Even if true, one is being paid to take the risk, and the other pays. Considering that black men are 21 times more likely to be shot and killed by police than white men, this is … Screenshot. Violence is regrettably part of being a police officer. hide. They ended up wearing masks when the CDC rep wasn't even wearing one. Although confidence in cops is on the rebound from a record low back in 2015, close to half of the nation remains skeptical of their actions. Updated 4:57 PM ET, Mon November 16, 2020 The officer works for the Seminole Police Department in Oklahoma. Sort by. “ There are around 800,000 police officers and around 21,000,000 Black men (quick google). look at what is considered "the line of duty" and you'll lol, Acc. jump to content. He dealt with a lot of mixed messages. 27.8k members in the AmericanFascism2020 community. I geniunely believe in the work we do, and I know we make a difference. That’s a 1:26.25 ratio. So just by population, cop should be 26.25 times more likely to be killed by a Black man. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Joseph Malott was arrested during the protest after being attacked by a police dog. Being a police officer is not a job; it's a lifestyle choice. He has two officers that are very proactive. That’s a 1:26.25 ratio. https://www.ishn.com/articles/110496-most-dangerous-jobs-in-the-us-the-top-20. Peel Regional Police … He has an officer who sits at home and doesn't leave unless there is a call. While the content is by nature somewhat inflammatory and disturbing, calls for violence will not be tolerated as they violate site-wide rules and could result in this subreddit being quarantined or banned. He was on the coronaVirus response task force. Please contact the moderators of this subreddit if you have any questions or concerns. I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. The Toronto Police Service is conducting one now, expected to be complete in the spring of 2020. Garbage collectors have more than twice as many fatalities as cops. Policing is a 24-hour-per-day necessity and you should expect to work shifts, including nights, evenings, weekends and holidays. https://github.com/2020PB/police-brutality/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md#How-to-Contribute-1, https://www.reddit.com/r/2020PoliceBrutality/, https://www.instagram.com/r2020policebrutality, https://www.facebook.com/r2020PoliceBrutality/, undocumented immigrant migrant farm worker. As a reminder, this subreddit is for civil discussion of police abuse of power. Hmmm , New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the 2020PoliceBrutality community, Continue browsing in r/2020PoliceBrutality. AS A PATROLMAN: I enjoyed the diversity of calls as a patrolman. American Fascism 2020: history repeats itself … They are not general public any longer. That means that the number of unarmed black people killed by police would have to be 43÷18 which = 3. The purpose of this subreddit is to raise awareness of the events discussed here, so any actions which threaten the ability of the subreddit to continue operating will not be tolerated and will result in an immediate permanent ban. Miracle Boyd, 18, speaks at a press conference Monday about being assaulted by a Chicago Police officer during a protest in Grant Park. According to the National Fraternal Order of Police, the number of officers shot from Jan. 1, 2020 to Nov. 30, 2020, is up 7 percent from last year’s historic number, which was up 29 percent from 2018. 🚨 NEW: Attacks on law enforcement continue at a … I assume this includes unarmed, armed and no threat, and armed and threat. Even when the U.S. isn’t in the middle of a pandemic, being a police officer is significantly more dangerous than many other … Fri 24 Jul 2020 12.29 EDT First published on Fri 24 Jul 2020 07.02 EDT. I know of cases where doctors have … undocumented immigrant migrant farm worker. PILOTTE: If you’re accepted as a Military Police Officer, you’ll go through basic officer training in Saint-Jean, Quebec, followed by Common Army Phase training in Gagetown, New Brunswick, where you’ll be instructed in basic combat leadership tactics and skills for officers. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Think it’s tough being a police officer in 2020? My brother in law is a lieutenant. He had to lay off his two proactive officers, and he was forced to keep the one that won't leave his house. Every day was completely different from the previous day. Cadet-in-Training at the Ontario Police College; Please be advised that the process for becoming a Police Constable is competitive and as such, an applicant may be declined at any stage of the process. edit subscriptions. Meaning cops are killing 30% more Black men than statistically expected. RCMP police officers are posted where they are needed most. Police officers are responsible for protecting and serving their communities, helping people in times of need and fighting crime. Survey: 8-in-10 Police Officers Would Not Recommend Becoming a Cop. to the Washington Post, in 2015 about 1/10 of all people killed were unarmed. The unfortunate part of being a police officer is that you often become not just immune to the bad and the ugly, but you often become jaded. my subreddits. Two police officers in New York state were suspended after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester. About 8-in-10 police officers of about 10,000 surveyed this week said they would not recommend becoming an officer to their son or daughter. Try being a female cop. Buffalo police officers quit in protest of colleagues’ suspension. He pulled off patrols to keep his officers low profile. Cadet applicants may possess a valid OACP Certificate and/or equivalency or be able to obtain the OACP certificate within their contract with PRP to be considered for a Recruit Constable position. RCMP police officers work shifts. African-American police officers are finding themselves navigating two worlds that are often at odds, and sometimes even at war, with each other: The black and the blue. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 67% Upvoted. 2020 has been rough....and he's a good one. