Originally posted by ldyserenity
reply to post by Xcathdra
Could it be that she was putting her hands up in the air? Like you see in movies as a sign of giving up or to show her hands had no weapons in
We have no idea, I just can't imagine why the family didn't press charges I would have.
Sure.. anything is possible.. What I was referring to was where her hands went when they came down. They went to the front of her stomach, whivch
moved her hands from being seen by the officer, to not being seen by the officer.
Even when we are talking to people, we ask people to take their hands out of their pockets and keep them where we can see them.
The family could certainly request charges be filed.. Not sure if it would go anywhere or not, and I say that not because of the system being corrupt
and in favor of the police (as some will most lkikely state) but because of the law works in situations like that.
As with other arguments, the female is innocent until proven guilty, which is the same standard that applies to the officer as well.
Try to see it from the officers point of view -
You are dispatched to a school for a minor who is possibly intoxicated who had just been involved in a fight. When you arrive, the student is now
outside, and people present were stating the student was then fighting with another person.You look up and see the student walking away from you.
You giver verbal commands for her to stop, and they dont comply. You close the distance, and you see here half turn, bring her hands up. She then
turns forward agains, refuses to stop and brings her hands down where you cant see them. Its not out of the realm of possibility that she is
People percevie the phrase being armed as having a gun, when in reality it can be any item that can be used in such a manner as to hurt, harm, main,
kill, etc etc.
As I said, im not conding his actions, but merely pointing out another view point as to why the officer may have acted in that manner.