Skip to comments.Paradigm Shift? Aussie Cop Quits, Refuses to Enforce COVID Tyranny, Says “Majority” of Australian Cops Feel the Same
Posted on 10/13/2021 9:48:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
A female officer with Victoria Police, who served for 16 years, has resigned in protest against the use of police to enforce Covid-19 rules, saying in an interview that a “great majority” of her colleagues shared her sentiments.
Acting Senior Sergeant Krystle Mitchell has appeared on The Discernible Interviews channel on YouTube on Friday, wearing her dark-blue uniform and revealing that she had been “troubled” by how police resources have been applied during the pandemic by state authorities.
Victoria Police has been tasked with making sure that people in one of Australia’s most populous states abide by the lockdown restrictions, and with curbing illegal protests against the health rules and vaccination mandates, which often turn violent, resulting in numerous arrests and accusations of police brutality. Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city, holds the world record for longest lockdown.
Mitchell, who had been working with the gender equality and inclusion command, said that “all of my friends that are police officers that are working the front line and are suffering every day enforcing CHO (Chief Health Officer) directions, that certainly the great majority don’t believe in and don’t want to enforce.”
The law enforcers were “scaring people in the community,” and she herself felt uneasy when encountering officers in the street while off-duty and wearing civilian clothes, she confessed.
Some rough behavior by the police during the pandemic might be partially explained by the enforcement approach taken by Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews, Mitchell suggested.
“I think that the reason, or the issue, in why perhaps police [are] feeling more emboldened to act the way they are in relation to these harsher actions is because of the messaging that comes from Dan [Andrews],” who tells the law enforcers what to do “on a daily basis,” she said.
“The consequences of me being here today, is that I will be resigning from Victoria Police, effective the end of this interview because the consequences of me coming out publicly would be dismissal,” Mitchell announced.
I can’t remedy in my soul any more the way in which my organization, that I love to work for, is being used and the damage that it’s causing in the reputation of Victoria Police and .. to the community.
Victoria Police confirmed that Mitchell used to be one of their officers, but stressed that her comments in no way reflected the views of the whole force.
“Victoria Police cannot pick and choose what laws it enforces,” it said in a statement on Saturday, adding that the police “looks forward to the easing of restrictions and the eventual return to pre-COVID life,” just like ordinary residents do.
As for Mitchell, she would be the subject of a professional standards command investigation over her revelations, according to the statement.
Several instances of police brutality in the state of Victoria went viral in September at the height of the protests against Covid-19 restrictions in Melbourne. One of the viral clips that caused outrage featured police violently tossing an elderly woman to the ground and pepper-spraying her. In another incident, an officer was filmed slamming a demonstrator onto the pavement, allegedly rendering him unconscious.
What in tarnation does that have to do with anything? (clown world)
Not buying it one bit.
You folks were hot to trot a few weeks back.
Too F’n late to get respect now. You guys are done.
They should resign in mass.
So beating elderly couples in the park and tear-gassing construction workers in the streets are not effective methods to “stop COVID” and “assure safety” for Australia?
The only way the Aussies will restore sanity to their Nation is to hang their politicians from lamp-posts.
The Great Scamdemic is nothing but a tyrranical platform of psychological terror and intimidation, and “da vaxx” is nothing but rat-poison.
May Almighty God Smite all of these “medical professionals” and “government representatives” straight to Hell forever.
Nope. Those cops in the videos, looked they were getting off on this stuff. Not buying this at all.
Reminder: things are frequently test-marketed in Australia before being rolled out here in the US.
The cops are jack-booted thugs supplying the muscle for the cowardly rulers.
The videos from Australia showed that there are Nazi police there who willingly abused the elderly.
I think the claim that the ‘majority’ thinks as she does is easily countered by numerous vids of stormtroopers breaking heads for the ‘crime’ of being in public.
I’m a strong supporter of law enforcement to a point.
This was asking too much.
Every person who went out to confront Citizens. should lose
their jobs. We’ll see how they like it when their homes,
living, and family disappear.
I forgot to mention, from what I have heard, Melbourne is the Mecca of wokeness in Australia. Because of that, are we surprised their cops are jack booted thugs?
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