Watchtower hires off-duty law enforcement

by Diogenesister 14 Replies latest watchtower scandals

  • btlc
    btlc

    I don't know how things works in USA, but here (SE Europe) large gatherings should be approved by local authorities, who also decides is internal security good enough or should be dedicated some police monitoring (uniformed or not) to the event. Same was also 30+ years ago, under socialistic regime, some policemen attended whole program, some just noon break, eating free lunch from convention bife...

  • minimus
    minimus

    I thought Facebook was bad.

  • Doctor Who
    Doctor Who

    I know in the early 2000 I was helping with parking at a Convention. The city that we was in required the WT to either pay the police (which was like $4000) or hire 'certified' individuals to help with the expected traffic. We were not allowed to just have brothers directing public traffic. If I remember right, we spent about $500/day for 2 officer for hire to help 3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the evening. I also believe they put an ad in the local papers for it. What I do find interesting is them using Facebook.

  • road to nowhere
    road to nowhere

    Armed!? I remember how the program chair bragged about how they asked the police to not carry, and they didn't. I bet every one of those flatfoots had his backup if not his service side arm.

  • joe134cd
    joe134cd

    Marked

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