The police want you to help them, uhh, take a bite outta crime … with your cellphone.
Because people don’t want to actually get involved or sully their manicured hands with icky crime, cops know that giving tips anonymously is pretty much the only way they can get your input should you see a ne’re-do-well – well, doing some ne’er!
Toward that end the popo have taken the old and crusty Crime Stoppers approach to the next level.
“Departments in Boston and Cincinnati started accepting anonymous text tips about a year ago. And, since the beginning of the year, cities such as Tampa, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Indianapolis, New Orleans and Detroit have started their own text-based tip systems. ”
Thwarting crime is cool — so kudos to the plan and all.
It won’t work … but kudos.
It won’t work because it’s un-American.
I know it. You know it.
This is the NEW America and NEW Americans suffer from Silo Syndrome Myopia which renders them incapable of seeing anything beyond themselves in this great big ol’ world of ours.
::: Ahhhh selfishness – some things never go out of style!!! :::
Yup, this is NEW America, where:
Take my point?
::: God Bless Help aMErica :::
But hey, go ahead … prove me wrong (PLEASE) …
txt ur tip 2day
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