I hope this goes national, because we need a feel-good story desparately. I live in Roseville, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul, and a few blocks from my house is Rosedale Mall. Today, a man was in the mall threatening people with a knife. When the police arrived, they didn't shoot him. They didn't taze him. They talked to him. They formed a circle around him and quietly talked to him until they were able to safely take him away. Here's the link: http://www.fox9.com/news/232906401-story.

This gives me hope in the midst of the depression I've been swimming in since trump became president. Peaceful communication --- it always works. I hope it doesn't disappear in the next four years.

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zapdam 2 years 23 weeks ago
#1

PoliticalBroad obviously one of those one in a million police stories. Even Americas psycho cops are feeling the heat of a yearly 1200 killing by cops

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TomDorr 2 years 23 weeks ago
#2

Good police stories, which occur numerously every day, will not make the headlines.

Only stories that fit the outrageous political narrative of the left and the groups such as BLM make the mainstream news.

Fortunately, mainstream America sees police as our protectors, not "oppressors. And we are thus able to "tuneout" the hysterical antics of those who support criminals who don't like to be arrested.

Legend 2 years 23 weeks ago
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Quote TomDorr:

Good police stories, which occur numerously every day, will not make the headlines.

Only stories that fit the outrageous political narrative of the left and the groups such as BLM make the mainstream news.

Fortunately, mainstream America sees police as our protectors, not "oppressors. And we are thus able to "tuneout" the hysterical antics of those who support criminals who don't like to be arrested.

Reported on the mainstream media that is owned and operated by the 1%. What are they after tom(nofacts)dorr? sensationalism, profit and electing Republicans.

rs allen 2 years 23 weeks ago
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Quote TomDorr:

Good police stories, which occur numerously every day, will not make the headlines.

Only stories that fit the outrageous political narrative of the left and the groups such as BLM make the mainstream news.

Fortunately, mainstream America sees police as our protectors, not "oppressors. And we are thus able to "tuneout" the hysterical antics of those who support criminals who don't like to be arrested.

Riiiiight and criminal behavior perpetuated by the the police shouldn't be reported. Got it.

And like wise for those that abet in covering up those crimes, they should be also excused and ignored.

All for the good cause eh white nationalist?

Don't be shy wave that flag high mofo dorme. Be proud now, say it.

The south shall rise again.

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zapdam. 2 years 23 weeks ago
#5

Aging TomDorr lives in his own little world of make believe. Tom's being white has never encountered the kind of cop that black people are daily terrorized by. I mean these aren't the protectors of our society , the people who pledge to serve and protect, the cops that black America meets are gangs of legalized thugs to who there is no law, except the law they want to use to break your head or kill you.

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TomDorr 2 years 22 weeks ago
#6

How do you know, Zap? How long have you lived in the U.S?

The vast, vast majority of those who are "victims" of purported police misconduct are criminals trying to escape arrest, (criminals do not like being arrested), disobeying police instructions, brandishing weapons, or actually attacking police.

You can't expect police to enter many neighborhoods that resemble war zones and act like Mr. Rogers. And those that created these war zones are the residents themselves.

Its interesting that black deaths in pathologically disfunctional zones elicit vigorous responses from activists only when police are involved.

I don't live in a world of make believe, Zap. I live in a mixed race neighborhood of responsible citizens that respect the law and where we don't rob and kill each other in record numbers.

I would place much more trust in a random policeman than I would the vast majority of criminals that are the subject of the high profile police killings.

Very few of the "victims" of the more sensationalized cases are productive citizens with clean records who were initially stopped for no reason at all.

The narrative of the police as an army of oppressors who prey on innocent Blacks is a false one used to add to the "victimhood" status of those who cannot obey the law.

Legend 2 years 22 weeks ago
#7

Yawn. Another factless post by Tom(nofacts)dorr. This time a rascist post. Tired of your mindless, baseless opinion Tom. It is as dumb as a dorrknob.

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