Civil Liberties

In Which Observing a Traffic Stop = Resisting Arrest

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Salisbury, North Carolina:

The resisting-arrest conviction last week of Felicia Gibson has left a lot of people wondering. Can a person be charged with resisting arrest while observing a traffic stop from his or her own front porch?

Salisbury Police Officer Mark Hunter thought so, and last week District Court Judge Beth Dixon agreed. Because Gibson did not at first comply when the officer told her and others to go inside, the judge found Gibson guilty of resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer.

Gibson wasn't the only one watching the stop, and wasn't the only one who refused to go inside. So why was she arrested and not the others? This might have had something to do with it:

She was the only one holding up a cell-phone video camera.

You have to wonder if Officer Hunter is fit for police work if he's so easily distracted that merely observing him from a distance qualifies as obstructing him from performing his duties.

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  1. I’m sorry, what?

    1. oh my god, what the fuck?!

    2. + 6.02 x 10E23

      1. Beth Dixon is a mole?

      2. Oh sorry, didn’t see the plus sign.

        1. I would have said that BSR understated it by approximately 10^77, but she’s definitely not a mole.

          A wart or melanoma, maybe, but not a mole.

  2. Shouldn’t they have to prove that she was in fact, resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer. And by her own actions; I mean, if she were sitting on her porch picking her nose and the cop told her to stop, that is in some sense delaying the officer, but he caused the delay, not her.

    1. Are you saying that the burden of guilt is on the State? What country are you from?

    2. It’s not the like the cop had a choice, she made him come to her. If she would have obey, he could have continued his duty.

      It sounds so stupid.

      1. Doesn’t this and the literally thousands and thousands of examples of such conduct deomonstrate that the proposition that “there are just a few bad apples” is sheer, unadulterated gargabe?

        1. Oh, there are lots of bad apples. The problem is that the courts no longer seem interested in crushing corruption in the ranks of those who are supposed to “serve and protect”. When people feel insulated from the consequences of their actions, what reason do they really have to be decent human beings, much less true enforcers of the law? I don’t imagine it’s anything new to folks here that people who do the right thing for its own sake are a rarity.

          Problem: When the courts, the supposed last (peaceful) resort of the people, don’t care about the law, too many LEOs will behave accordingly.

          Cause: The courts have little to no accountability to the people and face no consequences for perverting the law.

          Solution: A separate court system specifically to try judges and public officials by jury selected from the defendant’s region of office (city/country for local LEOs, district for judges, etc.). Voir dire justifications for dismissal limited solely to personal association with the defendant or plaintiff (whoever is bringing charges the official). Instead of the normal judge, a panel of justices selected from lower courts would be in attendance to advise the jury, but all objections and decisions on the admissibility and relevance of evidence would be up to the jury. No limitation on punishments.

          Yeah, fat chance of anything like that happening…

          1. Agree a zillion percent.
            Somewhere along the line liberals (i.e., democrats) just decided that civil liberties are a loser. The few principled conservatives who understood the power of prosecutors is the one unchecked power in our system have also disappeared.

        2. the proposition that “there are just a few bad apples” is sheer, unadulterated gargabe

          I don’t know about gargabe, but yes, every apple in a Balko story is bad. If they were good apples, who would be interested in hearing about them? And who argues about good apples, anyway? Radley’s posts give the rubes something to yell about.

  3. I like to watch.

  4. Someone with inside knowledge of the po’lice riddle me this:

    When did cops become such sensititive, delicate flowers?

    1. Once they realized that:

      1. Everyone has a cell phone camera now
      2. When cops get filmed, a huge majority of the time the events are vastly different from the way the cops wrote on their report
      3. Video showing that a cop blatantly lied about something can actually get them in trouble
      4. They can get away with charging you with bullshit if they see you filming them, so why not?

      1. cite empirical evidence in support of your statements.

        1. (calls cops on dunphy’s spoof)

          It’s on it’s way.

          1. Did anybody watch Frontline last night? It featured the murder and coverup of several folks by New Orleans’ finest during Katrina?

            Some of the cops interviewed, along with some apologists, tried to justify the murders upon the basis that the courts and jails were not open.

            BTW, last night’s Frontline is evidence that cops are not held in high esteem.

