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Filing a complaint against the Portland Police??

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by telemakos, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. telemakos

    telemakos Portland Member

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    Yesterday, I saw a terrible act and would like to know how to proceed.

    I was at the Chevron by my house in SE PDX. I noticed a guy with Washington plates pull up to a pump on the other side, get out with a cigarette in his mouth and start pumping his own gas.

    At first I just snorted thinking "Washingtonian!!"


    But then it got serious, he pulls out the nozzle, drenches his arm and the cigarette falls.


    (Now, I'm a gov't analyst and because of what happened next, I can tell you that he doesn't have children.)

    Because when that arm of his caught fire, he did not stop, drop, and roll. He took off running.

    I started out of my car with my old Army OD wool blanket, but 2 Portland Cops came storming out of the food mart (dropping their moon pies along the way).

    They got him on the ground and snuffed out the fire.

    Here's where I stood open mouthed. They took that crispy arm and cuffed it, all the while the guy's screaming for an ambulance.

    WTH!!!

    So, he's screaming for medical help and they're screaming back, NO, you're going to jail!!!

    Finally he gets the composure to ask Why? and they yell back,
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    "It's against the law to wave a firearm in city limits!!" :D
     
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  2. 86-0134

    86-0134 north willamette valley Member

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    had me going right up to the end! ha ha:laugh:
     
  3. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    You had me. :laugh:
     
  4. Chee-to

    Chee-to Oregon Well-Known Member

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    http://www.instantrimshot.com/
     
  5. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Hahahaha
     
  6. Ballistic

    Ballistic Salem, Oregon Active Member

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    I'm so going to get you for that:laugh:
     
  7. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    That is REALLY bad!!
    Can I have my minute and a half back? ;)
     
  8. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Well if it burned all the hair of his arms, doesn't he have the right to bare arms?:)
     
  9. timbernet

    timbernet Boring, Oregon Member

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    http://www.instantrimshot.com/


    :laugh:
     
  10. ak56

    ak56 Carnation, Wa Active Member

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    It took you a minute and a half to read that?:laugh:
     
  11. huntpotter

    huntpotter SW WA Negotiator Bronze Supporter

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    Bu dum bum Ching!
     
  12. numbnutz

    numbnutz molalla Active Member

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    LOL You had me getting fired up at PDX police right until the end! Good one.
     
  13. finch6013

    finch6013 Oregon City Active Member

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    that was funny. Almost believable with some of the police we have.
     
  14. svxr8dr

    svxr8dr Vancouver, WA OathKeeper #004404

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    Totally not believable, as everyone knows Oregonians are incapable of recognizing the operation of pumping gas into one's own car. ;)
     
  15. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    Only about 30 seconds.
    I groaned for a full minute! ;)
     
  16. wakeadrian

    wakeadrian Beaverton Member

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    Oh man, that one really got me. Hahaha
    :rofl1:
     
  17. servingu

    servingu Vancouver (not BC) WA (not DC) Member

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    i read it twice and still ? then i got it, good one :)
     
  18. servingu

    servingu Vancouver (not BC) WA (not DC) Member

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    Washington people are smart... we can pump our own gas.
     
  19. timbernet

    timbernet Boring, Oregon Member

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    Friends in Washington always ask me "Do you know how to pump gas???"


    YES!!! I actually enjoy pumping my own gas... Gets me going much faster...
     
  20. 61henry

    61henry Island City, Oregon Member

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    We actually do know how to pump our own gas, we just like having some one else do it for us because of all the jobs it creates