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60. K&R Cops = terrorists
They seem to have been given free reign to terrorize, maim and kill.
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  -Police Taser 16 Year-Old... Lying On the Ground... With A Broken Back DeSwiss  Jul-26-08 10:40 PM   #0 
  - Cops really fucking suck.  BlooInBloo   Jul-26-08 10:42 PM   #1 
  - Tasers MUST GO!!! n/t  DeSwiss   Jul-26-08 10:47 PM   #5 
  - Yes they do  madokie   Jul-27-08 06:45 AM   #46 
  - I know, I simply cannot understand what the heck is going on with the Taser situation.  truedelphi   Jul-27-08 02:04 PM   #82 
  - correct-a diabetic episode can look like you are drunk-or a stroke  Swagman   Jul-27-08 09:15 PM   #143 
  - If they don't have tasers, they'll just use their guns more  Gman   Jul-27-08 09:14 PM   #141 
     - Not all cops are bad, neither are all Departments-  Mother Of Four   Jul-27-08 09:56 PM   #148 
     - No doubt that there are some good cops  Gman   Jul-28-08 08:14 AM   #160 
     - Sad but true. n/t  truedelphi   Jul-28-08 12:25 PM   #167 
     - Even the 'good ones' will cover for the bad ones. We need to change the definitions and parameters  greyhound1966   Jul-28-08 12:56 PM   #168 
        - DH has never covered for another officer-  Mother Of Four   Jul-28-08 03:15 PM   #171 
           - Well that's both good and sad to hear. My experience is from two  greyhound1966   Jul-28-08 06:20 PM   #177 
     - Maybe if they would start policing their own ranks  awoke_in_2003   Jul-28-08 08:17 PM   #181 
        - Please see my response to Greyhound-  Mother Of Four   Jul-28-08 09:04 PM   #186 
           - I commend that  awoke_in_2003   Jul-28-08 09:29 PM   #189 
     - It does not work that way.  ManiacJoe   Jul-28-08 05:03 PM   #176 
  - Totally agree  norepubsin08   Jul-27-08 12:42 AM   #32 
  - I couldn't agree more  debunkthelies   Jul-27-08 03:04 PM   #98 
  - There are good cops and there are bad cops...  TwoSparkles   Jul-27-08 09:05 PM   #138 
     - Good luck Sparkle... Pregnancy is not a deterent to some with tazers...  1monster   Jul-28-08 07:58 PM   #179 
  - Add steroids to the mix, too  awoke_in_2003   Jul-28-08 08:19 PM   #182 
  - I will ask it again- WHY aren't we BANNING these things?  kgfnally   Jul-27-08 01:12 AM   #37 
  - They are torture devices sums it up  madokie   Jul-27-08 06:47 AM   #48 
  - "They are torture devices" . . . you are correct . . .!!!  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 08:41 PM   #131 
  - The cops are clearly using them to mete out corporal punishment - but in our society  truedelphi   Jul-27-08 02:08 PM   #83 
     - Agree  mrfrapp   Jul-27-08 05:26 PM   #115 
     - "BEING NON-RESPOSNIVE is not a crime"  awoke_in_2003   Jul-28-08 08:22 PM   #183 
  - My Grandfather was a state cop  Jake3463   Jul-27-08 12:30 PM   #67 
  - Most cops are fucking assholes. There are very few good ones.  Webster Green   Jul-27-08 03:34 PM   #105 
  - I'm sure some of the people  Jake3463   Jul-27-08 03:40 PM   #107 
     - That's great . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 08:40 PM   #130 
  - my grandfather was also a policeman but that was in the days before  jwirr   Jul-27-08 04:04 PM   #110 
  - Especially cops walking a beat . . . in the cities ---  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 08:43 PM   #132 
  - Yeah, cops use to be different...  awoke_in_2003   Jul-28-08 08:28 PM   #185 
     - Sounds very much like my grandfather.  jwirr   Jul-29-08 10:46 AM   #190 
  - blanket statements suck. but surely you understand that Powerlessness Corrupts, and  crikkett   Jul-27-08 07:22 PM   #120 
  - Get involved.  AtheistCrusader   Jul-28-08 03:43 PM   #172 
