nteresting article about the police in Tallahassee, Florida. Apparently, football players who would normally be summonsed, arrested, or strongly suspected of serious criminal charges are given preferential treatment based on the importance of the team to the local community and to the police department. Reading the article, I thought of Boulder, where the very thought that the police would give special preferential treatment to a CU football player is absurd that it is beyond laughable. The cops might be more hard on a a CU football player, but I don't see the BPD or the local DA ever going easy on them based on their football status. Another interesting thing in the article is the poor guy whose motor scooter was brazenly stolen by a football player who lied about it to the police with impunity. The copy essentially told the victim that his name would be mud and he would be shunned on campus if he pressed charges against the freaking criminal who stole his motor scooter and caused $1000 in damage! Could that happen in Boulder? As if! I think that a CU student would laugh in the officer's face if he same thing were said in Boulder, and moreover I think that the Boulder cops would get the same reaction if CU was ranked number 1 in the country for 2 years running. Nobody in Boulder, even the most diehard CU fan, is going to hold it against a guy for honestly reporting a theft, but I guess the same cannot be said in the capitol of the Sunshine State.