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Did you ever wonder what Post-America would look like?

What happens when civilization has already collapsed, but everyone is still too comfortable to understand what’s happened?

Just beyond the facade of what was once is the reality of what is…[Austin police to stop responding to non-emergency calls in October, Fox 7 Austin, September 30, 2021]:

Starting Friday, the Austin Police Department will ask people to use 3-1-1 instead of 9-1-1 to report crimes that are no longer in process, when the suspect is no longer on scene, and there is no immediate threat to life or property.

“What we ask that you do is to report those either over the phone by calling 3-1-1, or by doing it online at ireportaustin.com,” said interim Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon.

Sworn officers will no longer be responding to those non-emergency calls.

“We will be, in some cases, where possible, dispatching our civilian property crime technicians, for instance, if a piece of evidence needs to be collected. However, that will be somewhat limited based upon the staffing considerations that we have in that area as well,” Chacon said.

All reports gathered by 3-1-1, or online, will still be given to investigators and will be followed up on when detectives are able to do so.

“I feel like, in many areas, not just obviously in our sworn officers on the street, but with our property crime technicians in forensics and in our Austin 3-1-1 call-center, we are experiencing staffing shortages, and, so, I think that I’m going to ask for a little bit of patience. Many times people do have to wait on hold when they’re calling 3-1-1 in order to make that report,” said Chacon.

Calls that will be considered non emergencies include:

  • animal services
  • attempted theft of property
  • burglary of a residence, vehicle or business
  • crashes that do not require a tow, with no injuries, as long as both parties have insurance, a license and are not impaired
  • COVID-19 violations
  • verbal disturbances
  • prostitution
  • a suspicious person or vehicle
  • theft

“If an officer is not necessarily needed, in other words, this is a crime that obviously has already been committed, and we can still get a property crime technician there to take photos, to be able to gather the evidence and to provide a case number and a way to follow up to a victim of a crime, then that may be the most appropriate way, actually, to handle it so that I can free my officers up to keep answering the emergency calls for service where we have a violent crime and people that are actively engaged in criminal activity,” Chacon said.

The new policy is a result of a recent review of APD’s COVID-19 mitigation protocol, the current staffing shortage, as well as reimagining public safety task force recommendations.

Chacon said, as the department is able to fill empty officer positions, non-emergency response could be reevaluated.

“We’re going to be seeking input into that area from our community stakeholders, from City Council, from community members at large in the coming months to see how they want those police services delivered, and then we’ll be able to determine how many officers we really need,” said Chacon.

Any crime that does not meet all the criteria for a non-emergency will be routed to 9-1-1 and an officer will respond. The chief said if someone is unsure whether a call is an emergency, that person should go ahead and call 9-1-1.

Theft of property, burglary, suspicious person? In Austin, Texas, don’t bother calling 9-1-1.

ORDER IT NOW

Welcome to post-America America, where calling 9-1-1 to report a crime means invariably there is a potential for not only disparate impact on the non-white population as engaging in criminal activities, but perpetuating disproportionate arrest records for people of color in the process of trying to eradicate crime.

As long as we fear being called “racist” because too many non-whites are arrested for crime, we don’t deserve civilization.

 

 
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  1. usNthem says:

    Well, it is Austin after all – F ‘em.

  2. All because of kneegrow worship. How many nuffins did a Dindu do, if a Dindu dindu nuffin?

    • Replies: @Unit472
    , @Bite Moi
  3. Are you unable to read or do you just prefer to misrepresent and lie? Can you explain why an armed government employee should respond to a scene when the criminal is no longer there? Does it take a jackbooted thug to write a report?

    “If an officer is not necessarily needed, in other words, this is a crime that obviously has already been committed, and we can still get a property crime technician there to take photos, to be able to gather the evidence and to provide a case number and a way to follow up to a victim of a crime, then that may be the most appropriate way, actually, to handle it so that I can free my officers up to keep answering the emergency calls for service where we have a violent crime and people that are actively engaged in criminal activity,” Chacon said.

    Kersey you have never seen a badge you didn’t want to lick.

  4. Not responding to burglary of a residence? WTF!!
    I bet the cops haul ass if the HOMEOWNER claims there’s an “aspiring rapper” bleeding out in the families living room.