  - When your grandfather was a cop  awoke_in_2003   Jul-28-08 08:24 PM   #184 
  - Not all of them  Matteon   Jul-27-08 03:07 PM   #102 
  - Bullshit!  Webster Green   Jul-27-08 03:35 PM   #106 
  - Most of them  Jake3463   Jul-27-08 03:42 PM   #108 
  - Disagree..  Webster Green   Jul-27-08 04:26 PM   #114 
  - Absolutely, We seriously couldn't do without them.  pegleg   Jul-27-08 08:20 PM   #125 
     - The world right now is created by violence, carved out by it ---  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 08:55 PM   #136 
        - The world has always been violent and the current situation  pegleg   Jul-27-08 10:10 PM   #150 
           - No . . . it hasn't always been violent. Men are taught to be violent . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 10:57 PM   #155 
              - Yes the world always has been violent . However there is much  pegleg   Jul-27-08 11:43 PM   #156 
                 - Again . . . the world has NOT always been violent --- it has been made violent  defendandprotect   Jul-28-08 11:20 AM   #165 
                    - I am beginning to question what world you are talking about.  pegleg   Jul-28-08 12:03 PM   #166 
  - Prove it.  AtheistCrusader   Jul-28-08 03:44 PM   #173 
     - I'm stating an opinion. My own study is sufficient to rant on a message board..  Webster Green   Jul-28-08 04:07 PM   #174 
        - Though I hate the insult-  Mother Of Four   Jul-28-08 09:06 PM   #187 
  - I was talking to a professional one afternoon. He was fuming. He had been honored by the Sheriff's  1monster   Jul-28-08 08:13 PM   #180 
  - Most cops do, not all.  Fox Mulder   Jul-27-08 09:55 PM   #147 
  - unfuckingbelievable.  redstate_democrat   Jul-26-08 10:43 PM   #2 
  - Tasered with a Broken back!?  NutmegYankee   Jul-26-08 10:46 PM   #3 
  - This kid can get rich quick if he is unable to walk  Warpy   Jul-26-08 10:46 PM   #4 
  - Instead of the post-facto "sue! sue! sue!" talk, maybe it would be nice to *prevent* the problem....  BlooInBloo   Jul-26-08 10:50 PM   #6 
     - Yes, but it IS after the fact.  deadmessengers   Jul-26-08 11:04 PM   #12 
     - Yes, it is. Every single time.  BlooInBloo   Jul-26-08 11:05 PM   #14 
     - If you'd read the whole post  Warpy   Jul-26-08 11:07 PM   #15 
     - Classic case -- agitated person won't comply with lawful commands  aikoaiko   Jul-27-08 07:05 AM   #49 
        - The kid had a fractured spine  Warpy   Jul-27-08 10:22 AM   #59 
        - Fractured spine does not mean one is necessarily paralyzed or incapacitated.  aikoaiko   Jul-27-08 05:37 PM   #117 
        - always a matter of time before someone comes to defend these pigs....  dionysus   Jul-28-08 08:40 AM   #162 
     - It often takes a law suit to get the legislation to change the laws. nt  jwirr   Jul-27-08 04:08 PM   #111 
     - Post-facto Lawsuits Lead to  javadu   Jul-28-08 12:38 AM   #158 
  - Poor kid.  cat_girl25   Jul-26-08 10:51 PM   #7 
  - I don't think they let black people live in Ozark.  roody   Jul-27-08 01:32 AM   #40 
  - You don't have to be black to get in trouble in Ozark.  Jazzgirl   Jul-27-08 08:49 AM   #54 
  - Down in this area it is poor whites more than poor blacks.  pattmarty   Jul-27-08 12:46 PM   #72 
  - If stun guns are such a great invention to get  Arctic Dave   Jul-26-08 10:52 PM   #8 
  - Excellent point . . . 19 times --- tasered 19 times . . . !!!  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 08:47 PM   #133 
  - What I think happned was  MicaelS   Jul-26-08 10:52 PM   #9 
  - Lies have been told....  DeSwiss   Jul-26-08 11:00 PM   #10 
  - Shoot cops, kill cops,... further words are not a threat. if he held a gun and said that  seabeyond   Jul-27-08 12:07 AM   #29 
