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I have to agree with Maximus here.....and unfortunately, as long as the U.S. allows citizens to own fire-arms, there will be many innocent that are killed by them (including children).
I personally don't see why anyone needs guns.....we don't kill for our subsistence, all our meat is processed, but there will be those die-hard hunters that will disagree with me.....oh well, I better go find shelter now...lol
Originally posted by Faeryland
. . . and unfortunately, as long as the U.S. allows citizens to own fire-arms, there will be many innocent that are killed by them (including children).
Originally posted by CAConrad0825
How do you know? You are very quick to judge the policy of the police dept. All because a child is involved does not deter the the fact that an officer was injured. They were right to shoot and the loss of life is a shame. However that is the judicial process.
Originally posted by LDragonFire
They took out a 19 month old girl to get to her father!!
And the officers having to deal with the fact that they shot and killed a toddler...good I hope they never sleep again..I hope everytime they close their eyes they see that little girl and it eats away at them until they put their guns in their mouths and end their lives!
Originally posted by Zaphod58
They're being trained like that because they lost so many cops to taking personal risks to save people.
Originally posted by Odium
but there have been cases in the U.K. where the Police have not shot back when someone has shot at them.
They only return fire when they know they can hit the target or if innocent bystanders lives are on the line.
Originally posted by subz
You can bet the police would of waited if the POTUS or other member of government was being used as a human shield. Do you think the police would just lose patience and taken them all out just because they were getting shot at?
Originally posted by Misfit
Originally posted by spamandham
Combine that with the post-9/11 police state mentality.............
I honestly was waiting to hear "drop 'em & spread 'em" ............ I damn well would have had the #t beat of of me due to it.