Philadelphia Judge who Found Police Lieutenant Not Guilty of Assault Caught on Video, is Married to one of Cop’s Supporters

Published On March 1, 2013 | By Davy V. | Articles

By Davy V.

The video shows 39-year old Aida Guzman having fun, spraying silly string in the air, at Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican Festival.

Then, just a few seconds later, someone behind Guzman, is seen throwing a liquid in the direction of several police officers conducting a traffic stop of a motorist.

That’s when Philadelphia Police Lt. Jonathan Josey, a 19-year veteran, turns around, charges Guzman, and punches her in the face, knocking her to the street.

Guzman is then seen bleeding from her mouth, being led away in handcuffs, as someone in the background is heard saying “Look at her face!”

In an attempt to justify what was a clear case of police brutality, Philadelphia Police charged Aida Guzman with disorderly conduct, charges which were later dropped by the district attorney.

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said he was “horrified”, at the incident and apologized to Guzman.

Shortly after the video hit Youtube, Lt. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey, who called Josey’s assault on Guzman “troubling”, fired him.

However, earlier this week, Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge Patrick Dugan found Josey not guilty of assault after a bench trial.

So, how, you may ask, can a video which clearly shows a police officer assaulting a woman, not be enough for a judge to convict him of assault?

Four words.

Good ol’ boys club.

You see, it turns out Judge Patrick Dugan is married to Philly police officer Nancy Farrell Dugan, a 16-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police department.

And earlier this month, the Judge’s wife was one of about 100 Philadelphia police officers, who packed the courtroom in a show of support for Lt. Josey during his trial.

Enrique Latoison, Guzman’s attorney said he had just learned that the Judge was married to Philadelphia Police officer Nancy Farrell Dugan.

Latoison has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the case and intends to file a civil lawsuit against Lt. Josey.

“When it was brought to my attention that his wife was a police officer, it was very surprising and I consider it to be a conflict of interest,” said Latoison.

But wait, it gets better.

Philadelphia’s Police union, the Fraternal Order of Police, or ‘FOP’, threw a party for the fired Police Lieutenant.

They called it the “Come On Out and Support ONE OF OUR OWN” bash.

“You’re kidding me, right?” said Philadelphia City Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez said of the party.

“While I understand that the FOP has to defend one of its own, I am extremely disappointed because this will appear that they are condoning the very visible actions of Josey, which hurts the image of their good officers,” added Sanchez, who represents the district where the incident occurred.

And retired Philadelphia police Captain Ray Lewis, who is involved in a dispute with the FOP sparked by his involvement with the Occupy Wall Street movement, called the benefit “unbelievable”, but said “it’s no surprise.”

I have to give props to Philadelphia City Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez, and Captain Ray Lewis for not being afraid to speak out, unlike the spineless, sell-out cowards on City Council in my hometown of Rochester, NY who condone misconduct and corruption on the part of the Rochester, NY Police department.

 

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Davy V. is a Cuban-American Filmmaker, Video Producer, Photographer and Freelance Writer, best known for using the power of video and film to expose Police Brutality, Corruption and Misconduct.The son of the late Mario Vara, a community activist who for years fought against Police Brutality and Misconduct in Rochester, New York, Davy V. got his start in Television and Video by tagging along and working camera for his father's cable access television show, "La Voz Del Pueblo" (The Voice of The People).Davy V. later went on to produce and host "KEEP IT ON THE REEL", a cable access TV show with a mix of Hip Hop as well as issues affecting African-Americans and Latinos in Rochester, NY, such as Police Brutality and Misconduct. Some guests on the show included Treach, KayGee and Vinnie of Naughty by Nature, Method Man, Funkdoobiest, Da Youngstas, and the Rottin' Razkals.Davy V. won the U.S. ACM Video Festival Award for his Documentary, "R.P.D. EXPOSED!" about the Rochester, New York Police Department and their long history of misconduct, corruption and unnecessary killings of unarmed innocent citizens. "R.P.D. EXPOSED!" and Davy V.'s follow up, "R.P.D.: Badges of DISHONOR, CORRUPTION and MURDER!" were both screened at the National Hip Hop Political Convention at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey.Davy V.'s work has been featured in publications such as THE SOURCE Hip Hop Magazine, URBAN AMERICA Magazine, The Ave. Magazine, Insider Magazine, La Voz Newspaper, Minority Reporter Newspaper, CNY LATINO Newspaper, DOWN Magazine, as well as on television news stations, and programs such as CNN and Inside Edition.In addition to his freelance writing, Davy V. also writes a monthly Op/Ed Column for LA VOZ Magazine and Minority Reporter Newspaper.In June 2012, Davy V. joined Cop Block as a regular contributor.
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  • BluEyeDevil

