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Old 14th October 2021, 04:45 AM   #681
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Indianapolis police officer facing two felonies after partner's bodycam catches him kicking a man restrained on the ground in the face.



https://www.indystar.com/story/news/...dy/6101734001/
Just as well there was a good cop on hand to instil restraint and warn his partner about his behaviour.........oh wait, maybe not? Must have been off that day
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Old 14th October 2021, 04:49 AM   #682
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Originally Posted by bluesjnr View Post
Just as well there was a good cop on hand to instil restraint and warn his partner about his behaviour.........oh wait, maybe not? Must have been off that day
Can't have one good apple - it would ruin the barrel....
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Old 14th October 2021, 04:55 AM   #683
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Originally Posted by erlando View Post

The stomp is something else. Completely out of the blue.
No no no. He was merely trying to lightly step on his shoulder to help keep him on the ground. He just completely missed in both terms of location and force.
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Old 14th October 2021, 05:30 AM   #684
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Originally Posted by erlando View Post
Nice touch telling him to "roll over" when a police officer is literally kneeling on his chest.

The stomp is something else. Completely out of the blue.
Beating the **** out of someone because they cannot perform a physically impossible task is one of the oldest tricks in the cop playbook.
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Old 16th October 2021, 12:20 PM   #685
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Three Children Attacked a Black Woman. A Sheriff’s Deputy Arrived — and Beat Her More.

…. The video begins with a sheriff’s deputy seen holding the wrist of Arnold, who is lying on her back on the sidewalk. The deputy appears to be dragging her along the pavement. The deputy then grabs Arnold’s arm with his other hand and jerks her upward, lifting her body off the ground. They briefly disappear behind a parked white vehicle. When they come back into view, the deputy is holding Arnold by her braids, slamming her repeatedly onto the cement. At one point, he whips her down so violently her body spins around and flips over.

The footage ends as the deputy crouches down and places a knee onto Arnold’s back…….
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Old 16th October 2021, 01:12 PM   #686
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Three Children Attacked a Black Woman. A Sheriff’s Deputy Arrived — and Beat Her More.

…. The video begins with a sheriff’s deputy seen holding the wrist of Arnold, who is lying on her back on the sidewalk. The deputy appears to be dragging her along the pavement. The deputy then grabs Arnold’s arm with his other hand and jerks her upward, lifting her body off the ground. They briefly disappear behind a parked white vehicle. When they come back into view, the deputy is holding Arnold by her braids, slamming her repeatedly onto the cement. At one point, he whips her down so violently her body spins around and flips over.

The footage ends as the deputy crouches down and places a knee onto Arnold’s back…….

And she's reportedly 4' 8" tall at a whopping 100 pounds. Says she was trying to walk home after three boys beat her up in front of witnesses. People say she gets picked on a lot because of her appearance.

Disturbing video. Or perhpas I'm wrong and someone here can excuse this cops behavior?
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Old 16th October 2021, 02:28 PM   #687
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Originally Posted by mgidm86 View Post
And she's reportedly 4' 8" tall at a whopping 100 pounds. Says she was trying to walk home after three boys beat her up in front of witnesses. People say she gets picked on a lot because of her appearance.

Disturbing video. Or perhpas I'm wrong and someone here can excuse this cops behavior?
Isn't the usual excuse that we don't know what happened before the video starts?
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Old 17th October 2021, 05:28 AM   #688
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LONG BEACH, Calif. (CNN) - A California family is demanding answers after a school safety officer shot and critically wounded an 18-year-old woman. The victim has lost all brain function and will be taken off life support, her family says.

Manuela “Mona” Rodriguez, 18, was expected to be disconnected from life support over the weekend, said her family at a news conference Friday. Her organs will be donated. She leaves behind her 5-month-old baby.

Her family’s attorney says Rodriguez was shot in the head Sept. 27 by a school safety officer outside of the Millikan High School campus in Long Beach, California. The 18-year-old, who was not a student at the school, was fighting with a 15-year-old girl when the officer intervened.

Police say Rodriguez then got in the front passenger seat of a grey sedan, and as the vehicle accelerated quickly, the officer fired at it, hitting Rodriguez.

https://www.kswo.com/2021/10/04/woma...-life-support/
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Old 17th October 2021, 07:04 AM   #689
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
LONG BEACH, Calif. (CNN) - A California family is demanding answers after a school safety officer shot and critically wounded an 18-year-old woman. The victim has lost all brain function and will be taken off life support, her family says.

Manuela “Mona” Rodriguez, 18, was expected to be disconnected from life support over the weekend, said her family at a news conference Friday. Her organs will be donated. She leaves behind her 5-month-old baby.

Her family’s attorney says Rodriguez was shot in the head Sept. 27 by a school safety officer outside of the Millikan High School campus in Long Beach, California. The 18-year-old, who was not a student at the school, was fighting with a 15-year-old girl when the officer intervened.

