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Police Officer Refused Service At Walmart

Police Officer Refused Service At Walmart

An investigation is being conducted at a Walmart in Osceola County (FL) to try and determine why a St. Cloud police officer was denied service for showing up in uniform.

The officer walked into the Walmart, grabbed what he needed and then headed for the checkout.

The cashier pointed to her skin color and told them she wouldn’t ring up his items.
A second employee reportedly laughed at the way the officer was treated.

Walmart’s corporate office stated, “This is an unfortunate situation, but we cannot comment on an active HR investigation.”

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144 Comments

  1. Dave Ponder

    The Police make a big show, and outrageous claims of how “dangerous” their job is! They until recently didn’t even make the top 20. Even now they are right between grounds keepers and maintenance workers. They brought the rise in “danger” on themselves by out of control behavior, and outrageous incidents of gunning down innocent, and/or unarmed, and/or mentally ill people. Citizens are being gunned down for little or no real justification except claims of following some vague “policy” instituted by the cops and their attendant associated governing body. (city, county, state, federal). As such, citizens are now gunning down the cops. The fact is you are far more likely to be severely injured, killed, robbed, or have your life ruined by the cops than ALL THE TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS IN THE WORLD COMBINED! Cops and so-called “Americans” who violate the Constitutions both State and Federal are nothing but DOMESTIC TERRORISTS, and DOMESTIC ENEMIES of decent American citizens, and our Republic.

  2. Dave Ponder

    Police “Unions” should be outlawed. Cops are protected by Civil Service rules, the same as for fire fighters and other public SERVANTS. Police unions have a history of protecting cops from even the most outrageous of violations, and abuses. ALL police unions ARE infiltrated and back room controlled by the MOB. (no B.S.). Cops do not deserve as a public SERVANT to have their employment histories hidden from the public. Americans do not need “secret police”. If you like such a thing LEAVE, and don’t let the American border hit you in the ass on the way OUT!

  3. Dave Ponder

    Dear police state lovers. MOVE TO RUSSIA, or China, actually you’ll love South Africa. FOR A FACT most cops are psychopathic liars, thugs, murderers, and thieves. Cops steal more from people than burglars, and robbers. They frame innocent people, ruining the lives of their victims, cops routinely LIE on the stand even over minor supposed “offenses”. Physical abuse of citizens is RAMPANT. Cops in America MURDER more unarmed people than ANY OTHER COUNTRY except South Africa. (this includes Russia and China combined). Most cops ought to be in PRISON where people like them belong.

  4. Mark

    It’s time that everyone on this forum block Jamal Warner, because like myself, you’ve probably noticed he’s a comment Troll and no matter what is said to him, he chooses not to be honest with his answers and instead acts like he knows it all when in fact, he’s quite ignorant in all the statements he has posted and really appears to be very uneducated.
    It’s time to ignore his stupidity and block him from sight!

  5. justtheusa

    My apologies to Mark. I posted a response to him that was not meant foim but someone else.

    • Mark

      justtheusa, Thanks for clearing up that earlier comment, and I would also like to give you a Big Thank You for your service to our country, as an Army Veteran & Police Officer.

      • justtheusa

        Thank you. I have always felt that just because you don’t wear the uniform anymore you still have an obligation to your country

  6. Si Simmons

    NO MORE WALMART !!!!!

  7. gdonna612

    Gee, Walmart, do you want all law enforcement families to boycott like we did Target? Take that up with your stockholders. Who are you going to call when you get robbed or your customers become victim of assault? BLM? Good luck with that

  8. Jeanne Nastali

    I’m starting to believe that people have seriously lost their minds!

  9. ahaz

    That is not cool and that employees should be terminated immediately. If any one of my employees ever pulled a stunt like that, that would be their last day working for me. An employees politics ends the minute they punch in.

  10. Patriotson2

    I am an American patriot, conservative, unashamed of our national motto “In God We Trust,” the national anthem, our national flag, protective of veterans, law enforcement, and military. I will be in your face anytime I see you disrespecting, burning our national flag, and will come to the aid of anyone being abused, mistreated, attacked by matching force with force and with extreme prejudice should it be required.

  11. CHARLES_MARTEL2

    black people are just like baboons, so brave when other baboons like them are close by.

  12. tekwrite

    Come Lord Jesus. You alone can straighten out this screwed up world!

  13. Gina Fernandez

    This is getting old and disgusting. I can’t believe people would behave so nastily. Wal Mart should fire them all. I can’t believe it’s “under investigation”.

  14. John

    FIRE HER A$$ WAL-MART!

  15. Patrick Defoy

    And if there is a robery/agression at home, that same cashier will probably call 911 and the same policeman will not refuse the call to serve and protect and will even risk his life to save her/him…

  16. Rod Martin

    Discrimination in all its reverse glory! ?

  17. CMRocks10001

    Yeah, if you guys don’t have a warrant, stay off private property. You’re trespassing.

    • The Arbiter

      Oh wow, you are an idiot aren’t you.

    • xbull

      What?!? Please explain?

    • Katarina

      I think the clue is in the name: Count More Rocks. 10001 is the number of rocks in his head.

      • CMRocks10001

        Nope. C is for Chris. M is for Monfort. R is for rocks. 10001 is the number of times I’ve been banned from this website or that for calling the terrorist cop he killed a piece of shit. lol

    • Jeff Klein

      Uh, no we don’t need a warrant. Depending on why we’re there we can enter upon your property when in the performance of our duties.

