News Crew Detained By Jerky Texas Cop

Submitted by: CrakrJak 8 years ago in

They were just doing their job interviewing witnesses to a wreck. Look out Florida, Texas is one-upping you.
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Male 21
FECKIN PIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGSSSSSSSS

DAMNIT I HATE COPS. They were the kids in school that got picked on and now have a chip on their shoulder. I repeat

feckin PIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGGGGGGGGGSSSSSSSS!!!!

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Female 14
Take his gun and shoot him with it.
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Male 56
Fire that dratin pig.
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Female 27
I just checked our newssite here and i dont believe that anything is going to happen to the reporter [he was only detained for a few minutes...the whole thing lasted an hour] and the officer is on desk duty.
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Male 15,832
@trebowski Correction: Bush did not enact the Patriot Act. That was done by a nearly unanimous, bipartisan vote on both houses of congress. And what specific right(s) did you lose by allowing law enforcement and intelligence agencies to share information with each other. I didn`t lose anything, so I`m curious what you could do before that you can`t do now.
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Male 15,832
@Dagaz20 and dragosal These reporters were perfectly within their rights to be where they were and to do what they were doing. If an armed citizen had done what this cop did, he would be charged with two counts each of assault, aggravated battery, unlawful restraint, kidnapping, and armed criminal action. Sorry, but I don`t believe that a police badge is a license to commit violent felonies and get off with nothing more than a stern talking to.

Your willingness to accept this is the very attitude that will lead us into a police state in which nobody will be able to question the power of the government. It always starts small.

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Male 1
In a confrontation with police, 1 of 3 things will happen:

1.You will comply.
2.You will leave.
3.You will get arrested.
*Beat-down is optional.

The Reporter played it up. Any street kid could have told him that you SHUT-YOUR-MOUTH-AND-FOLLOW-INSTRUCTIONS. Then the infamous "what did I do" excuse to keep moving. Any deviation from instructions earns an escalation from the police until you do 1 of the 3.

Officer Ramirez is just not very smart. You need to explain that you are clearing the scene and that everyone is disrupting traffic. You let the reporters know that you are starting with them because their presence attracts the most attention. It doesn`t matter if it is the truth, it matters that it sounds plausible and reasonable.

As a police officer, you can ASK the public not to discuss what they saw. You CANNOT ORDER them to not talk to the press. Only a judge can do that. The press have a job to do. It is their job to ask questions of people you

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Male 3,369
Masuko42: Freedoms and Liberties are no longer an American way of life. We willingly gave those up when Bush enacted the Patriot Act.
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Female 913
Awww man.... I wanted to know more about the soldier rescue part. Damn cop.
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Male 734
I`m so sick of reporters thinking they can go anywhere and do anything just because they work for Channel X Local News. 99% of these clowns are one step above being the weatherman. Now I`m not sure what video most of you guys were watching but to me, it looks REAL obvious that the reporter was getting in the way of, and disturbing an investigation. The cops are trying to get information in a way that solves the issue and when reporters get in the mix, stories get really screwed up and facts get lost because people want their 15 minutes of fame. Let the cop do HIS job first which is a million times more important than your stupid story. When it`s all done, then go interview the witnesses. Until then, shut up, let the police do their job, get all the information, and then go be a stupid talking head on camera.
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Male 564
Ok, understood. But... Is restraining a news reporter from reporting the news considered a criminal offense?
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Male 2,850
BigWaFuu, don`t you Americans have this big thing about Freedom and Liberty, with the big bold capital letters, that should make you against authority figures ordering you away from a public area without just cause?

The police are there to provide a service to the public, not to rule over them. The police only have as much authority as you, the public, chose to assign to them. You`d do well to remember that. It`s not healthy to forget that you`re in a democracy where YOU are the one who is ultimately in charge.

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Male 639
At first I was like ``Whoa now, comparing Texas to Florida? That`s not cool.``

Then I saw it was El Paso. El Paso isn`t even really Texan. Pfft.