    SAW THIS VIDEO OVER AND OVER AND I GOT TO SAY; IS THAT WHAT YOU COPS HAVE BECOME, REALLY? SOME GIANT NEGRO COP SUCKER PUNCHING A TINY LITTLE LATIN WOMAN IN THE FACE.
    HEY COMMON AND T.,
    YOU PROUD OF THAT COP? IS THAT YOUR BROTHER? IS THAT THE BEHAVIOR THAT YOU CONDONE? DO YOU BELIEVE THAT THIS IS GOOD POLICE WORK? WOULD YOU HAVE BEEN ONE OF THE COPS IN THE COURT ROOM SUPPORTING THIS GENTLEMAN? DRESSED IN YOUR A-1’S LOL, WOULD YOU HIRE THIS GUY? TELL THE TRUTH, IT’S O.K., WE KNOW THAT CITIZENS ARE SUBHUMAN INCLUDING YOUR FAMILIES.
    AND WHAT ABOUT THIS JUDGE,
    SOMEONE NEEDS TO TARGET THIS MOTHER FUCKER AT HOME. WHAT A TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE. I KNOW SOME GUYS THAT CAN GIVE THIS JUDGE A DOSE OF JUSTICE AND NO ONE WILL EVEN KNOW TIL THE NEXT DAY WHEN HE DOESN’T SHOW UP FOR WORK………..
    LOL, SHE GOT ROCKED BY THIS NIGGER, LOL, LOL, LOL, HEY COMMON AIN’T THIS FUNNY MAN…….LOL. AND THEN YOU CHARGE HER WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT, WHAT A JOKE OUR CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM HAS BECOME, LOL. THERE WILL BE SOME DEAD COPS LAYING AROUND BEFORE THIS PURGE BY THE SYSTEM IS OVER WITH.
    DON’T AGREE COMMON AND T.?

  • BluEyeDevil

    HEY COMMON AND T.,
    CAN I HAVE A PARTY AT YOUR HOUSE WHEN THIS JUDGE ENDS UP DEAD, DOUBLE TAP TO TEMPLES. LOL, COME ON MAN IT WILL BE FUN. WE CAN PLAY PIN THE BULLET ON THE JUDGES HEAD, AND HAVE CAKE N ICE CREAM, AND MAYBE EVEN SOME SODA??????? LOL, GOD DAMN MAN, LOL, I CAN’T STOP LAUGHING.
    IT IS MY HOPE THAT THE CUBAN COMMUNITY BLOWS UP THAT POLICE STATION RIGHT BEFORE SHIFT CHANGE, WHEN AS MANY COPS ARE IN THE STATION AS POSSIBLE. NOW THAT WILL BE POPCORN AND LAZY BOY……..
    THE BLUEYEDEVIL IS SMILING ..!.(‘_’).!..

  • Common Sense

    You really shouldn’t act like an ass and spray cops with silly string while they are handling a crowd where people are throwing beer bottles.

    The judge (decorated Army Captain) was right to rule the video wasn’t admissible, saying this ‘wasn’t a court of social media’ and ‘not trial by video.’ Much like when Davy said his video was ‘famous’ and had thousands of hits. The judge sure didn’t care. And why? Because the ‘video didn’t tell the entire story.’

    With any luck, the former cop will once again be back on the job.

  • Common Sense

    The decision was 3 days ago. No riots. No protests. No overturned cars on fire in the night. Nope. No one cared then, no one cares now.

    Having read some comments from other news sites, seems the police ordered the streets cleared because of several fights, thrown beer bottles and someone doing donuts in the intersection. Then, Miss Spray’s Alot, decides its all fun and games and takes it upon herself to jump into the action.

    End result, split lip. Don’t get in a tizzy, she’ll get 10k for sure and all will once again be right with Philly’s PR Day parade.

