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Politics, News, & SHeeT! / Re: Fuck The State
« Last post by adarqui on Today at 12:32:19 am »
i hadn't seen this angle of the semi track.. holy fuck.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21drq0LGet4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21drq0LGet4</a>
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Politics, News, & SHeeT! / Re: Fuck The State
« Last post by adarqui on June 01, 2020, 08:57:55 pm »
co-worker sent me this .. something from a reddit comment.

need to find an updated list.. saw so much egregious shit, even with all of the cameras rolling. these psychos dgaf.

Quote
firing something at innocent person on their porch:
https://streamable.com/u2jzoo
cop appearing to be enjoying himself today:
https://v.redd.it/jjclrdzp8x151
cop shooting something at guy for saying "fuck you":
https://v.redd.it/zepg0b43ly151
cops breaking supplies for peaceful protestors:
https://v.redd.it/v8x8isj0xz151
nypd driving into protestors:
https://v.redd.it/mztm15kh00251 https://gfycat.com/misguidedrecklesscod
cops shoving an old dude to the ground:
https://v.redd.it/bluggpblrz151
police actively seeking out fights compilation:
https://v.redd.it/m82yxl4qh0251
cop driving at people aggressively on a campus:
https://v.redd.it/ngxvkoro60251
cop shooting rubber bullets at people watching from apartment:
https://mobile.twitter.com/Sarah_Mojarad/status/1266633046591078400?s=09
police shooting the press with rubber bullets:
https://v.redd.it/o3v8ps7rat151
police arresting a CNN reporter:
https://v.redd.it/yce9bpk8mo151
police doing a drive-by pepper spraying
https://mobile.twitter.com/JordanUhl/status/1266193926316228609
photographer being pepper sprayed:
https://i.redd.it/4ix8f3j6dy151.jpg
guy with hands in the air gets his mask ripped off and pepper sprayed:
https://v.redd.it/wlx0gyoe21251
lady who was coming home with groceries who got a rubber bullet to the head:
https://i.redd.it/ns0uj557x0251.jpg
https://mobile.twitter.com/KevinRKrause/status/1266898396339675137
reporter blinded by rubber bullets:
https://mobile.twitter.com/KillerMartinis/status/1266618525600399361?s=19
reporter describes getting tear gassed:
https://mobile.twitter.com/mollyhf/status/1266911382613692422
couple getting yanked out of their car and tased for violating curfew:
https://mobile.twitter.com/GAFollowers/status/1266919104574865410?s=19
young woman gets shoved to the ground by officer:
https://mobile.twitter.com/whitney_hu/status/1266540710188195843?s=20
reporter sheltering in gas station is pepper sprayed: https://twitter.com/MichaelAdams317
reporter trying to get home gets window shot out: https://twitter.com/JaredGoyette/status/1266961243476299778
cops come at a guy for filming a police car burning:
https://twitter.com/johncusack/status/1266953514242228229
photographer arrested:
https://youtu.be/9wgkGLmphLE
Columbus police assaulting protestors:
https://twitter.com/KRobPhoto/status/1266796191469252610
congresswoman sprayed with pepper spray during protest:
https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/30/politics/joyce-beatty-ohio-pepper-sprayed-columbus-protest/index.html
7 protesters fired on with rubber bullets:
https://v.redd.it/tal1ncha4o151
cops pepper spraying a group of protestors without provocation https://v.redd.it/0dxnkso0a1251
young child allegedly pepper sprayed:
https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/video-shows-milk-poured-over-face-of-child-pepper-sprayed-in-seattle-protest
horse tramples young woman, police investigating: https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2020/05/30/watch-video-captures-moment-police-horse-tramples-woman-during-houston-rally/
cop pushes protestor with his bike
https://twitter.com/ava/status/1266797973834395648?s=20
Reuters reporters detail being shot at with rubber bullets:
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-minneapolis-police-protest-update/reuters-cameraman-hit-by-rubber-bullets-as-police-disperse-protesters-idUSKBN237050







https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-33293421

"I was a rookie in around 2005. The detective was coming out of the door at the same time. He bumped into her and when she turned, she was like "excuse me". He immediately reached back, smashed her in the face. I'm paraphrasing, but he said "bitch you don't talk to me that way".

I was a rookie, I didn't know anything. I just got scared and got into my car and left.

What was her race?

She was black.

Was that a factor?

I don't know, this officer was such an ******* I'm not sure it would have mattered. To you this is shocking but I don't think a single person that lives in a low income area in any city in America would find that a shocking statement.

I was a rookie again. I got a call on the radio that there was a foot chase, "I got a black male running".