Police say Rodriguez then got in the front passenger seat of a grey sedan, and as the vehicle accelerated quickly, the officer fired at it, hitting Rodriguez.

https://www.kswo.com/2021/10/04/woma...-life-support/
It'll be interesting to see how they square this;

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“She might have been doing something she wasn’t supposed to, but she was unarmed and already fleeing.”
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The school district’s use of force policy states that school safety officers “have the duty to use firearms only for self-defense or defense of others to prevent death or great bodily injury.”

It also says officers shall not fire warning shots and shall not fire at a fleeing person, at a moving vehicle or through a vehicle window unless “circumstances clearly warrant the use of a firearm as a final means of defense.”
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Old 17th October 2021, 07:49 AM   #690
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
LONG BEACH, Calif. (CNN) - A California family is demanding answers after a school safety officer shot and critically wounded an 18-year-old woman. The victim has lost all brain function and will be taken off life support, her family says.

Manuela “Mona” Rodriguez, 18, was expected to be disconnected from life support over the weekend, said her family at a news conference Friday. Her organs will be donated. She leaves behind her 5-month-old baby.

Her family’s attorney says Rodriguez was shot in the head Sept. 27 by a school safety officer outside of the Millikan High School campus in Long Beach, California. The 18-year-old, who was not a student at the school, was fighting with a 15-year-old girl when the officer intervened.

Police say Rodriguez then got in the front passenger seat of a grey sedan, and as the vehicle accelerated quickly, the officer fired at it, hitting Rodriguez.

https://www.kswo.com/2021/10/04/woma...-life-support/
Just plain ******* murder. Can't wait to see how our resident apologists try to spin this.
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Prosecutors tried to charge an innocent woman with manslaughter under a "felony murder" argument after a cop ran over one of their own with their patrol car, killing them. Judge threw it out.

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An Idaho judge has dismissed a manslaughter charge against a woman after she was accused of killing a police officer who was killed by another police officer.

In May of last year, Bonneville County Sheriff's Deputy Wyatt Maser died after his colleague, Sergeant Randy Flegel, accidentally hit him with his police cruiser. In response, the state decided someone needed to pay—and they zeroed in on Jenna Holm, the woman lying on the ground nearby.

It is uncontested that Holm did not kill Maser, having just been tased repeatedly. The officers were trying to help Holm navigate what may have been a mental health crisis, in which Holm had been wielding a machete. (For their part, her attorneys contend she kept the machete for protection in the rural area where her car had broken down.) Though she did not harm any of the officers, Deputy Benjamin Bottcher, another cop on the scene, had to tase her for around a full minute in order to subdue her. After she fell to the ground, Maser crossed the street to handcuff her, at which point Flegel drove into the deputy as he arrived in his car.
Cops will show up to your mental health crises, taze you for a minute, get run over and killed by their own partners, then try to charge you with manslaughter.

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An internal police investigation found that the officers had failed to follow proper safety protocol in securing the scene on the road that evening, concluding that Maser neglected to activate his rear emergency lights and that he had stepped in front of a moving vehicle, and that Bottcher gave wrong directions, left off his emergency lights, and didn't use his flashlight as needed. The state sought to withhold those findings from Holm's defense, although they ultimately failed and had to release them in June.
Morons.

https://reason.com/2021/10/15/judge-...na-holm-idaho/
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Old Yesterday, 04:56 AM   #692
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Just plain ******* murder. Can't wait to see how our resident apologists try to spin this.
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School safety officers are employees of the district, not of any police department, according to Long Beach Unified School District.
I agree, the "officer" (who is not employed by the police department) appears to have acted improperly.

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The 18-year-old, who was not a student at the school, was fighting with a 15-year-old girl when the officer intervened.
So, prior to the incident, we had an adult assaulting a minor. I guess that little wilding spree didn't work out too well for this young lady. At least in death she can feel comfortable knowing that her actions exposed a bad school safety officer.
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So, prior to the incident, we had an adult assaulting a minor.
We don't know who assaulted whom from the information supplied so far. I'm sure you'd rather nobody made any accusations they can't currently support.

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We don't know who assaulted whom from the information supplied so far. I'm sure you'd rather nobody made any accusations they can't currently support.

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Probably the "victim" and her posse just came there to peacefully discuss some old unresolved school lunch debt. They tried to escape the scene so as to avoid embarrassment to the minor involved.
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Probably the "victim" and her posse just came there to peacefully discuss some old unresolved school lunch debt. They tried to escape the scene so as to avoid embarrassment to the minor involved.
Or the 15 year old attacked the 18 year old. It's not exactly unheard of.

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Just plain ******* murder. Can't wait to see how our resident apologists try to spin this.
Was it worth the wait?
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Nice touch telling him to "roll over" when a police officer is literally kneeling on his chest.

The stomp is something else. Completely out of the blue.
Trying to take all the fun out of police work.
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Originally Posted by Beelzebuddy View Post
Was it worth the wait?
I already had filled in the, " the victim was a bad person" on my bingo card but not the "well probably they were a bad person" so yes.

It's not a clearly unjustified shooting like shooting a perfectly unthreatening rioter who was doing no more than heading the assault of a self-proclaimed lynch mob to violently prevent the democratic transfer of power.
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