            1. It was a classic… it should be played daily on all channels for the next year.

            2. Yeah I saw it. The chief said something to the effect that he felt sorry for “everyone involved,” including the cops. WTF?? Why should anyone feel sorry for those thugs?

  5. Photographer takes pictures of accident scene, police confiscate camera, county attorney tells them to return it, police try to build a bullshit case against the photographer instead.

  6. Clearly a case of “contempt of cop”.

    1. I can see that leading to [insert number of adults in the US less (number of cops plus badge licking pols)] more such cases.

  7. Reading the comments on that article is really hurting my brain.

    On the one hand we’ve got guys named “don’t tread on me”, “Tea Party Express”, and “ncconfederate” saying she deserved being arrested and general rah-rahing for the police.

    On the other hand we’ve got “new deal”, “blue stater”, and “concerned republican mom” saying her Constitutional rights were violated.

    Are these all trolls or am I just going crazy?

    1. Never read the comments on these police abuse stories; they will make you want to break things.

      And there are plenty of authority fetishists who think they’re some kind of liberty-lover…as long as it’s not them getting abused.

      1. And there are plenty of authority fetishists who think they’re some kind of liberty-lover…as long as it’s not them getting abused.

        Stop by next time we get a torture/Guantanamo thread for examples.

      2. Old Mexican connected me with a great word for labeling people like that: eleutherophobia. It means fear of freedom. I used it as a Word of the Day at Urkobold, I liked it so much.

        1. Dr. Zoidberg: Is it possible that all this slavery and oppression is smutzing up our freedom lesson?

          Ambassador Moivin: Ah, take a pill, Zoidberg!

          1. All the cool kids are oppressors.

            1. I was hating Zoidberg before it was cool!

      3. “Authority fetishists.” Mind if I borrow that?

        The only comments allowed on news sites are from authority fetishists, I think. If you value your posting ability on a news site, for example, don’t ever post that (1) maybe cop funerals on the imperial scale of Princess Di’s are too costly, especially if you live in a municipality where cops seem to get plugged a lot, and (2) maybe not every elementary school security guard, Por Authority guard, firefighter, meter maid, SPCA officer, park ranger and cop in a seven-state radius needs to attend the funerals of cops they didn’t know.

        1. But they’re fallen heroes! Even if they died off duty while driving drunk.

          It’s actually pretty amazing how the cops treat the death of any active-duty cop like it’s the premiere of Battlefield Earth. It’s almost like they think they’re more important than regular people.

          1. Yeah, almost…

          2. Epi, the families of 9/11 victims are the same way.

            1. 9/11 victims can’t arrest you for photographing them.

              “Kyle?! Will you hold on, please! Then the father gets up and says, “And now for our impersonation of the victims of 9/11.” And the whole family starts running around screaming and laughing with their dicks and titties all flapping around, covered with piss and shit and cum, goin’ [falsetto] “AAAAAaaAAAAhhh! AAAAAaaAAAAhhh!, the building’s comin’ down! Heeelllppp!!!”

              1. Damn you for making me google that to see where it’s from. After that, 4chan will work as a brain bleach.

          3. “But they’re fallen heroes! … It’s actually pretty amazing how the cops treat the death of any active-duty cop like it’s the premiere of Battlefield Earth.”

            The ‘glorious funeral’ is an elaborate ritual designed to reinforce in the minds of serving cops that someone will care if they get killed, and they’ll be eternally remembered as a hero.

            Remove that intangible benefit, and you’ll have to pay cops more to do the riskier jobs.

            1. Events have shown that infinite pay is not sufficient.

              We will therefore have to move to the Aleph two pay scale.

          4. Premiere of Battlefield Earth – LOL!!

            I actually kind of liked that movie. I think it was me and…no one else.

        2. I saw a police funeral on tv.There were police cars lined up out of site and all over the grounds from nearby towns ect. The speeches brought tears.The dearly departed was a virtuous,brave and true…DOG!! they didnt bat an eye in their coverage.Business as usual.If police only cared so much about the people they murder and cover up.

    2. Reading the comments on that article is really hurting my brain.

      On the one hand we’ve got guys named “don’t tread on me”, “Tea Party Express”, and “ncconfederate” saying she deserved being arrested and general rah-rahing for the police.

      On the other hand we’ve got “new deal”, “blue stater”, and “concerned republican mom” saying her Constitutional rights were violated.

      Are these all trolls or am I just going crazy?

