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Reprimanding Cops for Voting Republican

StillStandingHisGround Wrote: Jun 04, 2012 10:03 AM
Marc_H: I agree with you that there WILL be some low-lifes who WOULD agree to do the kind of dirtywork that we've been discussing. But it's one thing for that Chicago cop, and those like him, to do the kind of dirtywork in their OWN redoubts where the people are USED to , and indeed acquiescent to, such dirtywork. It's quite ANOTHER thing to send that Chicago cop and those like him to places where they and their dirtywork will NOT be welcome. If that Chicago cop tried pulling his crap in Maricopa County, AZ over the wishes of the residents, he stands a good chance of being buried in the desert.

In New York City you can't buy a big gulp or vote Republican apparently. A group of Long Island police officers are claiming they were demoted for not falling in line with the typical New York Democratic machine.

Six Long Island cops claim their commissioner is putting politics before the badge.

The Long Beach crime fighters say they’ve been targeted by the seaside town’s Democratic machine for supporting GOP candidates in local elections last year.

Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney, a longtime Democrat, demoted the cops, cut their overtime, switched...