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Comment: Re:First Post (Score 1) 328

by pete6677 (#48395173) Attached to: Former Police Officer Indicted For Teaching How To Pass a Polygraph Test

Sure you can. "Officer, those aren't my drugs". Ever heard of someone being prosecuted for saying this? We would need a full-time "liar's court" to prosecute all the liars.

False reporting is a crime, as in completely falsifying a police report.

The FBI however has much more prosecution power in this regard. They typically throw this charge at someone they would like to indict but don't have anything else on them.

Comment: Re:What a surprise (not) (Score 0) 265

by pete6677 (#48298629) Attached to: Ferguson No-Fly Zone Revealed As Anti-Media Tactic

If anything, Ferguson authorities were not nearly harsh enough in their response. How long did the riots go on, and how many innocent people lost property and/or were assaulted? How many business owners lost their livelihood? What should the police have done, just pulled out altogether? Actually yes, that is what they should have done. Let the animals have Ferguson; just keep them out of the surrounding areas.

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