      From my experiences, this is expected. Conservative/Republicans tend to be the most pro-police power advocates. Along with the military, they view the police as a noble profession that deserves constant praise and very little criticism.

      1. Yeah, I know, but that’s why I was so confused at the republican mom. And I would hope someone with the name “don’t tread on me” wouldn’t suck authoritarian cock, but I guess it’s just more proof the Tea Party is no longer made up of anything but unemployed republicans.

        1. Of course, we’re assuming that “don’t tread on me” and “blue stater” aren’t in fact the same person posting positive things under a Democratic handle and negative things under a libertarian one, or something like that.

          It’s been known to happen.

      2. “”On the one hand we’ve got guys named “don’t tread on me”, “Tea Party Express”, and “ncconfederate” saying she deserved being arrested and general rah-rahing for the police.””

        Don’t tread on me for loving authority? Is that what she means?

  8. I renew my call for a national Film a Cop Day.

    Full disclosure: Salisbury is the county seat of the county I grew up in.

    1. Me too, Kilroy. Good to know there’s a fellow Rowan Reasonite.

      1. I’m in Cabarrus. We should throw a party!

        1. We could probably round up a few more libertarians in the area – I’m currently in Mecklenburg (that opens up a whole ‘nother can of worms about police corruption).

          1. Corrupt? I thought all that Mecklenburg cops did was stake out strip clubs for 6 months at a time.

          2. How is it there are so many of us NC based Spics on Hit’n’Run? I think Cesar back in the day identified himself as one.

            1. The name refers to Spanish moss. I occasionally develop a decent tan, but ethnically, yo soy blanco.

            2. My genes are pretty much half Spanish, but I’m a honky’s honky.

              My best friend is Sicilian decent and he is a WASP’s WASP.

              Gotta love America.

    2. I prefer feed a cop a donut day. 1. They’ll go for it, and 2. It will bring them collectively closer to death.

      1. The report on the raid on your house will read:

        Alan attacked Officer Wiggums with a donut, so the officer shot him in self-defence. The evidence was accidentally eaten lost.

      2. I figured it would be, that is why I added that pack of Ex-lax to the recipe.

        1. Wait, you’re Paulie from The Pope of Greenwich Village?

          1. Not the first time I have been mistaken for Paulie, but no.

          2. They took my thumb!

        2. I figured it would be, that is why I added that pack of Ex-lax to the recipe.

          I knew that. So I fed the donut to the dog. The dog made that mess. That’s why I shot the dog.

          1. You are smarter than I give you credit for Wiggums, but how do you plan to stop Ralfie from eating that poop? You know he’ll mistake it for a Hershey.

  9. So am I the only one that thinks the police:

    a. Don’t provide any useful services that a free market could not provide at a fraction of the cost and bullshit.
    b. Do much more harm then good in pretty much every situation they get involved in.

    1. Nope. But I’m an anarcho-capitalist.

      1. Are you sure you’re not a “Marxist but anarchist sounds way cooler!”?

        1. Which gets me more pussy?

    2. A free market security service wouldn’t even have to worry about justifying their actions as the police spokesperson attempted to do — they would just do whatever they could get away with.

      1. Even if that were true, that’s different from what we have now…how?

        1. Let’s put it this way: unrestrained, “free market” security forces wouldn’t give two shits about getting caught abusing their power on a camera and having video of the incident distributed far and wide. It might even make a good advertisement.

          In a paradoxical way, the fact that police are so uptight about being recorded shows that they’re not free of restraints on their power.

      2. So things would be the same except they would cost less.

        1. I’m not doing business with Coparama, ’cause they beat up innocent people. Libercopia is much better.

          1. I have a feeling that beating up innocent people would help Coparama’s market share rather than hurt it. People in general are more concerned about beating up their enemies (and not being beat up themselves) than with upholding an abstract ideal of justice.

            It’s amazing that some commenters openly say that most people are craven idiots, complain about the pro-power-abuse slant in the comments thread at the newspaper site…and then claim that the market is going to make sure private forces don’t abuse their power.

            The market serves human wants and needs. If the humans participating in it don’t care about innocent people getting beat up, that’s what’s going to happen.

            1. Having a free market for police doesn’t mean there wouldn’t be a state with laws that would have to be abided by. Any innocent people being beaten would be able to file suit against a private security firm and violation could still be subject to criminal prosecution by the state. Likely firms would start watching rivals for infractions to turn over to government prosecutors and damage their competitors.

