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9,076 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 5 years ago by DoYouWash

Which emotion better describes what you feel when you see cops?
You may feel neither, but which is closer?


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5 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Thursday 12/10/15 - 9:57:26 PM EST (GMT-5)
Immediate fear.
5 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Friday 12/11/15 - 12:36:33 AM EST (GMT-5)
Fear.. even if i know they got nothing on me. Been harrassed a tim or two too much to feel comfort by the fact that policemen are around
4 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Sunday 6/12/16 - 3:52:23 AM EST (GMT-5)
Comfort, because I am a square.
4 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Sunday 6/12/16 - 9:53:47 AM EST (GMT-5)
Comfort of course! They keep the wrongdoers under control!
4 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Sunday 6/12/16 - 3:02:56 PM EST (GMT-5)
I've never felt more comfortable by police presence.
4 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Friday 6/17/16 - 6:10:01 PM EST (GMT-5)
Excitement
4 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Friday 6/17/16 - 6:10:19 PM EST (GMT-5)
i'm a good boy
4 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Tuesday 6/21/16 - 8:39:23 AM EST (GMT-5)
If I'm driving, wariness, which is closer to fear. If I'm at home and they drive by, definitely pure comfort.
4 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Tuesday 6/21/16 - 10:45:58 AM EST (GMT-5)
there was a little bit of resentment mostly from stories from my father.

it's lessened. maybe sympathetic? not quite respect.

but that's small town perspective where local cops make up reasons to pull people over to fill their quota. definitely respect city cops and think the majority of them are doing an honorable service.
4 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Tuesday 6/21/16 - 7:29:51 PM EST (GMT-5)
I feel much safer, unless they're driving behind me.
4 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Wednesday 6/22/16 - 12:24:02 PM EST (GMT-5)
On Tuesday 6/21/16 - 7:29:51 PM Pluvio wrote:
I feel much safer, unless they're driving behind me.

On Tuesday 6/21/16 - 8:39:23 AM IRLIteach wrote:
If I'm driving, wariness, which is closer to fear. If I'm at home and they drive by, definitely pure comfort.

This.
I'm never comfortable if I see police when I'm driving. Otherwise, it's good.

But - I'm am older, white, cis-gendered female. I'm probably the least likely person to have random harassment from the police. If I were a young black gay male, I suspect my reaction to police would be much different.
4 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Wednesday 7/6/16 - 5:24:15 PM EST (GMT-5)
If they're arresting someone, yes!
4 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Wednesday 11/16/16 - 5:00:08 PM EST (GMT-5)
On Sunday 6/12/16 - 3:52:23 AM _Ghoul_ wrote:
Comfort, because I am a square.

same fam, same ...
4 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Friday 11/18/16 - 1:31:06 PM EST (GMT-5)
Fear. I think that just comes from all the stories my dad would tell me.
4 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Friday 11/18/16 - 4:50:54 PM EST (GMT-5)
Neither. They are just people with jobs.

Seems to me the only people that fear the police are either criminals or the willfully ignorant.
4 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Friday 11/18/16 - 9:56:57 PM EST (GMT-5)
Doesn't really phase me at all.



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