forreal

Hugo, OK

#22 Jan 21, 2013
he cant be chief of police if he dont live in city limits
RHS

United States

#23 Jan 21, 2013
ThirdEyeWatching wrote:
David Peterson lives in Antlers, so he has to drive beyond the 2 mile limit just to get back and forth to Rattan. The embezzlement charge at Walmart's was dismissed, but the 29 mph over speeding ticket he just received will cost him $341.50. <- Ouch!
Dismissed or not, shud not have policeman that has stolen from anyone...were was his ethics??? And gives tickets for what he is doing also.....speeding....wake up Rattan!!!
ThirdEyeWatching

Muskogee, OK

#24 Jan 21, 2013
If memory serves me right, Rattan officers can live a certain number of miles outside of the Town Limits, although I can't remember just how many at the moment. They have to drive to Antlers to conduct business with the DA, court, and dispatch. From what I understand, the previous Mayor and Trustes hired him - which should explain everything. The School Zone was setup by the State of Oklahoma per state law because of the State Highway running by the school. Rattan PD is expected to enforce the speed zone according to the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety and the town can be held liable if someone is killed and if the town is found responsible by neglect. You are correct, Rattan should have officers who have high ethics and morals and do not break the law; however finding someone who is willing to take on the low pay, town politics, and requirement to write speeding tickets to pay their salary, with those qualifications, will not be easy.
mee

United States

#25 Jan 23, 2013
FCK THE POLICE. THEY SUPPOSED TO BE PROTECTING THE KIDS AND ALL THEY WANA DO IS SEND THEM TO JAIL... the cops are waaaay over the top
geterdone

United States

#26 Jan 25, 2013
Peterson is a puss. A wanna b and a jerk.
hahaha

Hugo, OK

#27 Jan 25, 2013
lmao seen the cop locked his self out of him car on 93 across from the police station what a smart one for ya
DOUGH BOY

Sulphur, OK

#28 Jan 26, 2013
That is kinda shitty, holding a double standard. Supposed to be an officer? People have no respect for someone like that. Best thing someone could do at this point is damage control.(That means replace his ass before he becomes a liability.)
meeeee

United States

#29 Jan 27, 2013
Get rid of him Rattan! Get a one with morals and good ethics!!!
ThirdEyeWatching

Warner, OK

#30 Jan 31, 2013
One year deferment for the speeding. Good to know the ticket wasn't dismissed.
citizen

United States

#31 Feb 1, 2013
Good lord you people are never satisfied. When Zack was the chief of police everyone complained that he didn't work enough or write enough tickets. Now David is the chief and ya'll complain that he writes to many tickets. As to the charges since they were dismissed is it not possible that the people who first brought them against him realized they made a mistake? I'm not sure that is what happen but I'm just saying don't be so quick to condemn when you don't know that facts.
Old school

Sulphur, OK

#32 Feb 2, 2013
Heres alittle tip. A police officer is a peace officer first. Keeping the peace by what ever legal method is your priority. It is a delicate balance of keeping everyone happy and using the right amount of finnesse to get the desired result. It doesent come with writing as many ticktes as possible or just looking the other way. It comes from years of experience dealings with all types of people and situations. It has been my experience that being an asshole will make your job alot harder. When you start out making contact with someone, show them the uttmost respect (While never letting your guard down) it will pay dividens in the long run. Officers nearly ALLWAYS in most cases have discretion on how to handle a situation. Some officers feel that if there not writing citations, that there not doing there job. In my first two years i probably wrote ten citations. 99% of the persons you meet are usually trying to do the right thing. It's that 1% percent you have to worry about becuase no matter how much respect you give, you have that few that will take your kindness for weakness and that is the ones you lay the hammer to. Dont be afraid of giving a verbal warning if its not so sevier that you cant make that call.
meeeee

United States

#33 Feb 2, 2013
citizen wrote:
Good lord you people are never satisfied. When Zack was the chief of police everyone complained that he didn't work enough or write enough tickets. Now David is the chief and ya'll complain that he writes to many tickets. As to the charges since they were dismissed is it not possible that the people who first brought them against him realized they made a mistake? I'm not sure that is what happen but I'm just saying don't be so quick to condemn when you don't know that facts.
. It was wal mart that charged him and he did steal from them. As for the ticket he got, it's like telling ur kids " don't smoke weed" with a joint in ur hand....Rattan needs to send him back to Antlers. He just a retard..and a smart ass
citizen

United States

#34 Feb 2, 2013
meeeee wrote:
<quoted text>. It was wal mart that charged him and he did steal from them. As for the ticket he got, it's like telling ur kids " don't smoke weed" with a joint in ur hand....Rattan needs to send him back to Antlers. He just a retard..and a smart ass
So you were there with him when he allegedly stole from them? Do you have proof of what you are saying? And if you do why didn't you go to the police with you're proof when he was charged. Cause they apparently had no proof or they wouldn't have dismissed the charges. I'm betting your just someone that he have a speeding ticket to and now you're just pissed.
meeeee

United States

#35 Feb 2, 2013
I spoke to someone that was there when he was arrested...so shut ur mouth cuz u don't know shit..never had a speeding ticked nor have I stolen from anyone.. I have morals unlike him.....
citizen

United States

#36 Feb 2, 2013
meeeee wrote:
I spoke to someone that was there when he was arrested...so shut ur mouth cuz u don't know shit..never had a speeding ticked nor have I stolen from anyone.. I have morals unlike him.....
I didn't ask if you saw him get arrested "which you didn't it's just hearsay". I asked if you saw him steal anything or had proof that he was guilty. Anyone can be accused of something. Doesn't necessarily mean they did it. I don't have to know the while situation to know that. Unless you saw it with your own eyes then you shouldn't be running your mouth about it.
meeeee

United States

#37 Feb 2, 2013
The person that told me knows all the facts unlike u....so stop defending the theif!! I also know several that work at Wal-Mart for many years and they know the facts....he is what hwy is...and u want him to protect ur belonging??? Better get a good guard dog and don't leave home.....LMAO
citizen

United States

#38 Feb 2, 2013
meeeee wrote:
The person that told me knows all the facts unlike u....so stop defending the theif!! I also know several that work at Wal-Mart for many years and they know the facts....he is what hwy is...and u want him to protect ur belonging??? Better get a good guard dog and don't leave home.....LMAO
Well all I hear from you is accusations but no proof. And if these people are so reliable them why didn't they go to the police with their information? obviously the police had no proof or else they wouldn't have dropped the charges.
geterdone

United States

#39 Feb 3, 2013
Citizen, I just went on odcr.com and got the info on all his tickets for speeding, no seatbelt and the theft charges..I would say that pr proof enuff! For the Scum Bag...Do u thInk Wal Mart would have got hIm arrested If they dId'nt have sum proof.
citizen

United States

#40 Feb 3, 2013
geterdone wrote:
Citizen, I just went on odcr.com and got the info on all his tickets for speeding, no seatbelt and the theft charges..I would say that pr proof enuff! For the Scum Bag...Do u thInk Wal Mart would have got hIm arrested If they dId'nt have sum proof.
Like I said anyone can be accused of anything. He wasn't found guilty so that leads me to think that no Walmart did not have any proof.
geterdone

United States

#41 Feb 3, 2013
Well I think u a Dumb Ass...do u have any proof he didn't...a lot of people are accused of what the do and get it dropped. I know a guy that got 3 DUI's and he got it dropped 3 times cuz he knew someone...go figure...now use ur little pea brain and 're think how SE OKLA criminal activity work!!!

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