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Old 05-08-2012, 07:01 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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His dad's a former OC Deputy Sheriff. I wonder if he's a cop hater too?
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Old 05-08-2012, 08:05 PM
 
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When poster Steel7 brought this to our attention last year I said it was a horrible gang beating. Plenty of posters disagreed with me vehemently. Well guess what.

Oh just incase you forgot what Kelly looked like after the beating that killed him, here is a reminder.


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Old 05-08-2012, 09:31 PM
 
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Kelly was mentally ill, schizophrenic... and the police knew it. They knew who they were dealing with. I hope they rot in hell.
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Old 05-09-2012, 12:24 AM
 
Location: Moderate conservative for Obama.
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I'm for law and order but that was just overkill, how exactly are they being trained in how to subdue someone scares the jesus outta me.

What was that, 5-6 cops on one man? the two fatties could've just used their pepperspray then tazer his limbs to get the guy in handcuffs. Use of baton/fist/knees/elbow was totally unesesary. That guy was no real threat.

I would vote in favor of prison for these thugs, for life, and have them individually locked with 5 anti cop inmates. Taxpayers footed the bill in training and entrusting them to protect and serve, we dont need anymore wasted taxes on these shiithole.
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Old 05-09-2012, 12:55 AM
 
Location: The Other California
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The difficult job that police do nationwide - for the most part in a very professional manner - does not excuse the murderous brutality of a couple of bad eggs. The victim was a mentally ill man with family who cared about him, not a "scumbag", "scum" or "slime ball". Look at the pics of the trial. Look at his dad - hardly riff-raff. I'm usually a strong supporter of law enforcement but when a couple of unprofessional cretins bludgeon an unarmed, mentally ill man to death I draw the line. A difficult and usually thankless job doesn't excuse that.
Well said. My sentiments exactly.
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:46 AM
 
Location: Here&There
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How about when the police give you an order you obey it? Is that too much to ask? This scumbag struggled against several policemen. What do you cop-haters expect them to do? I wouldn't do the work of a police officer and deal with this scum for a million bucks a year. Neither would you. But you'll be hollering for a policeman when some slime ball like this is breaking into your house in the middle of the night.
This is reason. This is reason on drugs.
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Old 05-09-2012, 02:03 AM
 
Location: Earth
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Is there any possibility the murder of Kelly Thomas by Fullerton PD officers might see Orange County change its traditional tolerance of rogue cops who use force excessively?
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:49 AM
 
Location: West Coast Wanderer
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How about when the police give you an order you obey it? Is that too much to ask? This scumbag struggled against several policemen. What do you cop-haters expect them to do? I wouldn't do the work of a police officer and deal with this scum for a million bucks a year. Neither would you. But you'll be hollering for a policeman when some slime ball like this is breaking into your house in the middle of the night.
Waoh ok, back to reality here! nothing NOTHNG he did or didn't do justifies murder.
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Old 05-09-2012, 10:34 AM
 
Location: GLAMA
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Is that a scary attitude or WHAT?
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Old 05-09-2012, 10:39 AM
 
Location: West Coast Wanderer
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Scary and delusional.
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