Let's hear it for cops

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    They have to charge into the room of a mad man and stop him from killing hundreds of people, but first they have to make sure he hasn't built a booby-trap bomb that will take out four floors of a hotel.

    Authorities, bystanders respond with bravery amid Las Vegas mass shooting

    It's insane, but that's what cops do and what I say, it's time to stop giving them shit for doing their jobs.
     
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    Every cop I have ever known was a good man, honorable, brave and intelligent.
     
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    I've known some real asshole cops, but none strayed outside the law, and they'd throw themselves on a grenade if necessary to fulfill their mission.
     
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    You forgot to put the bystanders in your header also..alot of people came together and risk their lives to save others
     
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    Certainly uniformed officers are by and large great people who I would be willing to risk my life for in the event they were in danger. Those rushing in to the situation like last night are the kind who deserve respect and admiration. They became officers of the law for the right reasons.
     
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    Most people who are capable will step up in a situation.
     
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    Its not insane. Its their job. Stop kissing so much authoritarian ass. No one gave them shit for doing their jobs.
     
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    You must be white. My experience is the opposite. I've only known 2 outside my family that were good people.
     
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    :lmao:
     
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    So ... maybe the cops weren't the assholes, eh?
     
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