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Police are trained to shoot to kill. This is reality and not TV, cops do not intentionally shoot someone in the leg, because that person can still point and shoot in a split second. If you are armed and do not comply with a cop's orders to stop and drop your weapon, you are probably going to die.

Do they honestly think cops are going to let an armed robber run through the street holding a gun? If you can't follow simple orders form a police officer, you deserve what you get.


plus i would guess even a skilled shot would have a hard time hitting the legs of a running target additionally they would still be able to shoot back. so i feel that cops in that sort of situation are justified in their action.
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Wouldn't it be nice if you could break any law and get away with it by simply running away from the police?
"Sorry officer, I did steal lots of stuff and beat someone, but I have a gun and I'm now running away so I'm off limits! Hahaha!"


If you choose to break the law you must also realize that you may go to jail or even die in the process. This keeps everyone from breaking the law.
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This happens because big groups of protesters lack sufficient education / sense to recognize their own cause. They see everything through racism/prejudice tinted lenses and that's because they want to. In groups like Black Lives Matter, there are an ASTONISHING number of people who don't even understand the difference between immigrants and ILLEGAL immigrants. It's SAFE to assume they also don't understand what they're doing at any of their protests, except for, you know, point the finger at someone - anyone.

That's what it's all about, point the finger, presumably to distract people from seeing their own failings. Because it's "them", it couldn't possibly be anyone else, right? RIGHT?! certainly not "us", so lets riot!!! That should teach .."them" a lesson. Which = don't do ..anything, about ...anything... evidently.

Just bend over and take it.
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The shooting officer was black ...and the camera footage shows the perp pointing a gun at the officer; yet the mob still rages and the criminal's family demand the officer be punished. There was even a guy quoted - who had a criminal record and was a damn good oppressor - whining about police oppression!
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I wanna hear if there is a connection to Black Lives Matter or if this is just something we're making up.
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I wanna hear if there is a connection to Black Lives Matter or if this is just something we're making up.


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Wow. Just wow. Some people...
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Wow. Just wow. Some people...


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Posted 8/15/16 , edited 8/15/16

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ZavinRoyalheart wrote:

I wanna hear if there is a connection to Black Lives Matter or if this is just something we're making up.


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Whahahat? It's not my birthday. That was last month and you even told me happy birthday then.
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Police shouldn't be able to shoot anyone, or even have a stun gun or a baton. Instead, we should use words in order to get criminals to lay down their guns. Like in the Demolition Man, starring Sylvester Stallone. Great movie by the way. We could really learn from those police officers.




I agree, all those criminals riddled with scars and tattoos that have killed countless people and probably orphaned many children are misunderstood. Maybe if the police didn't always yell at them to "stand down" or to "put their hands to the their heads" and instead just approached them and tried to hug them, they'd finally realize that all these misguided people just need a little love in their lives. Then we can all live happily ever after in a world filled with harmony and friendship as we all sing kumbaya my lord day and night for the rest of our lives.




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criminals riddled with scars and tattoos that have killed countless people and probably orphaned many children


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This is the worst possible way to protest. Just. Stop. Doing. This.


Xxanthar wrote:

Wouldn't it be nice if you could break any law and get away with it by simply running away from the police?
"Sorry officer, I did steal lots of stuff and beat someone, but I have a gun and I'm now running away so I'm off limits! Hahaha!"


That isn't what people are saying when they complain about using lethal force against fleeing suspects, though in this case the body camera footage really ought to be taken into account more stringently than it apparently is.


If you choose to break the law you must also realize that you may go to jail or even die in the process. This keeps everyone from breaking the law.


Obviously not. Obviously. Not.
Posted 8/15/16
another shooting i'm growing numb
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Jeez i need to stop reading the news again, everytime I do I begin to hate people more and more...

So at this point I'm guessing that people are basically protesting in favor of getting rid of the police all together?
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ChaoticRuins wrote:

criminals riddled with scars and tattoos that have killed countless people and probably orphaned many children




#sarcasm!
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