Policing priorities all wrong

After a recent experience in traffic, I have greater insight as to why we have such high property crime in Red Deer.

After a recent experience in traffic, I have greater insight as to why we have such high property crime in Red Deer.

I was pulled over by a wannabe police officer over a plastic plate cover on my licence plate. It does not obscure my plate information, it protects my property and bounces back photo radar. Hence the reasons I bought it: over an increase of an unconstitutional tax system to provide more funding for the city to squander.

I had received a photo ticket on the Gaetz Bridge north with the address of the offence as somewhere on Northey Avenue. A place I never go.

I have the right to protect myself and my property using whatever method I can access for reasons deemed necessary. Tell that to the peace officer following me around the day after I was pulled over. Since when are they above the law?

Given that experience, its no wonder the property crimes in downtown Red Deer are peaking. Our so-called law enforcement is preoccupied chasing a flap of plastic around rather than patrolling a drug riddled neighborhood. Public servants, my aunty! That remains to be seen.

See you in court.

Bailey Coltman

Red Deer

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