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South Yorkshire Police hard at work

“In addition to reporting hate crime, please report non-crime hate incidents, which can include things like offensive or insulting comments, online, in person or in writing. Hate will not be tolerated in South Yorkshire. Report it and put a stop to it.#HateHurtsSY”

– a tweet from South Yorkshire Police yesterday, as reported by Westmonster.

Well, what are you waiting for? Here is the South Yorkshire Police contact form. It is interesting to see the sort of wrongdoing that has finally prompted South Yorkshire Police to take action. Lesser crimes such as these did not merit such proactive treatment.

22 comments to South Yorkshire Police hard at work

  • Mr Ecks

    The entire Senior Civil Service need to be fired–enmasse without compo and sans pension.

    As do most Senior Police.

    Common Purpose needs to be a banned organisation. The idiots who write shite as above need to be fired as well and internet-snooping/meddling Plod forced off their arses and back to work.

    PS–Do you remember the EU’s attempt at Internet takeover via Link Tax that was beaten in May? Well its back and the vote is this week–the 12th. Please email your MEP( saying that makes me puke but this vote must go our way)and tell him/her to vote down Article 11 and 13.

    Like an evil Octopus the EU keeps on plotting and trying to trick.

    https://saveyourinternet.eu/

    With the Big Tech censorship now under weigh IT IS VITAL the scum of EU are prevented from re-inforcing the battle against freedom. PLEASE HELP!!!.

  • pete

    The message from the state is increasingly clear.

    We must remain silent whatever it does.

  • Sam Duncan

    “Hello, South Yorkshire Police? Yes, my little Ryan says he hates Manchester United. I thought you should know.”

  • Brian, follower of Deornoth

    Caedite eos. Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius.

  • Hate will not be tolerated in South Yorkshire.

    Yes it will be, but only from approved ‘victim’ groups.

    Hate from them will be positively encouraged, by initiatives such as this tweet.

    The rule of law, by contrast, will no longer be encouraged. The South Yorkshire Police twitter-feed wishes to express its deep regret that SYP were ever associated with such a whateverist, alphabetphobic concept.

    As it was with tax evasion and tax avoidance, so it will be with hate speech crimes and non-crime hate speech ‘incidents’. (This tweet’s phrasing will be updated once the concept of something not being a crime has been sufficiently discredited.)

  • Julie near Chicago

    What Perry indicated.

  • bobby b

    Wow.

    When the police can interfere with your liberty for something that your legal system has not designated a crime (which is what places an act within the police’s purview) then the police have been transformed into the private militia for one party.

    At that point, you are allowed – required, even – to shoot the police when they come for you, as they are now simply another armed gang.

    Oh, wait, sorry – you have no guns – I guess you can try stabbing them with a blunt paring knife.

    (This is why I have always strongly encouraged the proliferation of weapons. When the rule of law goes away, you are left with the rule of strength. A disarmed population has no strength.)

  • As I (ahem) tweeted today:

    >It may escalate into, say… a burglary. Which modern police won’t touch.
    >This is not about solving crimes. This is about compiling ‘hate’ lists.

  • Fred Z

    “The freedman [then living among the hunnish Barbarians, and preferring it]… exposed, in true and lively colours, the vices of a declining empire of which he had so long been the victim; the cruel absurdity of the [Kingdom’s Nomenklatura], unable to protect their subjects against the public enemy, unwilling to trust them with arms for their own defence; the intolerable weight of taxes, rendered still more oppressive by the intricate or arbitrary modes of collection; the obscurity of numerous and contradictory laws; the tedious and expensive forms of judicial proceedings; the partial administration of justice; and the universal corruption which increased the influence of the rich and aggravated the misfortunes of the poor.”

    -Fred Z Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the British Empire, with thanks to Derbyshire

    Ain’t it fun to live through a civilizational collapse?

  • Eric

    Outlawing an emotion… this should end well.

  • Rudolph Hucker

    Even better, this is the kind of virtual policing that can be outsourced to Capita or Group4.

    It can even be reported as an improvement in efficiency and cases dealt with.

    What could possibly go wrong?

  • Kevin

    I recently created a bumper sticker at an online site.
    It features a “yin and yang” symbol and the text:

    HATE A vital part of a balanced Universe

    The sticker currently resides on a 1998 Subaru with a wonky transmission. I live in Virginia. It will be interesting to observe the fate of the Subaru.

  • Mr Ed

    Do South Yorkshire Police, when not busy ‘co-ordinating’ their witness statements as with after the Hillsborough disaster, or when even busier ignoring rape gangs, hate racism and discrimination?

  • Kevin B

    If you’re having trouble actually believing that SYP really sent this tweet or are prepared to actually defend sending this tweet, Dellers latest at Breitbart features a recording of Yorkshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner being interviewed on Talk Radio and explaining how vital it is to chase non-crime while ignoring real crime.

  • Johnathan Pearce (London)

    This approach obviously worked a treat in Rotherham.

  • Paul Marks

    It is often treated as funny, but it is not funny – the police (like the state, and the corporate, bureaucracy generally – the “educated” classes) is obsessed with playing P.C. (no pun intended) games – whilst treating rape and murder as things of lesser importance.

    Aristotle was wrong – the rule of the state is NOT to make us better people, it is NOT to make people “just and good” and lead us into leading the “good life”. Lycrophon was correct – the rule of the Sword of State is to either prevent attacks on bodies and goods, or to punish such attacks.

    As Gladstone understood – of one thing I am certain, we will NOT get moral improvement via the state. Yes it would be a nice if everyone was nice to everyone else – but it is NOT the role of the police to make us all nice to each other.

  • Bruce

    “Everyone wants to live at the expense of the State. They forget that the State lives at the expense of everyone.”

    Frédéric Bastiat

  • Albion's Blue Front Door

    Hate will not be tolerated in South Yorkshire.

    So I can’t hate the hate not being tolerated in South Yorkshire? Odd that I am committing a crime by hating the haters.

  • Laird Minor

    Kevin, you should sell those bumper stickers. I would buy one!

  • Labour won the first election for South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner in 2012, but that guy was forced to resign two years later – it became impossible to deny that he had been very involved in, ah, ‘fighting islamophobia’ in Rotherham in prior years. Another Labour guy won the bye-election in 2014, and was again returned in 2016. The national turnouts for these elections were a joke – partly perhaps from an impression (correct AFAIK) that the real powers-that-be had conceded little real power in the 2012 bill (but for all I know, the Labour commissioner has a lot to do with what the SYP twitter feed says).

    When the next election comes round, the people of South Yorkshire, enough of whom voted for Labour after Rotherham, are perhaps unlikely to choose someone who will demand real policing, but anyone living there who cares could at least run and talk about the issue.

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