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[–] former-reddit-user 5 points 32 points (+37|-5) ago 

Yeah, facts. I'm sure folks are going to wait for those. sigh

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[–] goat_boat 5 points 40 points (+45|-5) ago  (edited ago)

Well who has the real facts? The cops will just manufacture lies and cover up the truth. Nothing can be trusted from what is said from behind the thin blue line.

No need to wait....all you'll get are lies and coverups.

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[–] former-reddit-user 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago  (edited ago)

That's quite an assumption. Imagine if no one had waited for all the facts in the Michael Brown case... oh wait they didn't. And look how that ended up. This just happened and everyone is already jumping out with the "Black lives matter" stuff. All we have is some grainy video with zero explanation of what happened to get to that point. Let's wait a bit and see what comes out in the coming days/weeks.

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

I distrust police in general as well. Still, is it really worth it to break basic human rights like being innocent until proven guilty worth breaking? I mean, if we change the law to be able to punish people without actual proof, don't you think the same can be applied to you if you ever you make enemies powerful enough?

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[–] G4 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Can you cite any source when a cop blatantly lied or covered up the truth? Maybe a statistic on how often this happens? I've never seen any problems with officers. They've always seemed to be doing their job fairly.

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[–] Level_Cannon 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Like all blanket statements, I don't think it is right to just talk about cops in general being corrupt. The police are just trained citizens doing a job. Many get into the job because they want to do the right thing so blaming all cops is not the right way to go.

We absolutely need to think about how cops are trained to rely on lethal force too much and about how militarized cops are getting but we shouldn't go around vilifying the whole force.

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[–] Gorillion 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Day 1: ...evidence mysteriously found burnt in jail cell...

Day 2: ...burnt evidence mysteriously throws itself out a window...

Day 3: ...burnt and defenestrated evidence repeatedly shot by police after random traffic stop...

Day 4: "...coronal inquest rules evidence died of heart failure..."

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

Wouldn't want to own a footlocker near there.