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Old 05-18-2017, 07:34 AM
 
Location: In an alternate universe according to some, AKA Aspergers
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One case has absolutely nothing to do with the other.

The man was given an order. He disobeyed that order. He retreated back to his vehicle and acted in a suspicious manner by reaching for something. Now he's dead because of his actions.
AND his PCP use. Having been around PCP use back in the '70s I can tell you that it does some strange things to otherwise good people and cause rather severe hallucinations.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:38 AM
 
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AND his PCP use. Having been around PCP use back in the '70s I can tell you that it does some strange things to otherwise good people and cause rather severe hallucinations.
The mean green, KW (killer weed), angel dust, etc. It was big in my area back then too. Nasty stuff. Makes people do crazy things.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:45 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
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It was reported that the jury was crying when their verdict was read.

What to make of that?

Seems they were very conflicted and their verdict wasn't based on facts but on emotion.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:46 AM
Status: "Fly the W and NOW I know what the P stands for!" (set 10 days ago)
 
Location: Suburb of Chitcago
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We see it in example after example.
And because of that, you're unwilling to take it on a case-by-case basis? How ridiculous.

I'm the first person to slam cops when they're in the wrong - but that doesn't mean every shooting by a cop was uncalled for.

But thanks for proving my point that you have a narrative and you're sticking to it no matter what.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:47 AM
 
Location: Georgia
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Of course she's not guilty- all a cop has to do is say "I was in fear for my life", and they are justified in shooting anyone! Cops are never held accountable, as juries just cannot believe in their hearts that some are bad- see Rodney King.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:47 AM
Status: "Fly the W and NOW I know what the P stands for!" (set 10 days ago)
 
Location: Suburb of Chitcago
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It was reported that the jury was crying when their verdict was read.

What to make of that?

Seems they were very conflicted and their verdict wasn't based on facts but on emotion.

That's quite a leap. But I'll play.

Seems like they felt bad the guy was dead (emotion) but that they had to stick to the facts.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:49 AM
 
Location: Georgia
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If it was a white man killed in this instance, I wonder if this cop would be getting so much support? I'm a white Christian conservative, by the way.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:50 AM
 
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There is no excuse for lying. Who was at risk here?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.148e72a8f845

Just do what you are told? He was doing what he was told to do and had done nothing wrong to start with.



Most doesn't cut it. Generally doesn't cut it. Stop the lies.
way wrong story. that's about the healthcare worker in Miami. that has nothing to do with the OLKA shooting of the guy on PCP who was stopped in the middle of the road refusing to comply with the police.


PS your linked story has 2 important points.
1. Thank God the guy lived.
2. That was an awfully bad shooting...
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:51 AM
 
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If it was a white man killed in this instance, I wonder if this cop would be getting so much support? I'm a white Christian conservative, by the way.
it wouldn't be a story.
and the cop would not have been charged.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:52 AM
 
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Pk, you'd be of much more use and impact to preventing police abuses if you actually picked the clear cut cases and pointed out the need for reforms.

Instead, you pick up any case that comes along and then champion it even if you have to try to prove guilt by referencing other cases as "examples".

You're not helping a serious issue, you're creating smoke for it.

#harshtruth
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