Local town fears police influence has...

Local town fears police influence has grown out of control

There are 6 comments on the WFAA-TV Dallas story from Feb 17, 2012, titled Local town fears police influence has grown out of control. In it, WFAA-TV Dallas reports that:

Unless you turn at the blinking light at State Highway 171 and FM 67, you might not notice Covington, Texas, which is the way most in this tiny town want it.

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Megan

Pineland, TX

#1 Feb 18, 2012
I don't know whether the police chief is good or bad, but I do know that the people who were in the piece that aired on the news were just looking for their five minutes of fame. The town is not living in fear, this is an extreme exaggeration, and I know cause I'm a resident. It is ridiculous how the news never talks about the good things that have happened in Covington; such as the school donating the most money in the county to the food drive. No Covington is not perfect, but its not near as trashy as a news station just looking for a story and a couple people wishing for drama made it out to be.
tom

Clyde, TX

#2 Feb 19, 2012
I know there are few here affraid of most anything but there has been issues wit hcovington police dept since its inception its kind of stupid imo to have one ,an other than writing tickets to drag in revenue I dont know of much they have done in a sm town of 283 1 postoffice an 2 stores a school an mostly law abiding people that attend church regularly it seem way over kill , we had a town constable when i moved here in 1997 an I thought that was ok just to curb teens who thought they wanted to be bangers total of 3 maybe , all gone away now ,occasional theft an villionous speeders that fall into the trap now is our only crime to my knowlege its rediculous to have 4 cops an 2 new patrol SUV's with automatic ticket writers in them , its time to flush the bunch an start over imo
justin

Pineland, TX

#3 Feb 21, 2012
i live here in the aera and i grown up here i have had a family member that recently got arrested. He sopposably went down for a couple of drug charges and i can say that they planted one thing he got caught with. and when a family member went up were he was getting arrested he asked if they could have his wallet so it doesnt go with him to jail and they threatened to arrest his grandmother and grabed her by the arm and left some brusing honestly no cop has no right graving a 69 year old women like that that wasnt involved with anything. i belive he is taking his power a little out of hand out here and most of ur people out here dont like to be threatend and are not to kindly to actions like that im afraid not only for the peoples saftey but also the cheif of police. Cause this can really go bad out here in these parts of the woods if u live or lived here u would know what im talking about!
lee

Rio Vista, TX

#4 Mar 13, 2012
how about the myor-pro-tem attacking as senior citizen prior to the meeting.
James

Bentonville, AR

#5 Apr 1, 2012
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James

Bentonville, AR

#6 Apr 1, 2012
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