I corner him in an alley, he tried to get away, there is a little bit of a struggle but no big deal. I handcuff him and as he is laying on the ground, the officer that was chasing him comes round the corner.

And with a steel-toed boot, just boom right in the face. His eye instantly swells up and he is hurt pretty good.

This was cowardly but I just went, "What the hell dude?"

I said: "He's your suspect and I'm out of here."

Did you think to report it?

No! That would have been unheard of. Anyone who runs gets beat up. That's common in America. I wasn't putting myself in the victim's shoes, I was thinking this isn't me. This guy is an ******* but this isn't me - I'm out of here.

In around 2008, I ended up being assigned to a plain clothes anti-narcotics unit. We would do big raids around the city, and you would frequently do big raids with people you didn't know.

So we were in a raid [in a suspect's home], and somebody was pissing on a pillow and somebody else was ******** in the corner - and it was just like, what the hell are these guys doing?

In the car the detectives with me were like who the hell does this? Apparently some people did it in the past and it was a throwback to then.

This seems very brazen - you would be leaving a lot of forensic evidence?

Right! I said the same thing. Someone is going to be like someone pissed on my sheet. They are going to be like, [the evidence] it's right there! The detectives said they would just say the canine did it - it's not like someone is going to test it. It's a plausible excuse.

The Wire isn't Baltimore but it's got some dramatically accurate representations. There are a load of officers, and there are a bunch of black guys on the corner and they jump out of there car and search them. And as long as they're cool they say "alright man, get off the corner".

Legally you can't go into their pockets, you can't search them but that happens to everybody. You just grab them and start searching them. I did it, we all do it - it's what police do. Those are all illegal searches.

How frequently did you do it?

I was standing there doing it with everybody else. That's just what you're taught to do. You don't even think - it's what you do.

This was a realisation that I didn't even come to until very recently. So I ended up getting my bachelor's degree when I was in the police department. I started reading things like Freakonomics - things that teach you to think from a critical perspective.

I was a shift commander, and I told the shift that when you go out there doing car stops:

"I don't want to see you stopping an old lady - this is Baltimore! You stop 16-24 year old black males."

Why? Because 16-24 black males are the ones who commit all the crime. It's not until later that you complete the logic circle and realise that black and white [people] have drug possession at the same rate. You are only locking up black guys because they have drugs on them, and then they get in more trouble. We didn't know about the concept of institutional racism.

You left in 2014 - is that common?

Oh it will continue to be common until somebody takes over an agency and says no [to racial profiling].

If the officers are found guilty of Freddie Gray's murder how will the police respond?

I don't think there is [any] chance that they will be happy that a murderer was caught. That seems unfathomable right now. They're gonna feel like their people got railroaded. They're still in us versus them, they don't see Freddie Gray as a human being victim. They see Freddie Gray as a them, as somebody else, a bad guy".






some suggestions from twitter: start by summarily firing every cop who covers their badge number. end funding for all militarization of police equipment and training (it is insane that the cops are out there in thousands of dollars of armor and weaponry and doctors can't get PPE during a fucking pandemic). cut police budgets dramatically and redirect the savings to health care, education, and community outreach/social work.

refocus police responsibilities from crime prevention to investigating serious crimes. i grew up three blocks from a police station but never saw a cop car or a cop on my street (except when they were arresting my brothers, lol). and there was almost none of the kind of crime that beat cops are meant to prevent. we simply didn't need them around. crime prevention too often takes the form of overpolicing poor and nonwhite people; stop and frisk is a great example of what it looks like in practice. saw somewhere that the national murder clearance rate is only 59%, and in chicago under 30%, so it's not like "but without the cops who will solve crimes?" holds much water as an argument: they ain't doing such a hot job of solving crimes now. and the cops in minneapolis and elsewhere have made it very clear that they'll only prevent property crime when they feel like it.

if anyone is interested in reading more about how broken the police are in the US, there's a great book called ghettoside, by jill leovy, which is about policing in black communities in LA. absolutely incredible reporting.

I've read that book!

The book explains how the police model is broken and perpetuating disadvantage in urban communities. Basically the emphasis is on 'crime prevention', which often takes the form of over-policing poor and non-white people. Rather then focus on solving crimes the emphasis is on the stats and the amount of arrests police make. If police don't meet their quotas they get questioned by the chain of command of what they've been doing because it's all about the stats.

https://www.hamiltonproject.org/charts/rates_of_drug_use_and_sales_by_race_rates_of_drug_related_criminal_justice

The part about refocusing police priorities would be a great place to start. As your post mentions one crime prevention strategy is stop and frisk. Black and white Americans sell and use drugs at similar rates, but black Americans are 2.7 times as likely to be arrested for drug-related offenses.

