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Tue Apr 17, 2012, 10:04 AM

Justice for Cisco, dog shot by Austin police.

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A Texas man claims that his beloved dog Cisco was shot point blank by a police officer who responded to a call at the wrong address.

Michael Paxton, 40, said he and his Australian cattle dog Cisco were relaxing and playing Frisbee in his Austin backyard on Saturday afternoon when he decided to go get something from his truck in the driveway.

As he approached his truck, he said he saw something from the corner of his eye and looked up to see a police officer who immediately drew his weapon and told Paxton to put his hands up.

"He had a Taser. He had pepper spray. I don't understand why, in broad daylight, he pulled a gun on me. I wasn't running. I wasn't hiding," Paxton told ABCNews.com today. "I was just saying, 'I live here.' I was panicking. I was afraid for my life."

http://abcnews.go.com/US/texas-man-claims-police-killed-dog-cisco-responding/story?id=16150874#.T412q6tYuVo

I just learned of this through a friend on Facebook who is a former coworker of Mr. Paxton. The 'Justice for Cisco" FB page mentioned as having over 16,000 "likes" in the article was over 36,000 by this morning...

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bluedigger Apr 2012 OP
orwell Apr 2012 #1
el_bryanto Apr 2012 #2
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Response to bluedigger (Original post)

Tue Apr 17, 2012, 11:33 AM

1. Welcome to the Police State...

...Brought to you by the Permanent National Security State.

Isn't it great living in the Land of the Free!

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Response to orwell (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 17, 2012, 11:38 AM

2. I think in an actual police state this guy would be in jail

I mean he is a witness to police actions; he's probably guilty of something. Run him in. Also why is the media reporting on this story? Why do our overlords permit their crimes to be discussed publically?

Bryant

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