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90. Tune in next week...
...when police use telepathy to ask a black guy to empty his pockets, then machine gun the fuck out of him when he doesn't respond in a timely manner
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  -Police 'killed deaf cyclist with stun gun after he failed to obey instructions to stop' kpete  Nov-24-11 03:54 PM   #0 
  - and it is only reported in an English paper?  Tumbulu   Nov-24-11 03:59 PM   #1 
  - It's a "dog bites man" story in the USA..  Fumesucker   Nov-24-11 04:01 PM   #5 
  - N.C. probes death of bicyclist tased by police  wtmusic   Nov-24-11 04:31 PM   #9 
  - it's a black guy killed by cops in the South. Pretty routine.  provis99   Nov-24-11 05:54 PM   #16 
  - BWB  mahatmakanejeeves   Nov-25-11 06:57 AM   # 
  - BWB  mahatmakanejeeves   Nov-25-11 06:57 AM   #92 
  - 'newbie officer, with no clue about how to handle situation, responds inappropriately'  struggle4progress   Nov-25-11 10:47 AM   #104 
     - This sounds like what probably happened. I think what we are seeing  jwirr   Nov-25-11 01:13 PM   #119 
  - No, not only English papers  bitchkitty   Nov-24-11 06:31 PM   #17 
  - It's not even very good English  slackmaster   Nov-25-11 03:42 AM   #89 
  - google search shows lots of US stories about this. RIP Mr. Anthony  Liberal_in_LA   Nov-25-11 12:33 PM   #115 
  - Agreed.  deafskeptic   Nov-25-11 12:57 PM   #118 
  - Oh, my god,  Blue_In_AK   Nov-24-11 04:00 PM   #2 
  - Not as uncommon as some might think.  freshwest   Nov-24-11 11:11 PM   #69 
  - Jesus Christ. They give deadly toys to anyone these days.  qb   Nov-24-11 04:00 PM   #3 
  - They don't want cops that are "too smart"..  Fumesucker   Nov-24-11 04:09 PM   #6 
  - they apply the 'too intelligent need not apply' litmus test for Republican POTUS candidates as well  stockholmer   Nov-24-11 07:08 PM   #27 
  - Good point.. n/t  Fumesucker   Nov-24-11 07:29 PM   #32 
  - Exactly!!! n/t  RKP5637   Nov-24-11 09:26 PM   #56 
  - For fuck's sake! Please tell me you're making that up!  Rozlee   Nov-24-11 07:21 PM   #30 
  - Actually, I heard the same thing about Austin Police Dept. Apparently it isn't  jhrobbins   Nov-25-11 02:33 AM   #81 
  - I have heard reports of this before. They don't want to hire cops who can critically think. They  avaistheone1   Nov-26-11 01:42 AM   #141 
  - Also more likely to "overthink" and yes mostly rather boring.  TheMadMonk   Nov-24-11 09:06 PM   #48 
  - Nice post. I believe violent crime has been declining throughout North America for a while now.  Fokker Trip   Nov-25-11 02:16 AM   #78 
  - Ahh, New London Connecticut  Throckmorton   Nov-25-11 03:56 PM   #130 
  - Yeah, he's got to be really proud of himself for killing a guy  Warpy   Nov-24-11 04:17 PM   #7 
  - I'm guessing this is one of the "good cops" we hear so much about on DU..  Fumesucker   Nov-24-11 04:00 PM   #4 
  - Hey its a hard job and he was just a bad apple..etc, etc. Gets old. nt.  Fokker Trip   Nov-25-11 02:43 AM   #85 
     - Be FAIR: Just one of the 99% who makes the other 1% look bad  panzerfaust   Nov-27-11 05:34 AM   #145 
  - That's awful.  dipsydoodle   Nov-24-11 04:21 PM   #8 
  - Like I've said before,  Goldom   Nov-24-11 04:33 PM   #10 
  - Oh, but he failed to comply with an order.  Capitalocracy   Nov-24-11 07:02 PM   #24 
  - The super sad part of this is the cop will not be punished.  russspeakeasy   Nov-24-11 04:44 PM   #11 
  - But still a prick?  ElboRuum   Nov-24-11 08:55 PM   #44 
  - Oh Yeah...deadbeat dad, that kinda guy.  russspeakeasy   Nov-24-11 09:12 PM   #51 
