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Stop Police Entrapment for Towing Company Profits
Petition Background (Preamble):
The police officer was rude and condescending and proclaimed that the car was already chained when he arrived (a lie that he felt was true because he said it out loud.) The signs do not mention the fact that cars will be towed. My car would have been out of the way before marathon set-up started at 5 a.m. and the police officer was unreasonable considering that I needed my car for work (no buses were running). I would be fired for missing a shift at work, as many other night workers are in demand.
The police officer owes me an apology. He should have given me a ride to work! He was working to ensure towing company revenues not make sure the street was clear for the marathon. What happened to "protect and serve"? Serve whom? A car owner standing beside her car with keys in hand, watches it being towed away at her expense for NO reason of protection and service. I am a graduate student with limited funding and unable to get my car out from the impound without financial assistance until pay day this Friday. Thanks to you Pittsburgh Police Department!
Why not spend your time addressing the gunshots that can be heard from my apartment ringing out from East Liberty and Garfield, instead of ruining the livelihood of mere graduate student?
The monopolistic contract of the Pittsburgh Police Department and McGann & Chester, LLC. breeds profiteering and negative behavior of police officers towards tax paying, law abiding citizens.
The Stop Police Entrapment for Towing Company Profits petition to Pittsburgh Police Department was written by Heather Rae Martin and is in the category Local Government at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: profiteering, police entrapment, verbal abuse, racism, city contracts, government contracts