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Out of All the Shady Police Shootings, NONE Have Been Convicted....

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posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 02:51 PM
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The undesirable LEO's
know this fact well. They can kill
an unarmed person on camera
and get a paid vacation before returning to work.




posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 02:51 PM
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a reply to: MotherMayEye

When has a publicized story of an officer being convicted for an unlawful shooting happened..

All the recent ones, that most people would agree were not clean shootings, none have been convicted..

I guess maybe it has happened some where.. but I would be surprised if there weren't added circumstances.. such as being off duty or involved in a crime at that moment.

Look at the Castile story..

Pulled over fur doing nothing wrong ( he looked like some one else they claimed), told the cop he was legally armed. Then was asked for ID , turned to get it and the jumpy idiot shot 7 times.

If I'm a jumpy idiot and shoot someone I go to jail...

I bet if it is your kid shot because of a jumpy officer, then nothing happens you would change your mind.

I



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 02:56 PM
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a reply to: JAY1980

And we should pay more and demand better..

That said it's riskiness of police work is highly questionable..

It isn't even close to the top ten most dangerous US jobs.. statistically one is at greater risk on any US interstate than he is on duty.

I don't believe most of these stories about people charging cops to their deaths when unarmed.

Sure suicide by cop happens, but a lot of these cases the person wasn't suicidal.

Police should be required to verify a threat before using deadly force.
They are the ones trained, armed and paid for such.



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 02:56 PM
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a reply to: JoshuaCox

Yes exactly!!!

It does seem strange the media doesn't publicize when the officers are found guilty.

Just like it's strange that they are only intersted in publicizing when officers shoot unarmed black men, even though they are more likely to shoot white men.

Its almost as if the media is pushing an agenda!

Say it ain't so!



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 03:00 PM
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Yes, we have the government we deserve. With juries like that one, who needs enemies?



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 03:20 PM
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originally posted by: Swills
a reply to: JoshuaCox

Cops have a get out of jail free card, "I felt threatened".

You know, when the cops murdered a 12 y/o black boy within seconds of rolling up on him in a park or the latest cop to get off murdering a black man who told the cop he was a lawful open carrying gun owner and then murdered him when he went to get his license after said cop asked for it.



Good job repeating the OP! Put a lot of effort into that, eh?



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 03:41 PM
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a reply to: Grambler

Pretty much what I was going to respond with. Thanks for taking care of that for me.




posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 06:12 PM
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a reply to: iTruthSeeker

I'm the one who "buys the media narrative" when I'm only judging by the video?? ..

Your the one discounting the videos in favor of officers statements.. that's a narrative



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 06:39 PM
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I know personally the cop that killed Tamir Rice..

Let me tell you this... it definitely made me and many others look back and think of a lot of the joking stuff he said in the past.. And rethink his character quite a bit.
That being said I still blame the officer driving the car more than the officer who shot him...

Who drives up 5 feet next to a kid reported to be waiving a gun around and put your partner on the passer side directly at risk like that?



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 07:16 PM
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a reply to: Lucidparadox

I do agree the driver really screwed that whole operation...However at the age I was allowed to own a BB gun I had been educated in gun safety and everything you would imagine a child being trusted with a gun would be taught. I would never go to a public place and point any gun. That said we did have wars with BB guns and paintball and such...In the woods away from where you'd scare people. I blame that child's parents more than I blame anyone...I mean what human let alone one who takes a job protecting people wants to kill a child. Sure he could have been one of those sick people but odds say not likely as there just aren't very many in that profession compared to the population they police. That kid, however should have never been at a public park with a BB gun at all and his parents should have made sure that wasn't going to happen to all their ability. They should know the risk of such a thing, yet there he was with his BB gun carefree like children are, scaring the hell outta people in a place no one expects such a thing.



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 07:42 PM
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In the old days we never shot anyone.
They literally had to have a weapon in their hand and firing.

We had things called SAP gloves and blackjacks.
We wore blue shirts with gray pants and regulation hair cuts. ( for patrol officers )

Today with these black uniforms and shaved heads and shooting at anything that moves,
makes me wonder sometimes just who's side they are really on.