     - It's a big concern for the officers . . . to keep him from getting hurt . . . "  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 09:29 PM   #145 
  - I think this is probably it - maybe they told him to get off the overpass or  Triana   Jul-26-08 11:26 PM   #20 
  - I don't know  norepubsin08   Jul-27-08 12:45 AM   #33 
  - The cops are being trained to be hyper-sensitive to everything . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 09:00 PM   #137 
  - yes--the big question is how he fell off the bridge in the first place.  bbgrunt   Jul-27-08 01:06 AM   #35 
  - And was he doing anything illegal?  jwirr   Jul-27-08 04:14 PM   #113 
  - sounds right . . . and probably in the end they were trying to kill him . ..  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 08:48 PM   #134 
  - I hope the whole story about what happened to this young  midnight   Jul-26-08 11:03 PM   #11 
  - I do too....  DeSwiss   Jul-26-08 11:08 PM   #16 
  - When Did We Become So Sick  lligrd   Jul-26-08 11:36 PM   #21 
     - Since forever. The assholes just need the green light based on the examples set by our  burythehatchet   Jul-27-08 12:10 AM   #30 
     - Our government started torturing people right after 9/11.  sfexpat2000   Jul-27-08 01:37 AM   #41 
     - BECAUSE THEY ARE HEROS!  rucognizant   Jul-27-08 03:07 PM   #101 
        - I think your on the right track here  blueatheart   Jul-27-08 07:09 PM   #119 
  - Tasered 19 times?  Hav   Jul-26-08 11:05 PM   #13 
  - The first 18 or so....  DeSwiss   Jul-26-08 11:10 PM   #17 
  - I think some of them are just sadistic and really get off on  tblue37   Jul-27-08 04:58 AM   #42 
  - HOLY FUCKIN SHIT!!! Maybe they just liked watching him JERK.  bertman   Jul-26-08 11:21 PM   #18 
  - Frankenstien complex maybe?  L0oniX   Jul-27-08 03:00 PM   #95 
  - Taser International is profiting off of this. Everytime those tasers are used, they  file83   Jul-26-08 11:23 PM   #19 
  - More and more why I just stay in my house! House Mouse here!  Blue State Native   Jul-26-08 11:40 PM   #22 
  - Me too n/t  MicaelS   Jul-27-08 08:50 AM   #55 
  - We need to start stacking up these tasering stories in the Research forum.  sfexpat2000   Jul-26-08 11:41 PM   #23 
  - i was thinking the same thing. and then gather together and send in to local papers  seabeyond   Jul-26-08 11:52 PM   #26 
  - Yeah -- or even, to the cop unions.  sfexpat2000   Jul-26-08 11:58 PM   #28 
  - I have been collecting them for quite some time now. My collection runs  tblue37   Jul-27-08 05:00 AM   #43 
  - Wow. That's a lot of stories. I'm glad you've been doing that.  sfexpat2000   Jul-27-08 12:02 PM   #65 
  - Excellent idea!  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jul-27-08 10:14 AM   #58 
  - No, we just have to know how to navigate the forum properly.  sfexpat2000   Jul-27-08 11:59 AM   #64 
  - Why don't we all........  rucognizant   Jul-27-08 03:09 PM   # 
     - That's a great idea . . .!!! And maybe call our own Senators/Reps and tell them  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 09:06 PM   #139 
  - Do you have a link for that story?  proud2Blib   Jul-26-08 11:48 PM   #24 
  - The link is posted at the end of the story...  DeSwiss   Jul-26-08 11:50 PM   #25 
     - Oops see it now  proud2Blib   Jul-26-08 11:52 PM   #27 
  - Who's idea was it to give these idiot man-children tazers?  D23MIURG23   Jul-27-08 12:38 AM   #31 
  - NOT "less than lethal"! Even the Taser company calls them  tblue37   Jul-27-08 05:03 AM   #44 
  - I wasn't aware of that branding distinction.  D23MIURG23   Jul-27-08 07:41 PM   #123 
  - A long time ago, I remember listening to Rep. Pat Schroeder . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 08:30 PM   #127 
