‘I’m done.’ Police officer with 20 years service quits.Sat 9:43 am Europe/London, 20 Mar 2021 14
An unnamed police officer with 20 years of service has talked about why they have decided to quit the job after two decades of serving the public.
Generally, morale in the police is low.
Officers are having to endure policing the pandemic against a backdrop of never-ending overtly biased negative media coverage.
These factors, combined with a dramatic rise in the number of police officers who have been seriously assaulted, leave many officers contemplating leaving the job.
‘I’m a cop of 20 years. I’m leaving. I’m done.
I’m done with the duplicitous liars and twisters of truth in Parliament, who have destroyed policing in order to further their own careers. I’m done with those charlatans and snake oil salesmen and women who spread their bile, whose acid eats away at society and it’s values and future. I’m done with the utter lack of consequences for their corruption.
I’m done with duplicitous liars and twisters of truth in the media and “journalism” with their spin, lies, misrepresentation and half-truths. I’m done with their 24 hours news, their Twitter echo chambers, their pile on tactics and agendas, in order to invent the next “big” story or extend the life of the old one. I’m done with their sickening pretence that they are on some crusade to make the world a better place.
I’m done with the socially corrosive special interest groups who want to be top of the victimhood ladder and are prepared to burn the world and anyone different to them, to ensure they are heard above anyone else. Their constant screaming for attention and ever more fantastical claims, that bear no scrutiny, but which they know they will never be challenged on, because, you know “cancel culture”.
I’m done with the public, their violence, their lying, their abuse, their spitting, their constant screaming for instant gratification and destruction of anything and everyone around them if they don’t get their own way, like a bunch of petulant adolescents. I’m done with their demand for every right real or imagined and their utter lack of personal or social responsibility to each other.
I’m done with the senior officers who will jump on any bandwagon, throw any officer under a bus for doing their job, do anything at all to get that next rank and more power. I’m done with them pretending to be cops, when they are just politicians in uniform. At least real politicians don’t seek to hide their stench and are there for all the world to see, in all their obnoxious, odious glory.
I’m done with the far left and far right, two sides of the same violent, socially corrosive and destructive coin, trampling over anyone and everyone, destroying anything in their paths, if it doesn’t conform to the “right” narrative or world view. I’m done with their red and black flags, their balaclavas, their violence, bullying and intimidation. I’m done with them calling themselves Nazis or Antifa and pretending they are any different to the opposition. I’m done with their anti locution and persecution of anyone that isn’t on their side. I’m done with their cheerleaders in the media, who adopt their cause but absolve themselves of any responsibility for the harm they cause.
I’m done with the Soviet era scale bureaucracy that stops me doing my job, the projects that strangely never fail, the nepotism in the promotion boards and the boys and girls clubs in policing that look after each other, no matter how incompetent and screw everyone else who isn’t in their gang. I’m done with their self promoting cliques and associations, they hide behind when they are professionally incompetent, but always useful for a photo opportunity to make the force look good with whatever group is having their week or is fashionable that day.
I’m done with the (few) corrupt cops who drag all our names through the mud and the false narrative that the vast majority of front line cops are tainted.
I’m done seeing my brothers and sisters on the front line battered, criticised, unsupported and demoralised. I’m done with their fortitude, inherent goodness and sense of service, that makes them run forward, knowing the armchair critics will crucify them after. I’m done with their false hope that things will improve, that society will value them. I’m done with them being lied to by our leaders and then lying to themselves, that, maybe, just maybe, this time those leaders can be trusted, I’m done with seeing those youngster suffer and age far too fast as a decent life passes them by as they waste their lives on this.
I’m done with grandstanding cops, dancing for YouTube, wearing rainbows as self promotion, kneeling for a twitter photo, lecturing the public about things that shouldn’t concern us, forgetting we are the law police, not the public morals police, Im done with them doing anything other rather than actual policing. I’m done with the false narrative that suggests this is the norm and that all cops are more interested in being woke social workers than doing their job. A false narrative we have facilitated by allowing this self indulgent, shameless self promotion of a few individuals, to proliferate.
