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  •  A Better Use for RFID Chips (1+ / 0-)
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    I would love to see these chips used to track where the cops from the Oakland Police Dept are when they're supposed to be working. When a law enforcement agency tells victims of identity theft or home burglary to not call the police because the cops can't be bothered to investigate or even record the crime - one wonders what else the 626 warm bodies on the force are doing with their time. They've already been caught hanging out in fronts-for-prostitution massage parlors and karaoke bars while on duty and that's probably the tip of the iceberg. How many are watching TV or sleeping on the taxpayers' dime? Inquiring minds want to know.

    While we're on the subject or treating cops with the same respect as teachers: how about a No Crime Left Behind Policy? Police should be tasked with reducing crime in the precinct to zero. If they don't, first their leadership is fired and replaced. If that doesn't work, then citizens have the option of firing ALL the cops of that precinct and replacing them with rent-a-cops who will not expect princely salaries and obscene pensions for doing nothing. No excuses about your precinct is in a tough neighborhood and you lack resources. If teachers are required to teach children with an IQ of 30 to read a the appropriate grade level for their age, no matter what, than surely cops could be held to similar standards.

    Democracy - Not Plutocracy!

    by vulcangrrl on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 12:58:31 PM PST

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