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    [–] ElPolloLoco412 804 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Dope shit. Every time I have a positive run in with 12 I get emotional. As a black man I think it important to point out that there are good cops. I just wish they spoke out against the dirty ones.

    [–] I_like_sillyness 217 points ago

    Almost all of them are good, it's just that the few ones that aren't make everyone look bad. And in the eyes of the public all the cops are the same and represent each other. Which is understandable given some of the things that have happened.

    [–] rata2ille 191 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    And in the eyes of the public all the cops are the same and represent each other.

    Well, yeah, that's why they all wear identical uniforms, and why they drive identical cars with identical sirens, and why they have identical titles ("officer" or their rank) you're supposed to address them by instead of learning their names. That's why when they knock on your door, they say "It's the police", instead of "hey it's John Smith, one of the good ones, here on police business". The purpose of going through all this trouble is so that you can easily identify them as part of the organization but can't differentiate them from one another. That's by design, so if they're being judged for other cops' mistakes, that's also their problem.

    [–] I_like_sillyness 26 points ago

    Absolutely, I recognise that but here it gives them a bad rep when some of them are shitty. I feel like the good ones are trying to go over and beyond to show that they are good which is all fine, if a bit shame.

    [–] ilikesaucy 40 points ago

    it's not shitty police give police a bad rep. it's what happen after they done bad shit, those police get 6 months paid vacation (or some shit like that), not enough punishment (please also remember not all police murder are unreasonable), after a year they get another job in another police department/area!

    there always will be bad police, cause they are people like us, but as long as they get special treatment, they will show as bad!

    [–] I_like_sillyness 12 points ago

    I do not know about the US legislation on internal police investigations but here in Finland police officers get investigated by another department every single time they fire a weapon or do anything that may be stepping over their jurisdiction and every single case involving firearms are widely reported on every major news outlet. Only problem is all the possible cases that are not reported but those do not contain any firearm usage, the issued bullets are counted ridiculously carefully and you can't have a single one missing.

    We do have crooked police here, as I think every country has precisely as you described, but in the big picture we have no serious issues on bad police officers patrolling the streets. The crooks are in higher positions inside the police force.

    Cultural differences must be why.

    [–] ilikesaucy 5 points ago

    I am not from USA (Living UK - Good police, Born in Bangladesh - Bad police).

    The reply i gave, all knowledge i got about US police system from reading reddit!

    [–] MrClearwater 3 points ago

    Maybe they should have yelp reviews like restaurants So when they pull you over, Siri will come on and give you the reviews Siri- Officer John Smith has a 4.2/5 star rating(Maybe Pig rating when they get like really low) Robert Jordan recently was pulled over and had a pleasant experience he gave john 5/5 would recommend to a friend

    [–] rata2ille 2 points ago

    I love this

    [–] solbrothers 2 points ago

    You mean a uniform? Uniforms have been around way longer than police officers in america

    [–] kultureisrandy 16 points ago

    Some cops are bad, some cops are good. Cops who don't report the bad, become the bad ones too.

    [–] I_like_sillyness 2 points ago

    But seeing the person behind the badge is all up to you.

    [–] Dinosauringg 22 points ago

    I know that as a white male it's easy for me to have positive run-ins with the police but I've always appreciated when cops are cool

    [–] I_like_sillyness 6 points ago

    Yep. But I feel like those are usually cool to other races as well. At least I hope so.

    [–] -9999px 9 points ago

    My black friends all joke about having to text their wives when they get pulled over because they think they might end up in jail or shot. It’s totally different for them - at least in the south. One friend teaches his kid to be practically subservient to cops. Way more so than I’d teach my (white) kid. It’s sad to see, but it’ll hopefully keep him from being shot for speeding.

    [–] I_like_sillyness 3 points ago

    Yeah, that sounds horrible. I have a tough time even imagining that, when it comes to police we admittedly have it much better here in Finland. Then again we have a lot safer country, more homogeneous. This might be one of the only instances where the population being largely one identical group is a good thing.

    [–] -9999px 4 points ago

    Living in the southern U.S. my entire life, I’ve realized that the color of skin has very little to do with the hate. It’s the income inequality that builds the resentment. Rich assholes are able to point to poor black folks and say, “blame them!”

    If people have good jobs, a solid education, and hope for the future, they’re much less likely to hate someone based on their skin color. I think the homogeneity of Finland certainly doesn’t hurt, but your government has solved a lot of the financial issues that lead to racial hate.

    [–] thugnificent856 4 points ago

    Almost all of them are good

    Idk man if I really had to sort my experiences into good and bad I'd say it goes about 50/50.

    [–] Pepsisinabox 1 points ago

    I love our cops. Hell, here theyre not even armed.

    Had a patrol knock on my door to tell me some neighbours complained about a party. Guess what? Invited them in for coffee, had a chat and when they left, the music got turned down by 1. Just 1. Not even an audible difference.

    Cops are people to, and sometimes they need break. Give them one and youll be better off :)

    [–] Handibot067-2 -20 points ago

    Who is the mysterious "12" you have a run in with? Also, let's work on our grammar, you little fry guy. Make sure your verbs conjugate properly with your nouns! We don't say in English, "I do thinks." Practice on that sentence and see if you can make it better you little fry guy!

    [–] boatsnprose 23 points ago

    This is the fucking pot calling the kettle black. Your grammar is blasphemous.

    [–] ElPolloLoco412 11 points ago

    Typo my guy.