      3. Yeah, I supposed the “attempted” qualifier is right. But all the bullshit flowing out of his mouth kind of spoiled it.

      4. And since they don’t have the force of law behind them they would have as much power now as a security guard. If they hassle some one you can take them to court or get another security company to arrest them.

        Actually I am not sure I am in favor of privatizing the police but the way things are going I keep thinking it might be better.

        1. If they hassle some one you can take them to court or get another security company to arrest them.

          Ah, so bad security companies would have the power of security guards, but good security companies would have the power of police. Because…

          1. …they would get sued, hurting the company’s bottom line and ensuring abusers had a hard time finding work in that field as it would increase an employers liability insurance.

            The law doesn’t work proactively. Someone has to commit a crime to be punished for it. This isn’t minority report. Abuse is going to happen either way. While your scenario may well play out given that situation I assert that a company, who’s intend goal is to turn a profit, would frown upon behavior by employees that may cost them money.

            1. they would get sued, hurting the company’s bottom line

              Who is going to force them to pay the money the court awards to the plaintiff? If they’re strong enough, they can just ignore the court order.

              1. liens arent enforced by cops.

                In England, for centuries, you had to hire someone to capture and bring a criminal to court for you to prosecute.

      5. Ah, Tulpa!

        Some times you sound like a nut. Sometimes you don’t.

        Tulpa on state sponsored meds sounds like a nut. Tulpa with libertarians don’t.

  10. Look, it’s one thing that some arrogant cop arrested her in the first place. That shit is so common it’s almost pedestrian. But it’s a whole new level of stupid when the courts agree with the pissants.

    I’m nowhere near as mad as the cop as I am at our douche of the month, Judge Dixon.

    1. Then again, the populous generally shrugs when someone has to spend a night or two in jail / explain to their employer that they had to spend a night or two in jail / face the courts / deal with all that fun…

      When people start actually being convicted of these crimes… that when the whole moral house of cards implodes.

  11. dunphy? Oh, dunphy? Whereabouts art thou, dunphy?

    The mythical “good cop” would have realized that Mark Hunter was committing a crime (false arrest), and would have arrested Hunter, or at least ordered him to cease and desist on pain of arrest.

    What Judge Beth doesn’t seem to realize is that citizens have no duty to obey unlawful orders from a cop, and that refusing to do so does not constitute “resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer.”

    Conclusion: North Carolina suffers from a severe shortage of good cops and competent judges.

    1. Amen brother.

    2. The who thing is stupid. He did it for her protection (allegedly) because the stop was dangerous. But not dangerous enough for him to turn his back and deal with the lady.

      dunphy may be around, but I’d bet he won’t touch these Radley posts with a 10 foot poll.

    3. Can a citizen perform a citizen’s arrest on an officer? (and live?)

      From her own GD porch she’s not allowed to watch? WTF?

    4. What we need are anti-cops. That is, people with the authority to police the cops but who don’t work for the same people or serve the same interest. So, in this case, when the cop started harassing the citizen, she could call the anti-cop, who would arrest the cop.

      1. We sort of had that once; it was called Internal Affairs and even though they were cops, they only investigated other cops. When was the last time you even heard of an Internal Affairs division?

        1. “”When was the last time you even heard of an Internal Affairs division?””

          Through out the history of a thousand cop shows on TV, how many were about IA? One unsuccessful show?

          1. All portrayals of IA in movies and on TV are of bitter, shithead cops who are making life difficult for the “real” cops who get things done.

            Though to The Shield’s credit, while Forrest Whitaker’s IA cop was something of a nutcase, he legitimately wanted to take down Vic because he knew how dirty Vic was.

            1. Anti-cops can’t work for cops.

              1. Then how will the cops neuter them?

              2. I envision anti-cops encounering cops and both vanishing in a vast burst of truth.

                1. Win.

      2. Or, we keep Internal Affairs as a government agency, but have private sector cops (who have no special legal privileges not afforded to ordinary citizens).

        It’s sort of the same concept.

  12. North Carolina Earth suffers from a severe shortage of good cops and competent judges.

    There.

