Once comrades on Allentown's police f...

Once comrades on Allentown's police force, now rivals

There are 2 comments on the The Morning Call story from Oct 11, 2009, titled Once comrades on Allentown's police force, now rivals. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

For more than 20 years, Walter Felton Jr. and Ron Manescu fought on the same side as members of the Allentown Police Department.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Morning Call.


Slatington, PA

#1 Oct 11, 2009
The article says that the district magistrate is the first line of defense against the bad guys. That is not true. The citizen is the first line of defense against the bad guys. Judges are not supposed to be part of the law enforcement team, they are supposed to be independent arbiters of fact. They are the referees in the courts, making sure everyone follows the rules.
How fair and impartial will a judge (cop) be in a trial where his former co workers are testifying against someone accused of a crime? How closely will a judge (cop) examine an affidavit of probably cause when his former colleagues come to him looking for a search warrant?
Cops should not be judges!

Slatington, PA

#2 Oct 21, 2009
There is no justice in America today with what is going on to the common man. The only one that has got my vote is the regular Joe.

These two will just become another political parasite that fed from the poor.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Northampton County Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Fired employee allegedly chased co-worker's car... Jan 8 Richard Kranium 4
Sharron L. Rex FMR. Montgomery County Judge in ... (Aug '10) Dec 27 Rexabuse 7
News Man who might have body-in-bin answers died Nov. 2 Dec '17 weapon X 1
News Morganelli asks Northampton County officials fo... (Jun '09) Nov '17 BarndtB610 36
News Man exposes himself near agency for abused chil... (Jul '17) Sep '17 weapon X 4
News Fire destroys old rink in Plainfield (Sep '08) Jul '17 Firefighter3031 53
News Northampton County Top 10 fugitive arrested in ... (May '17) May '17 silly rabbit 2
More from around the web