Any normal person will react angrily and defensively if struck or physically attacked. That is what many of our nation’s underpaid police officers face every single day of their depressing job. The following exceptionally well written commentary comes to us from PJ Media where the author apparently was/is a police officer. Officer Schene physically disciplined a spoiled rotten 15 year old girl who was in a vehicle reported stolen. The immature girl was reported to have struck Schene on the shin with one of her shoes. You can see in this video of him aggressively pinning the girl to floor that he used more force than necessary, but she needs to have more respect for the law.
Every police officer has had this experience. You come across a case of criminal wrongdoing, and the person you’ve arrested takes the position that you have neither the right nor the authority to cause him the burdensome inconvenience of having the law enforced at his expense. He proceeds to lecture you on the law, more particularly his knowledge and your ignorance of it. He tells you about his influential friends who will surely have you removed from your job or at least reassigned to some less desirable post. He offers his opinions on your appearance and your ancestry and your personal life, often to the point of accusing you of having an improper, dare I say Oedipal, relationship with your mother. And then, at some point during the booking process, he commits some overt act of provocation, even one as seemingly innocuous as kicking his shoe at you, and you have to decide…….