Tamir Rice

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our sjw hardman is projecting his mad feels from the dispatcher to the evil po-leece.
 

DaSleeper

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Toy gun from back in the day



Note the indicator that all Sheriffs carry this exact weapon



Taking his toy would have been a Constitutional violation... The cop really should have run over without any question and gave him a big hug.
Which one of these was Rice holding and which one is real...and remember, this is a split second decision at a distance

 
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I can see how it upsets your agenda when someone who might think Michael Brown got himself killed by grabbing for a police officers gun might think that this shooting was unjustified. I mean, clearly if people think the cops were justified they must be against all black people. This lends itself to the smarmy attitude rather than frank discussion.


Regarding Charlie:



Holy Crap some environmentalists are loopy.
You know, I'm not a tough guy by any stretch, getting old and wore out actually, but looking at the photograph of this useless piece of shyt, put's a thought into my mind of just slamming my fist into his ugly face repeatedly until he's on the ground crying like the scum he is.
 

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Of course, Tamir Rice didn't point his toy at a cop.



Interestingly, three police departments turned Loehmann down and a fourth fired him a couple of months into his employment stating that he was "emotionally and mentally unsuited for police work" before the Cleveland PD picked him up. Apparently they never checked.


Very few. This year in the U.S., 39. Fewer than died of traffic accidents. 2015 was the second-safest year for cops in the U.S. since 1875. 2013 was the safest.

By contrast, police in the U.S. shot about 1000 people, of whom 90 were unarmed.


Maybe they carve that on Tamir Rice's and Aiyanna Jones's headstones.
Toy gun from back in the day



Note the indicator that all Sheriffs carry this exact weapon



Taking his toy would have been a Constitutional violation... The cop really should have run over without any question and gave him a big hug.
But that's exactly what some people figure the cops should do... run over without any question & give him/her a hug. I know, total nonsense but there it is. No common sense.
 

Tecumsehsbones

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It's easy to judge long after the fact, but at that moment in time, was it clear and obvious that it was as simple as the cops seeing a 12 year old boy playing with a toy gun?
I would say that no, it wasn't. That what the cops saw was a big, Black, dangerous man with a deadly weapon, and that's the entire problem.

But why bother? You'll reject anything that suggests that there's something wrong when a man who has been fired from or rejected by multiple police agencies guns down a twelve-year-old boy playing with a toy gun in a park.
 

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I would say that no, it wasn't. That what the cops saw was a big, Black, dangerous man with a deadly weapon, and that's the entire problem.

But why bother? You'll reject anything that suggests that there's something wrong when a man who has been fired from or rejected by multiple police agencies guns down a twelve-year-old boy playing with a toy gun in a park.

It appears that the presence of (what was believed to be) a hand gun is somehow incidental in your description. The notion that a hand gun was in play might, just maybe, have an impact on the danger variable.

In terms of the history of the shooter, certainly that plays a big role and must be reviewed thoroughly and action taken, however, that does not dismiss the reality of the overall situation.... Your over reaching efforts in ignoring the big picture is a disservice to any effort(s) that might actually offer any semblance of a potential solution to this problem
 
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Tecumsehsbones

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It appears that the presence of (what was believed to be) a hand gun is somehow incidental in your description. The notion that a hand gun was in play might, just maybe, have an impact on the danger variable.

In terms of the history of the shooter, certainly that plays a big role and must be reviewed thoroughly and action taken, however, that does not dismiss the reality of the overall situation.... Your over reaching efforts in ignoring the big picture is a disservice to any effort(s) that might actually offer any semblance of a potential solution to this problem
The solution, or at least a dramatic improvement, is obvious to anybody with the sense to pour piss out of a boot. That's why I don't present it here. It would just confuse all y'all who have it as an article of faith that everything any cop does is right, and will trot out such outrageous balderdash as the notion that a decades-old marijuana possession bust justifies police abuse in the here and now (the "He was no angel" defense to cop misconduct).

And this despite the many, many verified cases of cops currently in prison who committed violent crimes under the shield of their badges. Apparently each one is the last bad cop in the country.

I will, however, ask you this. If a passerby happened upon young Master Rice playing with his toy gun in the park and shot him dead with a legally-carried firearm, would you be so hot to find justification? If not, why should a police officer be held to a lower standard than a passerby?

Having taxed your brain, perhaps beyond its ability to bear, I will not further burden you with questions about your opinion of what should be done when a cop fears a person holding a mobile phone, a rolled-up apron, a hero sandwich, a spatula, an umbrella, a slice of pizza, a walking cane, or nothing at all. Or a seventeen-year-old who is not only holding nothing of any sort, but is as naked as the day he was born. I've always wondered if that cop hauled out the "reached for his waistband" defense.
 

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Turns out that your legal system whole heatedly disagrees with you in this case.... I can only imagine that this has short-circuited your thinking box to the point of meltdown.

That said, you continue on with the award winning, dramatic over interpretations and remarkable assumptions of what everyone else thinks and leave the important discussions to the big people
 
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