Cop suspended after threatening to "knock out" bystander during arrest


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#2

'Merika: Punch a woman in the face repeatedly when she fails to obey your command. Seize her medical records after a mental health assessment. No one is named, the incident is being investigated, nothing to see here, move along.

UK: Verbally threaten to punch a woman and knock her out: Suspended pending investigation.

Not often I feel proud to be British these days, even if it is for such a dire reason.


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And actually gave his badge number - rather than arresting the person with the camera and “losing” the phone or deleting the footage.

Rule Britannia!


#4

Police mannie realised he’d fucked up as soon as camera guy asks “What did you just say, ‘mate’?” but is such a power slinging copper he can’t even listen to the sense of his own brain.

You can almost see the gears grinding as he battles with himself.


#5

He comes across as one of those semi-trained part-time police personnel that local forces sometimes avail themselves of.


#6

Clearly he was attempting to enforce Staffordshire’s portrait-mode ordinance.


#7

You wot m8?


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