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    Self Arrest Day

    'Self-arrest' program saves headaches for violators | DesMoinesRegister.com | The Des Moines Register


    Interesting idea. I would be interested in seeing the followup on this one.


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    Re: Self Arrest Day

    Insert obligatory (and certainly appropriate) hawkeye joke here....


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    They could save everyone a lot of hassle and just have it at Kinnick.


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    Re: Self Arrest Day

    Reminds me of the "Free Boat" scene in The Simpsons. I didn't think towns actually did this.



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    Re: Self Arrest Day

    I tried to arrest myself but I was too fast.


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    Re: Self Arrest Day

    There was an old episode of COPS where the police sent letters to people with outstanding warrants telling them they'd won a free car/motorcycle/trip. When the people showed up, they had to show their ID to "claim" their prize and then the cops would storm out from behind a curtain and arrest them.



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    I'm waiting for someone to make a hawkeye comment on the Rag website.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    I'm waiting for someone to make a hawkeye comment on the Rag website.
    It's there...



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    Quote Originally Posted by josier View Post
    There was an old episode of COPS where the police sent letters to people with outstanding warrants telling them they'd won a free car/motorcycle/trip. When the people showed up, they had to show their ID to "claim" their prize and then the cops would storm out from behind a curtain and arrest them.
    I would think that would be considered entrapment or something.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CyGal View Post
    I would think that would be considered entrapment or something.
    Not if they come through with the gift.


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    Not if they come through with the gift.
    So when the cops run a prostitution sting????


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    Quote Originally Posted by CyGal View Post
    I would think that would be considered entrapment or something.
    Entrapment actually only means that the Police are ALSO engaging in illegal activities to ENTICE others to break the law. Lying to criminals is actually very legal.


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    Maybe they should of held it in Iowa City... Police Seek 2 Former Hawkeyes - Sports News Story - KCCI Des Moines



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    HAhaha!!! the hawk fans are getting bent out of shape over this.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    HAhaha!!! the hawk fans are getting bent out of shape over this.
    I'm not sure why. These two had their chance to play for the U of I and they blew it. If they were still on the team I'd be concerned, but they aren't so I don't know why Hawk fans would be upset over this.



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