  • BluEyeDevil

    WAIT A MINUTE,
    FIRST THE JUDGE SHOULD HAVE EXCUSED HIMSELF FOR A CONFLICT OF INTEREST, HE BIASED AND THAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH THAT ISSUE AND YOU KNOW IT COMMON.
    SECOND REGARDLESS IF THIS COPS GOT HIT WITH SILLY STRING IT STILL DOESN’T JUSTIFY GETTING JACKED IN THE FACE. DUDE, THE END DOES NOT JUSTIFY THE MEANS
    AND THE PARTY ………TASTELESS……..
    NOW YOU CAN SAY THAT IT WAS JUSTIFIES BUT ITS INCEDENTS LIKE THIS THAT COULD POSSIBLY TIP THE SCALES. AGREED THAT THIS VIDEO ONLY SHOWS A PORTION OF WHAT THE REALITY IS BUT WHAT IS SEEN IS THIS APE COP BLASTING A SMALL WOMAN. I DON’T CARE IF SHE JUST DROWNED 20 BABY KITTENS, YOU DON’T PUNCH HER IN THE FACE. WHAT IS THE POINT.
    HERE IS THE BIGGER PROBLEM, SHE IS GOING TO GET ……..PPPPPPPPAIDDDDDDD………. IN THE CIVIL SUIT. AND IT IS ONLY GOING TO TAKE AWAY FROM THE PUBLIC COFFERS INCLUDING THE POLICE BUDGET.

  • BJ

    @ Common Sense

    Not much “common sense” in that post. How can you say the judge “was right to rule the video wasn’t admissible” when it’s a part of the “entire story”. You have clear video evidence but you don’t want it considered?

    An “entire story” can’t be told without all the available evidence. No one wants to hear a “totality of the circumstances” argument in excusing a clear case of assault when video evidence of the actual assault is considered irrelevant.

    Judge got it wrong. Another case of police not being accountable for their actions and another reason why average citizens lose more and more respect for law enforcement every day.

  • WIlliam

    Allow me to offer another view to this subject. I am a police officer, have been for 11 years. This ‘officer’ is not only a disgrace to his department but to others who feel this was an appropriate reaction. Our job as police officers in a case like this is very simple, to restore order. Let’s pretend that she was the one who threw something at him, his best reaction was to punch a woman almost half his size. Are you ACTUALLY telling me he couldn’t have gone up to her and placed her under arrest without hitting her. Perhaps some in-service training on how to make a proper arrest is in order for these officers.

  • Common Sense

    Paid? Probably, I would guess at maybe 10-20k. All she’s got was a split lip. Now, watch the video just released from Chattanooga, that’s an ass whoopin. He’ll (and DOC) will get some coin. But here, not so much.

  • Shawn

    “You see, it turns out Judge Patrick Dugan is married to Philly police officer Nancy Farrell Dugan, a 16-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police department.”

    No one who has that kind of relationship has any business as a judge. Clear conflict of interest.

  • Shawn

    @Common

    “Paid? Probably, I would guess at maybe 10-20k. All she’s got was a split lip.”

    No asshole, what she got was arrested, mistreated, and abused for something she didn’t do. This happened for one reason alone, Contempt of Cop. He was pissed off anyone would dare do anything to offend HIM.
    The cop did what cops do, jump to conclusions and act on it. Cops have such incredible egos that it never occurs to them that they might make a mistake. Of course cops also believe they shouldn’t pay for a mistake either.

    If I did that on the street, I doubt I’d walk away so easy.

  • Mr. Bawkbagawk

    hey blue eye? i may agree with your opinions but i wont know until you turn the fucking caps off.

  • http://www.policemisconduct.net Glenn

    Looks like the judges in Philly are living up to their glorious masonic reputation.

    Nine current and former Traffic Court judges charged: Nine current or former Philadelphia Traffic Court judges were charged today with conspiracy and fraud after a three-year FBI probe into ticket-fixing in the beleaguered court.

    http://articles.philly.com/2013-02-01/news/36661877_1_william-hird-willie-singletary-traffic-court

    Also, given that police have dramatically higher rates of domestic violence altercations, the comments of the local shills are hardly surprising. In fact, common sense has admitted to beating his wife on numerous occasions.

  • Smiley

    I hope to hear one of this lady brothers or friends kills this guy.

    I would also love to hear the news reporting while drinking my coffee that the judge was attacked also.

  • Common Sense

    Well you’re sorta close Glenn, it was actually your wife and she was beaten with my flesh baton about the mouth and tits. She loves it.

