In what universe is this Robbery Prevention?

If you live in Minneapolis, you might want to reconsider that.  Because your city government’s idea of robbery prevention is heavy on the “robbery” and light on “prevention.”

I guess this shouldn’t be a shock since Minneapolis wants to get rid of their police department.

After a rash of robberies and carjackings in the Third Precinct, city “leaders” sent out a letter to precinct residents telling them “We want those who live and work here to be safe!”

And their idea of maintaining your safety is with these helpful robbery prevention tips that, interestingly enough, don’t sound very “preventy” to me.

In what universe is this Robbery "Prevention?"

“Be prepared to give up your cell phone and purse/wallet.”

“Do not argue or fight with the criminal. Do as they say.”

In what universe could this be construed as robbery prevention?  How is giving the robber everything he wants “preventing” robbery?  Seems to me a cooperative population will only further embolden criminals to commit more robberies.  Wouldn’t you say?

Why not just tell their victimized citizenry, “In order to prevent being robbed, voluntarily turn over your valuables. That way it isn’t a ‘robbery’ but a voluntary transfer of goods.”

“Have keys already in your hand as you approach your car” … that way the criminal can more easily take them from you and make his getaway in your own vehicle.

“When you call 911” … which of course you can’t do because you helpfully gave your cell phone to the person who just robbed you.

Yeah, great robbery “prevention” suggestions there, you morons.

You know what would be a great robbery prevention idea?

Instead of dismantling the Minneapolis Police Department, increase the number of police in high crime precincts.

But no! They won’t do that. They’ve already committed to abolishing law enforcement.

Isn’t this always the way Democrats operate?  First they implement a “plan” that causes a huge problem.  Then, instead of correcting the problem by reversing course, they suggest a “solution” that will only make the problem worse.

And when anyone points that out to them, their response is “But we can’t go back! We’ve made so much progress!”

There’s a reason crime is on the rise in Minneapolis, and it isn’t because residents aren’t cooperating enough with the criminals.  It’s because Minneapolis city leaders have put criminals and lawlessness before law and order.

The blame can be placed squarely at the feet of the same city leaders who are now telling you that surrendering to criminals is a form of robbery “prevention.”

I guess they figure that since the city itself has surrendered to the criminals, you should too.

But don’t worry, Minneapolis residents.  Your city council members are safe from these robbers and carjackers who are terrorizing you.  They, unlike you, have private security paid for by the very taxpayers who are now being told to surrender to the criminals calling the shots on the streets in Minneapolis.

The most hilarious part of this letter is how it ends:

“To Protect With Courage
To Serve With Compassion”

Courage?  Really?

Near as I can figure, the only people who are feeling courageous right about now are those who want to commit crime against Minneapolis residents.

And the only “Compassion” these city leaders have is for the criminals.

Law abiding residents? Meh.  You guys are on your own.

Here are my helpful robbery “prevention” tips for you folks living in Minneapolis.

Buy a gun.

And move the hell out of Minneapolis because the criminals won.

Oh, and here’s one final helpful tip:

Don’t ever vote Democrat again.

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10 thoughts on “In what universe is this Robbery Prevention?

  • August 2, 2020 at 10:19 am

    Be prepared to give up a pair of your hollow points (always double tap).

  • August 2, 2020 at 10:32 am

    In their upside-down world, any attempt to fight back will result in YOU getting thrown in jail.

  • August 2, 2020 at 11:39 am

    I work overnight in a convenience store. Two weeks before the shutdown I was putting cleaning supplies away in the back room when I turned around and there was a black man with a scarf over his face. he pulled a gun out of his pocket and said he wanted the money. He grabbed me by the arm and dragged me to the door to the office which has a combination lock.He demanded I open it. I told him no. He yelled it wasn’t my money. I said I didn’t care. It’s not worth dying for…I don’t care. He yelled for a few minutes until he realized he wasn’t getting shit. As he edged toward the door I followed him.Yeah,I was that pissed. As he opened the door I pushed him out,pulled the door closed and locked it. When I called 911 i used the operative word:”gun.” There were 4 cop cars there in less than 2 minutes. When the detective played the videotape back he saw me push the thug out the door and asked me if I was crazy. I said,”no,I was more angry than I was afraid.” I’ve worked since I was 15 years old and am repulsed by ignorant,lazy scum who figure all they need to do is pick up a stolen gun and get anything they want. I still work at that store but I’m a lot more careful now. They never did catch him after he ran off.

  • August 2, 2020 at 12:13 pm

    Three good, common sense life tipd indeed Dianny. If they get rid of the Police in favor of an “Alternate Form of Security,” like Saria Law and their roving “Religious Compliance Monitors,” Robbery will be the LEAST OF THEIR PROBLEMS. Elections Have Consequences, Tip #3 will help. Until they come to their senses, I wouldn’t agree to give them one Red Dime of the U.S. Taxpayers, Previously Stolen, Money.

  • August 2, 2020 at 2:47 pm

    No sympathy. They elected the people doing this to them.

  • August 2, 2020 at 6:25 pm

    Isn’t the “do as they say” bullshit the reason why the 9-11 hijackers had it so easy? That worked out well. I’m not giving up anything until I empty both magazines at any lawless punk that wants rob me.

  • August 2, 2020 at 10:20 pm

    I do agree with part of this. If somebody has physical control of you and is pointing a gun at you, sorry, you’re gonna give it up. To do otherwise is totally foolish. You ain’t Bruce Lee, folks.

    The rest of it was pretty much bulls hit.

  • August 3, 2020 at 9:29 am

    When, not if, when Target field, arena, and M and T stadium are trashed by “mostly peaceful protesters,” maybe it’ll sink in. Doubtful, but maybe!

  • August 3, 2020 at 7:20 pm

    Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.

    Keep voting democrat, you stupid, crazy bastards.

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