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Male 17,512
Standards: Hitchcraft is right.

The ruling that felons loose certain rights has been upheld over and over again. There are some states that allow felons to vote, Years after their release, But they can`t posses a firearm again period. Also felons can`t be lawyers (approved by the bar) It used to be that felons couldn`t acquire a business license or own real estate ever again as well, But times have changed.

In short, Felons get hamstrung. In most cases permanently. So, Don`t do the crime.

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Male 28
@BigWaFuu - The officer can ask the reporter to step back if he is in the way, but the officer can not order the reporter to leave an area which has not been cordoned off from the public.
Why do you think the reporters were released without charges? Why do you think the police department was investigating? They don`t investigate "non-crime incidents", just ask the people who called the police because Popeye`s was out of chicken!
The reason the police department is investigating is because the network reported a criminal act.
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Male 28
@Standards- Guess again. Anyone convicted of a felony in the U.S. loses their right to vote and or carry a firearm forever. (They can go before a judge and request their voting rights be reinstated after they complete their sentence, but rarely are they reinstated, and it is a felony offense for a prior felon to possess a firearm.)
The first amendment of the Constitution provides for freedom of speech and freedom of the press. The reporter has the right to be anywhere which has not been cordoned off from the public.
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Male 1,162
guess what, it is not the reporter`s RIGHT to be at the scene. The reporters are just civilians. When the officer asks you to leave so that they can continue their work, you do it. Just because you have a job as a reporter doesnt mean you are above the law.

the reporter had this "I dont careif you tell me to leave" attitude and was very snide with the officer.

You have no right to be out there and if you are impeding on an official authoritative investigation, then the officer has all the authority in the world to remove you from the premises.

Reporters are not above the law. The cop was in teh right

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Male 650
wahey, asses isn`t censored
wonder if ass is
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Male 650
I guess the cop forgot that

Media > authority > people

but people links back to media, which makes a circle of everyone biting everyone else`s asses

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Female 344
thats lovely
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Male 564
"The cop wasn`t being a douche; he was being a criminal. He blatantly violated the reporters` 1st Amendment rights, and he needs to do a couple of years in a federal penitentiary. That also means he would lose his right to vote, own a firearm, or ever be a cop again for life. "

As of now, it is in the second amendment right to legally own a firearm. Also, I believe a "right" cannot be taken away. So a "right" to vote being taken away would also be infringing on ones constitutional rights. And doing a couple of years in jail for forbidding someone to report on something is what I would consider cruel and unusable punishment, which is a violation of the eighth amendment.

I think.

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Male 147
@abcdxyz "texas is the only state that can legally secede if im correct. so the U.S. cant declare war with texas without getting itself into trouble, because that makes the U.S. more of an impirial type power. and that makes enemies fast."

You`re incorrect, many right wing nut jobs have been claiming this as of late and conveniently forgetting the case of Texas v. White wherein the United States Supreme Court ruled that it was illegal for all or any states to secede at all, period.

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Male 4,147
cop don`t like it when you don`t do what they say. even thou you don`t always have to do what they say.
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Male 864
So, coming from a former camera operator for a news outlet, this is a pretty weird thing. Police are usually more than happy to speak with press and get the true story out since they are most likely a neutral middle-man. This kind of shocked me.

They were trying to leave and he slammed the reporter against that car? I say the officer should be reprimanded.

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Male 59
texas is the only state that can legally secede if im correct. so the U.S. cant declare war with texas without getting itself into trouble, because that makes the U.S. more of an impirial type power. and that makes enemies fast.

and btw, i dont like when you call texas a rathole.

