You can truly grieve for every officer who's been lost in the line of duty in this country, and still be troubled by cases of police overreach.— Jon Stewart
Valuable Police Officer quotations
I don't see white police officers slamming the heads of little white boys into police cars.
We don't need police officers who see themselves as warriors.
We need police officers who see themselves as guardians and parts of the community. You can't police a community that you're not a part of.
One can only guess the amount of magic mushrooms a sane person would have to consume to believe that a frisbee constituted a genuine threat to roughly 3,000 police officers.
In the last 5 years I've been working with the LAPD, training police officers in first aid and CPR.
My whole thing was, just being me. Now, you look around the NBA and all of them have tattoos, guys wearing cornrows. Now you see the police officers with the cornrows. I took a beating for those types of things.
No one knew what Rodney King had done beforehand to be stopped.
No one realized that he was a parolee and that he was violating his parole. No one knew any of those things. All they saw was this grainy film and police officers hitting him over the head.
I am a military police officer and I have served on two deployments my first was to Iraq, in a medical unit, and my second deployment was to Kuwait, as a military police platoon leader.
The four BIAs in the area support it.
Operational benefits include accessibility and a place for police officers to come and go when they're working. Everyone's clamoring for more police presence.
I talked to General Downer about some of the funding about the National Guard and some of the civil defense workers, the firefighters, the police officers, and the way that FEMA is making them spend that money. We have got a problem there.
Let me be clear - no one is above the law.
Not a politician, not a priest, not a criminal, not a police officer. We are all accountable for our actions.
When we talk about justice in America we're really talking about justice brought about by the people, not by judges who are tools of the establishment or prosecutors who are are equally tools of the establishment or the wardens or the police officers.
I came to Ottawa with the firm belief that the only people in this country who should have guns are police officers and soldiers.
It is a lot harder now to be a police officer than what it used to be.
Now, I don't see color. People tell me I'm white and I believe them because police officers call me 'sir'.
The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.
I call on Congress today to act immediately, to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every school - and to do it now, to make sure that blanket of safety is in place when our children return to school in January.
We're getting rid of bureaucracy, so that we're releasing time for police officers to be crime fighters and not form writers.
Bathtub falls and police officers kill more Americans than terrorism, yet we've been asked to sacrifice our most sacred rights for fear of falling victim to it.
I used to think that my career was to be a police officer, and that is what I was put here to do. But I always kept the faith and always worked hard on my goals and I finally found out on Sept. 25, 1998, why I was put here - (God) called me here to be Mr. Olympia.
If every school would hire two more music teachers, we would need two fewer police officers.
Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation.
In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment.
The police officer who puts their life on the line with no superpowers, no X-Ray vision, no super-strength, no ability to fly, and above all no invulnerability to bullets, reveals far greater virtue than Superman - who is only a mere superhero.
This was a nightmare scenario for any bodyguard: stuck in the middle of a transparent tube, several miles underwater, with a murdering band of fugitives at one end and an enthralled but still highly skilled police officer at the other.
The mugger who is arrested is back on the street before the police officer, but the person mugged may not be back on the street for a long time, if ever.
If a police officer arrests a mime, does he need to tell him he has the right to remain silent.
'Come back here, I'm a police officer!' and I shouted back 'No you're not! You're a monster!'
It was definitely a scary situation and I was frightened for my husband, but that is no excuse. I was disrespectful to the officer who was just doing his job. I have nothing but respect for the police and I'm very sorry for my behavior.
Reading isn't an occupation we encourage among police officers.
We try to keep the paperwork down to a minimum.
When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe.
The problem is that the atmosphere does not yet exist in which honest police officers can act without fear of ridicule or reprisal from fellow officers.
The Onion Field, that one got pretty close to me because I was a cop when it happened. I saw some of the indifference that my police department showed to the surviving officer.
Firefighters, police officers and state troopers place themselves in harm's way every day, every week, every year.
Has the Ministry assessed what manpower savings or cost efficiencies have been derived from such use of new technologies, and how policing capabilities have been enhanced? What new initiatives can we expect, and how will the police guard against their officers being “de-skilled” by over-relying on technology?
Is that a pistol in your pocket or are you just glad to see me? (She made this remark in February 1936, at the railway station in Los Angeles upon her return from Chicago, when a Los Angeles police officer was assigned to escort her home)
I will lobby tirelessly in cooperation with other mayors around the country to insure that federal funding for our recently added police officers continues.