  - why.. he sure will! he'll be put on paid adminstrative leave, that's what, and further more he can  leftyohiolib   Nov-24-11 09:15 PM   #52 
  - Why? This crap needs to stop.  Glimmer of Hope   Nov-24-11 04:44 PM   #12 
  - 61 is not elderly  libinnyandia   Nov-24-11 04:47 PM   #13 
  - Maybe to the 20 and 30 year olds it is. I am 72 and hate be called elderly.  RebelOne   Nov-24-11 06:38 PM   #18 
  - I'm almost there and better looking and more fit than many of those in  RKP5637   Nov-24-11 09:30 PM   #58 
  - I don't mind being called elderly as much as the cops  Downwinder   Nov-24-11 11:20 PM   #70 
  - It's the Daily Mail....  Bluenorthwest   Nov-25-11 09:02 AM   #100 
  - if  donquijoterocket   Nov-25-11 11:18 AM   #108 
  - Yeah--I am 61, and I consdier myself to be in late middle age! nt  tblue37   Nov-24-11 09:04 PM   #47 
  - In NORTH Carolina BTW...  Bennyboy   Nov-24-11 04:58 PM   #14 
  - Yes, NC not SC. (NT)  Eric J in MN   Nov-24-11 06:45 PM   #23 
  - Cops won't tell the mayor of the town what happened.  HereSince1628   Nov-24-11 05:37 PM   #15 
  - The cops are supposed to be answerable to their town's mayor.  Rozlee   Nov-24-11 07:47 PM   #35 
     - Not just the Mayor, but in most (if not all city councils) each member is responsible for one part  rpannier   Nov-24-11 08:58 PM   #45 
        - Not sure where you get that each council member is responsible for one part of  bertman   Nov-24-11 11:05 PM   #68 
           - My mother sat on a city council  rpannier   Nov-25-11 12:07 AM   #76 
              - Most likely, by 'primary responsibility' it was meant that she was the council member  bertman   Nov-25-11 11:34 AM   #110 
  - Less than lethal my ass. But we already knew that.  sakabatou   Nov-24-11 06:39 PM   #19 
  - Well, in the cop's defense...  Orrex   Nov-24-11 06:40 PM   #20 
  - They did it for his own good. They were just trying to help.  rhett o rick   Nov-25-11 11:14 AM   #106 
  - This is murder  tpsbmam   Nov-24-11 06:43 PM   #21 
  - It should be illegal to tase an unarmed man. NT  Eric J in MN   Nov-24-11 06:43 PM   #22 
  - or a man not threatening anyone, the guy was riding a bike - and he gets tazed to death. Murder!  Divine Discontent   Nov-25-11 02:53 AM   #86 
  - Well. You know it was an honest mistake.  Enthusiast   Nov-24-11 07:03 PM   #25 
  - From the comments section:  Capitalocracy   Nov-24-11 07:06 PM   #26 
  - If I wasn't here already, I would not come here either.  sabrina 1   Nov-25-11 03:37 PM   #128 
  - If I wasn't here already, I would not come here either.  sabrina 1   Nov-25-11 03:37 PM   #129 
  - He wasn't a threat to anybody. The police have no right to shoot someone just because they don't  TBF   Nov-24-11 07:15 PM   #28 
  - It's a significant and growing problem in this country, out of control cops thinking  RKP5637   Nov-24-11 09:34 PM   #59 
  - The object of a taser is to paralyze. I question the logic of  Downwinder   Nov-24-11 07:17 PM   #29 
  - Remember the teen run over by the squad after a tasering in FL  grahampuba   Nov-24-11 07:27 PM   #31 
  - Just Say No to Steroids  Tom Ripley   Nov-24-11 07:31 PM   #33 
  - There has to be something done about the out of control police in this country.  pennylane100   Nov-24-11 07:46 PM   #34 
  - The cops are the largest and most dangerous armed gang in  tblue37   Nov-24-11 09:09 PM   #50 
  - My cousin in Las Vegas answered his door with his pistol - there had been a call  jhrobbins   Nov-25-11 02:42 AM   #84 
  - See that`s what I don`t get.  Fokker Trip   Nov-25-11 02:29 AM   #80 
     - Simple. There are no consequences to be afraid of.  TheEuclideanOne   Nov-25-11 04:23 PM   #134 
