Miami cop to black driver he pulled over: "this is how you guys get killed"

Originally published at: Miami cop to black driver he pulled over: "this is how you guys get killed" | Boing Boing

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Sometimes it’s an “and” instead of an “or.”

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The driver should sue that fucking fascist pig for putting him through this!!!

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Honestly I can’t tell. Sad thing is that it’s more of a surprise if it turns out that cop isn’t a racist.

Either way, hope the driver gets lots of money from them. Cause fuck em, that’s why.

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Like the old saying goes, guns don’t kill people, Black people who don’t get out their papers quickly enough ki-… wait, hang on…

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Unless “this is how you guys get killed” was a reference to driving without a seatbelt.

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I don’t suppose they keep records that might show if there’s a statistical anomaly in the number of black drivers stopped for infractions like this?

Without that, someone can say “He was breaking the law”, without worrying about awkward questions like:

“Do you really think black drivers don’t wear seatbelts that much more than white drivers?”
“Do black drivers’ taillights burn out that much faster?” (Especially with LED ones now.)

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Gee, it’s almost like they know that they’d have to admit something…

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jun/15/toronto-police-people-of-color-face-disproportionate-use-of-force

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Exactly. This is why, on top of hiding/tampering with reports and bodycam footage, they’re trying very hard to prevent people from recording their activities:

ETA: Too often, video proof is still not enough to convict them:

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Huh. That headline seems familiar. Oh yeah, from earlier today.

Can’t find racism if noone says anything!

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No one in the history of the English language has ever used the term “you guys” to “other” non-seatbelt-wearers.

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So, it seems that “Comply or Die” is somehow not a song written by Ice T, but was the name of a racehorse. Just a pair of facts I found interesting.

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Registration and Insurance nah-not-right-now people though…

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