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NY Police officer caught stealing 2nd ammendment sign

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by RB87, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. RB87

    RB87 Oregon Active Member

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    The short version: a man catches the local police stealing his Pro 2nd ammendment/repeal NY Safe act sign on his property via camera after having a couple of other signs stolen from him and a neighbor making a complaint.

    Somers, NY Police Officer Caught Stealing Signs Advocating for Repeal of SAFE Act | The Truth About Guns

    Fed-Up NY Man Sets Up Hidden Camera to Find Out Who Was Repeatedly Stealing His Pro-Gun Sign ? What He Discovered Blew Him Away | TheBlaze.com

    Original NYfirearms thread:

    so , remember my repeal the safe act sign issue....
  2. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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  3. Don H

    Don H Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Look at the bright side, he wasn't writing tickets at that particular point in time. Wouldn't you just love to be pulled over by a p-rick like this?
  4. rufus

    rufus State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    In a normal world that would be the end of the officer's law enforcement career. The problem is this is not a normal world, just look around...
  5. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Yeah, he will just get his hands slapped & on the job as soon as the door shuts. I despise LEO's who think that THEY have the right to oppress property owners and their property!!!
  6. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    But he's probably got a serious security clearance.

    That was a joke.. punt that sunt
  7. osterr1999

    osterr1999 Silverton, OR Active Member

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    He will probably be the next chief of police.
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  8. ocarolan

    ocarolan Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Theft from private land? What was this officer thinking?
  9. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    Obviously he was thinking civilians don't have a Second Amendment right, And I'm above the law
    I can do stuff like that.
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  10. MrNiceGuy

    MrNiceGuy between springfield and shelbyville Well-Known Member

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    Next you will hear about the home owner being arrested for photographing an on-duty officer without his permission.
  11. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    Yes it should be his job. But maybe he was under orders.?? Behavior like this begs the question: if he disobeys the laws in the little things what about the big things like evidence, or excessive force, or free donuts turning in to free drugs??

    We place our trust in LEOs to be law abiding and so forth.
    Some, clearly are not.

    Brutus out
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  12. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    I would insist he gets charged with theft.

    Problem is that we know all too well that a sympathetic DA would not do a thing.
    If those elected official share that sentiment they will simply ignore the issue.
    If you're in an area when majority of residents share it then you are completely without recourse, as the voters will back the politicians.

    Best I could do is rig the sign with a couple of hidden electric fence wires, and hooked up to an electric fence box.

    Alternative solution is a animal control device called a Scarecrow. It is a motion activated sprinkler head that will shoot about 2 cups of water in 3 seconds, then reset.
    I have a koi pond and used 2 of these to keep predators away. One summer I have noticed a path developing across my front yard. I setup a camera to figure out who and it turns out it was the postman. I attempted 3 different way to block his path and force him to stay on the sidewalk. My yard by the way is raised and about 2 feet above the sidewalk level. He walked around whatever I did. I even completely blocked tthe stairs he used to get up into the yard. He just walk 3 feet further to where he could step and climb up using the retaining wall bolders. I even put in waist high survey posts and stung string or ribbon between them. Did not work, he just stepped over it and continued on.
    Eventually I moved one of my Scarecrows to where he was cutting across, hiding it by a bush.
    I did not set the video recorded on that morning, so I missed seeing him get hit by the water, but he did stop cutting across my yard.
  13. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    Just a lesson that you should get a camera for your car (dvr), home and person. With 1080 video cameras at $69 there is no excuse not to have one when you need one.

    The police state you live in is filming you an average of 133 times a day. You better be using the same tech to some level advantage.
  14. Stevenav

    Stevenav Redmond Active Member

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    I'd say... buy a dye pack and set it to go off if the thing is disturbed. Let the officer get splashed by harmless (but long lasting) dye and then try and explain what he was doing on your property without your consent.
  15. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    Or Pink paintball landmines charged with CO2. Step on them and his legs turn pink. That would be hilarious. Of course you would probably be arrested for 'something' - there is always some way to arrest a pee on property owner.
  16. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    I used to have some farm signs that I put up and in one spot someone would always tear them down.
    I got some permanent Prussian Blue and coated the Back of the sign with a lot of it. If they did not notice it, it would have turned their car, clothes and anything they touched dark blue. After that one no one messed with them anymore.
    I spent several nights out up in a tree camoed up watching for them, but they never came while I was there. The Prussian blue did the trick. My guess is they are still trying to get it off their steering wheel and car seat. I know their hands were blue for a month or two.
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  17. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    So, with increasing frequency the "law" is becoming "lawless". When are good men expected to throw down the gauntlet?

    How many sheit pies must one be forced to eat?

    What will it take?

    When they confiscate your gas-guzzler?

    Control the thermostat & lights in your home?

    A 90% income tax?

    Compulsory "public service" on work crews?

    Abducting your daughter because some dirty old "elite" saw her walking home from school, and wants to "tap that"?

    What are you "liberal" "government loving" hippies going to do then?

    Do you think you'll be immune?

    You'll be the first to go WHEN it gets to this point.
  18. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Has the cop been charged and arrested yet?

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  19. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    Hahaha! Yeah right!

    If they aren't stealing signs they are demanding a booby show.

  20. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Have not heard, but I am sure they will find a way for him to skate on it.
    Here is some phone numbers and address to the dept.

    Somers Police Department's information below if you would like to question them about these illegal actions.

    Website Somers, NY - Police Department

    Michael Driscoll Police Chief
    100 Primrose Street Route 139
    Somers, NY 10589
    Mailing Address:
    335 Route 202, Somers, NY 10589
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