  • Hey

    There is no limit to who in society that will do unmoral corrupted misconducts…even a judge.

  • http://www.badgeabuse.com badgeabuse

    U.S. Department of Justice will be looking at it…

    so the fat cop aint singing…

  • jayduba

    Video evidence only tells the whole story when the cops (not capitalized due to lack of respect) present it as evidence. Us perps can’t be trusted to tell the truth, video not withstanding. Don’t forget, we’re all guilty, we just haven’t been caught yet. Our video has always been altered or presented out of context or edited. bow down.

  • jayduba

    Missed capital letter on bow so T could read it.

  • Common Sense

    Seems the DA doesn’t agree, he’s not appealing the judges decision. He had his shot and lost. Guess he doesn’t want to lose an appeal too.

  • North Philly

    their making such a big stink about a L.T who clearly knocked a water bottle out of the lady’s hand and was acquitted of these alleged charges. To all those support groups, how about you protest the judges that throw away and give non guilty verdicts to real assholes that are clearly guilty of violent crimes.

    The alleged “victim” was also arrested that day for public drunkenness and had kids with her there hmmmmmmmmmmmm real victim

    Aida Guzman is a real piece of shit.

  • http://www.badgeabuse.com badgeabuse

    north philly ghetto man….

    The charges were dropped on Aida…read up ghetto boy

    and the video shows her get hit in the head…..wtf are you looking at…maybe hold some coke bottles in front of ‘ur eyes and watch the video again

  • Common Sense

    Once again, PC for arrest and BRD at trial are two different things.

    Just image in they lowered the trial burden and raised the burden at civil proceedings.

  • BJ

    You’ve got a judge who is married to a police officer who attended the trial in support of the defendant and was endorsed for election by the Fraternal Order of Police. A judge who takes two weeks to render a judgement in a simple assault case with clear video evidence of that assault. A DA who doesn’t ask a judge to recuse himself due to partiality reasons and doesn’t oppose a bench trial in front of a judge with a conflict of interest.

    I like most people see a police officer guilty of assault and judge and district attorney guilty of malpractice. This was a very eye-opening case and hopefully the media coverage will make it harder for the Police/DA/Judge triumvirate of incompetence to get away with it next time.

  • Common Sense

    The testimony didn’t meet the criteria for PA Chapter 27 – 2701 of simple assault. I know you all hate having to actually read statutes, and understand that specific elements of crime must be met for a conviction, but that’s how crimes are proven in court.

    Here, they didn’t meet the criteria.

    Your best angle was for the DA to seek a change of venue, or have an out of county judge hear the case, even with a jury pool from outside of Philly.

    But done is done.

  • Common Sense

    Grant Fredericks, a former Vancouver, British Columbia, police officer who operates his own business, Forensic Video Analysis, says digital technology can be deceiving. Fredericks, who has testified as an expert on the subject and has trained FBI agents, said both defense and prosecution lawyers can discount how misleading a video can be.

    “There’s an old adage, the video is a silent witness,” he said. “That’s an extremely dangerous idea today with digital video. Digital video is not what people think it is. In most cases, it’s an altered and compressed medium.”

    Video technology in most cases does not record enough images to exactly replicate reality, Fredericks said. Transferring video through e-mail or YouTube further compresses video.

    “The appearance of motion and force is distorted,” he said.

    Fredericks reviewed video of Josey’s actions and noted several missing images in the video, which would result in the key event occurring faster than it actually did.

    In a frame-by-frame analysis, Fredericks tracked the bottle in the woman’s hand, and said Josey’s hand seemed to go for the bottle. He observed in an e-mail: “If the officer stated that he was reaching for an object in the woman’s hand and mistakenly struck her when his attempt was to strike at the object, then the video may support that.”

  • jayduba

    Again, cops say video was altered and misleading.

  • BJ

    @ Common Sense

    You can’t fall back on the argument that “specific elements” of this crime weren’t met when the presiding judge (who should have never heard this case to begin with) chooses not to consider all the evidence.

  • Common Sense

    That is the only arguement. Most saw just a video and were shocked. But then again, months afterward, it comes down to that pesky phrase, “totality of the circumstances.” Your foolish to rest your entire case on a single part of an incident. Of course liberals do it, bacause its the easy thing. But again, months later, all factors must be considered for a ‘fair trial’ and in this case, it went in Josey’s favor. If the elements are there, there is no crime. But the cop was smart, picked a bench trial, not a jury trial.