I fully agree with the retired officer's opinion above, most were bad shoots and should have never happened.
If you are that quick to become fearful for your life, you are in the wrong line of work.

What was once called the blue wall of silence has become legalized murder incorporated.
Every police shooting today should be investigated by the DOJ, U.S. Attorneys, FBI on civil rights grounds.
There is no one else left to hold them accountable.

Buck



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 09:01 PM
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a reply to: Lucidparadox

Just so it's said I don't think any of the ones listed (except tazer guy) did it intentionally..

However if they had just waited just one or 2 seconds to confirm the threat, no one dies.



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 09:05 PM
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a reply to: JoshuaCox

The officer that threw the taser at the persons feet after shooting him was charged and convicted of the murder of Walter Scott, I am very pro police and work in Law Enforcement and I can agree that that was a bad shooting all around.

My question to you is, are they getting acquitted by a jury of their peers or by a Judge?
edit on 17-6-2017 by caf1550 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 09:18 PM
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originally posted by: flatbush71
In the old days we never shot anyone.
They literally had to have a weapon in their hand and firing.

We had things called SAP gloves and blackjacks.
We wore blue shirts with gray pants and regulation hair cuts. ( for patrol officers )

Today with these black uniforms and shaved heads and shooting at anything that moves,
makes me wonder sometimes just who's side they are really on.

I fully agree with the retired officer's opinion above, most were bad shoots and should have never happened.
If you are that quick to become fearful for your life, you are in the wrong line of work.

What was once called the blue wall of silence has become legalized murder incorporated.
Every police shooting today should be investigated by the DOJ, U.S. Attorneys, FBI on civil rights grounds.
There is no one else left to hold them accountable.

Buck







Umm, so shaved heads weren't a regulation hair cut when you were a cop? Most police departments have there regulations IE Haircuts, facial hair and uniform policy taken strictly from the military and it has been like that for years.

Also a lot of police department still wear the "blue uniform" as you call it, they call it there Class A uniform and then they have there BDU or fatigue uniform. You also make it sound like the wild west and every LEO shoots at everything that moves. Its literally not like that at all, most officers nationwide will still never fire there duty weapon ever in the line of duty in a 20 year career. I don't know where you get your facts from but they are quite biased and one sided.



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 09:39 PM
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a reply to: flatbush71

I mean things suck today but back then the ability to prove things like we can now was not there. Lots of very messed up stuff happened all the time and no one said a thing. There was very much if not more of that culture because one it was socially acceptable more so than now depending on who it happened to. Also because it was that much harder to get caught for.



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 09:42 PM
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a reply to: caf1550

No he was not convicted.. it ended in a hung jury a couple weeks ago..

That and Castillo souring the Op.



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 09:44 PM
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a reply to: caf1550

The judge tells the jury if they cannot prove the officer did not FEEL threatened beyond a reasonable doubt.. then to go find him innocent..

How do you prove someone did not feel threatened?? It's impossible.



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 09:53 PM
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a reply to: JoshuaCox


But on Monday, in a final note to Judge Newman, jurors said that “despite the best efforts of all members, we are unable to come to a unanimous decision.”


Trial



The jury here had three options, besides deadlocking: a conviction for murder, a conviction for voluntary manslaughter or an acquittal. In South Carolina, a murder conviction can lead to a life sentence, and manslaughter carries a term of two to 30 years.


Its not impossible to prove someone did not feel threatened. Also can you provide any evidence that this is what the judge told the jury in that case, because I haven't seen you post any evidence for anything at all, during your rant so far. As i admitted before I fully agree that those were bad shoots bad police, but a jury of their peers seems to think something else.



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 09:53 PM
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a reply to: flatbush71

Utter load of crap.

In "the old days" you had cops that were confirmed KKK members killing freedom riders and getting away with it. Law enforcement killed people for trying to register to vote.

That's not even getting into the way protests were handled "in the old days." It was nothing at all to beat suspects and detainees.

Source: any cop worth a # from "the old days."



posted on Jun, 17 2017 @ 10:21 PM
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a reply to: Shamrock6

But you have to think there have been a gajillion totally unique laws since then..and for the vast majority the cops took liberties with minorities , not everyone..

Just pre war on drugs the dynamic has changed drastically. The cops were not militized before then..




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