      Your permission is not required.

      • CMRocks10001

        You have to have a reason to suspect a crime is being committed, or be responding to a 911 call. Other than that, you need a warrant. That includes my person, house, papers and effects. My permission is required. Go read the constitution you swore to uphold. Criminal

  18. NolaGal

    I know that LEOs are professional and would never do this, but I would totally understand if they decided it would not be in their best interests to respond to calls for help from this site. I am not in law enforcement and have none in my family, but every day, I am grateful for the work they do.

  19. ButtercupKelley

    I guess she doesn’t need to get any more paychecks, either… well, except her last one.

    • Franklin R Burn

      walmart will not fire blacks ! it is a fact of NEONAZ Obama America see you on the front lines loser!

  20. justtheusa

    I am a retired police officer. I am an Army veteran. I am a die hard, Conservative Republican. I will make the best effort possible stomp your ass if you walk on the American flag in front of me. I will not be silent or apologize for being proud of my country and for supporting the police and the military. I am unashamed and damn sure unafraid of the punk ass thugs that call themselves blm or their sorry ass supporters. They can take the anti-American socialist/democra machine and shove it up their collective asses. Fire that woman.

    • Trkguy1638

      You would beat someone for walking on the flag in front of you? You took an oath as a soldier and an officer to uphold and defend the constitution of the United States. That includes freedom of speech regardless of how disagreeable the act.
      It is good you are retired since you are not fit to wear either uniform.

      • Bill Willis

        That’s not freedom of speech. It’s a federal crime. There’s a difference.

        • Trkguy1638

          What crime is it? Give me the statute number?

          • Mark

            Here’s a bunch of statute numbers for you Trkguy1638:

            Alabama
            The State of Alabama makes it a Class A misdemeanor for anyone to desecrate a venerated object, such as the U.S. or Alabama state flag. [Ala. Code Sec. 13A-11-12]

            Arizona
            The State of Arizona forbids the use of the U.S. or Arizona state flag in advertisements, publicity or trade. The law also prohibits people from “casting contempt upon, mutilating, defacing, defiling, burning, trampling or otherwise dishonoring” the U.S. or Arizona state flag and punishes such action as a Class II misdemeanor. [Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. Sec. 13-3703]

            Arkansas
            The State of Arkansas imposes a fine of up to $1,000 and a jail term up to one year on those convicted of mutilating, defacing, burning, maintaining on the floor, or trampling the U.S. flag. [Ark. Code Ann. Sec. 5-51-207 and 208]

            California
            The State of California makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to cast contempt on any flag by mutilating, defacing, defiling, burning or trampling upon it. [Cal. Mil. & Vet. Code Sec. 614]

            Colorado
            The State of Colorado makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor for anyone to burn, cut or tear any U.S. flag in public with the intent to cast contempt or ridicule upon the flag, to outrage the sensibilities of a person likely to observe the incident or to cause a breach of the peace. [Colo. Rev. Stat. Sec. 18-11-204]

            Connecticut
            The State of Connecticut makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to misuse or mutilate the U.S. or the Connecticut state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Conn. Gen. Stat. Sec. 53-258a.]

            Delaware
            The State of Delaware makes it a Class A misdemeanor for anyone to intentionally deface, damage or physically mistreat the U.S. flag “in a way in which the actor knows will outrage the sensibilities of persons likely to observe or discover the actions.” [Del. Code Ann. tit. 11 Sec. 1331]

            Florida
            The State of Florida makes it a second-degree misdemeanor for anyone to mutilate, deface, burn or trample upon the U.S. flag, the Florida state flag or the flags of the Confederacy. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes and punishes such infractions with a fine of up to $500 and a jail term of up to 60 days . [Fla. Stat. ch. 256.05 through 256.10] And public mutilation of a flag is punishable as a first-degree misdemeanor if done with intent to insult the flag. [Fla. Stat. ch. 876.52]

            Georgia
            The State of Georgia prohibits anyone from mutilating, defacing, defiling, or abusing contemptuously the U.S. flag, the Florida state flag or the flag of the Confederate States of America. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Ga. Code Ann. Sec. 50-3-8 and 50-3-9]

            Hawaii
            The State of Hawaii makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to intentionally deface, damage or physically mistreat the U.S. flag “in a way that the defendant knows will outrage the sensibilities of persons likely to observe or discover the defendant’s action.” [Hawaii Rev. Stat. Sec. 711-1107]

            Idaho
            The State of Idaho makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to publicly mutilate, deface, trample upon or burn the U.S. or Idaho state flag with the intent to insult. [Idaho Code Sec. 18-3401]

            Illinois
            The State of Illinois makes it a Class 4 felony for anyone to misuse or mutilate the U.S. or the Illinois state flag. The law also forbids the use of either flag for advertising or publicity purposes and rules that a Class C misdemeanor. Half of fines collected in the successful prosecution of this charge go to the school fund of the county in which the conviction is obtained. [720 Ill. Comp. Stat. 620]

            Indiana
            The State of Indiana makes it a Class A misdemeanor for anyone to knowingly or intentionally mutilate, deface, burn or trample the U.S. flag. [Indiana Code Sec. 35-45-1 through 35-45-4]

            Iowa
            The State of Iowa makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to misuse or mutilate the U.S. or the Iowa state flag. The law also forbids the use of either flag for advertising or publicity purposes. [Iowa Code Sec. 718A.1 through 718A.6]

