posted on Nov, 19 2012 @ 03:43 AM
reply to post by rockintitz
Posse comitatus has to be suspended first of all.
Let's say that it has been and US Troops are now patrolling your city due to some calamity, whether it be Natural or manmade.
They are there to provide assistance to the local government or FEMA. Naturally, people congregate to the assistance points, which often get out of
Active duty troops are rarely in riot control mode as that has to be organized. So they do what they can to restore order. Sometimes in a violent
Shots ring out from the crowd. The military will act accordingly, try to identify the shooter and take him/her down. Unfortunately, in this type of
scenario, innocents will be shot as well.
It’s called, “The fog of war.”