    Well played Josey.

  • steve

    the judge was paid off , the cop can sue for his job and possibly get it back now.

  • Chris Mallory

    The Justice Department needs to step in. This cop should be spending the rest of his life in prison.

  • BJ

    This so-called trial was a farce. From the biased judge to the complicit DA. It was asinine to hold it in the first due to the PR hit (however small) their taking now. If it helped shine a light on the inequities in the justice system when a case involves a police officer, I guess those of us disgusted with the lack of accountability will have to take that small victory.

  • Chris

    A petite women spraying silly string at a COP and gets punched in the face or head? This is perfect example why I feel safer without COPS in our society.

    The main reason we have COPS is because of all the weak and stupid people in this country. The STRONG can take care of themselves and NEVER depend on the COPS! I personally will NEVER call or depend on the COPS for ANYYTHING because it only makes matters worse!

    Pretty simple if you ask me. More COPS = more COP abuse and an unsafer place to live period! The entire system needs to be torn down and rebuilt. First start with an independent organization investigating COP abuse from complaints from us citizens instead of the “Police investigating the Police”.

  • YankeeFan

    Common Sense,

    This was no doubt a clear cut case of conflict of interest if there ever was one. I do not like the what if game but if this woman was married to the judges son who convicted him, you and T and every other cop would be in an uproar over his clear bias. Thnis charade also highlights the reason why cops choose bench trials. It isn’t because juries are idiotic, although some are. It is because, from a tactical POV, it is more likley to render an acquittal as a cops testimony is given greater deference in court.

    As to the silly string, I agree but how about the person with the powers to arrest make sure they have the right target before acting and the issue was the punch to the face. I have heard some departments forbid that as police unless it an extreme emergency and even if this department allows such use of force, she was walking away and the chance she could have suffered serious injury was present. Just because she did something like spray harmless, crap silly string doesn’t mean she should have been treated that way by a cop who clearly lost his cool. I am betting if you talked to him in private, he would even admit that and wished he could get in the way abck machine and re-do that moment. But I agree, well played as there is nothing like having the judge, who is married to one of your officers cheering you on in her husbands court be the one to decide your guilt or innocence.

    I personally, with that said, do not that think he should have been fired. People make mistakes and he made one that embarrassed him and the department and his chief, who is the boss after all decided he needed to go. I am also not a fan of cops being tried for crimes after being fired for some kind of misconduct. Such as illegal searches where the DA chooses to try them. I say let them be fired and leave it be because if it is a just firing, an acquittal gives them ammo to try and get their job back. In this case, I believe once again, no firing but time off and anger management.

  • YankeeFan

    Also your linking the take about frame by frame analysis is all fine but people do not live and move in slow motion. Even if he was reaching for the bottle in her hand he fucked up in a colossal way. How about a grab from behind, detain her and question here as opposed to, what appears to be a from the back haymaker. Go ahead and offer that. I watched the video and he stepped forward with his right foot to brace himself and launched away. the object, this so called expert claims he might be reaching for was in her left hand and his attempt to reach it never got close to the object in her left hand at all. It seems, even with missing frames as he claims, his hand is clearly up and around her face area and came nowhere close to the bottle. Nice try but now we know why he chose bench trial, a jury would have hung his stupid ass!!

  • YankeeFan

    In fact, after watching the video several times, he had the postyure of someone tossing a punch. Right foot extended, right arm cocked with elbow bent and makes this looping sweeping motion with his arm that you will see in most videos of someone sucker punching someone. How often do you reach for something in that manner? How about this. Grab her in your left arm, then reach across her body with your right and grab the object. It would be more believeble that he was “reaching” for them object.

    I almost forgot about his take about video being altered or compressed. Was it not a cop who was in charge of the University of Marylands video surveillance system in which video was hard to come by and there was a reported period of time missing from the video, I think 2 minutes in which some half ass explaination was given, that showed her husband which was one of the cops beating someone and being charged for a crime in which they claimed it was justified use of force even though they lied and claimed it was a horse.

    A cop talkiing about altered video…how rich!

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  • Common Sense

    @YF

    I would agree with you on the point that the judge should have recused himself. But that begs the question, what of all the other thousands of cases where an officer will testify? It would be impossilbe for him to recuse himself from every case. And Josey had already been termed form Philly PD, so he entered the court as any other citizen.

