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Originally posted by goou111
i cant think of a better example of domestic terrorism
these cops are terrorist and should be treated as such
gitmo sounds pretty fair to me
Originally posted by TheJourney
As soon as I saw the thread titled I thought...let me guess, it was a drug raid...
Sure enough, I was right...
When are we ending the failed war on drugs?edit on 8-8-2012 by TheJourney because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by nathanscottecho
The family shouldn't receive any money. IMHO the officers involved in this massive screw up should all be let go. I'm in the healthcare industry, and if I make a mistake as big as this I could lose my license and never get to practice again. How is this any different??
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
Originally posted by votan
I think they allow this to happen to discourage gun ownership. Do not have a gun or you become fair game for police.
What it should encourage is the militarization of the household.
If some asshole cops cant be bothered to double-check an address or spend a day in surveillance to make absolutely certain that their use of deadly force isn't coming down on the heads of a family just minding their own business then it's every families responsibility to make sure those cops and the families of those cops experience the same suffering about to be handed down.
Rather than take the approach of "disarm or else" people should take the approach of "mutually assured destruction."
Heavy gate at the end of the driveway, flood lights, alarms, reinforced doorways, barred windows, strobes, even smoke or CS and great whatever comes kicking through that door with a barrage of 55 grain steel-core hail guaranteed to shred any polymer, plastic, metal or meat in the way.
When they roll up onto your property that's the attitude they are operating with. Match it.
Maybe when the cost is a little higher than a few million in a civil suit and a dead dog the right people will begin paying attention and put an end to this madness.
We arent worth anything when we die. It's just the cost of doing business in America. They'll cut your mother a check and carve "Sorry, my bad" into your headstone.
When they die they get parades.
Maybe after a few parades they'll start double-checking addresses.
Originally posted by ninjas4321I am absolutely shocked that someone would do something like this
I advised her she needs to file a lawsuit for false arrest and she's looking into getting an attourney.
Originally posted by ofhumandescent
reply to post by lonewolf19792000
The children are now without a father and dog. The wife without a husband who probably brought in at least half the money (my husband now brings in 100% of our money).
I sincerely hope this policeman is fired and the family receives a good sum of money.
Again, the heartbreak of losing a parent, a spouse through stupidity - there is no excuse with the data base the police now have.
They are looking and acting more like military soldiers every day.
Didn't use to be like this.
Most of you reading this have never seen a loved one shot and killed in front of you................most of you live in lala land.
I've put enough bodies in morgue drawers and worked ER - the average person cannot imagine the sheer trauma this put the family through and they will never be able to totally get over this.
edit on 8-8-2012 by ofhumandescent because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by CosmicCitizen
reply to post by votan
Sadly the risk so far for a raid on a wrong house is some bad press and the threat of a lawsuit (which is their rationale internally [and ironicaly] for "obstruction of justice"). When they literally raid "the wrong house" (some John Rambo type) who has the means and the will to repel an illegal home invasion (and he could argue that he didn't know that they were really the police given the faux home invasions where they falsely "claimed" to be the police) and John Q. "Rambo" opens up with a legal title 2 weapon and from behind a hardened defensive position and he "swats" their squad who cant even get the address right.....then they will start to reconsider their policies.