            Kansas
            The State of Kansas prohibits anyone from damaging, defacing or destroying any U.S. or Kansas state flag without express consent. The charge may be a felony if the value of the damaged property exceeds $500. Otherwise, it would be ruled a Class A misdemeanor. [Kan. Stat. Ann. Sec. 21-4111]

            Kentucky
            The State of Kentucky makes it a Class A misdemeanor for anyone to desecrate the U.S. flag, the Kentucky state flag or any other patriotic or religious symbol. [Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. Sec. 525.110]

            Louisiana
            The State of Louisiana imposes a fine of up to $100 and a jail term up to 90 days on those convicted of mutilating, defiling, or casting contempt by word or act on the U.S. flag, the Louisiana state flag or the Confederate States of America flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [La. Rev. Stat. Ann. Sec. 116 and 117]

            Maine
            The State of Maine makes it a Class E crime for anyone to mutilate, deface, trample, or cast contempt upon either the U.S. flag or the Maine state flag. The state imposes a fine of up to $50 on those convicted of using either flag for advertising or publicity purposes. [Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 1, Chp 9, Sec. 253-254]

            Maryland
            The State of Maryland imposes a fine of up to $1000 and a jail term of up to 1 year for anyone who mutilates, defaces or shows contempt for the U.S. flag or the Maryland state flag in a manner intended to incite a breach of the peace. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Md. Code Ann. Art. 27, Sec. 81-87]

            Massachusetts
            The State of Massachusetts imposes a minimum fine of $100 and a jail term up to one year on anyone convicted of mutilating, trampling, defacing or showing contempt for the U.S. flag or the Massachusetts state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 264 Sec. 5]

            Michigan
            The State of Michigan makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to publicly mutilate, deface, defile or show contempt for the U.S. flag or the Michigan state flag. [Mich. Comp. Laws Sec. 750.246]

            Minnesota
            The State of Minnesota makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to intentionally and publicly mutilate, defile or show contempt for the U.S. flag or the Minnesota state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Minn. Stat. Sec. 609.40]

            Mississippi
            The State of Mississippi imposes a fine of up to $1,000 and a jail term up to 30 days on those convicted of mutilating, trampling or defacing the U.S. flag, the Mississippi state flag, or the Confederate flag with the intent to dishonor. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Miss. Code Ann. Sec. 97-7-39]

            Missouri
            The State of Missouri makes it a Class A misdemeanor for anyone to purposefully and publicly mutilate, defile, trample upon or desecrate the U.S. or Missouri state flags. [Mo. Rev. Stat.. Sec. 578.095]

            Montana
            The State of Montana imposes a fine of up to $50,000 and a jail term up to 10 years on anyone convicted of mutilating, defiling or showing contempt for the U.S. flag or the Montana state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Mont. Code Ann. Sec. 45-8-215]

            Nebraska
            The State of Nebraska makes it a Class III misdemeanor for anyone to mutilate, deface, defile, burn or trample the U.S. flag or the Nebraska state flag. [Neb. Rev. Stat. Sec. 28-928]

            Nevada
            The State of Nevada makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to deface or defile the U.S. flag or the Nevada state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Nev. Rev. Stat. Sec. 201.290]

            New Hampshire
            The State of New Hampshire makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to knowingly cast contempt upon the U.S. flag, by desecrating it. [N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. Sec. 646A(1) – A(4)]

            New Jersey
            The State of New Jersey prohibits anyone from desecrating any public monument or symbol, including the U.S. or any state flag. [ N.J. Stat. Ann. Sec. 2C:33-9]

            New Mexico
            The State of New Mexico makes it a petty misdemeanor for anyone to insult the U.S. or the New Mexico state flags by word or act. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [N.M. Stat. Ann. Sec. 30-21-4]

            New York
            The State of New York makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to use the U.S. flag for advertising or publicity purposes. [N.Y. Gen. Bus. Law Sec. 136]

            North Carolina
            The State of North Carolina makes it a Class 2 misdemeanor for anyone to mutilate, defile, deface or trample upon the U.S. flag or the North Carolina state flag. [N.C. Gen. Stat. Sec. 14.381]

            North Dakota
            The State of North Dakota makes it a Class A misdemeanor for anyone to publicly mutilate, deface, defile, burn or trample upon the U.S. flag. [N.D. Cent. Code Sec. 12.1-07-02]

            Ohio
            The State of Ohio makes it a misdemeanor of the second degree for anyone to purposely deface, damage or physically mistreat the U.S. flag or the Ohio state flag. [Ohio Rev. Code Ann. Sec. 2927.11]

            Oklahoma
            The State of Oklahoma imposes a fine up to $3,000 and a jail term up to three years for anyone who contemptuously or maliciously burns, mutilates, defaces or tramples upon the U.S. flag. The law forbids the public display of any red flag or other banner indicating disloyalty to the U.S. Government or promoting a belief in anarchy or the destruction of organized government. The law also forbids the use of the U.S. flag for advertising or publicity purposes. [Okla. Stat. tit. 9, Sec. 21-371 through 21-375]

            Oregon
            The State of Oregon makes it a Class C misdemeanor for anyone to abuse venerated objects such as the U.S. flag or the Oregon state flag. [Or. Rev. Stat. Sec. 166.075]