I remember watching a video from an ex-Baltimore cop. He said that if you're a police officer looking to meet your quota of arrests you aren't going to be pulling over elderly women in the suburbs. Therefore, who do you stop and frisk? Young people in the inner city that are more likely to be black. You stop more black people you catch more black people with drugs. You catch a black person with a small quantity of drugs they get arrested, get a criminal record and are excluded from any non-menial job and the cycle continues.

Here's the video:
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HyKlFUMBiA" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HyKlFUMBiA</a>
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Progress Journals & Experimental Routines / Re: Reboot - get lean, get hops
« Last post by CoolColJ on June 01, 2020, 07:42:17 am »
Thinking of getting a new Barbell, to replace my cheap ass bar that seems to have some bends already from just general use....
Something decent like an ATX or Rogue Ohio

And a 30kg weight vest

Also been tempted to try out a flywheel device like a the Kbox4 , but $$$$$$
There is an athlete style gym around here that has one, might pay them a visit one day
The high eccentric forces of these look good on paper for vert training
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Progress Journals & Experimental Routines / Re: Reboot - get lean, get hops
« Last post by CoolColJ on June 01, 2020, 07:40:08 am »
Monday 1st June 2020

Hmm don't feel drained, nor all that sore, like I expected based on past heavy day workouts... just some mild aches
And I did a lot more yesterday than I have been doing

My legs actually feel quite fresh for the amount of stuff I did yesterday, plus the day before that,  a certain snappy feeling while walking today, and the backwards walk up a slope was not that tiring.

----
morning mobility work
Mobility work pre walk
---

BBall control drills and some dribbling - 17 mins   

55 min walk/hike
middle of the walk - backward walking up a 20-30 degree sloped path x 2.5+ mins

stretches

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14 hour fast
2700+ calorie burn according to Fitbit Charge 3 - with heart rate monitor off
plan to eat 1900-2000
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Progress Journals & Experimental Routines / Re: chasing athleticism
« Last post by maxent on June 01, 2020, 06:44:56 am »
Wed (1/6/2020)
Daily Activity: 
Daily Training: 0 days
BW:

BS 6x70, 6x90
OHP 6x50, 6x56, 8x54.5
Chinup 6xBW

Notes:
missed several sessions cos of uni but going to try do better
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Politics, News, & SHeeT! / Re: Fuck The State
« Last post by Mutumbo000 on June 01, 2020, 06:00:49 am »
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-33293421

"I was a rookie in around 2005. The detective was coming out of the door at the same time. He bumped into her and when she turned, she was like "excuse me". He immediately reached back, smashed her in the face. I'm paraphrasing, but he said "bitch you don't talk to me that way".

I was a rookie, I didn't know anything. I just got scared and got into my car and left.

What was her race?

She was black.

Was that a factor?

I don't know, this officer was such an ******* I'm not sure it would have mattered. To you this is shocking but I don't think a single person that lives in a low income area in any city in America would find that a shocking statement.

I was a rookie again. I got a call on the radio that there was a foot chase, "I got a black male running".

I corner him in an alley, he tried to get away, there is a little bit of a struggle but no big deal. I handcuff him and as he is laying on the ground, the officer that was chasing him comes round the corner.

And with a steel-toed boot, just boom right in the face. His eye instantly swells up and he is hurt pretty good.

This was cowardly but I just went, "What the hell dude?"

I said: "He's your suspect and I'm out of here."

Did you think to report it?

No! That would have been unheard of. Anyone who runs gets beat up. That's common in America. I wasn't putting myself in the victim's shoes, I was thinking this isn't me. This guy is an ******* but this isn't me - I'm out of here.

In around 2008, I ended up being assigned to a plain clothes anti-narcotics unit. We would do big raids around the city, and you would frequently do big raids with people you didn't know.

So we were in a raid [in a suspect's home], and somebody was pissing on a pillow and somebody else was ******** in the corner - and it was just like, what the hell are these guys doing?

In the car the detectives with me were like who the hell does this? Apparently some people did it in the past and it was a throwback to then.

This seems very brazen - you would be leaving a lot of forensic evidence?

Right! I said the same thing. Someone is going to be like someone pissed on my sheet. They are going to be like, [the evidence] it's right there! The detectives said they would just say the canine did it - it's not like someone is going to test it. It's a plausible excuse.

