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« : October 08, 2012, 02:44:05 PM »

DETROIT (WWJ) – The men and women of the Detroit Police Department believe the city is too dangerous to enter, and they want citizens to know it.

Detroit Police Officer Association (DPOA) Attorney Donato Iorio said officers are holding the “Enter At Your Own Risk” rally at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in front of Comerica Park to remind the public that the officers are overworked, understaffed, and at times, fearful for their lives.

“Detroit is America’s most violent city, its homicide rate is the highest in the country and yet the Detroit Police Department is grossly understaffed,” Iorio told WWJ’s Kathryn Larson. “The DPOA believes that there is a war in Detroit, but there should be a war on crime, not a war on its officers.”

Iorio says the once 2,000 strong force is shrinking rapidly; since the start of summer, hundreds of officers have left the department.

“These are the men and women who we look to protect us… and police officers can’t protect you if they’re not there. Officers are leaving simply because they can’t afford to stay in Detroit and work 12 hour shifts for what they are getting paid… These police officers are beyond demoralized, these officers are leaving hand over fist because they can no longer afford to stay on the department and protect the public,” he said.

And that’s why Iorio cautions those who enter the city to be wary.

http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2012/10/06/enter-at-your-own-risk-police-union-says-war-like-detroit-is-unsafe-for-visitors/

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« #1 : October 08, 2012, 02:56:45 PM »


Obama should toss some more phones their way.

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« #2 : October 08, 2012, 04:11:24 PM »

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« #3 : October 08, 2012, 05:33:49 PM »

Have no fear, Romney is here.


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« #4 : October 08, 2012, 05:35:58 PM »

The city is broke . . . but the cops want more money (and more cops) and so show it by . . . trashing the city?  Great leadership  . . .

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« #5 : October 08, 2012, 05:38:13 PM »

1.  Union
2.  City's well being

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« #6 : October 08, 2012, 05:41:38 PM »

1.  Union
2.  City's well being

Exactly.  The only question is what percentage of Americans are smart enough to pick up on that seemingly simple point?  Sadly, it does not seem like a very big number.

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« #7 : October 08, 2012, 05:56:24 PM »

1.  Union
2.  City's well being

Exactly.  The only question is what percentage of Americans are smart enough to pick up on that seemingly simple point?  Sadly, it does not seem like a very big number.
When the leader says screw the bondholders and pay the employees, stuff the retirement coffers and make sure the Union get theirs firsts - they are simply following the model.  Now if they start witchin' about lack of investors they will get the answer clearly....

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« #8 : October 08, 2012, 06:16:28 PM »

Maybe more of them should focus on work:

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/08/14298235-detroit-police-chief-ralph-godbee-resigns-amid-sex-scandal?lite

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« #9 : October 08, 2012, 06:35:35 PM »

There are houses for sale in Detroit that are dirt cheap. They were actually running a program a year or two ago where they actually pay people to live there.

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« #10 : October 08, 2012, 07:53:06 PM »

Ahhh yes.. those who don't do the job always seem to have so much input on it...

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« #11 : October 08, 2012, 07:53:50 PM »

1.  Union
2.  City's well being

BULL**CENSORED**

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« #12 : October 09, 2012, 12:31:39 AM »

Detroit?

Unsafe?

Wow - never would have thought it.......

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« #13 : October 09, 2012, 12:54:27 AM »

http://detroit.areaconnect.com/statistics.htm


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« #14 : October 09, 2012, 12:44:49 PM »

Guys, chill out for a second.

There is no way the US can spend money to clean the streets of Detroit.

That money is being used and has been for over a decade to clean the streets of [insert Middle-Eastern country here].

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