            Pennsylvania
            The State of Pennsylvania prohibits anyone from disrespecting the U.S. flag or using it for advertising or publicity purposes. [18 Pa. Cons. Stat. Sec. 2102]

            Rhode Island
            The State of Rhode Island imposes up to a $100 fine and a jail term up to 30 days on anyone convicted of publicly mutilating, defacing or trampling upon the U.S. flag. The law also forbids the use of the flag for advertising or publicity purposes. [R.I. Gen. Laws Sec. 11-15-2 and 11-20-2]

            South Carolina
            The State of South Carolina imposes up to a $100 fine and a jail term up to 30 days on anyone convicted of publicly mutilating, defacing, jeering at, trampling upon or defiling the U.S. flag, the South Carolina state flag or the Confederate States of America flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [S.C. Code Ann. Sec. 16-17-210 through 16-17-220]

            South Dakota
            The State of South Dakota makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for anyone to knowingly mutilate, deface, burn or trample upon the U.S. flag or the South Dakota state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. The law also bans the display of red, black or any other flags antagonistic to existing government. [S.D. Codified Laws Sec. 22-9-1 through 22-9-13]

            Tennessee
            The State of Tennessee makes it a Class A misdemeanor for intentional desecration of the U.S. flag or the Tennessee flag. [Tenn. Code Ann. Sec. 39-17-311]

            Texas
            The State of Texas makes it a Class A misdemeanor for anyone to intentionally damage, deface, mutilate or burn the U.S. flag or the Texas state flag. [Tex. Penal Code Ann. Sec. 42.11]

            Utah
            The State of Utah makes it a Class B misdemeanor for anyone to knowingly and publicly mutilate, deface, burn or trample upon the U.S. flag or any state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Utah Code Ann. Sec. 76-9-601]

            Vermont
            The State of Vermont imposes a fine of up to $1000 and a jail term of up to one year on anyone convicted of publicly mutilating, defacing, defiling or trampling upon the U.S. flag or the Vermont state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 13 Sec. 1902 through 1905]

            Virginia
            The State of Virginia makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor to publicly mutilate, burn, defile or trample upon the U.S. flag or the Virginia state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Va. Code Ann. Sec. 18.2-487 and 18.2-488]

            Washington
            The State of Washington makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to cast contempt by publicly mutilating, defacing, defiling, burning or trampling upon the U.S. or Washington state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [Wash. Rev. Code Sec. 9.86.020 through 9.86.050]

            West Virginia
            The State of West Virginia imposes a fine of between $5 and $100 and a jail term up to 30 days on anyone convicted of publicly mutilating, defacing, defiling or trampling upon the U.S. flag or the West Virginia state flag. The law also forbids the use of such flags for advertising or publicity purposes. [W. Va. Code Sec. 61-1-8]

            Wisconsin
            The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the state’s flag-desecration law in 1998 as unconstitutionally overbroad. The case was Wisconsin v. Jansen, 580 N.W.2d 260, 219 Wis.2d 362 (Wis. 1998). Subsequent attempts by the state Legislature to redraft the statute have not succeeded.

            Wyoming and Alaska are the only remaining states without a law against desecrating the American flag. Wyoming does have a clause in its state flag code that declares “all penalties provided by the laws of this state for the misuse of the national flag are applicable to the state flag,” but no such penalties seem to exist.

          • Trkguy1638

            And yet not one of them allows an officer to ” stomp your ass if you walk on the American flag in front of me”.
            That violates due process. An officer is not judge, jury and executioner.
            The flag is a symbol of what we believe in. No on has the right assault another because the symbol of what they believe in is walked on.

          • ChiefD

            Well, I have a patch for my jacket with an American Flag that says, “Try And Burn This One”,

          • Trkguy1638

            I don’t know anyone that wants to burn your jacket with silly patches on it.

          • Mark

            Trkguy1638, Walk on or desecrate the American flag in any way shape or form it in front of me or any American who honors our flag and yes, we will kick your ass.

          • Trkguy1638

            So you have the same respect for the Q’ran, the Iranian flag and all other symbols? Why does your threat always have to end in violence?

          • Mark

            Trkguy1638,
            I grew up to respect the American flag and my country and will continue to do so, but as far as you are concerned, I have no respect for your panzy ass and feel that you need to be bitch slapped.
            You can stand around and watch someone disrespect our flag and country all you want.
            That clearly shows you don’t have a patriotic bone in your body.

          • Trkguy1638

            Why not respect the constitution? Why is violence the answer to your issue? BTW “panzy” is spelled wrong. Spell check is your friend….

          • Mark

            Trkguy1638,
            I do in fact respect the constitution and that same constitution and bill of rights gives me the right to stand and fight against anyone who tries trampling on America or it’s flag.
            You are as I stated a Panzy, (spelled that way on purpose) as in PANZY AZZ you dummy.
            You are obviously a coward who wouldn’t lift a finger to protect America.
            Your comments reflect your cowardice and your ignorance about America and in what ways we can defend her.
            Grow some balls you coward!

          • Trkguy1638

            Please point out where in the constitution or the bill of rights grants you “the right to stand and fight against anyone who tries trampling on America or it’s flag.”
            Here is an additional challenge, try to do it in adult fashion without the name calling

          • Trkguy1638

            What did I tell you about name calling. Come out of the basement and see how the real world works.

          • Mark

            As the saying goes….. If the shoe fits….. TROLL

          • Trkguy1638

            You said we wouldn’t hear from you again. Honesty is apparently a trait you don’t have either. Please act like an adult and stop with the name calling.

