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Austin police chief says jaywalkers should be happy they’re not sexually assaulted by cops

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The arrest of an Austin jogger on jaywalking charges earlier this week — dragged screaming to a police car after apparently failing to present ID properly — has become the stuff of viral video after a University of Texas at Austin student captured the incident.

Now, Austin’s chief of police has weighed in, telling the public they should be glad his officers aren’t treating people even worse....

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Comment by Ed Price
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If police would base their activities and charges ONLY on harm to person or damage to property, most of the police problem would disappear.

If judges in courts would punish police as they deserve for harm to person or damage to property, most of the police problem would disappear.

Comment by Powell Gammill
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http://jonathanturley.org/2014/02/23/austin-woman-arrested-for-jaywalking-and-austin-chief-responds-to-outcry-by-saying-it-could-have-been-worse-officers-in-other-cities-would-add-a-sexual-assault/


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