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Male 1,629
i hope texas does try to secede so we can clense that rathole and take all the reaources and then sell the land back to mexico
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Male 290
some people really hate cameras
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Male 3,755
To clarify: Texas accounts for 1/4 of the U.S.`s overall production.
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Male 3,755
We could secede and then make a ton of money selling energy to the United States. Where do you think most of it comes from? Texas supplies 1/4 of the oil and 1/4 of the natural gas, plus we produce the most wind energy.
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Male 1,629
i kinda got lost in a rant there, the cop definatly over-reacted. he should get some kind of suspension and maybe go through some anger management OR go through the academy again
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Male 1,629
self righteous and "this is the land of the free" well yes it is but there are limits :\
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Male 1,629
@oldollie seriously.. calm your poo. just because some cop gave you a ticket and got you bummed one day doesnt mean all cops are evil. now im normally defending the police and their rights in these post`s but unless the reporters were going comepletely apepoo crazy before the tape starts there was no reason for the cop to tweak that much or even arrest them. the cop wasnt acting like a criminal. as a civilian it would barely be assault, especially b/c they weren`t hurt at all. they were merely detained, they didnt get roughed up or curb stomped or any poo. and to all the people preaching freedoms, shutup your retarded. sure you got all kinds of freedoms but there are also alot of times that those freedoms DONT APPLY! like with freedom of speech, as much as you want to you cant scream fire in a crowded place without running a decent risk of being arrested. and there are a million other examples where your rights and freedoms dont mean poo! so give it some thought b4 you get all
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Male 3,755
Nicalobe, thanks for being cool. I just have a useless degree so I`m speaking from experience.
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Male 7,378
let them secede
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Male 813
_Perfection_ The press isn`t allowed to go onto public property? Huh.... that`s strange. The meaning of the word "public" must have changed on me. Or you are just stupid. One of the two.
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Male 1,788
Look, the cop was in the wrong. I`m with you there. But to everyone saying freedom of the press, just no. Wrong, wrong wrong wrong. Wrong wrong wrong wrong. This is not a freedom of the press issue. Freedom of the press refers to the press, meaning media sources, to be able to print, or broadcast whatever they please and not be influenced by the government in any way shape or form, except for the FCC I suppose. But, it does not in any way refer to the press being able to go places. That`s just not part of the freedom of the press.
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Male 11,739
Just more proof that there a lot of people who should not be cops. Sadly this non-nice individual will probably keep his job.
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Male 1,153
"Smallpenissyndrome ftw!"

oi dont take the piss...

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Male 388
we`re also famous for the notorious `ass cream` video on youtube... ^_^....i don`t know whether to be proud or ashamed.
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Male 388
whoo!!! i live there...!!! hell yeah el paso!!
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Male 362
the situation is under investigation and we would like the public to know that WE ARE THE LAW AND WE CAN DO WHATEVER THE drat WE WANT.
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Male 480
i dont see how a cop can be a jack455 most of the time?? Is that suppose to keep people safe or protect the people? IMO, I think they are rather harming them and making our lives hard.
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Male 115
"I am giving you and order" as though WE are the servants of the officers. Where is all of this power to do unjust things coming from? I don`t care how stressed this officer was, they are trained to deal with situations in the most calm and helpful way and what he did was out of line.
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Male 186
ha ha ha Oldollie is right. The cop broke the law and needs to be some big ginger`s bitch in prison.
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Female 382
whoa OldOllie, calm down, the cop was a douchebag but still...
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Male 375
Smallpenissyndrome ftw!
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Male 914
@nicalobe: lol Borders is awesome!
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Male 914
man that cop was really having a bad day...really strange how the cop was acting...just from the footage, its my guess that he was trying his best to "control" the whole accident scene/situation but obviously ended up just making things worse...from what the reporter said at the end, it doesn`t sound like he and the camera man did anything wrong or interfered in what the police were doing...
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Male 353
Cop = Douche.
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Male 45
I applaud this cop. They were told to leave and wouldn`t leave so arrest em.
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Male 15,832
The cop wasn`t being a douche; he was being a criminal. He blatantly violated the reporters` 1st Amendment rights, and he needs to do a couple of years in a federal penitentiary. That also means he would lose his right to vote, own a firearm, or ever be a cop again for life.
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Male 119
"Nicalobe, seriously...No offense, but shutup. Who cares? By the way, good luck with that degree. Have fun working at Barnes & Noble your whole life."

