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View Diary: Songs in the Key of Resistance: "Nitro, Nitro: This Man Needs Nitro!" (Update) (92 comments)

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  •  Not true -these are a disgrace to police (4+ / 0-)
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    jan4insight, myboo, kharma, noise of rain

    as well as to all other normal human beings.  They and the State Patrol have very limited experience and the Patrol has always had a very authoritarian leadership.  Under their last chief, the Capitol Police behaved well.

    Police definitely have a responsibility to protect individual citizens.  These are just failing very badly at it now.

    •  It all comes down to the Chief, and the new(ish) (1+ / 0-)
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      IreGyre

      one that Walker appointed, Chief Erwin, is a real piece of work. A number of the Capitol Police retired or left because they knew his tactics and demands would be dehumanizing and unsupportable.

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