        - I think that steroids increase agression substantially.  Fokker Trip   Nov-25-11 09:45 PM   #139 
  - Too many cops are outright bullies these days.  Jamastiene   Nov-24-11 08:12 PM   #36 
  - That will teach him to think he can ride a bicycle while deaf  Kennah   Nov-24-11 08:16 PM   #37 
  - How much outrage is left in my soul.....  ooglymoogly   Nov-24-11 08:29 PM   #38 
  - That's what he gets  christx30   Nov-24-11 08:31 PM   #39 
  - It is not like Medicare covered hearing. n/t  Downwinder   Nov-24-11 08:53 PM   #43 
  - What we must learn from this....The Police are not here to protect us.  ooglymoogly   Nov-24-11 10:25 PM   #65 
     - A few nights ago  christx30   Nov-24-11 11:45 PM   #73 
  - In order to get comprehensive news about the U.S. it's imperative to view newspapers abroad  Sarah Ibarruri   Nov-24-11 08:43 PM   #40 
  - Here is from US media, it includes the timeline, which Daily Mail  Bluenorthwest   Nov-25-11 08:46 AM   #97 
     - Yes, the daily mail has an agenda to make a cop look like a violent ignorant thug  The Doctor.   Nov-25-11 01:27 PM   #121 
     - Oh ok. A member of my family is deaf. Fortunately, he's in a very lucrative medical field...  Sarah Ibarruri   Nov-25-11 04:07 PM   #133 
  - This thanksgiving, I would like to give thanks for...  Dead_Parrot   Nov-24-11 08:44 PM   #41 
  - If the officer had used his gun it probably would have gone better -  bhikkhu   Nov-24-11 08:46 PM   #42 
  - Police don't "shoot to wound"  BiggJawn   Nov-24-11 10:03 PM   #61 
     - Using a gun is would have been preferable IMO.  Fokker Trip   Nov-24-11 10:31 PM   #66 
  - I am also 61 and severely hearing impaired. I don't wear my hearing aids  tblue37   Nov-24-11 09:03 PM   #46 
  - Those suckers aren't cheap, and I don't like exposing mine to the elements eiither  eridani   Nov-25-11 12:00 AM   #75 
     - One reason I would be afraid to actively participate in a protest is that  tblue37   Nov-25-11 11:15 AM   #107 
  - Hey now, cops are doing such a haaaard job. Wahhhhhh.  Fokker Trip   Nov-24-11 09:07 PM   #49 
  - Such a hard job.  Dawson Leery   Nov-24-11 09:16 PM   #53 
  - K&R...."...killed deaf cyclist with stun gun..."....murder!....n/t  unkachuck   Nov-24-11 09:23 PM   #54 
  - Another cop that should be tried for MURDER. n/t  RKP5637   Nov-24-11 09:24 PM   #55 
  - but the union will save his job....  IamK   Nov-24-11 09:42 PM   #60 
     - Oh for the love of pete! I guess a bad cop could *only* belong to a bad union. Is that it?  Pholus   Nov-25-11 09:16 AM   #101 
  - tasering and pepper spray and rubber bullets  lovuian   Nov-24-11 09:27 PM   #57 
  - Some way to help an elderly deaf man who fell off his bike.  caseymoz   Nov-24-11 10:14 PM   #62 
  - Nothing to see here, move along  quakerboy   Nov-24-11 10:17 PM   #63 
  - What their Mayor actually said:  Bluenorthwest   Nov-25-11 08:56 AM   #99 
     - Apparently my sarcastic tone did not come through  quakerboy   Nov-25-11 12:37 PM   #116 
  - Officers should not be allowed to respond to calls unless they regularly work the neighborhood  truthisfreedom   Nov-24-11 10:19 PM   #64 
  - Anyone who has not, by now, understood that, calling on the police  ooglymoogly   Nov-24-11 10:41 PM   #67 
  - agree with your post, with one exception. location doesn't seem to matter.  marasinghe   Nov-26-11 12:56 AM   #140 
  - It was in a very small town. This cop has seen him on a bike many times.  IADEMO2004   Nov-25-11 08:12 AM   #95 
     - Not necessarily--a lot of people are so self-absorbed that they are oblivious to  tblue37   Nov-25-11 09:37 PM   #138 
  - Fucking A!  lonestarnot   Nov-24-11 11:41 PM   #71 