Haha, fair enough buddy. Just wanted to throw some credentials out so people knew I wasn`t some random guy with no idea of how journalism works, then preaching like I do.

And btw, Barnes and Noble is too prestigous for me. I`ll probably only be able to get a job at Borders. ;)

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Male 1,002
Everyone defending the cop seems to be missing a very important point - the cop didn`t give the reporters time to actually do what he said. Even if he was in the right asking them to leave, he crossed the line when he arrested them after they said they were going to leave. If he was just trying to get them to leave, he would have let them leave as they said they would. The fact that he arrested them anyway makes me think he was going for something else, like recognition, a bonus, some kind of quota (yes, some police deptartments actually have quotas), or just a flat out power trip.
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Female 650
wow ... nice arguments going on in here
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Male 283
This is why its better to kill all the witnesses
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Female 157
Yaknow. I`m surprised no one mentioned it (unless they did and it was deleted) but, yes the cop was being a douche. Beyond that, even if one could argue that he was in the right to do and say what he did before the camera got put down...he had no right to do what he did AFTER the camera was put down.

If you look at the shadows, he is aggressively pushing the cameraman, several times, into the chain link fence. The cameraman even says "ow! you are hurting my arm." Maybe not "police brutality" in it`s normal sense but definitely unneeded and uncalled for. He had a truck there he could have cuffed them BOTH at. Why did he move to the fence for the camera man?

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Male 3,755
"probobly"

It apparently does take a genius to spell probably though.

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Male 203
there are certain specific things that you will get in trouble for saying, you are right about that. but that has no bearing on this video, or the argument at hand.

ultimately, we are talking about this video. at least, I am. and the fact that the reporters really did have a right to be there. (ok, probobly, because we don`t know what happened before the camera turned on) but that is a pretty reliable probobly, looking at what took place later that same day.
and it doesnt take a genius to see that

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Male 3,755
"Whooo-wee, you all are lucky I showed up just now. First of all, let me get my credentials out here so you all know I`m not making this stuff up. I am currently working on my English and Communications major at a state college. We went over this stuff last year, so here is the take from someone who actually knows what they are talking about."

Nicalobe, seriously...No offense, but shutup. Who cares? By the way, good luck with that degree. Have fun working at Barnes & Noble your whole life.

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Male 207
NO we are talking out you and your asinine version of what Freedom of Speech is. You did say that you can say anything you want because you are protected by Freedom of speech, right? And then pointed out how smart you are. Nice.
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Male 3,755
That cop will get suspended or possibly fired because that showed complete lack of judgement and ability to handle a situation.

How would that cop react if someone was actually doing something wrong?

I hate how he said he gave the guy an order. Cops can`t arrest anyone for not following orders unless non-compliance results in breaking the law. It`s like if a cop ordered you to go get him a doughnut and then arrested you for not doing it.

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Male 203
did you hear any of those things in the video?
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Male 203
He can tell them to leave, but after they comply, why put them in cuffs?

and just because the video doesn`t show something, doesn`t mean it is or isn`t there. what we do know, is what happened afterwards. why would that second guy go to the news station later that day and say they were "investigating" if the cop was behaving properly?

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Male 207
Hyybrucewayn--you mean you can say anything accept of course Hate speech,Slander, saying you have a bomb at the airport, threats of violence, and yelling fire in a crowded room. Accept for those right...Gosh S-M-R-T you are so smart.
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Male 207
Well said Nicalobe! We are hearing only one side of the story and have no idea what happened before the cameras started to record. But correct me if I wrong, if the officer felt that the mere presence of this crew could create an unsafe situation (people walking around on a interstate,traffic slowing down or stopping) then he is right to remove them. right?
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Male 438
"That cop needed a chill pill and lay off of the red bull, lol."

chill pill? is that like a suppository or something?

