job' instead of 'here's a ten day suspension'.)

    Since it was before semis and handheld radios and with only 3 rounds left in the gun it seemed prudent to reveal the 5 shot back-up.

    Several minutes went by until the faint wailing of sirens could be heard. As they got closer and closer community adhesion began to dwindle and people scattered like rats, except for the 2 subjects on the ground.

    In as much as I was the only white face for miles and since it was still a couple decades before the 9-1-1 system or cell phones some local resident took the time to look up the number for the main complaint desk and advise that an officer was in trouble and needed help.

    They're not all 'hood rats' out there, there are still lots of good people... you just have to be lucky enough to be at the right place at the right time.

    I was always much, much luckier than I was good but sometimes that's what gets you through a touchy situation. (Maybe the caller was someone I let slide on a traffic stop, or ground their joints in the dirt instead of hooking them up or pulled their drowning child out of a canal. Who knows, maybe they were just like you and I... they just wanted to do the right thing.)


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    :wow:........:shocked:...Unbelievable!.....:steamed:
     
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    You've never worked Section 8 before, have you?
     
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    Thomas Sowell is spot on:
    http://lewrockwell.com/sowell/sowell55.1.html
     
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    Not surprised at all.
     
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    Nope. I've been working in the St Louis metro area since 1988. Back when I first arrived, East St Louis was so bad, they decided that the best way to deal with the broad daylight armed robberies in the middle of the city at traffic signals, was to merely put all traffic signals flashing yellow. Don't stop, don't get robbed. Believe it or not, things actually have gotten a little better in ESL. Back then, the officer would have been robbed and shot again.:dunno:

    Also, Officer BAXTON is the son of the former Chief of ESL PD. Supposed to eventually fully recover. On that particular day, he was helping the US Marshals look for fugitives. Rumor has it that once the word got out he had been shot, an ant couldn't move around that area without showing an ID. Marshals tend to take that crap personally.....
     
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    ...and is justified.
     
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    This is the only good part of the story.