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Police officers have phrases that describe behavior that will not appear in an Incident Report. The behavior will be described. Jargon will not appear in the report.
1. Anti-social tendencies: Resists arrest.
2. Frequent Flyer: Runs from police.
3. Slow learner: See #1 and #2.
Jerome Roman exhibits all of these behaviors. There will be Soros prosecutors, elected officials, judges, including all of the same at the federal level of government that are simply slow learners. Voters in certain states, and municipalities can, and do fit in the slow learner column. That’s how we get Jerome Romans on the streets.
NEW YORK CITY, NY– An NYPD lieutenant, who reportedly is assigned to a unit that specifically targets gun violence in the Bronx, was shot in the ankle during a physical struggle with a suspected gang member – who bears an extensive criminal record – earlier in July.
Police officials say that the officer’s injury was a “through and through” gunshot wound and that they have the suspect accused of the shooting in custody.
Mr. Roman is 26 years old and he hasn’t wasted too much time in those 26 years building an impressive resume.
The suspect taken into custody, later identified as 26-year-old Jerome Roman, was described as a well-known gang member in the area.
Roman reportedly has at least 25 prior arrests on his record, with past charges ranging from menacing, gang assault, to even a previous alleged murder – which the record on the case is reportedly sealed.
Resisting arrest, fighting with police officers, attempting to use a firearm, and wounding a police officer means you won’t be able to use your booking photo on an internet dating site.
I’m sure we’ll hear from the second-chance crowd that Mr. Roman deserves another chance. It seems that slow learners have difficulty counting. He’s had 25 chances to change his behavior.
This story caught my attention because I met a Jerome Roman wannabe one night on the streets. He had just robbed a 16-year-old that tried to buy pot. He took the kid’s money but didn’t provide the pot. When I was questioning him, he told me there was something I should know. He started to pull a pistol from his waistband. I pinned him to the hood of his car and told him to let go of the gun. He said it wasn’t real and just wanted to show me the gun.
I would like to think that it was my clear, repeated commands of; “Let go of the gun” that convinced him to let go of the gun. I suspect that bouncing his head off the hood of his car a couple of times finally convinced him to do what I told him to do.
His gun was a replica pistol, a replica that could have cost him his life.Published in