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originally posted by: applesthateatpeople
a reply to: Xcouncil=wisdom
Cowards always shoot to kill at any type of threat.
It involves the least amount of thought.
Cowards On Patrol is becoming quite the problem lately.
Anyone with ANY level of required training can take down a nut with a crowbar without a weapons discharge.
There were two cops?
One fell down?
originally posted by: Euphem
a reply to: shaneslaughta
Cops showed up and you started running away? You sound like a real winner!
originally posted by: Mamatus
I am not one to usually favor the cops in cases where there were options. However, I am gonna side with the cops on this one. Swing a crowbar at close range and I would shoot to kill also.
originally posted by: Sremmos80
Last time i checked assault with deadly weapon does not carry a death sentence in the court rooms, but that doesn't matter any more it seems. Due process can be skipped by the cops that are the judge jury and executioner
Things like this event are not about split-second decision making per se, they are about the parameters police are allowed to operate in, and they are badly wrong.
This is why the police don't allow civilian oversight, because people don't understand the rules they operate under - See more at: www.abovetopsecret.com...