    I know little about Dugan other than he was in fact elected and re-elected, with support from the Philly Bar Assoc. I did notice that, from their site, one does not have ‘the right’ to a jury trial in municipal court.

    “The Philadelphia Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction with 25 law-trained Judges, and as such is responsible for trying criminal offenses carrying maximum sentences of incarceration of five years or less, civil cases where the amount in controversy is $12,000 or less for Small Claims; unlimited dollar amounts in Landlord and Tenant cases; and $15,000 in real estate and school tax cases. Municipal Court has initial jurisdiction in processing every adult criminal arrest in Philadelphia, and conducts preliminary hearings for most adult felony cases. Because, by statute, an individual does not have the right to a jury trial in Municipal Court, cases may be appealed to the Court of Common Pleas for a trial de novo. The current appeal rate averages approximately 3% or less. The Philadelphia Municipal Court has experienced many changes since its inception. The Court continues its growth towards its goal of excellence in providing timely and equal justice to all persons who have contact with the Court.”

  • http://www.badgeabuse.com badgeabuse

    Mayor Michael Nutter this week called Dugan’s verdict “beyond (his) comprehension.”

    The city vowed to oppose his return, which goes to binding arbitration.

    Guzman plans to sue him and the city, while her lawyer has asked the Justice Department to review Dugan’s role in the case.

    “Finding out that his mortgage is with the Fire and Police credit union, and he’s married to a police officer, … it looks really, really bad,” said Enrique Latoison, who represented Guzman on the disorderly conduct charge, which was dismissed.

    Sanchez said that city officers — especially a supervisor like Josey — should know how to handle crowds in a city famous for its raucous sports celebrations.

    “We could have had a melee,” Sanchez said. “People fortunately did not react. What’s going to prevent a reaction next time if people do not believe justice is being served?”

    Does this sound like something lots have been saying?

  • BJ

    @ Common Sense

    What question does it beg? Josey was the defendant not a witness for the prosecution.

  • takaru

    common sense your just a fucking asshole, you justify this web site

  • YankeeFan

    Common,

    I agree that it would be impossible in every case but we would need to examine each case. In this case, even though he was termed, he was a cop in the eyes of his supporters, wrongfully etrmed and this judge is amrried to one of this Lt’s officers. A fellow officer on the force. How does that look on the surface. It looks bad. This same question was brought up in the Meckenna maryland cop trial where it was disclosed that the judge who was in charge of the case is married to a cop who was convicted in shooting someone in the back with a bb gun that had been stolen. It was noted that she, according to courtroom observers was very biased against the prosecution and she was appearently asked to recuse herself and did not.

    In both these cases, I am not saying things were done improper. I am saying the appearence alone is enough to cause people to ask questions and rightfully so. I do not have a horse in this race but if you were to ask me I would say a judge deciding the fate of a former cop fired is married to a cop that was in his courtroom supporting this fired cop at trial. I would say that looks bad.

    I do still stand by my take he shouldnt have been fired as i feel he let his emotions get the best of him and that happens.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    Common Sense has just admitted to being a poser / badgelicker. Can there be any more pathetic creature than someone who ASPIRES to be an 85 IQ GED holder in a shitty polyester uniform?

    Anyone wonder what career path is so degrading that pretending to be a cop is an step up? I vote for officer in charge of ketchup dispensers at Jack in the Box.

  • Common Sense

    Aww, Poor Lakewood.

    Still smarting from our last exchange are we? Tisk Tisk. One would think that someone with such a steadfast background such as yourself would be more mature. Guess not.

    Liars never win.

    Once again, I win, you lose. Checkmate.

  • Common Sense

    @YF

    I would agree, on its face, the ‘appearance of impropriety is improper.’ Dugan should have understood the politics of this and recused himself. But most importantly, it should have been move out of Philly, or atleast, sat a jury from non-Philly residents.

    But what influence did his wife possibly have over this incident? Philly has more than 6000 officers. What she friends with Josey? Was she a subordinate? What rank did she have and where was her assignment? Was he an evidence tech or one of the cops that runs paperwork to the court?