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. He would then get yelled at by people. For the sake of addressing this claim, let's assume all cops killed in 2019 were killed by black people. This results in a general enhanced awareness of their … Acc. LEO’s of Reddit, what has it been like being a police officer during the year 2020? If you wish to contribute by anonymously sharing incidents that you've come across either in-person/IRL or in your feed, please fill out the following form: https://forms.gle/Npcykamuqz8UEcE58. Yet, cops have brought that down by 30%. When his officers went on calls, they would get yelled at. They must carry their police ID at all times and be expected to respond to public situations as a police officer, and not stand by and watch with no obligation. So even when they followed those guidelines, they got yelled at. 1:30 PM CDT on Jul 20, 2020. He had to assign them to monitor parking lots while crime spiked. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Part of the problem I see today is when Officers make a mistake involving "the use of force" people have trouble seeing it as a work mistake it's seen as a character issue. If your not capable of violence you can't be a cop. This is not referring to the fact that, in spite of the dangers of Covid-19, police officers have still gone to work and Covid-19 has now killed more police officers than all other causes combined (as of September 2020). Github Repository: https://github.com/2020PB/police-brutality/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md#How-to-Contribute-1, Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/2020PoliceBrutality/, Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/r2020policebrutality, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/r2020PoliceBrutality/, Website: https://2020policebrutality.netlify.app/. The misguided people that think cops do nothing but give out traffic tickets really don't have a clue. LEO’s of Reddit, what has it been like being a police officer during the year 2020? Being a black police officer during one of the largest periods civil unrest in recent history is “hard as hell,” says retired police officer Charles P. Wilson, ... 2020. Dec. 5, 2020; CHULA VISTA, Calif. — When the Chula Vista police receive a 911 call, they can dispatch a flying drone with the press of a button. Alex Wong/Getty Images. r/AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions. Out of over a million? Credibility: × Original Reporting × Sources Cited. best. So just by population, cop should be 26.25 times more likely to be killed by a Black man. A note: we are downloading all videos to our local media and to our repository. Last week a city cop was shot and … It has been incredibly difficult. He tried to discipline him, but the officer brought in a union lawyer who defended the officer. Officers also have a much higher risk of coming into contact with COVID-19 than the general population – one in six New York City police officers is out sick or in quarantine, for example. 1 comment. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. During an interview for a police officer position, an interviewer may ask you questions to better understand your intentions for going into the force. to statistica, 235 black people were shot dead by policemen. In a minute-long video of an incident on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, that circulated on social media, a Winnipeg police officer was asked by a passenger in a car why he wasn't wearing a mask. WASHINGTON PARK — Against the backdrop of a fenced-in George Washington … (In 2015 it was 44). share. The social media posts told a powerful story of a vulnerable child being rescued amid chaos by hard-working police officers. Even the CDC rep told them they didn't need to wear masks. Close • Posted by 6 minutes ago. to the wiki on US law enforcement killed in line of duty, 43 were killed in via gunfire. report. One of the people involved was taken into custody. “. There's no way police only shot 3 unarmed black people in 2019 (out of the 235 who were shot dead). Police and bylaw officers came to disperse a group of young people at a southwest community rink. TL;DR at the bottom. Spouse of a police officer is a very dangerous position, though. Press J to jump to the feed. I think that is the hardest thing for him. John Binder. Acc. Here’s what we’re up against. Postings depend on operational needs, so you must be prepared to serve anywhere in Canada. Less than a 0.001% chance of dying and that’s including heart attacks, car accidents, etc. If you have any questions regarding the above information, please contact a member of the recruiting section. 1.9k votes, 150 comments. 24 years on the job. He won't do anything. Skin color of shooters, I don't know. All Recruit Constable applicants must possess a valid 2020 Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Certificate or equivalency, see OACP. https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1277252928529674241.html, 89 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in 2019 ...seems pretty dangerous. There are around 800,000 police officers and around 21,000,000 Black men (quick google). Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. A survey conducted … Many folks, namely people of color, are even afraid of a police encounter. So the city made their cuts and made it based in arrest success and complaints. He runs ultras and those races got cancelled. “There are, however, far fewer police officers in the U.S. than there are Black men. I learned new things every day. He legally doesn't need to do shit. My SO has a very well paying job, so the pay … You will learn to not turn on the news at night. I left a well paying job as a lawyer for the Police because being a lawyer is the worst job in the world. “There are, however, far fewer police officers in the U.S. than there are Black men. Hiring process. 2:34. 2 Jul 2020 18,676. Police Officers of Reddit: Is it worth it in the end? 81,098. This subreddit documents the violence committed by law enforcement in the United States against peaceful protesters during the protests and riots of 2020 following the murder of George Floyd and beyond. Truthfully, your question “Is being a police officer still worth it?” is literally impossible to get an accurate answer. (All people included, 950 total.) The other side of the story is all of the police officers who are injured in the line of duty. Forty-four of the officers shot this year were fatally wounded. save. Log in or sign up to leave a comment Log In Sign Up. Instead of posting it here, do your own fact-checking and post something like this instead ^ please. 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