          • justtheusa

            OMG….Mark was right. You are a troll.

          • Trkguy1638

            Name calling is your strong suit as well. Never bother with rational argument when calling someone a name will do.

          • justtheusa

            If calling you what you are offends you, change what you are, troll. I stated my case, you just play around making asinine remarks. Mine was a rational argument, you are the irrational one.

          • Trkguy1638

            OK Asshat. If I destroy the the flag of Mexico, Italy or some other country you wanna kick my ass? How about a Texas, Minnesota or Ohio flag? I suspect your an internet warrior who never served in any fashion. Either we stand for a rule of law or we don’t.

          • justtheusa

            Asshat? LOL Only the American flag involved here numbnuts.Don’t you read before you respond? Coming from a male prostitute such as yourself that’s pretty good Tricksguy.1638… Is that the number you have served? Now go insult someone else child, you bother me.

          • Trkguy1638

            Oh so you make the rules? What a homophobic clown. Come out of the basement some time and see the whole picture.

          • SICKOFTHELAPDOGMEDIA

            1 and 2nd Amendment. you exercise your free speech by disrespecting my flag and I will exercise my free speech by using the 2nd Amendment

          • Trkguy1638

            Your going to carry a gun to protest my of of speech?

          • SICKOFTHELAPDOGMEDIA

            pantywaist Trkguy. STOP your BS about respecting the Constitution as it is clear you have NEVER read the document.

          • Trkguy1638

            It is very clear you don’t respect the document.

          • Mark

            What do you do Trkguy1638, kiss them?
            Mess with a true American and you will face violence!
            As the saying goes….DON’T TREAD ON ME!

          • Trkguy1638

            No I respect the rights of others. I believe in and support the constitution. I don’t use violence or threats of violence against those I disagree with.
            No one wants to “tread on you”. They want to exercise their first amendment rights.

          • SICKOFTHELAPDOGMEDIA

            Dear little liberal. The 1st Amendment only protects you from the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT violating your free speech rights. Does NOT stop you from suffering the consequences from a pissed off Patriot

          • Trkguy1638

            What is the difference between a “pissed off patriot” and an anarchist? Neither one cares about anyone’s rights but their own.

          • justtheusa

            Having rights doesn’t always make you right. ie; the desecration of the US flag.

          • justtheusa

            No, I don’t. But I don’t go out of my way to disrespect either like they do our Bible and flag. It doesn’t. you can simply abandon your flag desecration and walk away or you can commit and both of us pay a price. Your choice. My choice is to stand my ground for my country.

          • SICKOFTHELAPDOGMEDIA

            Police might not be able to but I will

          • Trkguy1638

            Violence is always the answer.

          • Bill Willis

            He’s no longer a police officer. He’s a retired cop and retired military. I believe he’s saying that he’ll “Stomp your ass” as a patriotic citizen. You can look that term up if you need to.

          • Trkguy1638

            In the photo the St Cloud police car is from St Cloud, MN not St Cloud Fl. It cast’s some doubt on the validity of the story

          • Mike Barnett

            Good point – the jackets aren’t normal Florida wear, either.

          • Trkguy1638

            I believe the comment was “federal law”. These are all State statutes. What federal law covers this?

          • Jackie Slater-Alford

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            18 U.S. Code § 700 – Desecration of the flag of the United States; penalties

            Current through Pub. L. 114-38. (See Public Laws for the current Congress.)
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            (a)
            (1) Whoever knowingly mutilates, defaces, physically defiles, burns, maintains on the floor or ground, or tramples upon any flag of the United States shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.
            (2) This subsection does not prohibit any conduct consisting of the disposal of a flag when it has become worn or soiled.
            (b) As used in this section, the term “flag of the United States” means any flag of the United States, or any part thereof, made of any substance, of any size, in a form that is commonly displayed.
            (c) Nothing in this section shall be construed as indicating an intent on the part of Congress to deprive any State, territory, possession, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico of jurisdiction over any offense over which it would have jurisdiction in the absence of this section.
            (d)
            (1) An appeal may be taken directly to the Supreme Court of the United States from any interlocutory or final judgment, decree, or order issued by a United States district court ruling upon the constitutionality of subsection (a).
            (2) The Supreme Court shall, if it has not previously ruled on the question, accept jurisdiction over the appeal and advance on the docket and expedite to the greatest extent possible.
            (Added Pub. L. 90–381, § 1, July 5, 1968, 82 Stat. 291; amended Pub. L. 101–131, §§ 2, 3, Oct. 28, 1989, 103 Stat. 777.)

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          • justtheusa

            18 U.S. Code § 700 – Desecration of the flag of the United States; penalties

            Current through Pub. L. 114-38. (See Public Laws for the current Congress.)

            US Code

            § 700.

            Desecration of the flag of the United States; penalties

            (a)

            (1)

            Whoever knowingly mutilates, defaces, physically defiles, burns, maintains on the floor or ground, or tramples upon any flag of the United States shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.