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Male 203
fend that guy
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Male 203
breezey, I thought we were done.

""Freedom of Speech" means you can say anything you want.."

Well, yeah. that`s exactly right. You can say whatever you want. and the first amendment, if you really want me to spell it out for you (which I am going to do anyways) is that you can`t make any laws restricting that right. for individuals or the press.

But I think I understand your argument. Not that you made it clear, only because I am smarter than you and I figured it out. If there was a legitimate safety reason why the media shouldn`t have been there, then yes, the cop could make them leave. and if they resisted, he could even have put them in cuffs. But there was no saftey risk. I know this because there were alot of other bystanders who weren`t getting arrested, because they released him as soon as he got to the station, and because the department apologized almost immediately afterwards.

and I know I am smarter than you because only an idiot would try to de

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Male 1,153
America: land of the free. Unless you see the police
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Male 119
Whooo-wee, you all are lucky I showed up just now. First of all, let me get my credentials out here so you all know I`m not making this stuff up. I am currently working on my English and Communications major at a state college. We went over this stuff last year, so here is the take from someone who actually knows what they are talking about.

As far as the video shows, these reporters were allowed to be at the site covering the story. The only reason I can see why they would be kicked out is if the cop gave them a valid reason as to why the incident is to be kept under the table, or confidential if you will. If there was a valid reason, the reporters would have to respect the policeman`s wishes, turn off the cameras, and stop doing reporting. It is possible that the officer did give a reason as to why the incident was under the table before the film was rolling. I highly doubt it, but it is possible.

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Male 207
I laugh at your interpretation of it. Going with your thought line "Freedom of Speech" means you can say anything you want..because, well it`s right there in the name..Freedom,speech..right???
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Female 92
That cop needed a chill pill and lay off of the red bull, lol.
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Male 378
at least the cop managed get a shot of the wreck when he put the camera down...

maybe his next job will be a cameraman

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Male 203
Hey, i am satisfied. as long as we can all agree that his cop is a deusche, then my agenda has been met.

But don`t laugh at the constitution. that`s just not cool.

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Female 3,726
EVERYBODY BREATH...Calm down and meditate. Thank you CrakrJak for starting WW3 in here...
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Male 207
Yup, I`m crying over here, Please tell me more about Freedom of the press. I need another laugh.
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Male 203
Ok, good, so you admit you were wrong to defend this cop. and you admit that he had no right to arrest the reporter. and you admit that I (and apparently kaizen) are 100% right in all things.

I am actually surprised, I didn`t think anyone on here would ever have the balls to admit they were wrong. kudos, breezey.

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Male 844
isn`t it illegal if the police don`t tell you what you are being arrested for?
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Male 207
"Beezey, DO you know what freedom of press means? It means the reporters were free to be there.
thats pretty straight forward."

LOL...ok, just stop now.

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Male 52
"Oh you hurt my feelings. I have to work with tools all day. I can handle you."

Tools, oh you mean figuratively not literally. That`s ok, I`d rather be a tool than a douche like you.

It`s ok breezer72, nothing to cry about, it`s just a thread.

Ok, to sum up breaks72`s arguments:

Police officers are always in the right (even though there are human beings and apt to make error`s in judgment) at the cost of your civil rights, every single time.

They say, you do as they say or face the consequences. Hmm, reminds me of Germany and Russia circa 1940`s

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Male 203
Beezey, DO you know what freedom of press means? It means the reporters were free to be there.
thats pretty straight forward.
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Male 269
Jerky? does that mean he frequently masturbates
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Male 207
Oh you hurt my feelings. I have to work with tools all day. I can handle you.
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Male 52
beeze72, you are an official idiot. I think you need to take a course on basic logic rather than using emotion (just like the cop in the video).

Go back to the drudge report you authoritarian neo-con tro//.

um, now we are done.