    If Aida’s attorney has an issue, then he needs to file a complaint with the ethics board. One against the judge, and another against the DA. As of yet, he’s done neither. The DOJ isn’t gonna look very hard into this case.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    Again, tell us what you do when you are not pretending to be a cop. Make us seethe at your joyous life.

  • Common Sense

    What I do? I work. Work at driving you bat-shit. And work is good. And easy too.

  • Wicked Vet

    Corrupt judge, corrupt cops, not shocking. You can tell she didn’t throw the water, she didn’t spray the silly string. She was hit by the water and turned around. The so called commander over-reacted, not a good quality in a leader. The judge also should lose his job.

  • Common Sense

    @wicked

    “On the original video, you see Guzman doing something near the officer. She admitted later that she was spraying silly string and NBC10 obtained new, exclusive video on Wednesday that shows Guzman spraying into the crowd. The commanding officer on the scene, Lt. Jonathan Josey, turns around and hits her.”

    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/breaking/Charges-Dropped-Woman-Hit-by-Officer-172532471.html

  • Wicked Vet

    @ common
    Do you see it in this video? With in moment of Capt Jacknut turning around and hitting her what do you see? I don’t care what happened five minutes before he hit her, that has nothing to do with why he hit her. You see water get splashed and both her and the capt Jacknut turn, he clearly assumes she did it. Make up all the excuses you can to justify his behavior, but that doesn’t justify it. He over-reacted out of a purely emotional state.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    Common finally came clean that he has been posing as a cop for all this time on Copblock. All of this time we have been wasting our best hatred on that most debased of creatures, the Badgelicker.

    When you can only aspire to have the 85 IQ and GED of a cop, an extension cord, a chair and a sturdy beam in the garage is a workable solution.

    You have even more of my pity. I am sorry I brought up your obviously embarrasing job. Not everybody makes it out of the food service industries in their teens. I’m sorry you didn’t.

  • Common Sense

    @wicked

    I make no excuses, merely an observation and an opinion.

  • Common Sense

    Wow, I’m impressed. I don’t seem to recall ever stating I was a cop. Nor, have I ever stated I wasn’t. But since I know you have an obsession with me, I’ll let you continue to ponder.

    Your rage has unbalanced you.

  • Common Sense

    Ah Fakewood, always quick with an insult. The truth hurts doesn’t it. I have laid you bare for all to see, that you are no where close to what you claimed to be.

    You are were not in Airborne school.

    Your family was never hassled by the police, and they probably don’t even exist.

    You were never even in the Army, let alone for 22 years.

    And what do you do when the truth is exposed? Call people names.

    Go back to your Xbox child, the adults are talking.

  • d9nj3nko

    Common sense you dirty badgelicker lol, explains everything…. You are truly a muppet!

  • d9nj3nko

    Common sense… you dirty badgelicker lol, explains everything!

  • jayduba

    Common, ‘But what influence did his wife possibly have over this incident?’ never heard of the thin blue line? Oh, I forgot, that doesn’t exist. And if your not a cop, you must be the bitchboy of a large, anally dominant one.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    Oh the sweet butthurt, Common. I have no rage, just pity toward you. Your opinion on my career path is of no consequence. Your speculation is of no value.

    But you on the other hand, caught clearly invalidating your months of copious and now laughable posting (I never said I was a cop) are trying to backtrack (I never said I wasn’t). Since there would be zero reason, were you actually a cop, to suddenly claim you weren’t, it is clear you are merely a wannbe. Nobody suddenly denies their career accidentally.

    And the only thing more pitiable than an 85 IQ doofus in a shitty polyester uniform is someone who REALLY WISHES they were an 85 IQ doofus in a polyester uniform.

    Add that to your “cunts and bitches” hatred of women and you are such a sad case I cannot imagine being in your shoes. I weep for your hellish life.

  • Common Sense

    Oh but poor Lakewood, there is a reason for me to hide my identity.

    Wasn’t it you who spoke of L-shaped ambushes against the police?
    Wasn’t you who offered a bounty for my identity?
    Wasn’t it you who frequently spoke of ‘necklacing’ cops and their families?

    I seem to think it was.

    I simply hide my occupation. Why? For two reasons. (1) it pisses you off (2) it really pisses you off.

  • jayduba

    Bitchboy speaks.

  • Common Sense

    Hush peasant.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    It doesn’t piss me off. It amuses me that you hide what you do. It must be terribly silly.

