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Old 03-02-2018, 08:06 PM   #11
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3k and you have a police department?

Cops around here like to find spots like you describe and park behind bushes.
Nope. But lemme tell ya, they sure as hell are ready to write you a ticket for blocking the sidewalk, or harassing you about your trash can laying in the road (i literallg justt got home, had just parked the truck).

The only thing city hall cares about is making sure you clear snow and pay your city income tax (ask me how i know about how bad they wany their tax money).
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Old 03-16-2018, 01:23 AM   #12
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Sounds like you have a shitty police dept. When I was a Trooper, I'd sometimes have to sit in peoples driveways, or along a section of rural but residential roads, because people complained about speeders. I would usually just sit there for a 1/2 hour, unless I was getting a lot of bites. You never leave a good fishing hole.

There's no reason a police department can't have a car sit on your street for a few minutes each day until the problem goes away. Especially if you have a time frame when this is happening.

This may be an ego problem. Some departments don't want some 'civilians' telling them how to do their job. Just remember that the person running the police department (that's sworn to protect and serve) is appointed / hired by elected officials. Or, they're hired by a city manager, which is hired by elected officials. When the police department won't help, you need to put pressure on the elected officials. Get neighbors to go to your city council / town meetings, and lobby your complaints to the people you voted in to represent you. Make sure they know that if they can't get anything done, a more effective person can be voted in to replace them.

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Both of those are good ideas

Ive talked to the city manager, nothin gets done. I told the wife in two years when they reelect council im gonna run my damn self.

Of course, small towns dont like people bucking the norm, so id pry get impeached or whatever its called at a city level. I think you nailed it though jim, its them being arrogant
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