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Wed Dec 17, 2014, 02:05 PM

 

Racine WI SWAT shoot small dog in back because it was a "distraction"



Protected by body armor, riot shields, a police dog and an armored vehicle, a fully militarized SWAT team feared for their lives when a small dog stepped into a front yard during a standoff, shooting the dog twice as the dog was retreating from them.

The incident was caught on a neighbor’s cell phone video, prompting outraged cries from the citizens watching the drama unfold from their home.

Racine Police Chief Art Howell said he was “saddened” by the incident but said the officers had to kill the dog to avoid unnecessary distraction.

"After the dog was released, the dynamics of this encounter changed. Officers, who for over three hours were focused on peacefully resolving this crisis through dialogue, were now forced to deal with the distraction and unpredictability of having the subject’s dog moving through the scene of this active encounter at a critical time."


The incident took place Saturday when the dog’s owner allowed the dog to defecate in a neighbor’s yard. When the neighbor demanded he pick up his dog’s feces, he simply kicked it over into a pile of leaves.


http://photographyisnotacrime.com/2014/11/wisconsin-cops-shoot-dog-posing-threat/

http://racinecountyeye.com/2014/11/01/stand-suspect-custody-police-shoot-dog/

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Reply Racine WI SWAT shoot small dog in back because it was a "distraction" (Original post)
951-Riverside Dec 2014 OP
Roy Rolling Dec 2014 #1
ybbor Dec 2014 #8
geardaddy Dec 2014 #2
grilled onions Dec 2014 #3
The CCC Dec 2014 #4
blkmusclmachine Dec 2014 #10
shenmue Dec 2014 #5
swilton Dec 2014 #6
Iggo Dec 2014 #7
nichomachus Dec 2014 #9
eppur_se_muova Dec 2014 #11

Response to 951-Riverside (Original post)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 02:10 PM

1. Morons

Fucking cowards.

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Response to Roy Rolling (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 03:44 PM

8. That is exactly what I thought

Fucking cowards

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Response to 951-Riverside (Original post)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 02:27 PM

2. Fuckers!

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Response to 951-Riverside (Original post)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 02:50 PM

3. If They Can't Handle A Dog's Distraction

what are they doing in a SWAT team? They cannot control every kind of weather, a person walking down the street or dogs barking in the distance--they better learn to work with distractions without killing animals or humans that get in their way.

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Response to 951-Riverside (Original post)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 02:56 PM

4. Racine WI SWAT shoot small dog in back because it was a "distraction"

They did it just to prove they could.

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Response to The CCC (Reply #4)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 05:10 PM

10. Maybe they enjoyed killing the small house dog???

 

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Response to 951-Riverside (Original post)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 03:03 PM

5. Poor squee fella



This sucks.

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Response to 951-Riverside (Original post)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 03:28 PM

6. can't watch

 

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Response to 951-Riverside (Original post)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 03:41 PM

7. Take their guns.

They obviously are not responsible enough to have guns.

So, take 'em.

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Response to 951-Riverside (Original post)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 04:05 PM

9. Thank god it wasn't a little kid.

You know how cops piss their pants when they see a little kid.

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Response to 951-Riverside (Original post)

Wed Dec 17, 2014, 05:44 PM

11. They only did that because a shot NEAR the dog didn't scare him off, right ?

Right ? Right ?

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