A question about how people feel when someone else enacts control over them. Also what do you think your rights are in regards to police.
I've been looking over the police shootings USA (killings).
A consistent theme is people opposing the police, not doing what the police say to do and then escalting with a knife or gun or threat of one... even ones that look like guns but aren't. That looked like the case in Terrence Crutchers case from what I see and read... he appeared to not be mentally sound... car pared in middle of road, confused, resisted arrest and the police viewed him as a threat when he approached his car. He was ordered/asked to do something (go on his knees) and didn't respond... we don't know the facts though yet, just what is reported.
When you are of sound mind:
How do you feel when police order you to do something... like you want to resist and not submit? Why?
Do you feel like you have a right to a discussion and disagree?
What do you feel your rights SHOULD BE with police?
Girl (black) upset about the issue being reported to her parents for an accident. She's 15, runs into a car, then wants to leave the scene. Car was damaged.
young guy (black) and hispanic police officer (female)... he refuses to give her his ID.
black copy body slams white guy who didn't comply
These are just a few examples. The pattern here is... people disagree, they don't comply, the police use escalating force to get what they want. I've never seen a case where the police were talked out of what they were asking for! Have you?
I've been pulled over and confronted... I've always complied. Argue it in court people... we'll all live better lives that way.
Most Helpful Girl
I always comply and treat the cop w respect.
I was in court recently fighting a non witnessed ticket for an accident. And the court liason was speaking to us each one after another some white some black. He was offering us to plea.
Everyone was respectful except this one girl. The baliff said "the cop said you were not respectful at the scene." he said this matter of factly and non confrontationally.
She responded with an attitude. Plain and simple. She was the ONLY person to receive points on her liscence.
I bring this up because she happened to be black. The court liason spoke to everyone the same way... However some could say he was prejudiced because only she got points. However, the only difference and which likely was the reason she hot points is because she picked a fight at court...1
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Most Helpful Guy
I've been arrested many times. Resisting arrest and then complaining about the consequences is just stupid. Someone can resist arrest if they want. They can run if they want. They might even get away. But they can't complain.
When they don't cooperate I feel no sympathy for them whatsoever, no matter what happens. Whether or not the cops did something wrong is irrelevant to the fact that they were responsible for their own actions.
The cop says stop, then stop you fucking idiot. The cop says go, then go you fucking idiot. It's very very simple.
Oh yea. Throw in a yes sir or yes ma'am at least once. It goes a long way to keeping tension down and keeping your ass alive. Two words are not going to hurt you. Eat your damn pride for two words.1