  - Anyone else think this was a botched suicide?  MiltonF   Jul-27-08 12:46 AM   #34 
  - No.  Maddy McCall   Jul-27-08 06:47 AM   #47 
  - No, absolutely not n/t  MicaelS   Jul-27-08 08:37 AM   #51 
  - The article states that his injuries were consistant with a fall, not a jump.  1monster   Jul-27-08 01:00 PM   #75 
  - not even a little  quakerboy   Jul-27-08 02:56 PM   #93 
  - no....  lame54   Jul-28-08 08:36 AM   #161 
  - cops are just enjoying tasers  pansypoo53219   Jul-27-08 01:09 AM   #36 
  - it certainly is becoming apparent  bbgrunt   Jul-27-08 01:14 AM   #38 
  - ridiculous  LiberalPersona   Jul-27-08 01:26 AM   #39 
  - I wander what the officers told him to do? Maybe "Get up?"  MiniMe   Jul-27-08 06:36 AM   #45 
  - We Are Being Conditioned To Live In Fear  kpominville   Jul-27-08 07:13 AM   #50 
  - Absolutly Correct  Phred42   Jul-27-08 08:43 AM   #52 
  - Right . . . not long after the civil rights movements we had KKK police enforcement ...  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 08:38 PM   #129 
  - Ozark cops have always had a reputation as assholes.  Jazzgirl   Jul-27-08 08:46 AM   #53 
  - Somebody needs to GO TO JAIL here. Forget suspension or anything else - STRAIGHT TO JAIL.  kenny blankenship   Jul-27-08 09:15 AM   #56 
  - The principle of impunity: cops murder and abuse authority because there is no punishment  entanglement   Jul-27-08 10:01 AM   #57 
  - Cops go to jail all the time  Jake3463   Jul-27-08 12:32 PM   #69 
     - Just who the fuck you think you're kidding??????  pattmarty   Jul-27-08 12:49 PM   #73 
     - Maybe they do ...on another planet.  L0oniX   Jul-27-08 03:12 PM   #104 
     - bullshit.we have had story after story of down right assault and other crime and cops NOT  seabeyond   Jul-27-08 10:36 PM   #152 
  - K&R Cops = terrorists  Jesuswasntafascist   Jul-27-08 10:27 AM   #60 
  - and get shot at  Jake3463   Jul-27-08 12:31 PM   #68 
     - Batman would certainly be more likely to show up  MindPilot   Jul-27-08 01:40 PM   #80 
     - I most live in a good neighboorhood than  Jake3463   Jul-27-08 01:46 PM   #81 
     - Highly unlikely I'll call the cops where I live,  Jesuswasntafascist   Jul-27-08 02:43 PM   #90 
     - They get all the information about you while the crooks go on to commit other crimes...  L0oniX   Jul-27-08 03:07 PM   #99 
     - If someone breaks into my home the only thing the cops are going to do is get all my info while ...  L0oniX   Jul-27-08 03:04 PM   #97 
  - That is fucking INSANE!  Mad_Dem_X   Jul-27-08 10:27 AM   #61 
  - Tasering is akin to electrocution, which is used in torture  bluesmail   Jul-27-08 11:31 AM   #62 
  - "Teen dead after being shot by officers"  Pavulon   Jul-27-08 11:38 AM   #63 
  - Parents question..  ravencalling   Jul-27-08 12:08 PM   #66 
  - It's the coppers' "nonlethal" mindset. "Won't kill 'em, so it's ok to keep doing it, as in who they  lonestarnot   Jul-27-08 12:34 PM   #70 
  - 16 yo does not comply, but at the same time is not an immediate  rasputin1952   Jul-27-08 12:34 PM   #71 
  - Even if he walks again, spinal column injuries are forever. The kid will probably live in serious  1monster   Jul-27-08 01:17 PM   #79 
     - Yes...his life will be sheer misery, the only ting the police did  rasputin1952   Jul-27-08 02:26 PM   #86 
        - And it wasn't even a criminal call they answered!  1monster   Jul-27-08 02:55 PM   #92 
           - Self edit and reposted below...  rasputin1952   Jul-27-08 03:04 PM   #96 
           - Exactly...and what did this kid do to deserve this type of  rasputin1952   Jul-27-08 03:07 PM   #100 
  - I'm going to guess that they  OhioBlues   Jul-27-08 12:59 PM   #74 
  - The broken heel by itself would've prevented him  mmm413   Jul-27-08 01:04 PM   #76 
