4 Weird Decisions That Have Made Modern Cops Terrifying

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Post  Guest on Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:24 am

We're pretty much begging cops to be our heroes. Think about it: Every major blockbuster movie is about a brave hero enforcing an important moral code: John McClane, Transformers, every superhero -- even if they're going outside the law, they're still doing the exact job a cop is supposed to have: upholding the law and protecting the innocent. In fiction, they're the ideal we strive for.
But in real life, a huge chunk of Americans have no trust for the police force, for reasons which should be obvious to anyone who's paying attention to the news right now. And while the authors of this article can't pretend to understand what it's like to be targeted by the police, or to be a police officer, we do understand how hype works. And myth. And our shitty fucking mass media. And we think that the myth of the police officer -- the the things we, as citizens, immediately assume upon seeing someone in uniform -- has gotten pretty rotten. Because ...
If this is interesting, I added the link to the whole story below.

Read more: http://www.cracked.com/blog/4-weird-decisions-that-have-made-modern-cops-terrifying/#ixzz3Bkup0WYM



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