    After all, the negro is America’s most protected species now.

    • Replies: @Augustus
  5. HT says:

    Another city, although controlled by white Leftists, that was a great place to live. But their love for Negroes will be their undoing as their self hatred overrules their desire to be safe from crime and violence. Seattle and Portland and other cities have already been down this road.

    • Agree: Cauchemar du Singe
    • Replies: @Cauchemar du Singe
  6. @usNthem

    Yea I overlooked that fact. F’em indeed!
    Up here it’s A-OK if a homeowner takes out a POS felon committing a felony during a home invasion.

    I can tell from experience that for yrs afterwards the police that responded will laugh, joke, and tell the citizen, “good job!”

  7. Unit472 says:
    @dindunuffins

    People need a police report to file an insurance claim. That can be critical if your car or house has been damaged. Tires slashed? Glass door kicked in you need to get it fixed right away not wait for the police to come in a few days to give you the report you need,

    Then there is ‘suspicious person’. A woman looks out her bedroom window and sees a man peering back at her. I’d say that is 911 territory not 311. Are screams coming from a neighbors house just a verbal argument or what?

    Finally I notice the police are still VERY INTERESTED in responding to auto accidents where a party maybe impaired. My guess is money is to be made here from DUI fines and local lawyers would have a fit if they weren’t investigated even if alcohol had nothing to do with the actual accident.

    • Replies: @PO'd in PG County
  8. Unit472 says:
    @Chris Mallory

    911 operators are not LEO. Depending on their level of experience they may just be a kid right out of high school. Maybe the real solution is to get retired LEO as 911 operators so more mature experienced people are answering those calls and determining priority.

    This looks a lot like a half assed attempt to avoid liability by saying the 911 operator never got the call.

    • Replies: @Cauchemar du Singe
  9. Rahan says:
    @Chris Mallory

    It’s an understandable desire to pretend that all of this is just the system getting more flexible and humane.

    But this pretense will take increasing amounts of pills and booze and generate increasingly frequent depression bouts and rage outbursts as the mental program uses up all possible resources to interpret reality “correctly”. Not sustainable.

    This is not the system getting more flexible and humane. This is “protecting citizens from crime” increasingly being repurposed into “system enforcement upon citizens” even as the infrastructure and institutional competency decline fast all around.

    Maybe, maybe all of this will end with the system getting more flexible and humane. But what this news piece is about is not the start of this. Rather it is the evolution of the events that may in the end, after much turbulence and suffering, lead to this.

    In the sense of for example the French monarchy going full decadence not being the start of the republic, but being part of the process that in the end leads to a republic.

    • Agree: Augustus
  10. AnalogMan says:

    Come on people, this is perfectly reasonable. 911 is for emergencies. If you just want to report a crime, call 311. How would you like it if you called 911 for a rape in progress, and you couldn’t get through because the line is busy with people trying to report an unmasked person on the street? Or a burglary “sometime in the night”?

    Just beyond the facade of what was once is the reality of what is…

    That struck a chord with me. I’ve just spent a pleasant couple of hours watching YouTube videos of White culture. Damn, we have an incredible heritage!

    We really must not let our culture be subsumed by the barbarians. Throw away your TV. Don’t let your children grow up thinking that slop is real life.

    Here’s a nice clip; a flash mob performance of Beethoven’s 9th. White people having fun in public. Look at all those varied instruments. Listen to how they harmonise to make beautiful music. That’s White people’s diversity. Then browse the other videos on that page. The visuals on some of those music videos are amazing.

    • Replies: @RJ O'Guillory
  11. @Chris Mallory

    Your point is not invalid, but what they’re really saying is “We’re not going to investigate these crimes, but we’ll send someone out to chat with you to make you feel better.”

    • Replies: @The OverSeer
  12. Augustus says:
    @Chris Mallory

    If your wife comes home at night to find the front door broken, should she assume the crime over or look inside to determine the crime progress before wasting the precious time of a public employee?

    In the real economy (private economy) which pays for all of our non profit government, when the workload lessens, workers are laid off to save money. Can we expect the same in government work?

