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OR cave junction's volunteer camera watchers ~ id criminals by the way they look!

solus

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2 Dec 19 Oregonian quote:
A small southern Oregon town plans to beef up its diminished police presence by installing a number of security cameras that a group of vigilant volunteers will monitor.

...members of the patrol group do not undergo any type of background check and are able to classify “hardcore criminals” simply by their looks.

“They can identify them by the way that they dress, because they have a certain apparel that they wear all the time, or the way they walk,” Patton said. “Sometimes they carry things all the time, it could be something as simple as a skateboard. They have learned how to identify these people very, very quickly, then they know how to respond.” unquote


R E A L L Y ?
 

Firearms Iinstuctor

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Some times it just that simple.

Other times it is not.

What they do with the information is the key..

Every area has it known criminal element.

They tend to have certain habits.

A small minority of any population commit the majority of the crimes.

So watching for them makes sense.
 

color of law

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Patton told The Oregonian/OregonLive that the town would likely require background checks for any citizen patrol volunteer who monitors the surveillance cameras.
Parts of the city of Cincinnati have citizen patrols; no camera monitoring that I know of. But to be part of the patrol you have go through a background check and you are not allowed to carry guns. In effect, they are legalized gangs roaming the streets and getting the police to shakedown residents.
 

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oh ya, quote..

They can identify them by the way that they dress, because they have a certain apparel that they wear all the time...unquote

yepper let's use stereotypes to id the bad guys...ACLU is gonna have a fit!

sidebar: 'fraid i might have to pass on spending my tourist $$$ in the area this summer as those who man/woman the cameras might believe from my apparel or walk i'm a mafioso Don 😏! [yo...you look'g at me?]
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