Skip to comments.Florida police chief takes a knee, loses his SWAT team
Posted on 06/15/2020 5:41:12 AM PDT by MtnClimber
Is there anything more pathetic than a leader whose charges have all simply walked away? Hard to look big and powerful when that happens.
But that's the pretty picture in Hallandale Beach, where the entire SWAT team has resigned after the police chief and members of his command staff took a knee in religious obeisance to the Black Lives Matter anti-police activist group.
Here's the Miami Herald's account of the embarrassment: The 10 members of the Hallandale Beach Police Departments SWAT team have stepped down from their roles, citing among other grievances anger over the citys police chief kneeling with protesters earlier this week, a memo the officers signed read. They will remain with the police department.
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Classy Broward county cont’d
He should just leave and join the transgender police.
Nothing more pathetic than everyone of these kneelers.
Notice how in the lower left photo, the kneeling officer is being given the finger by a man in front of him.. Appeasement Never works!
Police Chief Sonia Quiñones
ANOTHER LESBIAN POLICE CHIEF!! OMG!
Another SJW hire.
The urban black community has brought upon themselves another 3 generations of poverty, crime and misery...after the hipsters and virtue signalling Karens go home to enjoy Labor Day parties, medical Kush and the new drop by Drake or the Black Keys and # tag some other try at getting rid of a newly elected Trump. Not the brightest culture, is it?
So there umbrage only goes so far. They didn't quit entirely just from part of their duties. So why does a suburb with a population of 37,000 need a SWAT team for anyway?
I am of the opinion that SWAT teams should only be organized by the local, elected Sheriff. If a city has a need for SWAT services, they can request it from the Sheriff.
These kneelers need to kneel in front of my toilet. Then I can slam the seat down, and sit on it. Then it would be major swirly time.
Is that a good idea? Maybe if you want to try and force the Chief out....
Just another Quota Hire. They always disappoint.
Considering its not far from Miami, Im sure theres plenty of action there.
So who’s the bigger virtue signaler here, the Brass, or the SWAT team guys who “quit”. I notice that none of them actually quit, and stopped receiving a paycheck. Guess they weren’t that disgusted over it.
Another Affirmative Action Hire.
“ANOTHER LESBIAN POLICE CHIEF!! OMG!”
Apparently, “they” (the freakazoid immoral left) have been quietly infiltrating all levels of society and government to prepare for this event — the overthrow of America. Subtle but effective. Disgusting!!
If I read it correctly, they resigned from the SWAT team and back to general policing?
I would think that is a significant career move downwards, as I would guess those SWAT team positions are sought after by many.
I wouldn’t be so quick to call them “virtue signalers”. Most of them are probably in their 30-40 year old range, in the prime of their careers.
I would think a move like that wouldn’t be regarded as simple virtue signaling.
In this case, I think they are on solid ground regarding their level of anger. Being on a SWAT team as an auxiliary duty usually is remunerated with extra pay, especially because of the extra training time and extra risk assumed by the participant. SWAT, to the chief, is a “cleanup” force that can cover a lot of mistakes (although not all).
The officers in question are still actively policing in their jurisdiction, which is likely a good thing for the citizens therein. They are refusing to act in the capacity of emergency flyswatters for the police chief and city hierarchy.
If this were a dedicated SWAT team - a group whose only duties are acting as SWAT - I would not be inclined to be so charitable.
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