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Kanye West

BLASTED BY OHIO POLICE CHIEF

How Dare You Compare Yourself to Cops!

12/12/2013 10:31 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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1212-chief-david-oliver-ap-2-articleA police chief in Ohio is GOING OFF on Kanye West -- tearing the guy apart for comparing himself to cops and soldiers ... saying Kanye has NO CLUE about the real dangers they face. 

The cop with the beef is Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver ... who says he was listening when Kanye told a media outlet that he puts his life on the line at his rap concerts ... just like cops and soldiers.

Chief Oliver was so angry, he posted an open letter to West on the department's Facebook page ... saying, "You sir, are as misguided as they come."

The majority of the letter is dripping in sarcasm, mocking Kanye for the ridiculous comparison:

"Since you are accustomed to danger, from your life as an international rapper, I am strongly encouraging you immediately abandon you career as a super star and join the military."

"After joining, I would like you to volunteer to be deployed in Afghanistan or one of the numerous other forward locations where our men an women are currently serving. When the Taliban starts shooting at you, perhaps you could stand up and let the words flow."

"I’m sure they would just drop weapons and surrender. You could quite possibly end all wars, just from the enemy being star-struck."

The letter ends, "What I do not get is you EVER comparing what you do for a living to our heroic military members, who are always in harm’s way… and my brother and sister police officers who have to go to work carrying weapons and wearing a bullet-proof vest to protect themselves."

"Check yourself, before you wreck yourself….Chief Oliver."

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Roy Grider    

West is as sick as they come, and just as insignficant. Very few people respect him. And he is stupid.

126 days ago
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denvermom2    

LOVE IT - " misguided as they come" fits him and that silly kardashian women perfectly - perhaps if one of them where to get an education it may fare better for them -

126 days ago
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J.S    

He is and always will be a M..F...idiot !

126 days ago
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Oscar Saenz    

While the words spoken by Kanye are the product of pure ignorance, the words spoken by Ohio's chief of police "and my brother and sister police officers who have to go to work carrying weapons and wearing a bullet-proof vest to protect themselves" are just as ignorant. A police officer makes a conscious decision to join the police department knowing the dangers they will, very much likely, face at one point in their career, in other words part of the deal they signed for .
I am not, in any way,minimizing the dangers that any policeman face but, again, it is a personal decision.

126 days ago
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Italiangirl    

He is a joke and not a very good one. Even calling him a joke is a joke. I can't wait to see what it will take to finally put this idiot in his place.

126 days ago
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Hank Hannah    

The police are never a reasonable comparison to soldiers. A cop does not give up any Constitutional rights with his job, while all soldiers do. Also, a soldier in a combat zone is at a much higher risk of death than the normal cop. There are easy statistics that show the danger in each MOS and including combat aside from a dangerous MOS such as explosives (my MOS). We should all respect those of our society who are willing to fight for all of us. They are low paid, high risk people who also freely give up several constitutional rights just to make America safe, including cops. As a Vietnam veteran I know what it is like to suffer under disrespect for fighting for America and now I am proud to lead the charge for America to respect those who currently serve and those who have served. May God bless all of our soldiers (generic).

126 days ago
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Jyoti Roy    

The comment from the police chief is absolutely crazy. He has no business telling anyone what he can and should not say. If Kanye feels the way he does, let him feel so, but the police office can rant all he wants, Kanye is still going to feel the same way. That is Kanye's right and that foolish officer's right too, but stupid too.

126 days ago
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JeepLadyLtd    

My husband is also a Police Chief in Ohio and feels exactly like Chief Oliver!! These men don't just sit behind a desk all day they are out on the streets and cleaning up crap like Kayne who spreads nothing but hate for anyone who is in authority!! These men have paid their dues on the streets fighting & preventing crime not making crimes. Kayne is a very sick man and needs help!!!!!!

126 days ago
354.

vor77    

Konnie West is just another loudmouth rap-punk!

126 days ago
355.

Mark    

He's as talentless and clueless as Kimie.

126 days ago
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Valkyrie    

Kanye West is SUCH a skank -- I woundn't bang him with a borrowed snatch.

126 days ago
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Russel    

This black bastard thinks he is something. He thinks he has a good trophy wife and he is just getting sloppy forths, fifths, or whatever. They should banish him and his ugly wife out of our beautiful country. He is just the cleanup man for Chris H.

126 days ago
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oscar    

west has a problem he thinks he is a god when he is an *******

126 days ago
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Russel    

The cop should do to him what a white cop would do to any other black man. What just because he's rich ?

126 days ago
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undertaker    

Maybe Kan-ye is looking to get some VA benefits ?

126 days ago
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