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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #195 on: September 20, 2016, 07:47:28 AM »
So a friend of my dad's was shot Sept 16 after his SUV stalled on the road.
He was unarmed and they had already tasered him to the ground.
Pretty unbelievable.

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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #196 on: September 20, 2016, 10:10:38 AM »
These stories keep getting worse. Very sorry to hear the victim was close to your family, Budd.
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #197 on: September 20, 2016, 10:21:25 AM »
These stories keep getting worse. Very sorry to hear the victim was close to your family, Budd.

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« Reply #198 on: September 20, 2016, 10:21:52 AM »
These stories keep getting worse. Very sorry to hear the victim was close to your family, Budd.

He was a business associate of my fathers so I had never met him but Dad is pretty shook up about it.

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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #199 on: September 20, 2016, 10:36:45 AM »
So a friend of my dad's was shot Sept 16 after his SUV stalled on the road.
He was unarmed and they had already tasered him to the ground.
Pretty unbelievable.

http://heavy.com/news/2016/09/terence-terrence-terance-crutcher-officer-betty-shelby-tulsa-oklahoma-black-man-shot-unarmed-video-family-photos-car/

Heard about this on NPR this morning actually driving in to work. Watching that video, he had his hands up and his back to them, did not seem threatening in any way. Who knows what was said, but from body language alone, seems absurd that he was shot, or even tasered.
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #200 on: September 20, 2016, 10:39:41 AM »
wow
thats totally fucked up
sorry BB
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #201 on: September 20, 2016, 02:44:58 PM »
I can't even imagine the fine line between the brutal reality of seeing video of your loved one's murder and the relief of knowing that very video will help bring justice. A situation I would not wish on my worst enemy.
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #202 on: September 20, 2016, 03:19:24 PM »
I can't even imagine the fine line between the brutal reality of seeing video of your loved one's murder and the relief of knowing that very video will help bring justice. A situation I would not wish on my worst enemy.

Well stated.
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« Reply #203 on: September 20, 2016, 07:23:08 PM »
I can't even imagine the fine line between the brutal reality of seeing video of your loved one's murder and the relief of knowing that very video will help bring justice. A situation I would not wish on my worst enemy.

Well stated.

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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #204 on: September 20, 2016, 07:59:31 PM »
I can't even imagine the fine line between the brutal reality of seeing video of your loved one's murder and the relief of knowing that very video will help bring justice. A situation I would not wish on my worst enemy.

Well stated.
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #205 on: September 20, 2016, 09:03:47 PM »
Oh man, Aaron. Terrible news.
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« Reply #206 on: September 21, 2016, 07:01:24 AM »
Oh man, Aaron. Terrible news.

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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #207 on: September 21, 2016, 10:55:04 AM »
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #208 on: September 21, 2016, 11:46:53 AM »
^^^  :clap:
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Re: Police militarization and excesses
« Reply #209 on: September 21, 2016, 01:20:11 PM »
Seriously.


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