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Old Yesterday, 07:24 AM   #1
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Cop Shows , "Cops" And "Live PD"


What's your take on the Cop shows, such as Cops and Live PD? All fair game in policing? Or is something not quite right about the public spectacle?

"This American Life" had a segment about them. (listen to Act 1 of the link). Their "take" is the latter above, fyi.

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1st I've heard of it.

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1st I've heard of it.
Live PD has feeds from 8 departments, and they switch around as stuff is happening over 3 hours, cameras rolling, and commentary. It's kind of weird, but mildly entertaining..yet creepy. Seems inappropriate, somehow, for a "free country".
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Be careful what you ask for......

Cops are accused of wrong doing constantly, now we get to see what they're up against.

Only thing "inappropriate" is the criminals can't claim how abused they were. Sucks to be them.

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Be careful what you ask for......

Cops are accused of wrong doing constantly, now we get to see what they're up against.

Only thing "inappropriate" is the criminals can't claim how abused they were. Sucks to be them.

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I get that. That's a solid argument. But the "them" could be any one of us or a family member, at a moment one is not at their best. You sure you're ok with that exposure? Is it really necessary?
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It's a don't care for me.
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I get that. That's a solid argument. But the "them" could be any one of us or a family member, at a moment one is not at their best. You sure you're ok with that exposure? Is it really necessary?
Don't be an ass, there is not an issue...

This may be their best.

They wouldn't air me getting stop, way to boring.

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Don't be an ass, there is not an issue...

This may be their best.

They wouldn't air me getting stop, way to boring.

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Who's being an ass??
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My better half is addicted to Live PD.....me not so much, more of its on so guess I'll watch....

I have to admit it is rather comical when they Taze someone!
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Who's being an ass??
Those being stopped.

So easy to say, yes sir, no sir, yes maam, no maam. As Ive stated before, courtesies have gotten me out of many situations.

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Those being stopped.

So easy to say, yes sir, no sir, yes ma’am, no ma’am. As I’ve stated before, courtesies have gotten me out of many situations.

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Certainly, but why should any of us be, potentially, on live tv for the world to see during any stop or call, etc., regardless of whether we know how to act appropriately or not? The show is getting away with it because it's live and sort of qualifies as "news". Is it really news?

Btw, they run the boring stops, too. It's all part of filling the hours. It's like how folks were addicted to police scanners for a while. I had an aunt who had the thing on day and night.

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Those being stopped.

So easy to say, yes sir, no sir, yes maam, no maam. As Ive stated before, courtesies have gotten me out of many situations.

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Easy for you.

You ever said, "Yes sir" then the cop shoots you for pulling out your ID?

You know that there's about 3 people a day that get shot and killed by police? Watch the Philando Castile video and tell me what that poor man could have done differently.
Ain't that simple.

To Mark's original post, I haven't listened to that piece yet but I'll check it out. There was a really cool court case where the defendant argued that because the arrest was aired on a cop show starring Chuck Norris as a guest deputy that there was a presumed guilt since there was a Hollywood "good guy" arresting him. I can't remember how it turned out, but it was a neat piece of law to try that.
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Probably 30 a day deserve it............
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Got anything to back up that claim?
No prob, Bob.

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Oh boy, another cop bashing thread.
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Oh boy, another cop bashing thread.
Would it be better for you if it was a Democrat bashing thread?

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