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Saturday, October 20, 2018

I Like This



NYPD coppers are now required to give their full names and ranks when they stop people on the street. Also - the officers are now required to give out business cards.

Probably the best thing, and maybe the only good thing, to come out of Mayor de Blasio's administration.

  -RW 

3 comments:

  1. We were pulled over in NYC in a rental car one time for making a right turn at a red light after the stop- I didn't know that was illegal in NY. In Cali & many other states, it is not. The cop only gave me a warning when he could have easily written me a ticket. He was very nice & polite. That's the only interaction I've ever had with NYPD. Nevertheless this is a good thing for police accountability that theyrthey're required to ID themselves. I hope the public doesn't make the stupid kusyaje of assuming that that same responsibility applies to them. It does not.


    4th Amendment protections, regarding law enforcement's demand for ID
    http://libertyfight.com/dontwakemeup/constitutional_protections_from_warrantless_searches_and_compulsory_id.html

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  2. When i was acop, this was policy. I worked for a sheriff's office, and had a great relationship with the people of our county. We always got good feedback from folks that got a card. Kept us polite too,I'm sure.

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  3. Are they also required to send flowers to the funerals of those who have an altercation with the business end of their firearms?

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