I’m done with the anxiety, the anger, the constant state of heightened arousal in case of danger, even when I should be feeling safe in my own home. I’m done with the corrosive damage to my physical and mental health, sacrificed for a country and public, serving both in green [army] and blue, for a country that couldn’t give a toss.
I’m done with the deaths, the suffering, the violence, the dishonesty, the predatory behaviour and all the other public faeces that you ask us to clean up.
I’m done with the the indescribable levels of frustration, rage, hate and despair that all the above has filled my life with, when all I wanted to do was look after the good people and lock up the bad. I’m done with the cynicism and distrust that it’s left me and the times I’ve put my family last, to ensure I was there for someone else’s. I’m done with the pain it causes them to see what this job does to us.
I’m a cop of 20 years service and I’m done with it. Sort your own mess up. Or don’t, and let it all collapse around you.
’Im done, and really don’t care anymore.’
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Will the last decent police officer to quit Gulag UK please remember to turn the light off?
Will all the other police pigs who choose to remain please stick your trotters in the light socket and ‘have a fry day’?
Well said, Aldous.
Absolutely no sympathy for the old bill at all. They are worse than (and often in cahoots with) the crims. Other than that they are a private security firm for the corrupt politicians and rich people.
“…combined with a dramatic rise in the number of police officers who have been seriously assaulted…”
No mention of the serious assaults and downright murders by police officers. It’s a one way street isn’t it?
A totally innocent man sacrificed and shot in the head several times in front of traumatised passengers by intelligence(sic) grunts.
Not to worry, just promote the dyke – I mean dick, I mean dickess – who gave the OK?
You are right, Aldous. I remember a family friend who was based at Brize Norton around the time talking about lots of SF running around London acting like coppers and so I think it could well have been them rather than the fuzz that executed Mr De Menezes.
I suspect mr De Menezes, was witness to some aspect of the FF which was 7/7.
G20 death: new Tomlinson video released 3:55
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I suspect the integrity and motivation of anyone who would want to become a police officer (for the corporations) these days and have done for a very long time.
Wannabee little Hitlers in uniform usually springs to mind. The often heard ‘wanting to serve and help others etc’ usually has me reaching for the sick bag.
What are the fairer sex and such lovely women (girls really) doing out there on the front line anyway?
I’ve seen disturbing images of females mutilated by banker engineered conflicts and it’s not pretty.
Also, the US Gulf War casualty figures now exceed those of Vietnam where 50,000+ were killed and God alone knows how many were seriously injured and maimed.
Certain it is that 20+ US Vets on average top themselves every single day in this bankster created Hell on Earth. I have no idea what the figures are for the UK. Similarly horrendous I would imagine. It’s probably got far worse with the Covid scam.
“The problem is particularly worrisome among female veterans, who saw their suicide rates rise more than 85 percent over that time, compared to about 40 percent for civilian women.”
We do need Police Aldous. We don’t need the secret control by outside agencies but democratic control. That’s why I am considering standing as Police Commissioner for the English Democrats. We all know what’s wrong with the Police but don’t rely on Tories, Labour or Westminster to fix the problem. We have to do it or it won’t get fixed. Or will you propose living in this excrement permanently? I agree with you about the problem. Where are your solutions?
Hi Tap. I was about to post that link and comment with it before seeing your post.
The term ‘police’ needs redefining as it is somewhat out of date. We don’t need this type of policing. The word for what we are now experiencing has yet to be created in modern day language – a bit like ‘gay’ for sodomite or lesbo muff diver’ if you get my drift. I don’t have a problem with such types providing they cut me some slack and give me a wide berth – which most guys do anyway these days as I’m somewhat now unhinged with the Covid-19/21/22/infinity show.
I’m a post WW2 babe and know what proper policing is about – policing by consent etc. How I wish for the 50s and 60s.
