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[–] Fuck_SRS 7 points 46 points (+53|-7) ago 

Maybe the next time Walmart employees call the cops, the cops should refuse then service

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[–] Grunge 12 points 15 points (+27|-12) ago 

Cops are better people than that, they risk their lives to protect those who hate them. Very honorable.

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[–] Broc_Lia 6 points 4 points (+10|-6) ago  (edited ago)

they risk their lives to protect those who hate them

You mean "people hate them because they put our lives at risk" right?

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[–] Ganker907 14 points -5 points (+9|-14) ago 

LOL. wat.

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[–] luckyguy 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

Too bad cops are paid by the tax payer so at least on ethical grounds they don't really have a choice. But I guess they can fail to do their job because somebody hurt their feelings.

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[–] kevdude 2 points 4 points (+6|-2) ago 

They have a choice as to how fast they try to get there. The dispatcher has a choice of how to prioritize the call. They can't refuse Walmart service, but they can put Walmart incidents at the back of the line. Meaning that any armed robbery at a Walmart will result in the perpetrator having PLENTY of time to get away.

They can also choose how to prioritize attempting to solve such crimes. Meaning that the suspects might remain free to repeatedly rob a store. Now I know Walmart is insured out the ass, but people might start shopping at other stores if they know that Walmart has become a target.

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[–] valk2 2 points 3 points (+5|-2) ago 

If they legally could then they would.

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[–] Randomusername35 0 points 26 points (+26|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Can't they? Wasn't there a supreme court ruling about how the police are under no obligation to help people.

Edit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_v._District_of_Columbia http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/28/politics/justices-rule-police-do-not-have-a-constitutional-duty-to-protect.html

If I were a cop I'd just say "fuck it" & let these people police themselves...lets see how that works out for them.

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[–] WickedVocalist 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Is there any military guardsmen or off duty or Fed retired who got let go recently?