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Old 12th February 2018, 03:01 PM   #81
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Baltimore on a no-kill streak! There were some non-lethal shootings so good medical response and poor marksmanship are contributing factors. Still, it's something.
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/mar...211-story.html
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Old 13th February 2018, 03:34 AM   #82
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Man, this is the stuff of movies.

Reminds me of those cops in the Wire stealing drug money during a bust.
But that was nothing compared to the -ahem- entrepreneurial spirit these guys displayed.

It never occurred to me that suspects can see how much money is in the police report, so they realise the cops robbed their drug money. That makes this a very dicey practice and makes me suspect that cops can't play this game for very long.
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Old 13th February 2018, 05:17 AM   #83
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Originally Posted by Eddie Dane View Post
Man, this is the stuff of movies.

Reminds me of those cops in the Wire stealing drug money during a bust.
But that was nothing compared to the -ahem- entrepreneurial spirit these guys displayed.

It never occurred to me that suspects can see how much money is in the police report, so they realise the cops robbed their drug money. That makes this a very dicey practice and makes me suspect that cops can't play this game for very long.
Yea those cops only managed it for a decade or so. If they stuck to that and layed off the home invasions they might even still be considered good cops.
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Old 16th February 2018, 12:17 PM   #84
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And a few updates:

A Photo of the equipment one of the Gun Trace Task Force cops carried in his car - a level, what appear to be several knives and jimmies, and a grappling hook.

State's Attorney Mosby says that "thousands" of cases may be compromised by their actions.
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Old 16th February 2018, 12:51 PM   #85
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Baltimore police department is less than 2000 total officers. If everyone who's been implicated so far is guilty that's about 1% of the department on this one set of cases. This needs to be a movie or a tv show.
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Old 17th February 2018, 06:23 AM   #86
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Baltimore police department is less than 2000 total officers. If everyone who's been implicated so far is guilty that's about 1% of the department on this one set of cases. This needs to be a movie or a tv show.
Maybe Netflix will renew The Wire.
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Old 17th February 2018, 10:27 PM   #87
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Maybe Netflix will renew The Wire.
That would be a thing of beauty. Of course they might have to tone down the true story a little bit to make it feel more realistic.
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Old 20th February 2018, 02:21 AM   #88
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That would be a thing of beauty. Of course they might have to tone down the true story a little bit to make it feel more realistic.
To make it believable it will have to be toned down considerably and take place in a universe where Donald Trump isn't the president of the US.
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That would be a thing of beauty. Of course they might have to tone down the true story a little bit to make it feel more realistic.
They already did that though. Real life Omar jumped from the 6th floor not the 4th floor like in the show.
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It's not just homicides that have increased in Baltimore — commercial robberies are up 88 percent

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/mar...117-story.html
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