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Dear Cop,
After a bit of research I learned that an eight year vet of “one-timeing” y’all bitches in blue get $30 an hour, almost. $29.95 an hour for a eight year vet. Now that being said, why is it so hard to pay off a cop in SLC? … read more

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Dear Cop,
What does it feel like to enforce laws that you personally consider immoral? If the law called for you to stop black people from drinking at “white” drinking fountains, would you enforce it? … read more

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1. Are county jails required to keep “occupancy logs”?  I need to prove that a certain cell was empty in 2004.
2. A suspect is booked for a 3rd degree felony and posts bail the same day – 5 g’s.  As bail is posted to ensure the suspect will appear in court – shouldn’t a case number be required before a bail bondsman will cough up 5 g’s? … read more

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Dear Cop,
There was recently an incident that made headlines of a transsexual at the DMV who was literally put on display, humiliated in front of the other DMV patrons and told to wash her face and pull her hair back or face not getting a license/ID. As a cop, how are you trained to deal with trans people? … read more

Ask a Cop – May 2012

Ask a Cop – May 2012
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Dear Cop,
Since “it’s not normally for traffic violations” that a cop interacts with a cyclist, I ask: What is the normal reason that cops interact with cyclists? Do cops have a method of profiling cyclists at night? If so, what do y’all look out for? I want to be aware of any socio-economic discrimination (targeting poor people) we might be subject to at night. … read more