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Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:39 pm

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Postby Banedon » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:46 pm

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Pappas, 43, was hired by the department in 2003 and has an annual salary of $130,240, according to state pension records.


BRB going to sign up for the police academy.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:20 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:Couple of key takeaway quotes:

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg said he supported the investigation and Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn’s “intent to expediate the release of all relevant video.”


Police said that material is being prepared to be released to the public.


Mmhmm.

Also:

Isn’t it weird how all these shooting victims are always running away from the police (who have guns) when they suddenly change their minds and start charging toward the police (who have guns)?

That always happens.


Horrible:

https://www.theroot.com/stephon-clark-s ... 1823976865
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Postby Derwood » Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:07 pm

So they turn the corner and scream "he's got a gun!" in less time than it would take to actually identify what was in his hands. But cops aren't looking for reasons to shoot people. Nope
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:12 pm

Remember: the armed, trained professionals are the ones who are supposed to be let off the hook for melting down because they "feared for their lives." The onus is on the civilians to respond sensibly and as levelheaded as possible when being screamed at/chased/blinded/guns drawn on them/choked/etc., etc., etc....

Makes PERFECT sense.
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Postby Derwood » Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:15 pm

I mean correct me if I'm wrong, but there wasn't even a confrontation, right? This guy didn't even know what hit him
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:29 pm

In his own yard.
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Postby CubinNY » Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:56 pm

Derwood wrote:I mean correct me if I'm wrong, but there wasn't even a confrontation, right? This guy didn't even know what hit him

The thing that pisses me off is all the people saying, "well he was breaking into cars". As if that is part of the equation.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:08 pm

CubinNY wrote:
Derwood wrote:I mean correct me if I'm wrong, but there wasn't even a confrontation, right? This guy didn't even know what hit him

The thing that pisses me off is all the people saying, "well he was breaking into cars". As if that is part of the equation.


Yeah, nevermind that they got the wrong guy, how the hell does someone breaking car windows merit that kind of response?

Or, hell, how so many people immediately jump to, "well, he was running, soooooo..." RUNNING FROM THE POLICE ISN'T SOME KIND OF AUTOMATIC SENTENCE TO BE SHOT BY THE POLICE (also nevermind that dude wasn't running from the police in the first horsefeathering place).
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Postby Banedon » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:10 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:
CubinNY wrote:
Derwood wrote:I mean correct me if I'm wrong, but there wasn't even a confrontation, right? This guy didn't even know what hit him

The thing that pisses me off is all the people saying, "well he was breaking into cars". As if that is part of the equation.


Yeah, nevermind that they got the wrong guy, how the hell does someone breaking car windows merit that kind of response?

Or, hell, how so many people immediately jump to, "well, he was running, soooooo..." RUNNING FROM THE POLICE ISN'T SOME KIND OF AUTOMATIC SENTENCE TO BE SHOT BY THE POLICE (also nevermind that dude wasn't running from the police in the first horsefeathering place).


Running from the police is a misdemeanor in CA. Not a death penalty.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:14 pm

Between shooting people for "running," and excessively beating/choking the holy hell out of people for any kind of "resisting," I guess cops are just determined to singlehandedly disprove the entire concept of the flight-or-fight response.
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Postby Thurman Merman » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:11 pm

I would bet most people who make comments about people running from police deserve to get shot would also glorify movies with high school parties where the kids all run from the cops when the party gets busted. I suppose all those movies need to get changed so the cops just roll into keggers with ar-15s just mowing down kids.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:54 pm

https://www.theroot.com/video-shows-cop ... 1824074800

Even though she was brandishing a steak knife, when Decynthia Clements emerged from her SUV and walked toward Elgin, Ill., law enforcement officers, it seemed as if the cops had everything under control. Clements’ truck was immobilized and surrounded by at least seven officers. A K-9 unit was on the scene. The officer in charge even informed the other police officers on the scene to use rubber bullets first, and then a Taser.

Instead, they shot her in the head.

