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Emotional Response? The FBI was told twice this kid was a threat. DCF for the state of Florida was told by him he was going to purchase a gun. He was unstable. He showed EVERY flag there would be in a situation like this.
originally posted by: carewemust
Raid the house. Take the gun. Put him on the "No Buy" list. Lots of evidence would have warranted that.
originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: DoubleDNH
This seems to be just the expected emotional response to something such as the shooting.
They don't necessarily know what the FBI should have done, but they know the FBI should have done something. But they forget about individual rights and things like reasonable suspicion/probable cause.
Also, many of those saying the FBI should have done something are also the same people saying they are corrupted and compromised.
originally posted by: Aazadan
You cannot arrest someone, or even take legal action against them for a crime you think they're going to commit. They have to actually commit the crime first