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originally posted by: rollanotherone
a reply to: vjr1113
I have seen up close and personal what LEO are capable of doing AND getting away with. It isn't the LEO's job to be judge, jury and executioner.
originally posted by: clay2 baraka
Watch the end of the video where his associate exits the truck, hands clearly raised, throws his sidearm to the ground and walks slowly toward officers..
This is not in any way what we saw in the first encounter with Lavoy. He presented himself as a threat.
originally posted by: vjr1113
a reply to: rollanotherone
willy nilly? really, running from the cops, armed, getting out of your car, running around, putting your hands down and reaching for your jacket? if he was anyone else, nobody would fault the cops for not thinking twice.
originally posted by: PublicOpinion
a reply to: OveRcuRrEnteD
That's what his son said. And frankly, it would make sense to meet locals without weapons.
Did anybody wear weapons on them while arrested? Just imagine the outrage if there would've been only a copy of the constitution in his pocket...