  13. @Chris Mallory

    Sounds like Chris is a fan of new APD Police Chief Joe Cabron. Good news is there is a proposition on the November ballot to restore funding to APD so they can add needed officers and do their job. Bad news is the George Soros has donated \$500,000 to the anti-police coalition that controls the City Council and Mayor Steve Adler.

    • Replies: @Cauchemar du Singe
  14. Augustus says:
    @Detroit Refugee

    The Austrian School of economics labels such people as government workers and the black privileged as most-favored-citizens.

    • Replies: @loren
  15. Anarcho tyranny examples abound.

    British and European Police still find the time to investigate and arrest people for social media posts.

    The FBI in America was able to drop everything they were doing to switch focus to January 6th. In some of their morning SWAT raids, they coopted local state and municipal police to join them.

    Having police focus attention on law-abiding citizens engaged in political activism has a corrosive effect on the minds of police officers. Much the way soldiers begin to dehumanize an occupied populace after kicking in their doors night after night, police are conditioned to think of civilians as subhumans with no rights.

    The Stanford Prison experiment lives on.

  16. @Unit472

    Finally I notice the police are still VERY INTERESTED in responding to auto accidents where a party maybe impaired. My guess is money is to be made here from DUI fines and local lawyers would have a fit if they weren’t investigated even if alcohol had nothing to do with the actual accident.

    Yep, basically, “Crime Doesn’t Pay”….until it DOES!

  17. CDebussey says:

    Just one more step in one more city to ease the worry for the common hood rat, and other scum by and large. I’m actually torn on this in a way because when crime of all types start to skyrocket, people and even those that call themselves liberals will get rid of the bad rubbish. It was interesting that Kersey said something I’ve been saying for a long time in that “people are still too comfortable,” that is about as correct as it gets. One would almost come to the conclusion that this is all part of the plan to at some point push people over the edge and usher in a second civil war. If I’m still alive when that happens I hope my trigger finger is still serviceable.

    • Agree: Cauchemar du Singe
  18. It does appear you can still call 911 because da Mack Donalds outta dem chikkin nuggets.

    • LOL: Augustus
  19. eah says:

    Why deliberately misconstrue the story Kersey? — are you that desperate for material/your own brand of outrage porn? — it says pretty clearly/as you excerpted:

    Starting Friday, the Austin Police Department will ask people to use 3-1-1 instead of 9-1-1 to report crimes that are no longer in process, when the suspect is no longer on scene, and there is no immediate threat to life or property.

    That doesn’t sound so unreasonable to me.

    A quick search will show you that many other cities are doing the same thing: Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, San Diego, Fresno, etc etc.

    • Agree: AnalogMan
    • Thanks: Greta Handel
  20. @Augustus

    Have our taxes ever gone down? Toll booths in NYC were supposed to go away once the costs for the bridges were recouped. Government offices go on a spending spree the last few months of the year if they have a surplus in budget, so they can be justified needing a bigger budget the next year, cutting costs, and working efficiently, and saving tax dollars is not encouraged or rewarded.

    • Agree: Augustus
  21. Jizmo says:
    @usNthem

    That’s great news. Now, enforcement is in the hands of the citizens. Those willing and capable can simply kill these thieves and robbers. I suggest just leaving them where they fall and walking away. Think the police might investigate that? You bet your ass. It’s the honest and decent citizen who is the target of this Leftist purge.

  22. @AnalogMan

    …malarkey. Just like the California law that allows people to steal \$949 was to “reduce crime”! Ha! The thieves know nothing will happen to them, so the are emboldened. Now they have professional criminal gangs running organized shoplifting groups that blatantly steal so much that stores are closing. Notice that pattern? Anything they can do to disrupt society and to hold on to power. The criminals, and those paid to generate chaos will use this to undermine confidence in policing and government, leading to more chaos. The Elite want crime and chaos to justify Martial Law. When US Troops fail to fire on Americans, they want enough chaos to try to justify bringing in UN Troops. We do have a problem with our policing, but it is not race or class based, it is what the elite have set up for decades. Police using Israeli tactics to to oppress the people. We are all Palestinians now. The problem is legislatures which create revenue generation and monopoly protections laws and then allow the police to abuse you and your rights. Marijuana is a great example. In order to prop up Big-Pharma and Big Booze, they created Marijuana laws because they knew it would undercut those industries, so they jailed millions for nothing. There are certainly more black people effected by this idiocy than whites, because as % of the population, there is more crime, death and chaos in black communities. If you want to stop police abuse, change the rules for their behavior, eliminate qualified immunity and allow for lawsuits against these corrupt entities. By taking away the 911 options, you put confused, emotional, weak, feeble, disabled and scared citizens into a decision-making-process at the very time they may need the help of the police…or die.

