Hmmmmm Movie? Baltimore disrespect?

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Re: Hmmmmm Movie? Baltimore disrespect?

Post by Bork » Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:06 pm

Lets try this out on a motorcycle, maybe on a wheelie, to be sure!
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Re: Hmmmmm Movie? Baltimore disrespect?

Post by Twist » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:09 pm

Anne Arundel County Police in Maryland has a policy of never chasing anyone. There's a couple of dirt bikes and a quad that have been blocking intersections and roaming around on parks and recreation areas and when the police arrive, they just flee through the woods or sometimes just on the street and there's nothing they can do about it due to the no-chase policy. I actually stood beside the officer's car watching them flee a park near my house and he politely explained that there was nothing he could do. In this case, the hooligans are just making some noise and having some fun - not doing anything destructive but they are causing some of the folks around here to tar all of us as hooligans. *shrug* I'm licensed, documented on the bike, running a factory quiet exhaust, and not doing anything objectionable so I'm not worried about getting stopped or hassled. It's funny sometimes to see their reaction when they think I'm some teen hooligan and this old man pops out of the helmet to chat.
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Re: Hmmmmm Movie? Baltimore disrespect?

Post by Bucho » Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:56 pm

I assure you, its only going to get worse.

Police are being more limited in what they can do. And even when they can do stuff they may choose to do nothing because they are afraid of being held responsible for anything that goes wrong. Afraid of criminal charges or civil suits because they arent protected anymore while in performance of their duties.
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Re: Hmmmmm Movie? Baltimore disrespect?

Post by Wingfixer » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:39 am

Bucho wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:56 pm
I assure you, its only going to get worse.

Police are being more limited in what they can do. And even when they can do stuff they may choose to do nothing because they are afraid of being held responsible for anything that goes wrong. Afraid of criminal charges or civil suits because they arent protected anymore while in performance of their duties.
It's a tough time to be a cop. Stay safe out there Phil!
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