  - I hope they sue and the cop who killed him is made to pay somehow  Maraya1969   Nov-24-11 11:42 PM   #72 
  - This might be ruled homicide yet........there was no PC to believe a crime  Historic NY   Nov-24-11 11:57 PM   #74 
     - I collect police brutality articles--and I have several in which  tblue37   Nov-25-11 09:34 PM   #137 
  - Reminds me of what was done to John Williams  suffragette   Nov-25-11 12:36 AM   #77 
  - That was my first thought also.  uppityperson   Nov-25-11 02:36 AM   #83 
     - This article shows even stronger parallels  suffragette   Nov-25-11 03:07 AM   #88 
  - OK  minavasht   Nov-25-11 02:17 AM   #79 
  - because it's the daily mail - best used for lining birdcages  struggle4progress   Nov-25-11 11:04 AM   #105 
  - Like it  minavasht   Nov-25-11 02:23 PM   #126 
  - No, he was dead immediately after being tazed.  The Doctor.   Nov-25-11 01:43 PM   #123 
     - I was tazed once  minavasht   Nov-25-11 02:21 PM   #125 
     - No, we don't have to 'wait' for the medical examiner to know that he was killed by a cop.  The Doctor.   Nov-25-11 04:02 PM   #132 
        - Never mind  minavasht   Nov-26-11 06:57 AM   #143 
     - ... A 61-year-old Halifax County man died Tuesday, a day after police shocked him  struggle4progress   Nov-25-11 03:21 PM   #127 
        - No, he was dead before he got to the hospital;  The Doctor.   Nov-25-11 03:58 PM   #131 
  - Hmmm...how can he have 'failed to obey' if he was unaware  Rex   Nov-25-11 02:36 AM   #82 
  - Tune in next week...  Dead_Parrot   Nov-25-11 05:17 AM   #90 
     - Hey, if you don't have ESP you might be a terrerrristtt!  Rex   Nov-25-11 02:12 PM   #124 
  - maybe i'll just settle for police arms control...  NuttyFluffers   Nov-25-11 02:55 AM   #87 
  - There is a direct line from UC Davis to Scotland Neck, NC  klook   Nov-25-11 05:59 AM   #91 
  - Thanks to the (primarily) Bush terror machine, every incident  Vinca   Nov-25-11 07:11 AM   #93 
  - Eldertly?  Hanks   Nov-25-11 08:08 AM   #94 
  - so what did you think about the police brutality?  fascisthunter   Nov-25-11 05:12 PM   #135 
  - And the cop apologists here on DU are remarkably quiet.  GoneOffShore   Nov-25-11 08:43 AM   #96 
  - Sad  Johnny2X2X   Nov-25-11 08:54 AM   #98 
  - ... WRAL reports officers had responded to a 911 call Monday night about a man who had fallen off  struggle4progress   Nov-25-11 09:55 AM   #102 
  - This stuff happens all the time. I'm glad the OWS abuse is causing DU to notice it.  FreeBillClinton   Nov-25-11 10:36 AM   #103 
  - Well, if it weren't for foreign papers reporting it, we might never know. nt  valerief   Nov-25-11 11:34 AM   #111 
  - I wonder when the murdering officer will get his promotion and big bonus.  valerief   Nov-25-11 11:32 AM   #109 
  - The police have been made into an occupying army.  Union Scribe   Nov-25-11 11:44 AM   #112 
  - May your journey over rainbow bridge be more pleasant.  Trillo   Nov-25-11 11:45 AM   #113 
  - You cops are out-of- control. You need patience and sensitivity training.  Dont call me Shirley   Nov-25-11 11:46 AM   #114 
  - Turner, who has only been on the force for a month,..........WTF..  Historic NY   Nov-25-11 12:48 PM   #117 
  - Looks like the use of deadly force to me.  Life Long Dem   Nov-25-11 01:19 PM   #120 
  - The cop mentality does not allow for Deaf people  KamaAina   Nov-25-11 01:30 PM   #122 
  - yep.  deafskeptic   Nov-26-11 02:00 AM   #142 
  - I saw this last night...  awoke_in_2003   Nov-25-11 06:09 PM   #136 
  - Cruel and unusual punishment, not to mention execution, is reserved for  Vidar   Nov-26-11 02:11 PM   #144 
 

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