Who knew? Oakland quietly legalizes burglary

May 10, 2013

By Chris Reed

Voters in Colorado and Washington state made national headlines last November when they legalized marijuana. But in Oakland, police have gone another route. They have effectively legalized burglary:

“The Oakland Police Department has been so ineffectively structured that only one part-time investigator was assigned to handle 10,000 reported burglaries last year, a stunning deficiency revealed Thursday by police consultants hired by the city to develop a crime-fighting plan.

“‘Given the way the organization was structured, burglary was not being investigated,’ said William Andrews, one of the consultants working on a team hired by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and the City Council to help police reduce the crime problem.”

Liberal politicians like to see wealth redistributed. But this is a new approach.



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    NTHEOC 10 May, 2013, 14:27

    You get what you pay for!!

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  2. Hondo
    Hondo 11 May, 2013, 16:02

    Oakland police officers are obscenely over-paid compared to the other states in the union.
    The reason they are letting police officers go in Oakland is that they priced themselves out of a job. Their pay and pensions, compared to officers in New Mexico or Montana, or Texas, or Kansas, are obscene and immoral. The public unions have priced themselves out of a job.
    Time for the people, armed with the 2nd amendment, to return fire. That’s why the framers put it there.
    Legally, police have no obligation to protect the citizens who pay them. They are there solely to fill out forms. A police sergeant once told me that the gun on his hip was there for HIS protection, not mine.
    This is extortion, there police demanding immoral amounts of money, or else the let the criminals rape, rob and murder us.
    Just who are the cops, and who are the criminals in Oakland?

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  3. Donkey
    Donkey 11 May, 2013, 18:09

    Hondo!!! 🙂

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