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Male 207
LOL...Freedom of the press is nothing about public access to roads..LOL...that is so stupid. And then tell me to go read up...lol...oh, ok I`ll get right on that. *shakes head*
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Male 203
"A cop tells you to go away...you turn on your heel and go away. Done."

what if a cop tells you that you can`t pray to Allah? do you just stop because he told you too?

What if a cop tells you to jump off a bridge? (to use a cliche)

If everyone did what cops told them too, EVEN IF EVERYONE KNEW THE COP WAS WRONG, then we would have no rights as individuals. American citizens have rights, and they need to be defended. this isn`t North Korea.

And don`t talk about a lack of common sense that people have today. that lack of common sense is universal though space and time. Its not like Americans are all of a sudden stupid. No. Everyone in every country is just as stupid now as they were a hunderd years ago. Only now, we have video to prove it.

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Male 52
"For all of you saying "freedom of the press!!!" Do you actually know what freedom of the press means? It`s not a free pass to go wherever you want."

Inside a federal or private building, I`d say you had a point.

But on the side of a public road (across the street and from behind a fence at that)does equal a free pass.

Seriously easy-breezy, go read up on the freedom of the press before you make asinine statements.

pwnd!

...end of line....

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Male 207
did you really have to repost your whole comment just to say "umm, not done". Was there a thought that went with it, or was that it? Ummm, not done. greeeaaaatt
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Male 52
"Why am I defending him? Because I tired of the lack of common sense that people are having lately. A cop tells you to go away...you turn on your heel and go away. Done."

um, not done.

I`m amazed at how many people believe that the police are judge, jury and executioner. They are public servants and nothing more.

Did anybody notice that there were other onlookers there as well?

Why did the cop single the news crew out (let alone jump a fence to get to them).

Thank god for the internet. The number of incidents of theses public servants over stepping their mandate and then being caught will only increase until there is a breaking point and some poor officer makes a bad or inappropriate decision and is them bum rushed by a pissed off crowd.

Heaven forbid that day.

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Male 207
For all of you saying "freedom of the press!!!" Do you actually know what freedom of the press means? It`s not a free pass to go wherever you want.
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Male 74
"stupid idiot wants to argue with the law, he should have been beaten, what a fruitcake, he should have been shot in the head as a example"

Uh, I`m pretty sure the freedom of press allows them to argue with the law here and allow them to report on ongoing news incidents, they`re not hampering an investigation or anything.

"A cop tells you to go away...you turn on your heel and go away."

Except in this case the media is allowed to stay regardless. it`s called freedom of the press.

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Male 5
stupid idiot wants to argue with the law, he should have been beaten, what a fruitcake, he should have been shot in the head as a example
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Male 207
OH you have access to what happen before the cop jumped the fence? Please share....no?
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Male 207
Why am I defending him? Because I tired of the lack of common sense that people are having lately. A cop tells you to go away...you turn on your heel and go away. Done.
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Male 52
"I`m amazed you`re willing to pass judgement from seeing half a video"

Actually, I watched the whole thing and not 1/2 like you espouse(among all the other online videos of cops being ass.es that I`ve viewed)in order to make a cogent observation. How would you know how much I watched anyway? Besides this is bored dot com, if not here, then where else can a boob like you make a lousy observation about commentator`s post?

BTW and FTW, you misspelled judgment in your original post. pwned!

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Male 1,788
And if for some reason you think I`m wrong, here`s a couple reasons I`m not. 1. They were released minutes of being brought to the station. 2. There is an investigation. 3. The cop will be reprimanded, but probably not very severly seeing as he didn`t beat anyone to death.
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Male 1,788
From what I`ve seen, this video, then it`s pretty obvious to me that the cop was in the wrong. 1. There were other onlookers who stopped. 2. Reporters report on news, news includes car crashes. 3. The cop has no right to order anyone around like that if they are not causing trouble or doing anything illegal.

And to anyone who said they should just leave anyway because the cop asked. F*ck that. Stand up for your rights or you won`t have any, especially little ones.

