Friday, September 14, 2007

If you're very careful, absolute power corrupts only a little bit...



In this YouTube video, a police officer explicitly threatens to arrest a youth on trumped-up charges.

Certainly not a heinous abuse of power, but it’s amazing to me that the cop’s so brazen about it.

CNN's news coverage is also available in this 4 minute video.

Via Concurring Opinions.

Title dervied from Harlan Ellison's Chocolate Alphabet stories.

2 comments:

dr said...

I'd say that's about par.

Neal R. Axton (USA) said...

I'm reminded of the Bladerunner line:

"You know the score, pal! If you're not a cop, you're 'little people'." |Link|