Quotation Explorer - 'Police'

We all have inherent biases. All of us. The problem occurs when police officers or community members allow those biases to affect the choices they make as they do their job or have interactions with others. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
with the police doing all the killing, who do we call when our hero's are the villain - O.S. Hickman
Numbered are the daysof hunger stricken straysa woman's curving tastea paper police state. - Virginia Petrucci
I still believe that at any time the no-talent police will come and arrest me. - Mike Myers
The majority of the common people do not realize that calling 911 may result in a stressed out armed police officer that has a range of medical issues and is taking potent prescription drugs being sent to out to them. - Steven Magee
We now in the United States have more security guards for the rich than we have police services for the poor districts. If you're looking for personal security, far better to move to the suburbs than to pay taxes in New York. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Police not enforcing laws results in a high crime rate that is formally reported as a low crime rate in police statistics. - Steven Magee
Police officers are among the most corrupt people that I have encountered in life. - Steven Magee
But we don't have to react. That's what I'm saying. A police force, like a government, should be above that. Just because we're provoked doesn't mean we have to act. -- Still Life - Louise Penny
Kicking a police car? Really?' Caleb shrugged. 'Car offended me. It was sitting right where I wanted to stand. What would you do? - Sherrilyn Kenyon
This is not a Black problem. It is not a white problem. It is not a police problem. It is a WE problem. We the people, for the people. It is going to take all of us being transparent in order to transform. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
I want you back here now. I want you next to me now. I cannot believe that my family, your brother, all our friends, and an entire police force can't keep tabs on one twenty-six year old graphic designer who thinks he's fuckin' Batman.--Detective Sam Kage in A Matter Of Time (vol 2 or part 4) - Mary Calmes
Until the police internal affairs system starts prosecuting and firing a substantial number of corrupt and incompetent police officers, I will not be lighting it up blue! - Steven Magee
Police intentionally murdering a mentally unstable person will always be unacceptable when there are numerous other non-lethal options available to them. - Steven Magee
It is my assessment that most police officers who spend their days driving around USA cities will have some levelof radiation sickness and this is concerning! - Steven Magee
Accountability in police can best be done in an assembly where everyone concerned will come and share their views and opinion to the activities of the police because there's a whole lot of excesses in the police force that must be corrected for effective policing and better society's trust on them. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
If you want to understand the causes of aggression, study police officers - Steven Magee
Beautiful night, isn't it, Police Girl? It's especially beautiful if you're a bloodsucker. - Kohta Hirano
Let your dreams be as litmitless as the circumference of the entire universe. The police service does not prosecute people who over-dream. Never nail yourself to the narrow cross. Dream big! - Israelmore Ayivor
I think it is a wise person who does not answer the door to uninvited police officers. Who knows what kind of crazy person could be standing there with a loaded gun! - Steven Magee
Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal. - Benjamin Spock
Most laws only exist if people believe in them. That's why the mass media has to propagate them. If you are wise enough, join the police and ignore unfair laws. Be the friend and helper instead and thereby increase the reputation of the police. - L.H.
The era of biologically toxic wireless radio frequency (RF) radiation and harmonic electronic power generation from wind and solar systems with their adverse brain modifying effects that can bring on irritable and aggressive behaviors has made it a bad time to be a police officer. - Steven Magee
I urge you to examine in your own mind the assumptions which must lay behind using the police power to insist that once-sovereign spirits have no choice but to submit to being schooled by strangers. - John Taylor Gatto
If peaceful protesting really worked, the need to peacefully protest would have subsided to almost zero a long time ago! Instead, the thing that has subsided to almost zero are the number of complaints filed against police officers that are actually upheld. - Steven Magee
The desire for freedom resides in every human heart. And that desire cannot be contained forever by prison walls, or martial laws, or secret police. Over time, and across the Earth, freedom will find a way. - George W. Bush
It is the common peoples duty to police the police. - Steven Magee
Nowadays, a simple faulty brake light traffic stop, can get a black person killed. It's better to fix the broken light bulb, then having to face and cooperate with a senseless police officer. - Anthony Liccione
When the deputies asked me if I needed anything, I told them I could use a cigarette. I don't smoke but it seemed like the thing someone handcuffed in the back seat of a police car should say. - Becky Crabtree
Why are the police REALLY having trouble recruiting officers - especially Black officers? We have to bridge the gap between community and law enforcement. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