          • aultonwhite

            4 U.S. Code § 8 – Respect for flag
            18 U.S. Code § 700 – Desecration of the flag of the United States; penalties

          • Bill Willis

            18 U.S. Code § 700 – Desecration of the flag of the United States; penalties

            (a)
            (1) Whoever knowingly mutilates, defaces, physically defiles, burns, maintains on the floor or ground, or tramples upon any flag of the United States shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.
            (2) This subsection does not prohibit any conduct consisting of the disposal of a flag when it has become worn or soiled.
            (b) As used in this section, the term “flag of the United States” means any flag of the United States, or any part thereof, made of any substance, of any size, in a form that is commonly displayed.
            (c) Nothing in this section shall be construed as indicating an intent on the part of Congress to deprive any State, territory, possession, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico of jurisdiction over any offense over which it would have jurisdiction in the absence of this section.
            (d)
            (1) An appeal may be taken directly to the Supreme Court of the United States from any interlocutory or final judgment, decree, or order issued by a United States district court ruling upon the constitutionality of subsection (a).
            (2) The Supreme Court shall, if it has not previously ruled on the question, accept jurisdiction over the appeal and advance on the docket and expedite to the greatest extent possible.
            (Added Pub. L. 90–381, § 1, July 5, 1968, 82 Stat. 291; amended Pub. L. 101–131, §§ 2, 3, Oct. 28, 1989, 103 Stat. 777.)

          • justtheusa

            18 U.S. Code § 700 – Desecration of the flag of the United States; penalties

            Current through Pub. L. 114-38. (See Public Laws for the current Congress.)

            US Code

            Notes
            Desecration of the flag of the United States; penalties

            (a)

            (1)

            Whoever knowingly mutilates, defaces, physically defiles, burns, maintains on the floor or ground, or tramples upon any flag of the United States shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.

      • tekwrite

        Word of wisdom. STFU. Who guarantees you the right? The military, not a bunch of mamby pamby liberal bleeding hearts.

        • Trkguy1638

          That’s a group of letters, not a word. The constitution guarantees the freedom of speech for both of us. The military defends us against enemies, foreign and domestic. They also promised to defend the constitution. All the constitution, not just the parts you like. I served and recall raising my right hand and saying that loud and proud.

          • formertrucker70

            He never said he had the right. He just said he would stomp an ass. I am sure that he understands the Consequences Of his actions and is will to pay them

          • Trkguy1638

            If he believes in that course of action I would submit he should never be or ever have been a police officer. Can you imagine ever going to an interview board and saying you would “stomp someones ass” because you don’t like what they did? Not because you were threatened but because you did not like they burned a flag. There is not a chance you would get hired.

      • mae

        You are full of crap…just because you disagree with justtheusa you say he is not fit to wear either uniform? How many uniforms have you worn? I have worn 2…law enforcement and military. In order to retire from each branch of service, he would have had to do at least 20 years in each profession. I respect his service and his right to voice his opinion.
        What have you done in your life that his honorable and selfless?

        • Trkguy1638

          I to have worn two uniforms. US Army and Law Enforcement. He is entitled to his opinion but the idea he will “stomp” someone is reprehensible.

          • SICKOFTHELAPDOGMEDIA

            YOU are a LIAR

          • Trkguy1638

            Because you know me? Ever met me? I love how you make such positive judgement’s on people .

      • SICKOFTHELAPDOGMEDIA

        If you stomp on my flag YOU WILL suffer the consequences

        • Trkguy1638

          I would never stomp, walk or abuse anyone’s flag. I would however support the rights of those who do no matter how repugnant I see the act being. Freedom of speech is a constitutional right everyone seems to ignore until it’s theirs.

          • SICKOFTHELAPDOGMEDIA

            EDUCATE yourself , The First Amendment protects you from the GOVERNMENT making laws that violate your freedom of speech It does NOT stop the consequences from PRIVATE citizens .

          • Trkguy1638

            I am allowed to express my opinion under the first amendment. Nothing allows another person to assault me for expressing it.

      • justtheusa

        I see my role as a soldier and an officer to defend the flag of my country against the enemies of my country. You walk on or stomp a flag and that is not freedom of speech, that is treason. I see myself as doing the right thing, not just standing around letting some ignorant thug domestic terrorist express his or her HATE for a country I happen to love. Hate speech is not always legal. Sorry you hate your country. And if you tell me you don’t hate your country, then you are a coward hiding behind the erroneous supreme court decision which I will eventually be reversed because federal law says desecration is a crime even if libs don’t like it.

    • Sue Rawson

      ditto, and the low class laughing hyena too..

    • Jamal Warner

      At this point, people are fully aware of how the use of the word “thug” is being used in place of the “n word”. No doubt when someone hear that term they do not think of a person who is white with blond hair. You were using it in place of a racial slur. BLM is not anti-American and you do not get to decide what is anti-American or American. If you honor the constitution, then you would have to stand by someone right to stand on that flag. You may not agree with their protest, but you should want to ensure they have the right to do it. Go Figure!

      • Brenda

        thug
        THəɡ/
        noun
        1.
        a violent person, especially a criminal.
        synonyms: ruffian, hooligan, vandal, hoodlum, gangster, villain, criminal

        • Jamal Warner

          That definition means nothing. The “n word” has a definition that means someone is stupid. Yet, racist use it to describe people of color. Thug has a definition, but it is still used in place of a racial slur. Go Figure!

          • Brenda

            I have always referred to white males that spend thier time drinking, fighting, stealing, being lazy and being mouthy as thugs. At least I have for the last 40 years but hey if you want to known as a thug more power to you!

          • Jamal Warner

            I did not say I would like to be known as a “thug”. I stated that the word is being used as a racial slur. It has a double meaning that many people understand it. You are not ignorant to not understand how it is used. Go Figure!

