Someone called the cops in Gainesville, Florida the other day and complained that kids were making a racket while playing basketball in the street.
You can probably figure what happened next.
“So…if you call GPD to complain about kids being kids… This is how Officer White is going to handle it. We’re going to let kids be kids,” the department said in the video.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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