When you realize that incompetent police officers are harassing you, you need to call 911 and demand that a police supervisor be immediately dispatched to the scene. In the mean time you need to be video recording everything, as police officers are known for their blatant lies and fabrications. - Steven Magee
No amount of community policing will cause the common people to accept a known corrupt police department. - Steven Magee
Police Officer Angry Aggression Theory (POAAT) is why you need to video record the police before they shoot you. Always start the video camera at the first contact, as it can go sour at any time and without warning. - Steven Magee
POLICE, n. An armed force for protection and participation. - Ambrose Bierce
Certain backward areas have advanced, and various devices always in some way connected with warfare and police espionage have developed, but experiment and invention have largely stopped. - George Orwell
When it is a law abiding common person versus the police internal affairs regarding a corrupt or incompetent police officer, the statistics show that it is the common person that most frequently loses. - Steven Magee
I know the police cause you troubleThey cause trouble everywhereBut when you die and go to heavenYou find no policeman there - Woody Guthrie
If Waterboarding is okay, then why don't we let our police do it to criminals so they can find out what they know? Because it's against the law. If we're not going to be a country that stand's for the rule of law, when it's convenient or inconvenient, then what DO we stand for. - Jesse Ventura
I sat down on the sofa, surrounded by years of coffee rings and sandwich stains. If the police ever did a DNA test on this sofa, it would be ninety per cent disappointment. - Danny Wallace
Carelessness on the part of revolutionaries has always been the best aid the police have. - Victor Serge
Privatizing our public schools makes as much sense as privatizing the fire department or or the police department - Diane Ravitch
The only way to ensure democracy functions correctly is to question its governance constantly. Fail to do so and you may awake to find yourself living in a police state. - Stewart Stafford
I advise all people that have had an interaction with the police to obtain a copy of the police report, as you may find a very different story in there to what actually occurred. - Steven Magee
A terrified-looking bystander, a nerdy man in a sweater, calls the police and stammers into the phone: 'A huge group of people are fighting and there's pepper spray and superheroes and I don't know. - Jon Ronson
If life was fair ... one third of the people would comprise of judges and lawyers ... one third of police and prison officials ... and one third of legislators ... and one third more to make the other three thirds make any sense at all .... Thank goodness for no fair. - Brian Spellman
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police. - Albert Einstein
The best thing to do when someone is trying to argue with you is to repeatedly state "Stay Away" and video record the entire event. You may need that video for the police afterwords when the aggressor starts fabricating fantasies about the event. - Steven Magee
Most USA citizens never realize that the systems of public protection are essentially useless until they try to use them. At that point they learn the hard way that government agencies like OSHA, FCC, FDA, police internal affairs, disability, and the like do not work for them. - Steven Magee
I grew up on a mixed diet of mass and class, and I still read that way. I hate it when people apologize for what they read. Some bestsellers aren't exactly literary. So what? They're fun and rip-roaring, Who instituted the book police and why do we have to answer them? Grrrrr! - Jennifer Donnelly
While police internal affairs is allowed to protect corrupt police officers that engage in unethical behaviors, illegal activities or murder, there will always be a genuine mistrust by the common people. - Steven Magee
Never trust an armed police officer. - Steven Magee
Police internal affairs is amongst the most corrupt departments that you will find in governments. - Steven Magee
Corrupt and incompetent police officers have a long history of being protected by their colleagues, police internal affairs and the government. - Steven Magee
Any community's arm of force - military, police, security - needs people in it who can do necessary evil, and yet not be made evil by it. To do only the necessary and no more. To constantly question the assumptions, to stop the slide into atrocity. - Lois McMaster Bujold
A functioning police state needs no police. - William S. Burroughs
We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police. - Jeff Marder
I have interacted with the police complaints and internal affairs division twice and both times I came away with the opinion that I was dealing with a blatantly corrupt group of people. - Steven Magee
In the era of angry and aggressive policing, it is an honorable service to your fellow citizens to video record police officers interactions with the common people. - Steven Magee
While police officers who blatantly shaft the common people believe that they are God, they are the Devil to those that they wrong. - Steven Magee
The key is to commit crimes so confusing that police feel too stupid to even write a crime report about them. - Randy K. Milholland
Familiar words for dead black boys portrayed as complicit in their own demise. Michael Donald's body had been hanged on a Mobile street, and the police were doing the same thing to his name. - Ravi Howard
The police are often as corrupt as the corporate government that employs them. - Steven Magee
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