posted on Aug, 15 2011 @ 05:36 PM
Do me a favor folks...come back down to the real world for a change and get your heads out of your butts.
1) The officer was going to tase the dogs which would have been the exact same reason we would tase a human...the X26 taser is one of the only tasers
police use and its not lethal except if someone falls or in rare instances has some sort of heart or drug induced issues on top of it so nothing is
100% not lethal. So it would have given the dog...who was actively trying to harm the officer only a 5 second "lockup" of motor function and some
pain. So it wasnt lethal and it wasnt an rouge officer trying to just kills some damn dogs idiots.
2) Police Text when called...even if someone is actively shooting at us or someone else. And when we shoot someone or something (dog) its to
protect ourselves and or other people unable to defend themselves. This officer was responding to a DISTURBANCE meaning someone as actively
aggressive and dangerous to other people like his neighbors and the public. He got there...he doesnt need a warrant to go into his house...the
suspect was more than likely barricading himself behind his dogs to prevent the officer from taking him into custody or at least detaining him and
questioning him. Yeah...we handcuff people who are dangerous and detain them for safety purposes and if everything pans out then they are released
and everything is cool. It doesnt mean we just arrest them and charge them just because we put handcuffs on...but my guess is this officer already had
probable cause to make a lawful arrest and well past the point of at least putting him in handcuffs..this officer hesitated because he's a small town
kid and should have shot those F'N dogs dead let alone used a nonlethal taser. Im sure he was doing that to not upset the old man anymore but since
the taser comes equipped with a laser beam and a light the suspect thought he was going to shoot the dogs with his firearm and since this guy is
obviously a crazy looney and this officer had to deal with him because he got called he tried talking too him, the guy got his dogs, officer hesitated
to use is firearm and instead chose the taser, old man though he was going to use his actual firearm since he seen the damn laser beam on his dog,
officer told old man he would taser "shoot" his dog(s) if he didnt put them up, old man selectively hears "shoot my dog" then psyco-guy gets a 12
gauge, officer is still busy figuring out weather to shoot the dogs with even his taser, and old man comes out with a shotgun, officer doesnt see it
because its at night and he distracted by the dogs...still hesitating....old man points it at officer's face....officer (even if he seen the gun)
doesnt even have time to transition from his taser to his firearm to DEFEND himself....and gets his friggin head shot with a 12 gauge shotgun!!! Even
then he even felt he had to wait and even ask for his own chief's permission to tase the stupid dogs. Disturbance calls are 2 or more officer calls
no matter what...for this very reason...cause it costs a life. Not a COPS life or a citizens life or a suspects life...a human life. This is exactly
why cops are proactive and sometimes over reactive...because they dont want this to be their story. And that may seem very dramatic to some of you
but we "COPS" live daily with folks blowing their own heads off in front of us, nasty car wrecks with dead kids cause of stupid people, people
killing and hurting each other in front of us, vicious animal calls, domestic violence where they are actually hurting each other and we solve
everything and then they get mad at us for it.
You guys have serious issues if you cant read that story and understand that...oh...because none of you (few at best) are officer's or deputies and
have any idea what these guys do other than your local t.v. screen or by a dang Youtube vid. I have some serious issues with some of your comments
and if you knew better you wouldnt even type anything because of how uninformed and out of touch with what we do as police officers.
FYI...warrents arnt needed to arrest this guy if he has committed a crime. If I wanted to search his house I would have to obtain a warrant signed by
a judge...and it would have to be damn specific as to what I am looking for in his house. And you bet your butts I would get fired and sued if I just
went in there breaking crap and tearing his house up. Get down to reality folks.
Mods...this title is misleading. It needs to be..."Police (Officer) hesitates to tase 2 dogs, Owner shoots him in the face with shotgun" sounds a
lot more accurate from the provided link.