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originally posted by: Joecanada11
a reply to: Stupidsecrets
What the hell are you talking about? Socks and change? The point is these cops killed 2 innocent civilians and that is not acceptable.
originally posted by: grey580
a reply to: infinite8
All those cops need to be fired immediately.
They made the situation dangerous for all those in the cars around the UPS truck. And someone died because of it.
They should of backed off and negotiated or waited things out. No one had to die. And the police should be liable for the collateral damage.
I’m not a law enforcement officer, but this runs contrary to common sense. I’d like to hear from some more knowledgeable forum members. It seems protocol wouldn’t have you shooting into this vehicle that’s blocked in. This vehicle could have been followed once it got off the expressway. Why risk all of those innocent civilians lives?
The individuals in the truck were violent felons who had already demonstrated the ability, willingness, and intent to kill people to further their criminal activity.
Using civilian vehicles, that are occupied by civilians at the time, to engage in a shoot out certainly isn’t ideal
originally posted by: Shamrock6
a reply to: Liquesence
You’ll notice that my comment was a reply to a specific comment stating that law enforcement should have just allowed those engaged in violent criminal behavior to continue on their way when they had an opportunity to stop them.
My comment was not condoning anything beyond what I said: that the suspects needed to be stopped and the moment presented itself to do so. By all means, though, selectively quote my comment to make it into something other than what was said.
DID YOU SEE HOW THEY BLASTED UP THE SIDE OF THAT UPS TRUCK FROM TOP TO BOTTOM AND SIDE TO SIDE AS IF THEY HAD NEVER FIRED A DAMN WEAPON IN THEIR LIVES?!
Are you going to apologise for them here and tell me I shouldn't judge if I haven't been a cop and in that situation?
Because damn, I hope I do my job more accurately than these guys attempted to do theirs.
are you really gonna tell me that it wasn't at least something to do with them having been on the trail of these guys for a while, and by that time being so JACKED UP that they just had to take the first opportunity to empty their clips, innocent bystanders be damned?