Originally Posted by Double D
that may have come out a bit cynical,i apologise to any cop that was offended,i would have been.
i know most cops are good guys trying to help society..thats why i went to the academy,thats why i wanted to be a cop..to be the good guy,to help people,to protect people.
it sucks that i am as cynical as i am,i really believe in right and wrong,and that a person can make a difference for good.
i think most people that become cops feel the same as i did.
i know cops that are heroes,that would give their life to protect me!
i am best friends with a cop(buddy of my good friend)he is awesome,we hang out and bar-b-que,this is an honest,decent man.
a good friend of mine..a philly cop,risked his life to save 2 kids in a burning row home,he did not have too,but he did.he took them out of a burning home thru a 2nd story window..onto a fire ladder.a real hero.
now i wont get into details..but this is where i become dissallussioned(sp)this guy drank like a fish..and i wont say what else he did,but if i did what he did..i would have done state time.(not county)
not to say he isnt a good guy..he is..actually a brave and dedicated guy...but maybe the job has jaded him?
so i guess i am conflicted.
would never paint a group witha broad brush..just like i dont think junkies are all scum..some are just astray,but good people that went down the wrong road.
so i apologise if i offended anyone..just wanted a honest discussion,and nothing is black and white..it just grates me that cops are always heroes and they are always right,and a civilian is always wrong.
that is not the reality i see.