    1. You can tell it to the Judge.

    2. IN THE FUTURE: Earth suffers from a severe shortage of good cops and competent judges.

      And not a single fuck was given that day

      1. There would still be a whole lot of fucking, though.

  13. Fear of police was a bigger part of my decision to leave Phoenix that fear of crime.

  14. so, if i had a new iphone, (the ones that have a camera on both front and back), does this mean:

    a) even if I’m just using the ipod cops will assume I’m filming (err obstructing) them?

    b) a brilliant way to surreptitiously film (err obstruct) them?

    c) assume the position, asshole!!

    1. I have a really old cell that doesn’t even have a camera. I thought that the next time I observe a cop in action, I should just stand there and hold my camera up toward him. What, you’re going to arrest me for holding my phone in the air.

      1. That’s illegal too. I’m sure the judge would agree.

        1. You mean the part where the cop shoots Greer for pulling a weapon? Well, thought it was a weapon.

          1. Cop: Judge, it was obvious it did not have a camera in it (see look at the camera) so I figured it had to be one of them there phone-guns we hear so much about.

            Judge: Then it was entirely justified.

          2. Oops; Should have read (see look at the phone)

            1. See, not ever you could be sure of what it was. Better safe than sorry.

    2. As someone pointed out in an earlier thread… and I’ve installed on my Android (just in case)… QIK lets you video something and have it immediately uploaded to the internet…

      1. It may get uploaded, but you’re still getting arrested. That’s the bigger problem.

        1. At least with the uploaded video, I’ve got some evidence as to what happened that can’t get “lost”…

  15. This is outrageous. If the “resisting an officer” (not resisting arrest as in the title) law is that broad, it’s probably unconstitutional due to vagueness.

    I’m assuming the conviction for this charge didn’t go through a jury, though the article doesn’t specify.

  16. …and last week District Court Judge Beth Dixon agreed

    Dixon is up for re-election this year. Because I simply can’t yet believe that anybody could be this abjectly stupid, my money’s on her whoring for a cop union endorsement.

    1. And people will probably re-elect her for her tough on crime stance.

  17. Salisbury Police Officer Mark Hunter thought so, and last week District Court Judge Beth Dixon agreed. Because Gibson did not at first comply when the officer told her and others to go inside, the judge found Gibson guilty of resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer.

    Let me see if I understand this decision. Even if you provide no physical or verbal resistance to a police action to which you are merely an observer, you can still be charged with “resisting arrest?” What kind of gangster bullshit is this? Really, this is the kind of thing gangsters do. If you saw them do the crime, it doesn’t matter if you’re willing to keep your mouth shut and move to Outer Mongolia. No witnesses.

    Thankfully, she’s up for re-election this year. If you have FB, drop her a line.

    Re-elect Beth Dixon

    1. I’m registered to vote in Salisbury (born and raised there), so I’ll do my itty-bitty, insignificant part in spreading the word about this. Salsibury (and Rowan County) is, to me, a glaring example of what happens when a municipal PD and a sherriff’s office are overfunded and over-respected.

    2. Her point about needing to follow orders related to safety is a valid one. But there would have to be a clear safety concern for that to hold water, which there wasn’t in this case.

      1. As one of the article’s commenter’s put it (regarding police protection of personal safety): “How can I get the cops to care less about me?”

      2. There was a handgun in the car!!!!!.

        Forget the fact that there was a handgun on the cop. That one’s not dangerous.

        I call BS on the safety issue. If it was dangerous why did the cop walk away to deal with the lady? If the cop walked over after he secured the driver, then the danger was over.

      3. According to one of the neighbors, Gibson did go in her house, but when Hunter saw her camera, he went after her to make the arrest. After the verdict, Dixon said she hoped Gibson “learned to respect law enforcement.”

        RESPECT MAH AUTHORITAH!

      4. “Her point about needing to follow orders related to safety is a valid one.”

        If this traffic stop had the potential to be so incredibly dangerous to everyone in the vicinity, then why did this cop choose to conduct it in the middle of a residential neighborhood?

        Furthermore, if the suspect had been violent, wouldn’t it have been a good thing for the police to have eyewitnesses and clear photos of the event?

    3. I’m sure the police union will have a nice big contribution for Judge Dixon’s re-election campaign.

  18. How you say, I no understood English.

  19. You have to wonder if Officer Hunter is fit for police work if he’s so easily distracted that merely observing him from a distance qualifies as obstructing him from performing his duties.

