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DEFUND THE POLICE: 17 Shot in New York in 12 Hours

DEFUND THE POLICE: 17 Shot in New York in 12 Hours

 

Sun Jun 21, 2020

 

"Hello, 911? 17 people have been shot. Send all your social workers and non-violent conflict resolution specialists."

 

One man was killed and at least 17 other people injured in 13 unrelated shootings across the Big Apple during a troubling 12-hour span, police said Saturday.

If only there was some armed government body that could stop things like this...

 

Three women and a man were injured when a fight broke out between “two large groups” gathered near the northern edge of Claremont Park and two men began shooting, police said. Joan Perez, 26, was wounded in his left foot, Jopis Acevedo, 28, suffered a gunshot wound to her right foot, Celyne Picharo, 21, was grazed by a bullet on her back, and Wednolin Ortiz, 19, was also shot in her left foot, according to police sources.

 

A second group of young people — two men in their 20s and two females, one of whom is 16 — were shot about a mile-and-a-half from the park around 5 a.m. when a suspect approached and pulled a gun, police said. All were taken to area hospitals in stable condition, according to police.

Good thing there's no more stopping and frisking, and no undercover units, or preemptive action being taken to stop minority members of the public from being shot at. This crushing blow to the white supremacist institution known as the NYPD is racking up minority lives.

But Latino lives don't matter.

 

“They’ve handcuffed the police officers,” one source told The Post. “Cops are not going to risk their job and put themselves out on the line and possibly get arrested. Everybody watches the news and they know right now everything is leaning toward the Black Lives activists and their complaints. These cops are not going to do anything. None of them are. It has nothing to do with the crime team. These cops are worried about going to jail if they do something. It’s not worth the risk. If they want to kill themselves, then let them. It’s all about job security at this point.”

 

“We’re turning into Chicago,” the source continued. “This is what the public advocates. This is what everyone wants. The public are the ones who are going to suffer from it and cops are going to keep their hands in their pockets and you can’t blame them.”

Asked why the shootings are through the roof, a Bronx police source said, “Cops are finally listening to the public’s voice. Cops have taken a reactive position for a few years now. But now cops have taken a ‘who gives a f—’ approach. ‘”

Enjoy all the police "reforms" and the "criminal justice reforms" and the national police misconduct databases. And good luck when calling 911 if you're in a major urban area. It's all gonna be CHAZ now. But your taxes will still keep going up to pay for the police defunding.

 

 

 

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It is so obvious that what we have been doing is not working. 

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Here we go again. A far right  opinion writer in a far right publication which lacks one big thing. Truth. The writer takes news stories and adds his opinion and tries to pass it off as all fact. When you do this it all becomes fiction. It is like saying a protester killed a cop when in fact a far right person did. It is like saying there would be one million attending the Trump rally in Tulsa when the fire dept. tells us there were 6,200 attending.

All fiction.

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It is scary how often we see this today.  I have long had a theory that if you find yourself driving the wrong way, turn around.  Funding police at the expense of social and other resources is how we got INTO this mess.  We need a healthy, educated citizenry who has access to jobs. Not a police state. 

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Richva wrote: It is scary how often we see this today.  I have long had a theory that if you find yourself driving the wrong way, turn around.  Funding police at the expense of social and other resources is how we got INTO this mess.  We need a healthy, educated citizenry who has access to jobs. Not a police state. 

 

You need to go back one more step - WHY did we need to strip money from social services to increase Police budgets?

BECAUSE THE REAGAN TAXSCAM KILLED REVENUE SHARING!

 

Before the scam, communities received Federal funding for a great many social programs that then had to be supported from State and Local taxes. The resistance to raising taxes meant programs had to be cut, and the ones that benefited EVERYONE were the first to go. In case you ever wondered, the way cities chose to pay for the police that are now part of every school staff was to eliminate the School Nurse and the Guidance Counselor. And then they wondered why behavior problems INCREASED, leading the NRAGOP to suggest arming teachers.

 

The Reagan tax scam only CUT taxes for the very rich - everybody else paid MORE because of all the deductions that were eliminated. Total Government revenue INCREASED because Reagan also increased Social Security taxes, but that revenue was not available for supporting other social programs as the general fund revenues had been able to do.

 

Step one in fixing the Republican orchestrated disaster we now find ourselves in is to REPEAL THE REAGAN TAXSCAM, and go back to what we had in 1980, adjusting the tax brackets for inflation.

 

The middle class will get a nice ACTUAL reduction WHICH THEY WILL SPEND, driving the economy UP and the rich who live on 30% of their income, won't feel a thing and continue to get richer every year, just not as fast.

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@Richva wrote:

It is scary how often we see this today.  I have long had a theory that if you find yourself driving the wrong way, turn around.  Funding police at the expense of social and other resources is how we got INTO this mess.  We need a healthy, educated citizenry who has access to jobs. Not a police state. 


 

Maybe this little  guy should be called for protection from those poor socially deprived critters?

 

https://1010wins.radio.com/articles/video-small-dog-helps-foil-robbery-at-brooklyn-pharmacy 

 

Is it lack of education or aversion to working for what they want.  

 

 

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