Cops in Floral Swim Caps Drop Vests and Dive in Pool. Synchronized Swim Routine Has Internet Roaring

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Arlington County Police Department is going all out to promote this year’s upcoming neighborhood Police, Fire, & Sheriff Block Party. Their methods may be unusual, but they are certainly attracting the attention they were hoping to get all while showing a different side of law enforcement.

It all started when five officers decided to create a video to advertise the festivities. However, what started as a simple project turned into days of effort resulting in one fantastic viral video.

Having no synchronized swimming experience whatsoever didn’t hold back Sergeant Damon Washington, Officer Daniel Gardner, Captain Adrienne Quigley, Officer Ben Manning, and Officer Darryl Wilson from creating a video seen by thousands. The fearless men made something that attracted many residents to their event.


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“To be quite frank, it’s refreshing to do something that’s absolutely 180 degrees different than what police do on a day-to-day basis,” said Gardner. The video is definitely different from their usual routine, but so much fun to watch!

Making the video wasn’t all fun and games. It took a lot of trial and error when it came to the costume design for the swim routine. “We gotta keep it spicy and I jumped into the pool with the uniform,” Washington said, “but the funny thing is this vest is not a life preserver, this vest is actually a weight.”

“I had to have my other partner Dan or Darryl pull me out of the pool with one of the poles or something so I didn’t drown,” he added. Despite the wardrobe malfunctions, the group seemed to have a great time making the video.

They choreographed the routine themselves, and came back to the pool multiple times to get the shots just right. “It got pretty outrageous and I tell you we had so many takes because we were laughing so hard,” said Gardner.

The event takes place on Saturday, August 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School. The event gained a ton of local sponsorship, allowing them to feature a kid zone, a helicopter show, K-9 demonstrations, and much more all while providing free food and drinks!

The Block Party is expected to have a huge turnout thanks to the amazing efforts of the different departments to promote the event. “I think it’s an idea of how creative the team can be and new and engaging ways to meet different people and show a different side of policing,” said Quigley.

Manning, the officer featured as the first officer to jump into the pool, made it clear that this project meant a lot to him. “I really enjoy this part of what we do and being able to do real community outreach and show people the other side of police work,” he shared.

The Police, Fire, & Sheriff Block Party is sure to be a hit in the community. Manning announced, “We put this much effort into promoting our event — come on out because imagine what the event itself is going to be.”

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This ROCKS!!!

We have a pretty cool PD....  I think I'm going to take this up to City Hall or something and see if some of our guys/gals would do something similar.  I think it's a great way to bring everybody together.

I think it was a brilliant idea, love this.

Love it LOL

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1 Billion Dollar Net Worth!!! Oberlin College Claims Poverty To Avoid Paying Punitive Damages To Gibson’s Bakery

Although IRS reports show the university is worth around $1 billion, Oberlin College still claimed poverty to avoid paying punitive damages to Gibson’s Bakery.

As Breitbart News reported this week, the far-left Oberlin College lost a defamation case filed by Gibson’s Bakery after a local jury found the university liable for falsely accusing the family bakery of racism.

The jury ordered Oberlin on Friday to pay Gibson’s $11.2 million in compensatory damages for defamation and intentional interference with a business.

Legal Insurrection reported on Thursday that “the jury awarded a total of $33 million in punitive damages, which will probably be reduced by the court to $22 million because of the state law cap at twice compensatory.”

Legal Insurrection has been following the case for two years — since the beginning — and reports that the school’s only defense against a sizable punitive award is to pretend it is poor, despite holding assets that amount to a billion — with a “b” — dollars and despite paying some of its staffers more than a half-million dollars a year:

Oberlin College was so hellbent on getting the message out that their cash liquidity was in such dire straits — as the eight-person jury was figuring out if they wish to add $22.4 million to the school’s legal verdict bill — that they brought out the school’s president, Carmen Twillie Ambar to the stand to tell that part the story.

“We’ve created deficits … and over the next ten years, if this continues, that is unsustainable and we will not exist,” Ambar told the jury. She even indicated the school’s grants — about $60 million a year from the school, and lots of students get those scholarships as only 10% of them pay the full $70,000 a year — were important to preserve as “the accessibility of education” was a key component of the school’s purpose.

However…

The college has more than $1 billion in funds and net assets according to the latest IRS 990 form, an endowment fund that had grown from $440 million to $887 million in the last 20 years, and because of its non-profit status, pays no taxes on any property it owns.

It also had 18 members of their administration making more than $100,00 a year. The president and chief financial officer of the school were both making more than $500,000 a year.

Grifters gonna grift…

The day after Donald Trump won the presidency, this nutball school apparently decided to take out its impotent woke-rage on this poor bakery, which has been part of the Oberlin community for more than a century.

It all started when three Oberlin students (who would later plead guilty in a plea deal) attempted to steal bottles of wine.

The proprietors caught the students and, while attempting to hold them until police arrived, were allegedly roughed up by the shoplifters. But because the students are black and the proprietors white — and with no respect for due process or facts — Oberlin staffers and students decided some vigilantism was in order and did everything in their considerable power to destroy this local bakery forever, to smite it off the map.

Classes were canceled so hundreds of students could protest in front of the small store while enjoying free food and drink, courtesy of the school. School staffers handed out fliers that basically described the family-owned bakery as the local branch of the KKK.

As a result, the bakery had to lay off almost all of its employees and barely avoided bankruptcy.

In the end, the three shoplifters said race had nothing to do with what happened.

For those of you interested in incurring $200,000 in debt before you even enter the workforce, it looks as though you can major in Mob Justice at Oberlin.

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