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
  23. tomhoser says:

    Well it then begs a couple of glaring questions. If no police response, why tax the home owner for the police? We don’t need them, frankly, to give us more traffic tickets. And, second, will they send anyone by to collect the debris afgter we open fire on the next burglar?

  24. loren says:
    @Augustus

    (((maslows))) higherachy of needs. or greeds.

    trannys
    next lower–muslims
    next–illegals
    blacks

    etc

  25. SafeNow says:

    “in some cases, where possible, dispatching our civilian property crime technicians”

    What the heck is “some”? Give me an educated guess. How many technicians do you have?

    “Many times people do have to wait on hold when they’re calling 3-1-1”

    “Many”? And for how long? I’m from California, where people calling the EDD might dial 1,000 times, finally get through, and then hold for three hours. So pardon my suspicion.

    Finally, the giveaway is that the “technician” would give you a case number. He’s really a case-number-giver. Placate the doofus with a case number. Martha, we’ve got a case number, all is well.

  26. 3-1-1 is the number to dial to pick up used, damaged and otherwise defunct criminals.

    Just leave them at the curb.

  27. Thats ok, just send the van from the coroners office. And bring a few extra bags just in case they came with others.

  28. @Cool Daddy Jimbo

    Pretty much what they always have done. I only call one of these useless public servants if I need a police report for insurance. Detectives usually only investigate homicides.

  29. @eah

    It does sound more like some police union stunt than a woke
    administration run wild hobbling an otherwise willing department.

  30. No surprise. Austin is an infamously SWPL enclave in Reddish Texas, so I hope they get everything they deserve. In spades. (Sic).

  31. anon[190] • Disclaimer says:

    dindus in or out of gubmint, approach @ your own risk

  32. What’s coming down the road for the Native White Working Class Males…only the brain-dead can’t see this…is a Pol Pot type solution…White Working Class Americans are going to be physically liquidated by the highly racialized majority nonwhite Democratic Party Voting Bloc.

    It is not a coincidence that the US Goverment was a major supporter of Pol Pot after the Vietnam War….By the way…the late US Congressman (((‘Steven Solarz))) was Pol Pot’s best friend in the US Congress.

    The White Men who continue to sit in NFL Football Stadiums and SEC NEGRO BALL football stadiums are like the people who continue to live downstream right up against a massive dam about to burst…complete denial of reality….

    (((JENNIFER RUBIN))) and (((NOAM CHOMSKY))) are (((cheerleaders))) for our physical liquidation….

    • Agree: Cauchemar du Singe
    • Replies: @loren
  33. Bite Moi says:
    @dindunuffins

    dindunuffins—————Treat burglars like Spotted Owls.Shoot Shovel And Shut Up. A small group could go in shares on a back hoe.That’s the good news.The bad news? If your group has a dozen members,one of ’em works for the FBI.

  34. HT says:
    @tomhoser

    The police are there to protect the Negroes and ther politician enablers from citizens who might actually fight back.

  35. loren says:
    @eah

    adies are getting in on the act.

    In NYC, a ‘Sistah’ pushes a woman off a subway platform into the path of a moving train.

    Just a few hours ago.

    Why should the Brothas have all the fun?

    “Police are trying to identify the assailant” Blah, blah, blah. Even if this girl scout is arrested the Manhattan DA will let her off with a wink and a pat on the back.