    Why? Is there some mitigating circumstance that suggests that he is fit for duty?

  20. A comment on her FB page:

    I have respected all of your actions and decisions until Friday in the cases of Felicia Gibson.I think you erred in the desicion to deny the motion to dismiss and a host of other things in that case.Where are the rights of the law-abiding citizen?

    And her reply:

    I am prohibited by the Code Of Judicial Conduct from publically commenting on any pending case. My decision was very fact- specific and I do wish that I was able to discuss my thought process. The good thing about our system is that Ms. Gibson has the right to appeal my judgment and I take absolutely no offense to her decision to do so.

    Is it free to appeal? Lawyers are cheap, right? Time =/= money, right?

    1. Same tactic the Bush admin used.

      Claim no comment while case is pending. When the case final after a couple of years, claim it’s old news and not worthy of comment.

  21. Since the charge is actually “resist, delay, obstruct an officer”, the logic is really this:

    If your actions cause a police officer to choose to do something that they would otherwise choose not to do, then you are delaying that officer’s execution the law, and thus you’re a criminal.

    Man, that’s some kind of stupid logic. So much for me wanting to move to NC.

    1. You don’t want to come here anyway; it’s too f-ing hot.

  22. News flash – give some people power and authority over others and they will abuse it. The old libertarian saw holds true – it’s not the abuse of power, it’s the power to abuse.

    1. I have to add that it is mainly the worst people who are inclined to gravitate towards positions of power and authority over others. Except guys like ‘Bama, of course.

  23. I wonder what would have happened if she honored the cops request, then continued filming inside her house from her window?

    1. Well, then we’d have had to wait till she went to bed, had SWAT break in her door, shoot her dog, and….etc.etc.etc.

  24. C’mon – she yelled, “Get off my lawn!” and that started the whole thing, right?

    1. FUCK – like I needed a third kick in the nuts today. I gotta start drinking more and reading less…this site is painful.

      1. I tried that and just ended up posting incoherently instead.

        1. Are you NutraSweet?

          1. Nope, I can only wish for his god-like cross-referencing skills (but I’ll pass on his html linking skills).

    2. I’ll show you who’s boss, I have a badge and a gun, bitch.

  25. I’d like to be able to read the decision, but it’s not up yet.
    http://www.lexisone.com/lx1/ca…..-2010.html

    1. Why aren’t all these stories national news and on the Jon Stewart show? Have you seen any of these stories get a lot of publicity other than here? I guess the one about the SWAT team shooting the dog has a lot of You-tube hits.

      1. You gotta have video to get You-tube hits hits, the cops know this.

      2. Why aren’t all these stories national news and on the Jon Stewart show?

        Because the number of people who give a fuck is too low. Because it’s hard to give a damn if it’s not happening to you or a family member. Because— commercials are over, back to the TV!

  26. I think my nuts have permanently lodged in my abdominal cavity, somewhere near my spleen, from all the Balko nut kicks.

  27. <object width=”480″ height=”385″><param name=”movie”><embed src=”http://www.youtube.com/v/1Fjmw_09UJg?fs=1&hl=en_US” width=”480″ height=”385″></embed></object>

    The incident in question, with some post-incident narration from the victim (the arrestee, that it).

    1. Damn it…OK, so just search “Felcia Gibson” on youtube.

        1. “we hurd da sireens”

          Classic.

  28. You have to wonder if Officer Hunter is fit for police work if he’s so easily distracted that merely observing him from a distance qualifies as obstructing him from performing his duties.

    Watch out, he’s gone quantum!

  29. Judge Dixon and I are working with the NC Legislature to outlaw binoculars and telescopes.

    Heads up, biotches!

  30. {Heavy sigh} Can we revolt NOW?

    1. No, and since we didn’t when they forced income tax on us, we probably never will. If, by some miracle we do, it’ll be done by a bunch of entitled douchbags who feel like they aren’t getting enough free shit after the policies they supported ran the fucking country into the ground.

