Quoted from Dewman:
Probably because of the thin blue line flag. I served 25 years in law enforcement so sorry no apologies for it.
I assume you were a great officer and served your community well. That is what is expect of someone in your field, and if that's the case, thank you for your services and dedication to making the community around you a better place. A police officers job is hard. I know, I have friends in the field and they deal with the same people all the time and a lot of times the officers hands are tied. I'm an advocate for giving police more vacation time as it's stressful job and they shouldn't be dealing with these stressful situation day in and day out. Or even rotate field work and office work so they get a break from the chaos. In house therapy, or revisiting some training, as sometimes we get too comfortable and stress doesn't allow us to think correctly. But, there are a few things irk me about the blue line flag. First it goes against the Flag Protection Act of 1968, so right off the bat, it's sending a message that you are above the law and can break it freely and have no respect for the flag or the laws. I know this probably wasn't your intention, I'm sure that flag to you means solidarity and pride. Secondly, I have family members who are firefighters, doctors, pizza delivery people, farmers, etc. All of them save lives or have a high risk of death job, yet none of them feel the need to wave a modified American flag around or any flag for that matter. Ultimately, you received one downvote on your room; it was from me. Why is that worth talking about is beyond me, I just wasn't a fan of the room. I am allowed an opinion, and I didn't know we needed to think alike and upvote all the rooms we see here. Some don't appeal to me and also some get downvoted and no one discusses the downvotes. Enjoy your retirement!