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    Dallas Police Chief says Criminals are Forced to commit violent acts.

    Dallas Chief Says Criminals Are 'Forced To Commit Violent Acts,' Blames Society

    Dallas, TX – Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall drew the ire of citizens and law enforcement groups on Monday when she implied that society is to blame for forcing criminals who commit violent acts (video below).

    “There are socioeconomic issues that are related to crime in individuals in this city,” Chief Hall said during a press conference discussing two recent homicides. “There are individuals in this city who have returned from prison who cannot find a job, who are not educated.”

    “In those instances, those individuals are forced to commit violent acts,” the chief declared.

    Many were outraged by Chief Hall’s comment, including Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata.

    “The Chief saying that people [are] ‘forced to commit violent acts’ it places the blame on society and makes the offenders the victim,” Mata told KTVT. “I don’t believe anyone is forced to violently attack another person.”

    By using the word “forced” as opposed to “choose,” Chief Hall placed blame on society, rather than offenders, he said.

    “I believe in sentencing guidelines reform and educating violators prior to releasing back into society so they can have the best possible chance of not re-offending,” Mata continued, “but we also have to be accountable for our own actions and never in any way validate an excuse to commit a violent act.”

    Chief Hall clarified her comment later on Monday night.

    “There is no excuse for crime,” she said, according to KTVT. “Crime in general however, is on the rise in Dallas for many reasons. One of them being a lack of resources and opportunity.”

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    I have been pretty poor before and never once committed a violent act because of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    Dallas Chief Says Criminals Are 'Forced To Commit Violent Acts,' Blames Society

    Dallas, TX – Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall drew the ire of citizens and law enforcement groups on Monday when she implied that society is to blame for forcing criminals who commit violent acts (video below).

    “There are socioeconomic issues that are related to crime in individuals in this city,” Chief Hall said during a press conference discussing two recent homicides. “There are individuals in this city who have returned from prison who cannot find a job, who are not educated.”

    “In those instances, those individuals are forced to commit violent acts,” the chief declared.

    Many were outraged by Chief Hall’s comment, including Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata.

    “The Chief saying that people [are] ‘forced to commit violent acts’ it places the blame on society and makes the offenders the victim,” Mata told KTVT. “I don’t believe anyone is forced to violently attack another person.”

    By using the word “forced” as opposed to “choose,” Chief Hall placed blame on society, rather than offenders, he said.

    “I believe in sentencing guidelines reform and educating violators prior to releasing back into society so they can have the best possible chance of not re-offending,” Mata continued, “but we also have to be accountable for our own actions and never in any way validate an excuse to commit a violent act.”

    Chief Hall clarified her comment later on Monday night.

    “There is no excuse for crime,” she said, according to KTVT. “Crime in general however, is on the rise in Dallas for many reasons. One of them being a lack of resources and opportunity.”

    https://defensemaven.io/bluelivesmat...0Wwf7vDMKFXGg/


    I have been pretty poor before and never once committed a violent act because of it.

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    Most criminals are criminals because they choose to be. They don't want regular jobs. They want to be criminals.

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    This person should be given a sharp introduction to the meaning of "enabling."
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    Quote Originally Posted by tabibito View Post
    This person should be given a sharp introduction to the meaning of "enabling."

    This person should have a crime committed against her, or her family. Then we would see her tune change.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mossrose View Post
    This person should have a crime committed against her, or her family. Then we would see her tune change.
    Something along those lines, anyway.
    1 Cor 15:34 εκνηψατε δικαιως και μη αμαρτανετε αγνωσιαν γαρ θεου τινες εχουσιν προς εντροπην υμιν λεγω

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingsGambit View Post
    Is that for me?


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    Well, when you choose your Police Chief this way....

    On paper she wasn’t a front-runner, but last summer U. Reneé Hall came to Dallas and charmed the city manager and council members by being approachable and funny and smart and, yes, though we’re not supposed to mention it, attractive, too.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Well, when you choose your Police Chief this way....

    On paper she wasn’t a front-runner, but last summer U. Reneé Hall came to Dallas and charmed the city manager and council members by being approachable and funny and smart and, yes, though we’re not supposed to mention it, attractive, too.


    ...don't be the least bit surprised that you're not getting a crime fighter.
    Politics has turned into a popularity contest.

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