On Friday, Elgin police released more than 30 unedited hours of footage showing the March 12 standoff that ended with the death of a 34-year-old black woman with mental health problems. The bodycam and dashcam footage, reviewed by The Root, shows police officers trying to coerce Clements out of her truck on the shoulder of an Illinois interstate. Police officers can be heard discussing tactics as to how they planned to handle her once she exited the vehicle.

Then, seconds after Clements steps out of her car, three shots ring out, killing her at the scene.


“If she does exit out of the vehicle, we’ll try to order her back,” Lt. Christian Jensen, the man who shot Clements, can be heard explaining in the footage. Jensen, who indicates he is “the boss” at the scene, tells the other officers: “If she does end up brandishing the knife, we’ll go with the 40, OK?” “40” is the police nickname for less-than-lethal rubber bullets.

“And, if it ends up being closer, if she’s coming towards us, we’ll try to Tase her then,” Jensen says. “Then we’ll take other options.”

But Clements apparently surprises the lawmen by setting something on fire in her car. As smoke fills the vehicle, Clements can be seen opening the door, gagging for air. Officers yell, “Put the knife down!” as she puts one foot on the ground. She takes one final step and multiple gunshots ring out.

In multiple viewings of the footage, The Root estimates somewhere between .44 and .66 seconds passed between Clements’ exiting the vehicle and the first shot. She did not take more than two steps.
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Postby bcl412 » Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:14 pm

I think it’s interesting that the same people arguing they need weapons to fight the government (like, there’s a possibility that people in power will abuse the power to the point where there’ll be no choice but to go to war with those people) turn around and defend government employees who abuse their power.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:18 pm

bcl412 wrote:I think it’s interesting that the same people arguing they need weapons to fight the government (like, there’s a possibility that people in power will abuse the power to the point where there’ll be no choice but to go to war with those people) turn around and defend government employees who abuse their power.


Ah, but now they've even double-secret probation flipped that hypocrisy by buying into a lot of the "Deep State" nonsense and declaring that notoriously conservative law enforcement agencies like the freakin' FBI are runaway liberal beatnik radicals. I can't even process that kind of logical disconnect.

So, yeah, they need guns to protect against the abuse of power, which is OK as long as it's directed at "those people," and people calling it out are just crybaby snowflake libs, but there's actually a secret conspiracy among law enforcement to go after Republicans for reasons.
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Postby bcl412 » Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:05 pm

Trying to follow conservative logic is a challenge
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Postby WrigleyField 22 » Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:36 pm

bcl412 wrote:Trying to follow conservative logic is a challenge

Brown and black bad. White good.

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Postby CyHawk_Cub » Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:38 pm

WrigleyField 22 wrote:
bcl412 wrote:Trying to follow conservative logic is a challenge

Brown and black bad. White good.

Next.


Yup. That's the construct.
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Postby Brian707 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:35 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:https://www.theroot.com/video-shows-cop-killing-decynthia-clements-after-discus-1824074800
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I have seen that cop at the bars over the last decade or so(I used to frequent bars in Elgin and Dundee). He is a typical hardass that most cops seem to be these days.
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Postby Banedon » Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:50 pm

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/da ... 09775b30b3

An unarmed black man who was shot dead by a Texas police officer last Thursday had been walking towards the cop with his pants down when the officer fired the lethal shot, according to video of the shooting released by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office on Monday.

In the clip, taken from Deputy Cameron Brewer’s dashboard camera, 34-year-old Danny Ray Thomas can be seen walking in the middle of a Houston road with his pants around his ankles.

Brewer had stopped his car at an intersection after noticing a skirmish between Thomas and another man, who is seen in the video shoving Thomas.

Brewer, who is black, stepped out of the vehicle and can be heard repeatedly shouting, “Get down, man! Get down on the ground,” as Thomas approached him. A single gunshot then rings out offscreen before Brewer appears at the bottom edge of the video, apparently attempting to perform CPR on the wounded man.

Thomas, who was unarmed, was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.
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Postby Banedon » Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:53 pm

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/je ... 09775e1787

Two police officers in Jersey City, New Jersey, have been suspended after a surveillance video showed one of them allegedly attacking a Domino’s Pizza manager over a missed delivery.
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Postby JennieGarthAlgar » Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:31 pm

Its Protect and Serve, not Protect and Swerve, amirite?
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