Excuse my rhetoric and language but I fear you are peeing in the wind to talk of ‘democratic control’. I’m not even sure what that misleading word means any more.
Ballot Box? Forget it.
Where are my solutions? Not far removed from yours I suspect but somewhat different if that’s not an oxymoron.
I try to think well outside of the box and (try to) keep God close but Satan closer so I know and understand (of a fashion) what the bastard is up to.
Such lateral thinking has served me (and my long suffering misses) well into my twilight years and I do not fear quitting the surly bonds of Earth to touch the face of God. Kindest regards.
Tap, just an afterthought. You say we need the police – but do we? Or should we?
Are the police part of the Hegelian Dialectic of problem, reaction, solution?
A friend of mine in some UK sleepy hollow village can’t remember the last time they even saw a cop.
The Native Americans managed without a ‘police force’ so why do we accept it as given? Are we unwittingly accepting crime as given? Why is there crime in the first place?
We know (or should know) that the usual suspects import (potential) criminals//crime to serve their sinister and satanic agendas to subvert and subjugate otherwise peace-loving nations.
Just a thought.
We do need police Tap, but what we have are those examples standing in front of the poilce car in the first image. That arrogant stance with folded arms, tazer equipped and looking for some action. These are thugs, they are not police. These are the types that take a sadistic pleasure in harming people, like Ian Tonlinson, wrestling protesters to the ground as we have seen on film today, and in their milder – but nonetheless insidious form – of knocking on the doors of pensioners to give them a ‘ticking off’ for sitting in their garden supping tea with a neighbour. These are not police.
I’m a bit puzzled as to why graphic(ish) images of female police officers (WPCs?) injured ‘in the line of duty’ (whatever that means these days) are being shown in this article. Are we supposed to feel more sorry for them? They embraced equality and feminism and they got it in spades!?
Welcome to reality and the real world as opposed to the one you were mis-fed at Marxist schooling.
These gals should have been well out of it and keeping home as Mother Nature intended.
I’m not a male chauvinist pig and worked alongside many female pilots (often more able than me) in my flying days but I firmly draw the line at the fairer sex being thrust into such front line jobs as policing and military combat roles.
It’s nearly always a ‘man’ doing the crime/misdeed isn’t it? And then usually a White male.
Domestic abuse is seemingly endemic in western society but it’s always the man who gets the shit end of the stick.
The truth of course is very different and somewhat inconvenient.
I’ve been married for nearly 60 years (a few of them good) and have lost count of the busted fingers and black eyes that I have received from my ex-mil wife over the years.
Some low-life Hispanics tried to carjack us once but they fled like frightened hares when my misses let rip at them in a torrent of verbal abuse in German which she speaks near fluently.
I initially blushed for the Hispanic people to be scared off by such a mad cow but she did scare the proverbial out of me as well at the time.
What’s strange is that she saw the carjack coming while I was totally unaware. Feminine insight?
Do those cops and miss mini-cop in the first image realise how ridiculous they look in those face diapers? I’m not even sure it’s lawful for a cop to wear a face diaper.
I used to think it incredible that UK cops went out unarmed in the UK but I don’t think that way any more.
I now think it’s a cultural and constitutional thing like the 2nd Amendment and regularly armed UK cops would be dangerous for the UK public. Give every UK cop a gun and they might think they actually have to use it? US cops don’t think that way.
I’ve lived with guns and firearms most of my life and remember a time when I was licensed to carry a concealed sidearm, often sitting in a bar enjoying a drink with friends, some of whom were similarly licensed. We thought nothing of it but you had to have a very good, legitimate and legal reason for drawing your weapon.
You carried it like carrying your wallet but never reached for it. I never had to and don’t know of anyone who had to either.
Guns are a big issue at the moment but guns don’t kill people. People kill people.
Everyone should know how to handle a firearm as a country’s first line of defence. It should be treated like potty training and using a knife and fork.
It’s frightening and pathetic that most people have never even handled a weapon, let alone fired one.
Lambs to the Spring slaughter springs to mind.