          • David McDowell

            You have no choice in regard to your skin color. You do have a choice in the way you behave. If you are black and behave like a thug, blaming someone’s labeling you as a thug is a weak attempt to deny the truth that you are a thug! You are being defined by your BEHAVIOR!

          • Jamal Warner

            You miss the whole point of my post. I will reiterate what I stated earlier. People are using the word “thug” as a racial slur. It is being used as a racial insult towards people of color. Even you acknowledge it in your post that it is being used in that manner. You stated: “if you are BLACK and behave like a THUG”, which shows you are aware of the racist implications of the word. Further, it shows your inferior intelligence by being a racist. Go Figure!

          • Mark

            Jamal Warner, The same thing stands for a white person. If a white person behaves like a thug, then he gets labeled as a Thug.
            Thugs come in all colors.
            The term Thug has no racial implications, other than what seems to be in your racist mind!

          • justtheusa

            I’m sorry that you use it that way. I don’t. A thug can be any damn color under the sun.

          • Jamal Warner

            You do not know if I use it at all. It is a racial slur and when it is normally applied it involves a non-white person. If you want to educate yourself then you can do a simple search on Google. It will enlighten you. Maybe, you understand, but wish to deny it anyway.

          • Mark

            Jamal Warner, You obviously have a chip on your shoulder and aren’t thinking clearly.
            A Thug can be any nationality, any color.
            Maybe you equate a Thug to be a racial slur, but the word has nothing to do with a persons race, so it’s only in your mind that the term Thug is racial.
            Get over it!

          • Jamal Warner

            Let’s not play this game of making the word “thug” so ambiguous. It has a history in this country and it is a negative one. It has everything to do with a person race because most of the time it is applied to a non-white person. It is not in my mind. If you truly cared you can do a simple search on Google and get a better understanding of its use. Educate yourself on its use and application. If not, then I understand that you are fully aware of its use.

        • Dave Ponder

          Describes the COPS perfectly

      • IndyMason

        You are an idiot.

        • SICKOFTHELAPDOGMEDIA

          Does it hurt to be such an idiot?

          • Travis

            You would know. Does it hurt?

        • Jamal Warner

          No, the idiot is you. Go Figure!

          • IndyMason

            Lol… great retort…idiot.

          • katgal1232

            You are right there at idiot as well.

      • Rick Saltzgiver

        A thug is a thug. I never put any association with it concerning person skin color. Did not even consider skin color till you opened your flap and decided to make it an issue. This is why the race tensions continue, someone always has to play the race card when it has nothing to do with race. I stand by JustTheUSA. I too am retired LE and I am a former Marine. I will do everything in my power to stop my flag from being disgraced and disrespected. THAT is me practicing MY Freedom of Speech in standing up for my beliefs and rights.

        • Jamal Warner

          There is no such thing as a race card. It is a overused term that someone use to avoid speaking about race or racism. It is a weak attempt at deflecting from a discussion of racism. It is a protect right that one can exercise to stand on a flag. If you honor the constitution then you would have to stand by their right to stand on a flag. Just like you are decrying anyone who wants to hinder your ability to exercise your rights, you should stand by everyone else right to exercise their rights.

          Thug is being used in place of a racial slur. It is obvious what you are doing. It begin about race once you started using racial terms. Go Figure!

          • Gregory Smith

            You sir are a weak attempt at deflecting, all you are doing is promoting hate by your constant attacks and arguments. It has nothing to do with Race at all. it has to do with a bunch of people riling up a crowd of like minded individuals and then using them to do their dirty work and/or to manipulate them into acting like angry fools.

            Lets put this racial BS to bed. I am american, you are prolly american. so that is your race, american. skin color means nothing, we all bleed the same color. How about instead of using race baiting tactics you walk away and take a walk. You are not doing anything but showing everyone here that are LE and the like that all you want to do is cause drama. I am a civilian and yet I even see your attempts as a laughable provocation to something that shouldn’t even be.

            You will prolly attack me, call me ignorant or something along those lines because that is what Internet trolls do.

          • Jamal Warner

            I am not deflecting from anything. How am I promoting hate? Race is a serious issue in this country right now and has always been. It sounds as if you are out of touch with the issues impacting many “Americans”. This is not about “riling up” people, but racial inequality that continue to exist in this country. Research the issues because it will give you a chance to see both sides of these racial arguments. It will greatly benefit you.

            No, when someone identify as American, it only means they are a citizen of the United States, which is their nationality. Unfortunately, race still matters in this country. This is not an attack on LE, like you are making it, but actually an acknowledgement that race is a viable issue in this country.

          • Mark

            Jamal Warner, Yes there is such thing as a race card.
            It’s a term that describes someone like you!
            Here’s what a “Race Card” is: Playing the race card is an idiomatic phrase that refers to exploitation of either racist or anti-racist attitudes by accusing others of racism.
            You Jamal Warner, have been doing nothing more than playing the Race Card on every comment you’ve made here, so yes, there is such a thing called a “Race Card”!

          • Jamal Warner

            No, there is no such thing as a race card. What game is this card use for? It is a made up phrase that usually white people use to stop non-white from talking about racism. It is a deflection tactic that aims to stop talks about racism, which people will throw around to stop discussions.

