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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentMilitary · 2 months ago

Why do police confront homeless people who walk around with a cardboard sign? Is it always illegal for one to do that?

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  • Kieth
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Hang around in Inglewood with a sign, cops don't care. Hang around in Brentwood with a sign, SWAT teams will drop in from helicopters and drag you out hog tied.

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  • 2 months ago

    In my city they're not allowed to stand on intersections, it causes danger for drivers. They are not allowed to stand in front of a store either.

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  • 2 months ago

    It's because society in general don't want to confront problems that are difficult to solve. It's easier to just hide those problems as much as possible.

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  • 2 months ago

    It’s loitering if they do it in front of a business. Homeless people can drive customers away. Would you go to a fancy restaurant if you see a homeless person in the front with a cardboard sign. Probably not. 

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  • 2 months ago

    Many municipalities have laws regarding such activities. 

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