    Sad.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    A man is his career. Men introduce themselves by name, then I am a _________. It is really sad and silly you cannot do that. You must feel pretty emasculated, having to lie about what you do to total strangers on a website.

    You have my pity. I imagine you have the pity of everyone on this site.

  • Common Sense

    I can’t tell Lakewood, you’ll stalk me, and then necklace me.

    You’ve scared me too much to reveal who I am.

    I live in stark fear that you will utilize your Airborne skills and HALO jump into the back of my property, low crawl to my shop and set up an L-shaped ambush.

    ..and yes, you’re vexed, that’s why you keep obsessing.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    So admitting you are a sandwich artisan, out of the hundreds of thousands of sandwich artisans, is a bridge too far.

    Face it. You accidentally revealed you are a badgelicking poser. You can’t go back. All of your voice of authority act is now seen as the bullshit it is. You should have thought before you posted.

    Continue twisting. It is funny to watch. A man who cannot tell you what he does to earn his living is obviously no man at all.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    “Low crawl to your shop”

    Do cops work out of “shops”?

  • Common Sense

    Poor Fakewood, still obsessing. And no poor child, I admitted nothing. All “slings and arrows” now aren’t we. The only think admitted was that I was correct, once again, on this website.

    I won, you lost.

    You created a story that was completely fabricated.

    Your past, and ’22 years’ in the Army really doesn’t concern me. You’re probably a woman if I had to hedge a bet, but again, neither here no there, unless I decide I want to piss you off.

    Perhaps that part of it. You’re still seeking some victory over me. Some chance to stand on your soapbox and shout, “See! I told you.”

    Will that make you feel better Fakewood? Will that end your obsession with my occupation?

    Perhaps if you made a donation to the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial Fund, I might be persuaded.

  • Smiley

    I’ve been reading the news and I’m still waiting for the Latino folks to rise up and KILL that Black cop. Does anyone know when it’s going to happen ? I sure hope to hear in the not to distant news that it happens. Then again, at this point I’ll take the news of any dead cop.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    I am amused by your fear of revealing what you actually do for a living. Must be pretty embarrasing if you have to pose as a cop on a website to make yourself feel like a man.

    But continue to thrash and twist. It is fun to watch.

    You have my pity.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    And I noticed you have entirely stopped with your speculative fiction dealing with your knowledge of cops. Not easy to do now that you have been outed.

    One little mistake and it all collapses. Very sad. You lost the one thing that makes you happy.

    You have my pity.

  • Common Sense

    Sorry Fakewood, I don’t need a woman’s pity. Even your obsessing.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    Looks like a nerve was struck. It hurts to have your manhood questioned in relation to what you do for a living. Aparently your career as a fake cop is better than whatever it is you really do.

    As always, you have my pity.

  • Common Sense

    I am curious to how you say, repeatedly, that I’m ‘mad’ or you’ve ‘struck a nerve’ – you are still the one obsessing.

    I’m in your skull Fakewood, face it. You’re my puppet. With just a few words I can press your buttons whenever I want. You’re still trying to crawl out of the hole you dug for yourself with all your lies.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    I am not the one embarrased about my job, or posting every morning during working hours to defend my fake cop posting. I am sitting here after dinner, laughing with my troops over my “cyberbullying” as you try to cover for this:

    Common Sense says:
    March 3, 2013 at 3:19 pm.
    Now, you want my badge number to prove I’m a cop. I’ve never posted that I was, in fact, a cop. Now if I did make that statement, and someone called me out, I could then back it up by posting details, say an ORI number.

  • comnon sense

    Common, are you saying that the video was altered? Or that it shows Officer Friendly protecting himself? That video CLEARLY shows an unprovoked assault on a retreating person. Even if the judge did not have a clear conflict of interest in presiding, he was wrong to throw out the only evidence that wasn’t hear say. That your ilk celebrated his decision speaks volumes.

  • takaru

    I think the best strategy is not to respond or interact with common sense he is just a flamer troll trying to provoke, not a cop, just a wanna be something. Probably works at a gas station and listens to the police scanner all day at work and home. Cannot pass the entrance exam. That says alot right there!

  • Common Sense

    I typically only provoke one person, and it works everytime.

  • Lakewood_in_Afghanistan

    Who are you provoking?

  • Joe Jackson

    Jonathon Josey will be back soon beating the crap out of women and shoving broom sticks up thier asses with immunity..