“Bring confortable clothing fit for physical activities”
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I SURE AS FUCK don’t support cops. A few weeks ago- the day before 4/20, actually- I was pulled over in the Haight-Asbury district of San Francisco, one of the city’s most drug-saturated areas, ESPECIALLY in April. The cop could have literally got off his fat ass, walked 5 minutes in any direction, and arrested someone for selling/possession of/influence under drugs. BUT OH FUCKING NO, he pulls ME over, a freaking commuter ending my hour-long drive to school, for talking on the phone while driving. Way to stop crime, buddy! Way to protect San Francisco citizens from my menacing self!
But what happens when they’re actually needed? What if there is actually real, tangible crime happening? Can the police of our beloved west coast handle something that isn’t a parking ticket? Look at this:
An Oregon women’s violent ex breaks into her house and rapes her after the 911 operator is unable to find any on-duty cops in the area to help. I know that the two events are crazy unrelated, but they nonetheless pissed me off and made me think. How is it that cops in my experience are SO preoccupied with giving parking tickets, pulling people over for speeding, and scolding drunk high schoolers, but when ACTUAL DANGER occurs, they’re off in la-la land not doing shit? I don’t care how bad you’re budget cuts are- I know you’re not too tired from holding a radar gun all day to help someone getting raped! Parking on street cleaning day will not yield years of therapy, so why aren’t people stopping events that will?
I sincerely hope this doesn’t sound like some sort of live journal rant, but it probably does. The point is- priorities regarding criminal activity and the protection of west coast citizens is fucked. Time to start rethinking things.
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