      1. If I was religious I would add “Please, please, please God… prove me wrong.”

    2. Noooooo, that would be treason. Then they’d have a perfectly good reason to shoot us (and our little dogs, too!).

  31. I wonder if Officer Hunter’s wife is fuckable? Being a cop, he likely has no idea how to satisfy her. Being a cop, he probably has a tiny little dink as well. The ‘roids a typical cop uses to buff up certainly don’t help with that. I bet his wife even likes to be filmed. Probably has come up as an issue in their marriage; I imagine it goes something like this: he doesn’t wanna film their fucking because he has a tubby belly in spite of all of the ‘roid use and weight training, and it causes him to be insecure when he sees someone filming him in public. I bet Mrs. Hunter likes to be filmed though, especially if if was with some hot guy she met randomly at the supermarket one day who took her back to a seedy hotel room and fucked her in every orifice. She’s a cops wife, I couldn’t imagine it being any other way, as that has to be one pretty fucking boring life to live through. She would even get a kick out of having it posted on line. Being the little pissant tyrant he is, yeah, that has to hit the nail on the head.

    1. Um…. I’m cutting you off…

      1. So, I’m the one making a spectacle of himself?

        The kind of deference you show cops gives them the wrong idea, ‘tender.

    2. Hahahahahaha

  32. A wart or melanoma, maybe, but not a mole.

  33. These sort of actions should be handled with dirty tricks as a means of keeping the police in line.

    For example, I knew a guy in high school he told me a horrific story involving his older sister. She was newly married to a guy who loved to deer hunt. One night she gets a call from her husband while he is on a deer hunting trip. He is sobbing in a suicidal voice and extremely drunk. He tells her that he shot a deer, and then fucked the carcass. You read that right. She goes to where he was staying and consoles him. A day or so later she tells her parents about it. Her dad gives her a choice to either divorce the creep or stay the hell away because he could not deal with having the guy as a son in law.

    She decides to stay with him. They move to a city west of Winston Salem where a few years later he joins the police force. I decided to follow through a few years ago and googled him, and he is on the second tier of officers in that city. That is right, there is a high ranking officer that fucked a deer carcass on that force to this day. Can you imagine the kind of twisted shit he has gotten away with over the years? Can you imagine that degenerate in a position of authority over you?

    However, if his name ever popped up in the news in a Balko report, I sure as Hell would make sure it became common knowledge what that double y piece of shit did. Unfortunately, I got nothing on Hunter.

    1. Was it a male carcass?

      1. Pretty sure the guy who told me about it (gotta love hearsay!) mentioned it was a young female doe, probably no more than a few years old. So, add a molestation charge on top of everything else.

      2. Jeff Foxworthy: If you are listening to a story about bestiality mixed with necrophilia and you ask in the middle of it the number of points on that deer’s rack because your main concern is for its bragging rights value, well, you just might be a redneck.

    2. Jeeze, If I still has any of my sensibilities intact after years of accessing the internet I would be speechless.

  34. they supported ran the fucking

  35. After watching that video the thing that strikes me is

    1. I think she was simply videoing exitement outside, not monitoring the police.

    2. She seemed to be complying with the police, she seemed to be walking back into the house as the cop was running up to her.

    3. maybe if she attended the crying baby, she wouldn’t have gotten in the shit. Not that she deserved to be in the shit.

  36. I knew a Rowan County deputy sherriff (unsure of the name; we just called him No-Neck), who was fired after he was seen masturbating in his open doorway, which faced a busy local highway near a school zone. I knew another one – the police chief of Landis, NC – who was sent to federal prison after he got busted in one of those “To Catch a Predator” type of operations. He was using the department’s computer to , and enagage in the chats, and actually requested that the “12-year-old girl” (who was actually a federal agent in Michigan) mail her underwear to the police department.
    Of course, before all that stuff, they were puttingtheirlivesonthelineveryday, etc.

  37. I think if it were me, I’d certainly go inside when asked.

    Then I’d come right back outside with a real videocamera. HD motherfucker!

  38. I contacted the North Carolina Tea Party to ask why its leaders haven’t stepped forward to defend Felicia Gibson. This is the response I received today: “Because the NC TEA Party is concentrating on the election in November and topics pertaining to – Limited Government – Lower Taxes – Eliminating Wasteful Spending – Free Markets and Individual Responsibility.”

    Too busy saving the world to address a specific injustice. Or do they not care about how a Black woman is treated by the justice system?

    Critical comments about her handling of the case graced the Facebook page of Judge Dixon, but have all been deleted, and it is no longer possible to post. No friend of freedom is she.

    http://tinyurl.com/28yj5xj

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