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She was initially relieved when police arrived, but she noticed that the police were aggressively using dog poles to contain the dog.
“You could hear the dog screaming and crying in pain,” she said. “I did see one officer that had been extremely aggressive that did have his knee into her chest that was tightening the noose. It seemed [like they were doing it] relentlessly and unnecessarily.”
After the dog, named “Nala,” was secured with a dog pole, Officer Jeffrey Bolger approached the dog and slit its throat. According to the charging documents, before cutting Nala’s throat, Bolger yelled, “I am going to #ing gut this thing!”
originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: alienjuggalo
I can accept that sometimes, an animal can be so out of control, that drastic and terminal measures have to be applied to prevent harm coming to people who are either bystanders or trying to deal with the situation.
Police arrested Showalter for interfering with the investigation when he confronted them about the situation. Showalter said he was just asking what happened to his dog.