Bullying Bystander to Grow Up to be Town’s Chief of Police
Look over there. Someone is in trouble. I bet someone else will help.
“No one else stopped the bad thing from happening so like, why should I stop the bad thing from happening? It’s probably not even that bad,” said the City of Schmicago’s Chief of Police, Chet Grumble when asked why he didn’t help stop bullying in High School.
“I was like pretty popular back then and always rolled with a crowd, ya know? I didn’t want to risk being less cool by helping someone. Who knows how the crowd would have reacted.” A concerning quote that may act as a small magnifying glass into the psyche of Grumble.
We asked if he worries that this mindset would muddy his ability to protect and serve his city as Chief of Police. “Oh no, not at all. Looking the other way and reinforcing others to be complacent bystanders has been the bread and butter of police departments across the country since the dawn of time,” said Grumble.
It’s good to know we’re in the hands of morally just and capable human beings when it comes to the law and order of our community.
-A Well-Mannered Grump