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Given One Authority

Postby generalposter » Nov 12th, 2017, 8:55 am

If you could be granted one authority to enforce existing laws that our police forces are responsible to uphold what would you choose? Would you take on speeders, drug dealers, distracted driving, aggressive driving or anything else?

I would go after distracted drivers with a passion and a vengeance.
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Re: Given One Authority

Postby Bman » Nov 12th, 2017, 2:52 pm

I would go after the 3 out of every 5 drivers that change lanes in an intersection in the midst of a left or right turn.
Is the world getting stupider, or is it just getting easier for stupid people to have their thoughts heard?

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Re: Given One Authority

Postby Poindexter » Nov 12th, 2017, 2:57 pm

I would go after distracted drivers that change lanes in an intersection... :-X

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Re: Given One Authority

Postby Dizzy1 » Nov 12th, 2017, 3:21 pm

I’d go after distracted drivers who go after distracted drivers seeing that they’re just as distracted as the others are.
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Re: Given One Authority

Postby Bsuds » Nov 12th, 2017, 3:25 pm

I would go after speeding drug dealers who are talking on their phones while changing lanes in an intersection!
Deja Poo, the feeling I've heard all this crap before!

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Re: Given One Authority

Postby Even Steven » Nov 12th, 2017, 4:25 pm

I'd like to be in charge of making old people give up their licenses because last time they were able to see the road properly was during Raegan administration.

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Re: Given One Authority

Postby dirtybiker » Nov 13th, 2017, 7:38 pm

Illegally modified vehicles driven by distracted. impaired drug dealers that
change lanes in intersections and brake check semi's.

or, to simplify.

Everyone not driving a semi !

(and some that do.)
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Re: Given One Authority

Postby gman313 » Nov 14th, 2017, 11:32 am

i'd go after all proceeds of crime for all criminal organizations / gangs

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Re: Given One Authority

Postby JLives » Nov 14th, 2017, 12:57 pm

Busting left lane hogs who are going the exact same speed or less than the driver beside them, impeding traffic flow. They should be publicly flogged.
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Re: Given One Authority

Postby Sige » Nov 14th, 2017, 1:21 pm

dirtybiker wrote:Illegally modified vehicles driven by distracted. impaired drug dealers that
change lanes in intersections and brake check semi's.

or, to simplify.

Everyone not driving a semi !

(and some that do.)


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Re: Given One Authority

Postby dirtybiker » Nov 14th, 2017, 5:49 pm

JLives wrote:Busting left lane hogs who are going the exact same speed or less than the driver beside them, impeding traffic flow. They should be publicly flogged.


Busting people in the right lane that speed up and match the speed of those in the left lane that
pulled out to pass, thus creating the illusion of one being a left lane hog. :smt045
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Re: Given One Authority

Postby MAPearce » Nov 14th, 2017, 7:08 pm

Bsuds wrote:I would go after speeding drug dealers who are talking on their phones while changing lanes in an intersection!


Isn't that three ??....

I'd go after stupid drivers ... There's LOTS of things that can be called stupid and there's a law for each and every one .
I payed attention in High school....But not to what they were trying to teach me..

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Re: Given One Authority

Postby kgcayenne » Nov 15th, 2017, 8:26 am

Eliminate @$$h0!es.
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Re: Given One Authority

Postby Lady tehMa » Nov 15th, 2017, 8:50 am

kgcayenne wrote:Eliminate @$$h0!es.


That certainly would thin out the herd . . . no supply or demand for illegal substances or materials . . .
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Re: Given One Authority

Postby AlienSoldier » Nov 15th, 2017, 10:57 am

The authority to start a party anywhere.

Then I could go to various places and say "You got the right...to PAAARRRTAAYY!" and breakout into a party.

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