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    Unemployed military veteran who robbed 18 businesses still pursuing police career with agency that arrested him

    This one is like something we'd see in our Ask-A-Cop section.

    OAKLAND, Calif.—Oakland police say an unemployed U.S. Army veteran they arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies had recently applied to be an Oakland cop—and still says he wants to be one.

    Investigators say that 24-year-old Jason Brooks admitted to 18 armed robberies of East Bay businesses since May.
    Brooks told them he did the robberies because he needed money for food and rent.
    Police say he recently submitted an application to become an Oakland police officer, but did not have a test date scheduled. They added that even after his arrest, he told officers he still would like to join the force.

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    Well at least he knows his prospective employer!

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    Only in Oakland...

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    if that don't work out he could try memphis. probably get it.


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    So do you think he has a chance after his probation is over??
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDawg View Post
    So do you think he has a chance after his probation is over??
    off the cuff, i'd say no...but then again, it is California, and some fucked up shit goes down there

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    Now come on people, give the poor vet a chance.
    He'll plead not guilty, and be found insane, go to the rubber room for a while, write a letter to the judge apologizing for his stupidity, and get set free with a clean record.
    hell, he just might end up being a defense attorney since he has experience and all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ender View Post
    off the cuff, I'd say no...but then again, it is California, and some fucked up shit goes down there
    Quote Originally Posted by Illiy View Post
    Only in Oakland...
    or SF or LA. Only the large population centers, he wouldn't stand a chance in the rest of CA.


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    well it is very nice in his world today thats for sure!
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    But instead
    Found blackberry riots and
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    An old skid road
    Brought ghost ferns and
    Hollows filled with
    Skunk cabbage
    While waves wrapped
    Intricate lacings of weeds
    'Round mule spinners

    His cyanotic eyes
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    The sun turn tail and
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