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Wed Jan 16, 2013, 12:08 AM

 

Next we need gun control for cops

You can't get through the week without a story of a cop shooting an innocent man during a no knock home invasion or a person's dog. Dogs and puppies seem to be #1 on the list for cops to fire bullets at. Seriously, what is the point of the tazer, the spray and the baton when you go for your pistol first in nearly every situation? Your house could be next, your sweet lovable pet could be next whose crime is just going to the door to see who it is. It's no wonder we have the highest prison population in the world when we have police trained to see us as the enemy (especially if you're black) and police trained to shoot first and cover up afterwards. That fool Zimmerman thought he was playing cop too and naturally, went for the gun first. Let's have some cop gun control too Obama. How about having trigger happy police be civilly and criminally responsible for their carnage?

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blazeKing Jan 2013 OP
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Response to blazeKing (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 12:10 AM

1. There's the Mayberry Deputy Barney Fife way

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Response to blazeKing (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 12:10 AM

2. The taser is for little Asian ladies who are

buying too many iPhones.

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Response to blazeKing (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 12:15 AM

3. The cops in this video are vile pigs.



Any bad coming their way will be well deserved.

http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_22232708/officer-charged-commerce-city-dog-shooting

They should lose their bloated pensions too.

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Response to blazeKing (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 12:43 AM

4. cops need better governance and accountability

i don't think this is a gun control issue

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Response to blazeKing (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 12:43 AM

5. in any life threatening situation a cop will always go for his firearm

and I don't blame them. They go for what they know has the best chance of stopping the threat- which is a gun. Tazers, pepper spray, batons- all are good but a crazed individual can overcome all those.

As for dogs, it is standard practice in warrent serving to shoot any dog that poses a threat.

Though I do think the cops need to be reigned in a bit. More and more police are becoming militaristic- especially in their weaponry. I find it very interesting that police chiefs say that assault weapons are only good for killing large amounts of people- than issue them to their officers. Are the police supposed to be killing "lots of people"?

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