  36. loren says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    wiki merrick ‘garland’—jew

    AG Garland Targets Parents Over School Indoctrination …

    libertynation.comhttps://www.libertynation.com › ag-garland-targets-parents-over-school-indoctrination-concerns
    AG Garland Targets Parents Over School Indoctrination Concerns. In Biden’s America, the response to education protests is the FBI. WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 09: U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland takes off his mask as he arrives at a news conference to announce a civil enforcement action at the Department of Justice September 9, 2021 in …

  37. @tomhoser

    What are called “essential services” (I, for one, am demanding none of them) is just a pretext to rob taxpayers. The politicians, always crooked, would simply gift the money to their public union buddies, no questions asked, if they could get away with it. Like they’ve been doing for school teachers during the scamdemic:

    The teachers babysit from home. Half the kids don’t even bother to login (most of the other half are playing GTA). Still, the states gave the districts all the money they asked for (based on inflated numbers submitted in July).

    Despite enrollments turning out, officially, down by 5%, the state DofEd didn’t bother to ask the districts for refunds. In case that rescission was technically still hanging over the districts, the USG gave them billions, i.e. a slush fund, with which to payback the money.

  38. @loren

    It’s time for a class-action suit against the Attorney General, the inJustice Dept. and the FBI to institute a permanent restraining order prohibiting any such retaliatory “investigation” of First Amendment-protected activities.

  39. @HT

    Add Philthadelphia, PA…NAPA’d to The Max…and brought to you by (((The Usual Suspects))) and their craven stooges.

  40. @Unit472

    Most 911 call takers are Black A A hires; they’re lame, disinterested and distractive, especially if a bad guy is identified as “Black”.

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
  41. @Hannah Katz

    Adler…jew mayor…a real surprise, in the most Commie schittay in Texas.

  42. @loren

    Merrick Garland …

    Do you remember back when Bathhouse Barry nominated him for the Supreme Court, and he was described as being a milquetoast, ultra moderate?

  43. Frightening. Those cops who are so soft and sweet to the dear misunderstood negro yoofs,will be as vicious as rabid gadgets to the uppity cracker who dares defend himdelf!

  44. @eah

    You had me until “other cities are doing the same thing: Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis etc.”

  45. AnalogMan says:
    @Augustus

    In those circumstances, she should call 911. No question. It’s in the policy. Says so, right there.

  46. AnalogMan says:
    @RJ O'Guillory

    “Malarkey”. Interesting word. Where have I heard it before?

    Look, the situation you describe sounds very much like an emergency. That’s what 911 is for.

    If all you want is a police report number for an insurance claim, why waste a real cop’s time?

  47. eah says:
    @eah

    Simple question: What is the non-emergency number of your local police department?

    How many people could immediately answer the above question? — I bet almost no one — pre internet, I would have looked in the phone book, the white pages delivered free to every house with a phone; or you could have called 0 for the operator, and asked to be connected to the police; or call information at 411 to get the number — now I can look online, maybe even open a chat.

    I imagine this is a semi-organized effort to establish 311 as the standard, non-emergency police number throughout the country — so wherever you are, if you need to reach the police and it’s not an emergency, if there is ‘no immediate threat to life or property’, then you dial 311 — if it’s an emergency, dial 911 (as before).

    So no one would need to know/remember a local, non-emergency number for the police — wherever you are, just dial 311.

    • Replies: @Detroit Refugee
  48. War For Blair Mountain -comment 33.

    You’re spot on.

  49. @eah

    When I lived in Wyandotte, MI. , I kept a handheld phone book close. And in that book were the numbers for the Ordinance Officer, the Animal Control Officer, and of course the WPD non -emergency number.

    And they were called out often. See there was a family straight from Guatemala or Honduras that squatted next door. Eventually we all together sent them packing. But for a year or two it was HELL!

    Believe me, I got stories.

    • Replies: @Jim in Jersey
  50. AnalogMan says:
    @Cauchemar du Singe

    Not disinterested. Uninterested.

  51. @Detroit Refugee

    Eventually we all together sent them packing. But for a year or two it was HELL!

    A match would’ve been faster…

    No one should have the right to make your life a living hell. No one.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @Detroit Refugee
  52. @Jim in Jersey

    I considered that. I honestly did. But Karma paid Juan and Maria (my pet names for him n her), a visit.

    For being such shitty neighbors and pissing on America and her laws/customs, they got theirs.
    From all directions! They packed all their junk into a 10 yr old minivan and drove somewhere they’d be more welcome as well as fit in.
    The border of US/Mexico. San Diego I think?

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