Lakewood Police DepartmentHarrassment

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Colorado Lakewood Police Department is notorious for constantly harassing local kids - atleast that's what I'm hearing - the stories are spreading like wildfire? I heard one boy was arrested for getting a Frisbee off a roof of a nearby church when a girl threw it up there (trespassing?). Another kid was arrested for drinking non-alcoholic beer and was told that although the bottle clearly reads non-alcohol there is always a minute amount in them (possession of alcohol - come on now). Just yesterday, another boy was arrested for possession of a magic marker. Yep, can you believe it!! The mother comes and picks up her son and she can't believe it - cause right then and there she has two markers in her own pocket. (I know I have one in my coat.) Isn't there better things to do then to check a group of boys out in front of a friend's house - does that spell danger for some reason? I think this is harassment. Do teenagers have to constantly be inside - is that what you are saying? Does four boys mean there’s trouble? Actually, they were waiting for their friend to finish dinner. There was no police call about graffiti so why pull up, check their pockets and make sure they are empty? Do you think all kids carry drugs or weapons? Lakewood Police is harassing teenagers, simple as that. Why? Not sure, maybe to scare them into never playing outside or ride their bikes or going over to a friend’s house? With Police like this, I think it makes the young teenagers and their parents more upset and dislike the Police. Now, take the Lone Tree Police Officers - they are extremely nice to teenagers. They befriend them, and my son knows all the police officers by their first names. They give out business cards to the kids, they e-mail the parents, they even stop by the house if you’ve left the garage door up for too long, and they really do care for your well being. The Lone Tree Officers hang out at Brunswick Bowling and get to know the teenagers in a happy environment and the kids in turn think of the Police as good people. They don't run from the Police, they are actually excited to see them at the door. There certainly is a big difference in how things are handled with Lone Tree Police in gaining trust and positive attitude with parents and teenagers versus the scare tactics, court fines/costs, and harassment done by the Lakewood Police. Shame on you Lakewood Police!! Start learning to be friendly - don't you know you get more with honey!! My son loves Lone Tree Police too bad the teenagers in Lakewood can't say the same.

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    Wildfire May 07, 2009

    Lakewood Police harrass EVERYONE!! They like to push their weight around because they wear a badge!! The harrass innocent people all the time!! I watch it happen everyday!! And there is nothing we can do about it!! BECAUSE THEY WEAR A BADGE!!! go figure

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    jb_laughs Mar 20, 2015

    I've lived in Lakewood Colorado for 3 years and it doesn't take long to realize that our police force does indeed suck. They are really great at speed traps and being seen everywhere. Our police force is one of the largest in the state.

    I've called them to point our laws that are being broken and they refuse to write citations and just laugh. I don't respect them one ounce.

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    Renae Tucker Sep 28, 2016
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    Lakewood police are doing their jobs you whinney butts! They have always been friendly and helpful to me, my friends and family. But, of course the happy ones don't really go out of their way to make compliments.

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    Patricia Olson Jul 12, 2020
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    Hello I am 72 and my husband is a verbal and more abuser. I have high blood pressure and I was afraid as usual that my husband was close to hitting me. Neighbors know Dennis is abusive so they call I haven't. I am a Quaker so I believe my husband is right. But tonight 7/11/20 I called the Police after 24 years of abuse from my husband. My husband mentioned to the officer a cut he had gotten from a bowl 24 years ago that I did it. I didn't but the officer believed him. I am now scared to death of Dennis and the Lakewood Police gave him more of a way to abuse me. Dennis locked me out of the house after they left and threw things around. The lady office was in a hurry and would not listen to me. She snootily said "what's the matter with you ?" do you need a medic. I shake because of my high blood pressure. I am 72. She did not want to help me she was being sarcastic. AGAIN LAKEWOOD POLICE YOU ARE IN A HURRY BUT NEVER LISTEN. YES I AM ABUSED AND YOU LISTEN TO A HUSBAND WHO LAUGHED AFTER YOU LEFT AND NOW I AM MORE SCARED. CALL YOU ? MY SHAKING OF WHICH THE BLOND OFFICER WAS [censored]Y AND THE SHAKING GOT ON HER NERVES. DO YOU NEED A MEDIC? SHE DIDN'T REALLY CARE SHE SAID GET COUNSELINGL AND LEFT.. SHAME ON YOU OFFICER BLOND LADY NEXT TIME YOU GRAMMA GETS BATTERED AND HAS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE WE'LL SEE HOW SNOTTY YOU ARE. CALL LAKEWOOD COPS NEVER. I have a son in Iraq and he is appalled at your service if that's what the blond who came into my bedroom to scold me for taking her time. I couldn't even stand as I have two bad knees. I explained to her I am scared of Dennis Olson and she said, "get counseling". Dennis laughed at me and badgered me and locked me out of the house after blondie left. angry? yes don't call Lakewood police Blondie doesn't like to see old people's hands shake shame on Lakewood Police.

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