          • Mark

            You are quite the idiot Jamal Warner.
            Race Card is a term used to describe a person like you, who tries blaming race on everything.
            Race Card:
            Playing the race card is an idiomatic phrase that refers to exploitation of either racist or anti-racist attitudes by accusing others of racism. That’s what playing the race card means!
            It’s obvious that you are nothing more than a Troll who like seeing his words in print, even when those words point out how ignorant you really are!

          • Jamal Warner

            Accusing someone of racism or even mentioning racism is not playing the “race card”. Once again, the race card does not exist. It is a made up term to deflect and stop any discussion about racism. Usually white people use it to stop a non-white person from speaking about racism, which they do not want to address.

          • Mark

            You are proving over and over again that you are a Troll and an idiot.
            Eric Holder, President Obama, Jessie Jackson, Al Shaprton and yourself, are all good examples of people who play the Race Card, but obviously you’re too stupid to understand that.
            I will no longer respond to your comments that are filled with your ignorance and stupidity, but instead, I will block you from my sight!
            I’m also suggesting to all others on this site, to block you as well, because we all know that you are nothing more than a comment Troll without a brain!
            You really need to get an education, because your stupidity is overwhelming!

          • Jamal Warner

            No, I prove over and over that I understand your meager attempt at dismissing my assertion of your fake “race card”. In reality, you are deflecting from having to address racial injustice and probably fragile to even debating racism. The cognitive lessers, as yourself, try to bury legitimate discriminatory situations, by downplaying them with myths as “race card”.

      • Mike Barnett

        Only those who wish to see it that way… I’ve never used thug as a substitute for any other word than thug. Do you understand me, or do you need further clarification?

        • Jamal Warner

          You may not have, but it is still used in that manner. It still has racial overtones in its use. It is just like when people of color use the “n word”. It means two different things coming from two different people. And I think all of us are sophisticated enough to wrap our heads around that.

          • Mark

            Obviously Jamal Warner, You are not sophisticated enough to wrap your head around anything.
            You’re trying to make the term Thug into a racial term, when in fact, the term Thug has been used for many years to describe a person who is a violent person, especially a criminal.
            Nothing in that definition is there any reference to race!

          • Jamal Warner

            It is not a question of who is “sophisticated”, whatever that mean, but the use of word that is accepted as a racial slur. It would be easier to admit that you did not know if it was a racial slur. Instead, you deny it. The word “thug” has a negative connotation that is associated with it. Further, when you mention it, you know you do not picture a blond hair, blue eye person, but someone else. If you can not be honest with that assertion then there is no need in even trying to dialogue.

      • justtheusa

        You are wrong. And, NO.

        • Jamal Warner

          I am not wrong, but actually correct in my assertions.

    • katgal1232

      You are a thug! Nothing more!

      • justtheusa

        That’s your opinion based on no proof whatsoever. You, in my opinion, based on your asinine comment, are an idiot. And a whole lot more.

    • Dave Ponder

      MOVE TO RUSSIA you fucking police state loving asshole. FOR A FACT most cops are psychopathic liars, thugs, murderers, and thieves. Cops steal more from people than burglars, and robbers. They frame innocent people, ruining the lives of their victims, cops routinely LIE on the stand even over minor supposed “offenses”. Physical abuse of citizens is RAMPANT. Cops in America MURDER more unarmed people than ANY OTHER COUNTRY except South Africa. (this includes Russia and China combined). Most cops ought to be in PRISON where people like them belong.

  21. koowah

    I never thought it would come to this in America. For my own personal safety, I would not advertise my political affiliation at this time. No hat, no bumper sticker, no yard sign. But I do wonder wha

  22. bobwalton

    Betcha a couple couple of employees are going to take an unplanned vacation… without pay and benefits like unemployment compensation or that Walmart will have some management change.

  23. Janet Wurz Smith

    What would happen if a black person or a Mexican was denied service because of their skin color? How is treating a police officer any different? The woman who did this deserves to be fired immediately. I hope she NEEDS a police officer some day. You know they won’t deny her THEIR services. Thank you obamass-hole for giving people the “right” to mistreat law enforcement. This is YOUR fault and the fault of your other racebaiting buddies!

    • Braheem Hazeem III

      Love how taco Bell immediately fires employees that do this, but Walmart dicks around. Guess Walmart is a bunch of BLM supporters.

  24. linda

    Let them need the police and I would not go because my uniform was not allowed. A-Holes!

  25. 2crows

    Until things get straightened out a little, I would not go anywhere in uniform.

    • KaseyJones

      Things won’t get “straightened out”. They will get worse and worse. This is because anyone with any power is afraid to be accused of being a racist and make all this BS stop. Blacks are going to be allowed to discriminate against and persecute cops and whites indefinitely. They are going to be allowed to stomp on the flag and blame every problem in their life caused by THEMSELVES on whites and cops. It’s the COPS fault I got arrested for committing a crime. It’s white people’s fault I had to commit the crime in the first place because it’s their fault I decided to drop out of school and become a criminal to survive instead of making something of myself. Cops, politicians and lawmakers need to grow a set and put down some boundaries before it’s too late.

    • John

      Well he would have too if he’s on duty.

      • 2crows

        Why? He can pack a lunch or go in to a place he frequents, person to person and say “Hey I like you guys, I like it here. I know our city has problems , but are we cool? Can I get my food here?” You would be surprised how far a sincere person to person talk can go…Come back to your community LEOs
        We want to be your friend…

  26. pen44

    What the freaking hell?!?!?

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