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Male 203
c`mon beeze, if helping the victims was the cop`s main goal, he would`nt have spent the time and attention arresting those guys. and they WEREN`T arguing about their right to be there, we are. they said, "OK, we`ll leave," and then they still got arrested.
That cop is totally in the wrong, why are you defending him? he should at least get suspended.
Freedom of the press, its kind of a big deal in this country.
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Male 1,929
Never was something less defendable at all on IAB lol. How did he ever get to be a cop with that temperment?

The only possible exception would be if there was some law against stopping on the highway or cluttering up a crash scene. However of course there`s always a requirement to state why you`re moving somebody along rather than just saying "get in your truck and leave"x100. Definately a sacked cop one way or the other.

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Male 52
I`m amazed at how many people believe that the police are judge, jury and executioner. They are public servants and nothing more.

Did anybody notice that there were other onlookers there as well? Why did the cop single the news crew out (let alone jump a fence to get to them.

Thank god for the internet. The number of incidents of theses public servants over stepping their mandate and then being caught will only increase until there is a breaking point and some poor officer makes a bad or inappropriate decision and is them bum rushed by a pissed off crowd.

Heaven forbid that day.

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Male 207
Seriously...the time to argue about if you "have the right" to be somewhere is NOT at the scene of an accident. Do what the cop says, let him help the people involved in the crash and then argue with his supervisor later.
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Female 104
That cop was taking it a bit too far there. I know he didn`t want them there but I think arresting them for it (right after he said he was going to leave) is crossing the line. But he`ll probably just get a slap on the wrist and continue doing what he`s doing.
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Male 203
Stupid cop. The reporters had every right to be there.

And why was the cop wearing jeans?

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Male 813
The cop has no right to ask them to leave when they aren`t causing any trouble. There is no law against stopping at the scene of an accident as long as you aren`t obstructing anyone.
Cop needs to learn the law better, sadly. Also so do most of you idiots.
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Male 2,344
"You need to go!"
"Ok, I`ll go."
"Alright, you`re under arrest."

Wooow.

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Male 541
beeze: I`m pretty sure he was trying to leave in the end, you could hear I`m say `It`s fine, I`ll go` but then the cop arrested him anyway.
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Male 633
no place is safe from jerk cops.
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Male 207
Really the cop is at fault????

Cop: "You need to get in your truck and leave"

Reporter" No, we are going to talk to this guy for a second"

That was all I need to see.

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Female 153
Dude, Officer Carlos Mencia there needs to relax. :-/

For realz.

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Female 91
that cop needs 2 chill, JURK
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Male 207
Cops are responding to an accident. They ask you to leave the area. You leave. Everyone`s happy. BUTTTTTT no. Reporter has to be a D.Bag and make an issue out of it. Too bad the taser didn`t come out.
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Female 2,674
I`m from Florida btw and I think my story one-ups this Texas one sooo :P I know how the crash truly happened because my dad witnessed it and witnessed the cop yelling at the parents. They`re trying to charge the mom for the death of her daughter :/
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Female 2,674
Ugh, I can`t stand some cops and their stupid philosophy that they`re better than everyone else because they`re a cop. I know someone who died because of a cop speeding and running into her car and the cop had the nerve to yell at her parents saying they caused the crash right after it happened... And people believe the cop...
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Male 3,255
Having a bad day + not having much self control = baaaaad.

I`ve had days where I would want to do what the cop did if I were a cop, but I wouldn`t let myself actually do it. Cop needs to learn some self discipline.

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Male 5,189
That cop should castrated. What a douche bag.
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Female 3,726
I kinda agree with the cop...well in the beginning at least.

"I`m not doing anything, I`m not doing anything"

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Male 1,002
Something tells me back at home that cop is not the one wearing the pants in his marriage.
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Male 17,512
Link: News Crew Detained By Jerky Texas Cop [Rate Link] - They were just doing their job interviewing witnesses to a wreck. Look out Florida, Texas is one-upping you.
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