Stitch Up your Spine

Why do police have quotas? If a doctor went around intentionally sneezing on people to get more patients, that would be seen as a travesty to their profession. But police, can sit around and wait for someone to turn on a red light or commit other mundane ‘offenses’ because they have quotas to meet. Quotas are all the proof we need that policing is not a public service vocation; it’s a business and a subsidiary of Wall Street.

Enrique Molina (via withoutadjectives)

While I was sleeping, this went viral.

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this answer on yahoo from a retired officer will add on some further insight to this

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Quotas also explain why small and simple offenses like drug possession is MUCH more likely to be pursued by law enforcement than violent and sexual crimes like rape and domestic violence. Think about it, in the time it would take for a small team of cops to catch and prosecute a single serial rapist, they could arrest 30 people for possession or selling drugs. Quotas effect the types of crimes and people charged.

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stephaniesays-feminism:

men are so threatened by feminism that they will send out emails threatening “"the deadliest school shooting in American history" if a woman speaks at a university

keep this in mind the next time a man questions the importance of feminism. 


becausebirds:

I met this twerking, albino Raven named Pearl today. It is only one of four known albino Ravens in the whole world.
Pearl lives in this woman’s house. The handler has a permit, and the bird is property of the government (like hawks and falcons). She is affiliated with the California Wildlife Center. Every time the handler stopped petting Pearl she started cawing. She really likes affection.

becausebirds:

I met this twerking, albino Raven named Pearl today. It is only one of four known albino Ravens in the whole world.

Pearl lives in this woman’s house. The handler has a permit, and the bird is property of the government (like hawks and falcons). She is affiliated with the California Wildlife Center. Every time the handler stopped petting Pearl she started cawing. She really likes affection.