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Privately, other sources named Sandberg, who worked as a deputy in Mission Viejo before joining the Sheriff's Academy in mid-2011 as an instructor. One source described Sandberg as "high-strung," and said some sort of "problem" led to his recent departure from the academy.
Sandberg has received praise and commendations in other quarters. Last June, shortly before he transferred from the sheriff's Mission Viejo station to the academy, city officials praised the deputy's service, according to minutes from the June 20 City Council meeting.
Originally posted by Hellas
Why is the title 'Marine' so important? Does that make him a better person somehow?
it IS a fact that when you choose being a cop as your career,you know you are taking on a dangerous job which could well get you killed.
An estimated 40 million U.S. residents age 16 or older, or about 17% of the population, had a face-to-face contact with a police officer in 2008. This is a continuing decrease in contact between police and the public, down from 19% of residents who had contact with the police in 2005 and 21% who had contact in 2002.
In 2008, nearly 67 million encounters occurred between the police and the 40 million persons who had contact during that year, with an average of 1.7 face-to-face contacts per resident.
Of persons who had contact with the police in 2008, about 9 out of 10 felt the officer or officers behaved properly.
The non-profit group reports that 124 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty this year, down 7% from last year and the lowest number since 1959.
WASHINGTON – Fifty police officers were shot to death in the United States last year, among 122 who were killed in the line of duty.
In all, 55 officers were killed intentionally, two fewer than in 2004, according to preliminary
FBI statistics released Monday. Vehicles were used in five deaths, the bureau said.
During the 3-year period from 2003 to 2005, 47 States and
the District of Columbia reported 2,002 arrest-related deaths
to the Bureau of Justice Statistics' (BJS) Deaths in Custody
Reporting Program (DCRP).
Originally posted by Xcathdra
reply to post by Raxoxane
On the other end there is a 99.5% chance that we have no idea who is in the car and what their intentions are. Are they armed, is the car stolen but not reported, is the driver an escaped murderer, did the driver just get done killing a bunch of people, why cant I see them moving around in the car, why are they moving around so much in the car, plus more and thats before we even come to a complete stop from pulling them over.
It doesn't excuse the idiot ass behavior of some police or some civilians, however being complacent or assuming a person is not armed and opting to use a taser when in fact the taser fails and it turns out the guy is armed...
what to do.
Yeah, whole person, doesnt cover Indians, and classifies all others as 3/5 of a person.
Im not so please point out where im misrepresenting it
Then how can you make the claims people are in the wrong and your rights are being abused?
whose parameters were not met at any point in time during this incident.
Its defining what the government must do in order to search and seize.
now, how can any of this be attained when there is no accuser? he's dead, remember?
Please point out in the Constitution where it states everyone is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law except for law enforcement? For a constitutionalist you dont have any issues denying due process?
Right to a trial, confront accusers etc?
YOU SAID THAT, not me.
The officer committed a homicide
Killing a man to protect the lives of others - check
Police / civilians do NOT have to wait to be assaulted / shot at before taking a defensive action.
The driver of a vehicle, other than a common carrier vehicle, involved in any accident resulting in injuries to or death of any person shall within 24 hours after the accident make or cause to be made a written report of the accident to the Department of the California Highway Patrol or, if the accident occurred within a city, to either the Department of the California Highway Patrol or the police department of the city in which the accident occurred.
If someone was injured, you must file a report within 24 hours, if it only involved property damage you (or your representative) must file a report within 10 days.