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Don’t blame the cop

Dear Editor:This is in response to Sean Anderson’s letter (Aspen Times, Aug. 19).You don’t have to lock your doors and be afraid. If you had common sense, like Steve “Social,” then you would know by state law to not get out of your car during a traffic stop. There is nothing more to this situation than an idiot who shouldn’t have ran the stop sign in the first place and then got out of the vehicle and came toward the officer. It’s called common sense and obviously you or Mr. “Social” do not have any. So don’t blame the police officer for something that Mr. “Social” did wrong. It’s plain and clear; don’t run a stop sign and then get out of your car. That’s breaking the law. And it is no one else’s fault, but Mr. Steve “Social’s.” If he was volunteering for the Town of Carbondale, shouldn’t he have more respect for the town and provide a good example to those around by obeying the laws? Think about it. The blame lies else where. The Carbondale police officers were just protecting the common wealth of the citizens.Julia AndersonCarbondale


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