Police Corruption

December 23, 2011
By scottay BRONZE, Chester, Connecticut
scottay BRONZE, Chester, Connecticut
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Listen to the police, they only do what is right.
Not one has ever smuggled drugs into our streets at night.
They do not lie nor hurt, no, not the cops.
They would never beat a black man because he j-walks.
They are here for protection and to sustain peace.
They wouldn’t lie or steal, not the police.

Listen if you choose, but what I speak is knowledge.
Officers don’t systematically pepper spray kids peacefully protesting at college.
You know they wouldn’t do this, not the people wearing blue.
Actually they would, each previous statement was true.

Every occurrence I’ve stated is a part of history.
Connecticut officers really did help smuggle in oxycodene.
A man did get beat down because he j-walked.
It was done by two cops and the victims name is Tupac.

A college named UC Davis you all must have heard.
Where the teens were pepper sprayed for expressing their words.
Every day on the news I hear of another event.
Where police are corrupt, yet they feel no repent.

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This article has 14 comments.

on Jan. 19 2012 at 7:18 pm
LeanBean BRONZE, Chengdu, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"First time, thought about it didn't do it. Last time, that's when i really blew it. This time, I'm gonna do it different 'cos I know I'm gonna get what's good for me."

great piece of work! i like how you were sarcastic in the first two stanzas :)

on Jan. 19 2012 at 7:10 pm
CamCam15 BRONZE, Ashburn, Virginia
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I thought it spoke the truth and the last line in the 2nd stanza was a great way to transition into the next part :) good work!

Vanda GOLD said...
on Jan. 19 2012 at 6:19 pm
Vanda GOLD, Hemt, California
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Favorite Quote:
Well when saying good-bye its usaully, "See you in the after life," but my favorite quote is, "Bazinga!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

It is good. Do you think you can comment on my horrid past? please.

scottay BRONZE said...
on Jan. 19 2012 at 3:10 pm
scottay BRONZE, Chester, Connecticut
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im not trying to be offensive. I just used actual occurances to write a satirical poem. and it couldnt be offensive because these things are true and a part of our history. Why should we hide what these policemen are doing or have done

.king. SILVER said...
on Jan. 19 2012 at 5:11 am
.king. SILVER, Yeux Bien Tres Bien, Other
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Favorite Quote:
( ͡~ ͜ʖ ͡°)

Yeah, I saw the news, police touring, but I'm not that against them only because my grandmother is a police, I really like the truth in your words, it's not the police, it's the person who is playing and what they have in their hearts !

on Jan. 19 2012 at 12:03 am
LadyJulia SILVER, Petaluma, California
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Favorite Quote:
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
-Harry S. Truman

This is a good poem but offensive. My entire family is police officers. Put yourself in their shoes.

popo50 BRONZE said...
on Jan. 18 2012 at 11:48 pm
popo50 BRONZE, Yelm, Washington
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i like it speaks the truth

schristensen said...
on Jan. 18 2012 at 10:16 pm
schristensen, Coden, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
be you not your neighbor

you tell it bro

on Jan. 18 2012 at 10:16 pm
recurring_resilience SILVER, Ashburn, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"These are the times that try men's souls." - Thomas Paine.

"You don't understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am." - On the Water Front

"This is my place of failure."

Well done! I've heard of all these events! I love how you managed to informatively get your message across while rhyming! I mean.. You rhymed "oxycodene" that's a feat in itself!

on Jan. 18 2012 at 7:57 pm
yisliefbeinstoopid BRONZE, Windsor, Other
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Favorite Quote:
“I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave the room.”
― Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive." - Elbert Hubbard

Nice poem. Very deep and informative. It's also very true! (^o^)

on Jan. 18 2012 at 7:49 pm
readaholic PLATINUM, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
I'd rather fail because I fell on my own face than fall because someone tripped me up
~Jhonen Vasquez

Yeah I really like this poem...it's deep, and informative. Really great!

poetfinder said...
on Jan. 18 2012 at 7:43 pm
wow is all i can say. Nice work with researching interesting situations that have gone on in our history

johnson said...
on Jan. 18 2012 at 10:44 am
wow, this should be nominated for something,it's very intellectual, creative,and true

yoyo said...
on Jan. 18 2012 at 10:14 am
great peice of work. All the facts are true and did happen throughout our recent history


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