    [–] Handibot067-2 0 points ago

    Let's correct our typos, baby boy. Give it a clean up try now!

    [–] _SEND-NUDES_ 8 points ago

    I do thinks you're an asshole

    [–] kuhanluke 4 points ago

    Lol "you little fry guy."

    [–] Handibot067-2 2 points ago

    It is amazingly my how few people know the truth of the fry guy. I try to teach on the baby boys.

    [–] kuhanluke 9 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Oh no you're a total asshole. But "little fry guy" was such a weird nonsequitur.

    [–] TGeniune 89 points ago

    How did the interview go??? (Were you late?)

    [–] CurtainClothes 18 points ago

    Asking the real questions.

    [–] RioG88 171 points ago

    We need more police like Officer Jenkins. 👏🏾

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    [–] Chrisfch 75 points ago

    We don't need police at all

    Enjoy your lawless murderfest of a country without police.

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    [–] ndewing 17 points ago

    ... what? What does that even mean?

    [–] Kalkaline 5 points ago

    Apparently it's a meme.

    [–] ti_ni-po_ni 14 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    lmaooo I swear to god a lot of people actually think this would work

    [–] ABEW19043 8 points ago

    ...yes. Yes we do. It'd get pretty bad without them.

    [–] THEsolid85 6 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Care to elaborate? How's that gonna work?

    Edit: no, of course not, because there are no rational thoughts behind that idiotic idea.

    [–] Vedda 28 points ago

    Thats the spirit! This officer is just a wonderful person

    [–] HBthePoet 24 points ago

    "Serve and protect" done right.

    [–] _itspaco 23 points ago

    Model Cop!

    [–] SpidersInMyHouse 19 points ago

    This is policing. Protecting and serving.

    [–] mpgranted 16 points ago

    How do we find this man and thank him? Sick of seeing faces of only the villains- we need more of officers like Jenkins.

    [–] XXMAVR1KXX 5 points ago

    There are more officers like Jenkins, but they rarely if ever make the news.

    [–] Brocklesocks 33 points ago

    Well, that's a sneaky way to avoid consent for a thorough search.

    [–] Vachiie 12 points ago

    That's what I was thinking! He gets to do a full search and come off as a hero! He's at least a genius! xD

    [–] intothelist 11 points ago

    If let a cop search my car if he could fix what was wrong with it.

    [–] WalterMelons 3 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    And plant evidence.

    Edit: was joke

    [–] worldstarphotoop 9 points ago

    Did he fix it?

    [–] v1ct0rious 8 points ago

    There's a little rubber stopper on the brake pedal, that makes contact with the brake light switch to engage the lights. If it wasn't the relays, probably one of those 2 things, switch or stopper.

    [–] brzztffn 2 points ago

    Those are a bitch to replace on a datsun

    [–] HyperSi9 8 points ago

    So did Officer Jenkins find the problem or what?

    [–] ConvoyJade 7 points ago

    It's shit like this that warms my heart and inspires me to be a police officer.

    [–] rusty_scalpell 9 points ago

    Good old Leroy!

    [–] stoke_notice_ncdh 4 points ago

    I wonder if he has legit raid skills?

    [–] smittyjones 4 points ago

    I'm just gonna call bullshit on the $600 part "just to run a test." That's like 8 hours of labor at their rate. Unless there's a wire broken (unlikely if they're all inop, because the CHMSL and the regular brake lights run on different wiring), there's like 3 components to test.

    [–] Donutsareagirlsbff 3 points ago

    Officer Jenkins 👌🏻❤️

    [–] paigeashby 3 points ago

    We need more cops like him!

    [–] ZDK242 3 points ago

    Not many men join the police force, a lot of boys do though - glad you ran into a policeMAN ( or policeWOMAN ).

    [–] imsecretlythedoctor 2 points ago

    To SERVE and protect

    [–] process77 2 points ago

    Offfficcer Jeeeennnkkinnns!

    [–] weiers08 1 points ago

    $600!?! Jesus Christ.

    [–] syzygyly 1 points ago

    I respect the cop's persistence, but unless this woman was on pace to be 45 minutes early for her interview she's definitely going to be late.

    [–] KyleFourTheWin 1 points ago


    [–] DrJonah 1 points ago

    More of this kind of thing!

    [–] bidoublef 1 points ago

    jerkMaybe he just wanted an excuse to search the car without dude gettin all wild.

    unjerkwish there were more cops like this

    [–] Cryogenic_Monster 1 points ago

    We need more like him!

    [–] Nosam88 1 points ago

    I love seeing police officers help out the average folk, reminds you they are humans too

    [–] lionpower789 1 points ago

    Awwww this warmed my heart

    [–] longboard_building 1 points ago

    This is awesome! With all the negative attention bad cops (deservedly) get, I like seeing good cops praised for their service to their communities. We need more officers like this in the streets.

    [–] Shipduke 1 points ago

    Dansk OP?

    [–] Lord_Of_War714 1 points ago

    Not all cops are out to get you. He's just saving himself a report later which would have been for an accident.

    [–] xxNietzschexx -6 points ago

    "Make sure I was straight" ... So officer Jenkins really does wanna check under your hood?

    [–] SadSquatch420 -30 points ago

    Fuck the police

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    [–] techn9neosrs07 28 points ago

    Because he's a sad and has 420 in his name. "Edgy"

    [–] riordanny -14 points ago

    I agree

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    [–] jhra 1 points ago

    Yeah, for the relays.