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Impersonating Police Officers

Discussion in 'Political Debates' started by Faithofchristian, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Faithofchristian

    Faithofchristian Well-Known Member

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    #1 Faithofchristian, Feb 11, 2019
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    I think your scary Muslim scare campaign is out dated. Don't you know scary illegal immigrants are the boogeyman du jour?
     
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    I also note you didn't provide a picture of any of these allegedly "identical to police car" scary Muslim cars, or any other evidence that that is a thing. I suspect because no such evidence exists.
     
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    Probably a security company.
     
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    I think he may be half remembering a story about Muslim community patrols, who, iirc, wear high vis jackets and look sorta kinda like cops maybe if you half close one eye... but ALSO iirc, when they were complained about previously, they were given the OK and actually work with 5he police.

    If it's the situation I'm thinking of, that is. Either way, I'd bet significant money there aren't random carloads of Muslims cruising around in illegally marked up fake police cars.
     
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    dybmh Terminal Optimist
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    :facepalm:
     
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    Here's an example of how I would expect a reliable source to share a real news article:

    "
    The Al Rashid Mosque says it is collaborating with the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council to stay open from 6 p.m. to 10 a.m. for anyone needing a place to stay overnight.

    It says people will be offered hot meals, shelter and other necessities.

    Volunteers will stay overnight to help.

    Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for much of Alberta for several days.
    Overnight temperatures in Edmonton have been in the -30s C with wind chill factors in the -40s."

    Edmonton mosque opens doors to homeless as temperatures remain in deep freeze

    "[the decision] comes only a few days after a group of individuals connected to Soldiers of Oden and The Clann, known far-right Islamophobic hate groups, entered the mosque."

    Canada’s Oldest Mosque Shelters Winter Homeless | About Islam

    Note: multiple sources provided
     
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    Maybe if you had been on Twitter you would seen Muslims patrolling around in identical Police cars. Has it gone viral on the internet
     
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    Great. Should be easy for you to show us a picture then.
     
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    Doesn't even have a light bar!
     
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    From the cited article above: (https://nypost.com/2018/12/24/new-york-muslims-have-a-new-security-patrol-group/)

    The Muslim Community Patrol is "joining the Jewish enclave’s Shomrim and the Brooklyn Asian Safety Patrol among New York’s culture-specific security groups."

    Meaning they are no different than the Jewish Safety Patrol.

    And... Snopes has rated recent and previous claims against the MCP: FALSE

    "The appearance of [Muslim Community Patrol] group in New York City spurred familiar but false accusations."

    They are not impersonating police.

    FACT CHECK: Does a Muslim Community Patrol in New York City Enforce 'Sharia Law'?

    (edited to add more support not to change the intention of my reply)
     
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    I've seen pizza deliver cars and taxis that look more like police cars.
     
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    InB4 mandatory "but Snopes is biaaaaaaased!" handwave.
     
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    My attempt to debunk the myth has 2 sources, one of which was provided by the OP themselves to support the myth.

    So hopefully, this one won't get the hand wave.

    But, I hear you. People will be afraid, and ignore my reply, if that is what their heart is telling them.

    Of course, the Bible speaks about following the heart and going astray... but I digress :)
     
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    I'm on my phone, so I'm a bit limited, but if someone could do post a side by side comparison of an MCP car and an NYPD one, that might be fun?
     
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    I thought your post was excellent, but I've played this game before. Facts that contradict the narrative these types of people WANT to believe get ignored, and usually the person pointing them out gets attacked.
     
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