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originally posted by: Ultralight
a reply to: MystikMushroom
That's beyond martyrdom; that would be the height of ineptitude.
originally posted by: MystikMushroom
a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan
Someone will do it and die a martyr. It'll eventually happen and maybe wake people up.
It's bound to happen with as many armed Americans out there...
Of course, the media would twist it around, and make the innocent home-defender into some crazy anti-government whack job so that the SWAT/Police could save face...even in the event of a wrongful entry. Just you watch..
"SWAT forced their entry on the wrong home today, and one member of the team died. The member was shot by a fanatical anti-government activist. Inside the home, a large arsenal of assault weapons was found, as well as constitutional material."
How much you want to bet that exact script would be played if someone shot back after a false entry?
originally posted by: BASSPLYR
well at least nobody got hurt and the swat were semi friendly.
that being said the dynamic entry and the clearing were sloppy as hell.
I dunno I actually am going to be hanging out this evening with a retired recon marine thats had more than his fair share or clearing buildings and houses when he was a part of the "Baghdad SWAT" thinking he'll say the same thing. sloppy.
It took them only a day to discover that it was indeed he who was responsible—he had used Mrs. Milan’s open network to threaten the police. But rather than give him the SWAT-team treatment, the police politely re-quested that he come to police headquarters, which he did, where he was arrested without incident. (He was prosecuted for the threats, pleaded guilty, and was given a sixteen-month prison sentence.) The police department’s kid-gloves treatment of Murray is in startling contrast to their flash- bang assault on Mrs. Milan’s home.