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Dear Officer Overly Friendly

I, Anonymous

Steven Weissman

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I couldn't help but notice that you spend a lot of time chatting with all the young white girls in the bars on Capitol Hill, especially me. Shouldn't you be doing your job, like looking for criminals? When you asked me for my phone number, I felt really creeped out—because not only are you way older than me and married, you are on the clock as a public servant. You are supposed to be watching for trouble, not watching my ass. I don't know if you think that badge is a turn-on or that girls won't turn you down 'cause they're afraid of a cop, but seriously—get a fucking life and go home to your wife!

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1
Without sleaze like this, we wouldn't have great songs like Ben Folds' "Rent A Cop"... thanks Officer Lecher, for inspiring such art!
Posted by CornsilkSW on July 14, 2010 at 11:04 AM · Report this
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If you no longer wish to remain anonymous you can file a complaint:

http://www.cityofseattle.net/police/OPA/…

Complaint data:

http://www.seattle.gov/police/OPA/Public…
Posted by MacGruber on July 14, 2010 at 11:06 AM · Report this
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for real MacGruber, good fucking call!
Posted by pistolkitten on July 14, 2010 at 5:45 PM · Report this
freesandbags 4
Lets not be shocked when that cop snaps.
Posted by freesandbags on July 14, 2010 at 6:50 PM · Report this
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Have gotten hit on by a cop who was writing me a warning. Know what you mean, it is really creepy. OK, then again, maybe I shouldn't complain too much, because in my case, at least he didn't write me a ticket, haha. Would rather have to put up with some bad flirting and being given a phone number in lieu of being given a ticket.
Posted by Officer Nasty on July 15, 2010 at 8:12 AM · Report this
Spiffy D 6
I love that illustration, but it's making me horny.

And the drawing is so accurate I almost thought it was a photograph.
Posted by Spiffy D on July 15, 2010 at 9:22 AM · Report this
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As a married man I've been hit on by several very charming cops who are women. I didn't mind one bit. Glad to see my taxes put to good use.
Posted by PHYTYL on July 15, 2010 at 9:50 AM · Report this
libraboy 8
Even better if you share the link with the other women in the bar.
Posted by libraboy on July 15, 2010 at 9:58 AM · Report this
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@7: "May I see your license and registration?" is not a pick up line, just so you know.
Posted by TheOtherWoman on July 15, 2010 at 11:51 AM · Report this
Sir Vic 10
The SPD paradox:
We definitely need more police officers, just not more of the _same_ police officers.

@7 It's fun until the ugly ones start hitting on you, or you get asked to, um, do things. Then you are no longer a man at liberty. It's not hard to mentally reverse the gender roles and see the problem.
Posted by Sir Vic on July 15, 2010 at 12:24 PM · Report this
schmacky 11
How long until the Bad Lieutenant scenario unfolds? I needed to have my eyeballs dry-cleaned after that scene.
Posted by schmacky on July 15, 2010 at 1:09 PM · Report this
sirkowski 12
Better horny cops than angry cops.
Posted by sirkowski http://www.missdynamite.com on July 16, 2010 at 12:42 PM · Report this
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So if he was a white cop hitting on white girls would she still feel creeped out?
Posted by Whitegangsterwithsmallpenisandlargepersonality on July 16, 2010 at 1:07 PM · Report this
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What makes you think he's not white?
Posted by Mel on July 16, 2010 at 10:05 PM · Report this
anh 15
Hey Anon, if you see this guy again, ask for his badge number. If he won't give it to you (or even if he does) report him to the police who are actually doing their job. This guy raises a concern with me. I come from a small town not far from Seattle and several years ago (about 7 or 8 years ago, actually) there was a guy who was arrested & convicted for posing as a police officer in order to lure women into his car so he could rape them. He actually ordered an official uniform for the police department in our town and bought a cop car with our PD's logo on it. If the guy you are speaking of really gives you the creeps and isn't doing his job, you should contact his C.O. (if he even has one) and let them know what's going on. We don't pay our taxes so some guy can stand in a bar playing grab ass when he should be protecting the community.
Posted by anh on July 17, 2010 at 11:38 AM · Report this
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@15: RIGHT ON!! anh nailed it!

Sadly, there are a lot of creeps out there.
Posted by auntie grizelda on July 17, 2010 at 3:47 PM · Report this
Puty 17
This is one of my all-time favourite Steven Weissman drawings. Love it!
Posted by Puty on July 17, 2010 at 4:29 PM · Report this
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When a hot youngish (well, under 50) man in uniform talks to me, I am pretty much putty in his hands. I come from a family of cops (all men), and I know that every one of them that I'm related to or was an in-law with has cheated on his wife with women they meet on the job. I understand how cops would be tempted by the endless buffet of different women, some of whom might be like me. But I also know the heartache of scorned cop wives: my mother, my sister, my aunts.
Posted by Open Sesame on July 18, 2010 at 9:07 AM · Report this
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The cop she is talking about is an of duty officer who is paid by Capitol hill bars to hang out to discourage any bad behavior, he is not paid by the city so in fact he is doing his job, and he is black.
Posted by IneedNaroundwaythegirl on July 18, 2010 at 9:36 PM · Report this
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18, I really, really hope you are a troll.

( "... endless buffet of different women" ? In what cop's wet dream? And nice allusion to women as cheap, plentiful, low-quality diner options. Looks like our illustrator nailed it again.)

You are all the validation problem cops ( "oh, I'm just putty in his hands!") are looking for, and fwiw, a lot of women have a markedly different reaction to a man in uniform.

Oh, *please* be a troll...
Posted by DF on July 19, 2010 at 11:20 AM · Report this
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DF,

I think 18 was a satirical post. Check out the nickname: Open Sesame!
Posted by Diagoras on July 19, 2010 at 8:37 PM · Report this
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go look for ZEB
Posted by schulte on July 19, 2010 at 10:53 PM · Report this
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seattle police pulled us over sat. night and said that I was swerving,and that i was going slow. He also asked to know how much alcohol I consumed. I was not swerving and had coffee , and still some left in my cup. The officer asked me to get out of the car still insisting that i had consumed alcohol. I got out and then he checked my Drivers License and let me go. What a way to try to give a DUI , fishing for a drunk driver.Is that what we pay them for? Harass a civilian just taking a drive ? Sad to know that police are trying to target anyone, with no reason.
Posted by ftspd on October 3, 2011 at 12:44 AM · Report this

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