The Wire isn't Baltimore but it's got some dramatically accurate representations. There are a load of officers, and there are a bunch of black guys on the corner and they jump out of there car and search them. And as long as they're cool they say "alright man, get off the corner".

Legally you can't go into their pockets, you can't search them but that happens to everybody. You just grab them and start searching them. I did it, we all do it - it's what police do. Those are all illegal searches.

How frequently did you do it?

I was standing there doing it with everybody else. That's just what you're taught to do. You don't even think - it's what you do.

This was a realisation that I didn't even come to until very recently. So I ended up getting my bachelor's degree when I was in the police department. I started reading things like Freakonomics - things that teach you to think from a critical perspective.

I was a shift commander, and I told the shift that when you go out there doing car stops:

"I don't want to see you stopping an old lady - this is Baltimore! You stop 16-24 year old black males."

Why? Because 16-24 black males are the ones who commit all the crime. It's not until later that you complete the logic circle and realise that black and white [people] have drug possession at the same rate. You are only locking up black guys because they have drugs on them, and then they get in more trouble. We didn't know about the concept of institutional racism.

You left in 2014 - is that common?

Oh it will continue to be common until somebody takes over an agency and says no [to racial profiling].

If the officers are found guilty of Freddie Gray's murder how will the police respond?

I don't think there is [any] chance that they will be happy that a murderer was caught. That seems unfathomable right now. They're gonna feel like their people got railroaded. They're still in us versus them, they don't see Freddie Gray as a human being victim. They see Freddie Gray as a them, as somebody else, a bad guy".
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Politics, News, & SHeeT! / Re: Fuck The State
« Last post by Mutumbo000 on June 01, 2020, 05:46:40 am »
some suggestions from twitter: start by summarily firing every cop who covers their badge number. end funding for all militarization of police equipment and training (it is insane that the cops are out there in thousands of dollars of armor and weaponry and doctors can't get PPE during a fucking pandemic). cut police budgets dramatically and redirect the savings to health care, education, and community outreach/social work.

refocus police responsibilities from crime prevention to investigating serious crimes. i grew up three blocks from a police station but never saw a cop car or a cop on my street (except when they were arresting my brothers, lol). and there was almost none of the kind of crime that beat cops are meant to prevent. we simply didn't need them around. crime prevention too often takes the form of overpolicing poor and nonwhite people; stop and frisk is a great example of what it looks like in practice. saw somewhere that the national murder clearance rate is only 59%, and in chicago under 30%, so it's not like "but without the cops who will solve crimes?" holds much water as an argument: they ain't doing such a hot job of solving crimes now. and the cops in minneapolis and elsewhere have made it very clear that they'll only prevent property crime when they feel like it.

if anyone is interested in reading more about how broken the police are in the US, there's a great book called ghettoside, by jill leovy, which is about policing in black communities in LA. absolutely incredible reporting.

I've read that book!

The book explains how the police model is broken and perpetuating disadvantage in urban communities. Basically the emphasis is on 'crime prevention', which often takes the form of over-policing poor and non-white people. Rather then focus on solving crimes the emphasis is on the stats and the amount of arrests police make. If police don't meet their quotas they get questioned by the chain of command of what they've been doing because it's all about the stats.

https://www.hamiltonproject.org/charts/rates_of_drug_use_and_sales_by_race_rates_of_drug_related_criminal_justice

The part about refocusing police priorities would be a great place to start. As your post mentions one crime prevention strategy is stop and frisk. Black and white Americans sell and use drugs at similar rates, but black Americans are 2.7 times as likely to be arrested for drug-related offenses.

I remember watching a video from an ex-Baltimore cop. He said that if you're a police officer looking to meet your quota of arrests you aren't going to be pulling over elderly women in the suburbs. Therefore, who do you stop and frisk? Young people in the inner city that are more likely to be black. You stop more black people you catch more black people with drugs. You catch a black person with a small quantity of drugs they get arrested, get a criminal record and are excluded from any non-menial job and the cycle continues.

Here's the video:
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HyKlFUMBiA" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HyKlFUMBiA</a>
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Article & Video Discussion / Re: Vertical jump hang time calculator web app
« Last post by CoolColJ on June 01, 2020, 04:30:09 am »
48.7 inches, actual jump probably would be higher due to him hitting his head and reducing the hang time!

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5Tdt0RsAS4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5Tdt0RsAS4</a>
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Article & Video Discussion / Re: Vertical jump hang time calculator web app
« Last post by CoolColJ on June 01, 2020, 04:22:23 am »
Got 48.3 inches on this one  :ibjumping:

1 sec hang time

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