  - I thought this was some kind of sick joke, then I remembered this was  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Jul-27-08 01:06 PM   #77 
  - Take their tazers away, this is too much power to abuse for police to control.  Uncle Joe   Jul-27-08 01:11 PM   #78 
  - The kid is a sacrifice.  OmelasExpat   Jul-27-08 02:13 PM   #84 
  - Tasers have replaced common sense  Nasprin   Jul-27-08 02:26 PM   #85 
  - Okay, I defend law enforcement all the time here and I am in the minority  Rex   Jul-27-08 02:30 PM   #87 
  - Simple  mrfrapp   Jul-27-08 05:48 PM   #118 
  - probably tased him over the edge of the overpass...nt  LeftHander   Jul-27-08 02:31 PM   #88 
  - There is an epidemic of police brutality happening as of late.  20score   Jul-27-08 02:33 PM   #89 
  - This is what happens when killers come home from war and join the police force....  L0oniX   Jul-27-08 03:09 PM   #103 
  - The situation with police as "servants" of the people is hilarious . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 09:11 PM   #140 
  - This one is easy to figure out. The cops pushed him off the overpass...  Joanne98   Jul-27-08 02:52 PM   #91 
  - Police brutality ...the fun part of law enforcement.  L0oniX   Jul-27-08 02:57 PM   #94 
  - So they tasered him so he would not get back into the traffic lane  jwirr   Jul-27-08 03:57 PM   #109 
  - I find this story hard to believe  ejbr   Jul-27-08 04:14 PM   #112 
  - I was told of another story...  BleedinHeart   Jul-28-08 08:04 AM   #159 
     - Exactly, fuck the thin blue line n/t  ejbr   Jul-28-08 09:10 AM   #164 
  - This is sickening  malaise   Jul-27-08 05:30 PM   #116 
  - the people of that county need to be picketing them...  themartyred   Jul-27-08 07:32 PM   #121 
  - Cops & tazers  JEB   Jul-27-08 07:36 PM   #122 
  - When you see some of the crap they have to deal with -  pegleg   Jul-27-08 08:35 PM   #128 
     - Remember who's creating the "chaos" . . . the elites ---  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 09:14 PM   #142 
        - You just simply can't make blanket statements like that and be anywhere  pegleg   Jul-27-08 10:06 PM   #149 
           - Here's reality .. . my state has been under Federal supervision . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 10:51 PM   #154 
  - Fuck this...  Stump   Jul-27-08 08:11 PM   #124 
  - You've got every right to feel the way you do.  pegleg   Jul-27-08 08:54 PM   #135 
  - Someones having a temper tantrum...  jasonc   Jul-27-08 09:22 PM   #144 
  - Sorry to see you go...but  jonmiller74   Jul-27-08 09:32 PM   #146 
  - The UN Committee Against Torture has stated that taser use is torture.  Lars39   Jul-27-08 10:19 PM   #151 
  - Buck Up  ProfessorGAC   Jul-28-08 08:44 AM   #163 
  - So, how many times have you testified against other cops at inquests?  greyhound1966   Jul-28-08 01:03 PM   #170 
  - Heres a question for you......  Twist_U_Up   Jul-28-08 04:59 PM   #175 
  - BAAAAAAAAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!  sudopod   Jul-28-08 09:21 PM   #188 
  - Could it be more unbelievable . . . !!! What kind of a threat could this kid possibly  defendandprotect   Jul-27-08 08:27 PM   #126 
  - This is disgusting  BecauseBushSaysSo   Jul-27-08 10:47 PM   #153 
  - That's the problem, in some parts of the country you have to do that because the police are so  sasquatch   Jul-28-08 12:20 AM   #157 
     - Cops are not all that interested in coming to the aid of people who need them  truedelphi   Jul-28-08 01:03 PM   #169 
  - Has the kid talked yet? You taser someone 19 times, your TRYING to kill them.  Evoman   Jul-28-08 06:27 PM   #178 
 

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