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Kanye West


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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This message is for baby North. Please for the love of god make a run for it!!!! Pack up your toys and slip out during the night. There will be a bag of diapers and cash waiting at the end of your driveway. It's you only hope!

260 days ago


This idiot has set blacks back 50 years! He IS the missing link!

260 days ago


West has no class. Never has, never will. Stick to interrupting the stars on stage. No matter how much you brag about yourself you'll only dig the hole deeper. You were a no-name performer before you interrupted Taylor Swift and you're still a no-name performer. This is probably the reason you're kicking it with the Kardasian's. Another no-name family.

260 days ago


Its not just a shame that kanye compares himself to soldiers but also that a cop does. Please, leos don't think you are doing much more than creating a more violent society. The police of today like to think of themselves as warriors for the state instead of servants of the citizens. They are a leech on society's back that needs to be ripped off and thrown away and replaced with something new.

260 days ago


Kanye West had to have taken "Stupid Lessons " from Al Sharpton or Alec Baldwin. Maybe a combination of both.
This seems to be very rampant with the hollywood crowd.

260 days ago


OK...Kanye? nah don't like him that much but i'm not so fond of the Industrial Military complex nor the police state we've got going here in the good ole USA neither! one that would make the forfathers mad enough to roll in their graves!
Eisenhower warned us of this very threat! so suggesting Kanye go over seas to fight on forerign shores to watch poppy fields is NOT the answer! No good would come out of that. My statement may not be a popular one but its 1776 all the way! The 1984 police state way of thinking can kiss where the sun don't shine! He has every right to his opinion weather I or anyone else agrees & don't need some bully in a uniform telling him otherwise!
I refuse to chant USA USA USA! as they take away my liberty! Like the idiots did in Boston when those jacked booted thugs points guns in the citizens faces as they searched for ONE unarmed teenage boy! That s all... a false flag btw to grab more of our rights!

260 days ago


West is such a waste of skin and the only one who cares about him or his antics is the goof ball he married because she cant do any better, well Lemar is going to be on the market soon so maybe she can focus on new and BIGGER things in life than a looser like cry baby west.

260 days ago


This is a cop in Massachusetts, not Ohio. Nice accurate reporting. He's from the town of Brimfield.

260 days ago


Kenye is a victim yet again. Poor rapper can't get a break from cracker at all.

260 days ago


To the police & solders out there who follow their oath to the constitution! God bless! My comment was NOT MEANT towards you! But to all the s*** serving the NWO! Thats who my comment was toward...not sure about the cop who got mad at Kenye so maybe I shouldn't judge??? Still as dumb as it sounded he has every right to be an idiot!

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260 days ago


Kanye is a very talented artist, if you don't like the things he says stop buying his music and don't support him or his future wife

260 days ago


Misguided? By what? The truth?
Pull your head out.

There are little things called facts.
Verified by a thing call math.
You do know what math is?

Like I said before, these cop's jobs aren't even top ten dangerous (look it up) and half their 'died in the line of duty' comes from driving around like maniacs and crashing their cars. Followed of course by donut induced heart attacks and shooting each other.

Here you go..

"According to the publication Officer Down, there were only 95 “duty related” officer deaths in 2013. Forty-two of these fatalities were vehicle related. Another 14 deaths resulted from heart attacks while on the clock. Only 27 cops died from gunfire last year and several of those were shot by other cops."

Ignorance of the law (or the facts) is no defense. My prediction of the porker pictured above having a heart attack, stumbling over his own pudgy feet (i've fallen and i can't get up), or crashing his car driving around like a maniac are well founded and worthy of betting odds.

260 days ago


I agree with the cop! Kanye sucks ass

260 days ago


As I said before, this porker's biggest risk comes from a donut induced heart attack, tripping over a painted line, crashing his car driving like an asshat or being shot by his own people. What a hero!

"According to the publication Officer Down, there were only 95 “duty related” officer deaths in 2013. Forty-two of these fatalities were vehicle related. Another 14 deaths resulted from heart attacks while on the clock. Only 27 cops died from gunfire last year and several of those were shot by other cops."

260 days ago
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