Are 'cops' Overreacting???

Are 'cops' Overreacting???

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“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

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Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#1 Jan 19, 2014
Texas cops handcuff man after he gave change to homeless person
Published time: January 17, 2014 20:25
Reuters / Benoit Tessier

You may want to think twice next time you consider giving a homeless person some change, if one Texas man’s experience is any indication.

Houston resident Greg Snider claims he was arrested and held for more than an hour after local police mistakenly targeted him as a criminal, all for giving a homeless man a few quarters.

Snider said he had pulled into a local parking lot in order to make a phone call when a homeless man came up to him and asked for some spare cash. Snider claims he gave the man 75 cents and left to continue on his way.

"I had no idea at all what was about to happen," he told KPRC Local 2 News.

As soon as Snider merged onto a local freeway, however, police followed him with flashing lights and sirens, ordering him to pull over.

“He's screaming. He's yelling. He's telling me to get out of the car. He's telling me to put my hands on the hood,” Snider said to KPRC.“They're like,'We saw you downtown. We saw what you did.’ And I was like,'Are you kidding me? I gave a homeless man 75 cents.'"

Police reportedly said they saw Snider give the homeless man drugs and asked to search his car. Snider was placed in handcuffs and held in the back of a police car for an hour or so [[[while ten other police vehicles arrived at the scene]]] and used dogs to search his car.
Question: Are cops in this country 'overreacting' to crime situations???

Once the search failed to uncover any illegal substances, Snider was freed and told the situation was a misunderstanding.

Houston police have declined to comment on the incident, though they did confirm that Snider has filed a complaint.

Prosecution of the drug war has come under scrutiny lately as more Americans question the overall effects of police behavior. In two particularly disturbing cases, New Mexico men were pulled over and suspected of carrying drugs in their anal cavities. The men were then taken to hospitals outside of police jurisdiction where doctors performed invasive medical procedures that failed to turn up any drugs.

One man, David Eckert, was subjected to multiple enemas and rectal finger examinations. This week, he was awarded $1.6 million as the city and county involved settled their portions of the lawsuit.
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Gunner

Paris, France

#2 Jan 19, 2014
Wii

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

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#3 Jan 19, 2014

FTW Yall

“"Trust no one"”

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Drive it, like you stole it

#4 Jan 19, 2014
Cops are completely nuts this day and age. They are trained lunatics.

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#5 Jan 20, 2014
Is it the uniform that does it?
The authority?
or the gun?
~~~
or their IQ?

“New & Improved..”

Level 8

Since: Oct 07

Formerly From Kenya

#6 Jan 20, 2014
psychotropic additives used by Dunkin Doughnuts..those aren't just call numbers they're shouting out..

we have a 415 in progress..!!!

Since: Jan 07

Location Shown

#7 Jan 20, 2014
Boss: Sorry, Luke. I'm just doing my job. You gotta appreciate that.

Luke: Nah - calling it your job don't make it right, Boss.
LOST IN MISSISSIPPI

United States

#8 Jan 20, 2014
FTW Yall wrote:
Cops are completely nuts this day and age. They are trained lunatics.
the problem is that they have below average IQ, dumb people don't question orders, works for some judges too

http://abcnews.go.com/US/court-oks-barring-hi...

we are in a police state
LOST IN MISSISSIPPI

United States

#9 Jan 20, 2014
this is pathetic

https://www.google.com/#q=high+I+Q+disqualifi...

how are they gonna solve crimes?

Since: Jan 07

Location Shown

#10 Jan 20, 2014
They gave me Drugs when I had My Colon Oscopy,...

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#11 Jan 20, 2014
Sturgis thanks for the back-up!

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

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Greensburg, IN

#12 Jan 20, 2014
Now that I've introduced the subject
"Are 'cops' Overreacting???"
What {exactly} is this leading too?
=What's it all about=?
This website can introduce and convince you much better than I could on where law enforcement is heading.
And if you don't believe me are this website ask Obama.

www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/crime/item/1293...
Excerpt:
UPD-United Police Department, county officials dissolved the bands that attached police to the people of a city, and forever robbed the people of their constitutional sheriff — the last line of defense against the encroaching federal government and its mission to arm a national police force.

Self-serving bureaucrats inside the U.S. government are tirelessly trying to obliterate local police forces answerable to local citizens and promote the consolidation movement as a step toward federalization of law enforcement. These proponents of regional and national police forces desire nothing less than the eradication of all local police departments and sheriffs’ offices, the surrender of state and municipal sovereignty, and the conversion of (((cops into federal security agents ))) sworn not to protect and to serve their neighbors, but to protect the prerogatives of politicians.

Take for example the information contained in a White Paper presented earlier this year to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. In that report, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is encouraged to embark on an “evolving mission” away from its ostensible purpose of fighting terrorism, toward becoming the administrators of an enormous domestic intelligence agency resulting from an integration of the country’s local and state law-enforcement agencies.
beatlesinthebog

Palmerston North, New Zealand

#14 Jan 20, 2014
Cops are well known for overreating.

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

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Greensburg, IN

#16 Jan 20, 2014
Christie ain't no cop but he could be.
Eltons John

Huntington, NY

#17 Jan 20, 2014
Hoosier Hillbilly wrote:
One man, David Eckert, was subjected to multiple enemas and rectal finger examinations. This week, he was awarded $1.6 million as the city and county involved settled their portions of the lawsuit.
*=* Post instances your familiar with *=*
Ooooh la la!!!

I seem to be living in the wrong town!!!!

“New & Improved..”

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Formerly From Kenya

#18 Jan 21, 2014
Big Time wrote:
They gave me Drugs when I had My Colon Oscopy,...
No one would have caught on either if you just hadn't kept asking forf another opinion..

rough score that..!
:q

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Location Shown

#19 Jan 22, 2014
justaguess wrote:
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No one would have caught on either if you just hadn't kept asking forf another opinion..
rough score that..!
:q


Second opinion said "You are Ugly Too",...

“New & Improved..”

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Formerly From Kenya

#20 Jan 22, 2014
Big Time wrote:
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Second opinion said "You are Ugly Too",...
LOL...

yeah..but which smile were they lookin' at...?

Since: Jan 07

Location Shown

#21 Jan 22, 2014
justaguess wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL...
yeah..but which smile were they lookin' at...?

They ended up Shavin My azz and told to walk backwards,...

“"Eatin' Ain't Cheatin!"”

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Since: Sep 06

Thompson's Station, Tn

#22 Jan 23, 2014
When I returned from Europe I couldn't imagine how many new laws were enacted!
In Tennessee you can't leave your car to make a short trip inside of a 7/11! You can't warm up your car on your own driveway!
You are asking criminals to steal your car!
These lawyers that can get these laws passed in such a short time.....need to be in Congress!

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