Police out of control or were they justified?

Started Jul 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
BorisK1
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Not for filming the police.
In reply to Chato, Jul 6, 2013

drh681 wrote:

The dog was in "the red zone".

They could have gone with Pepper or the Taser.

In fact it looked to me as if one of the officers tried pepper spray to no immediate effect.

They could have and should have let the owner loose to deal with the dog. It's not as if they busted him for a crime.

Dave

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"Everyone who has ever lived, has lived in Modern Times"

Actually, the dog owner was arrested for obstruction of justice. The police were involved into a tense standoff with an armed robber and some victims inside the building.

The dog owner pulled up with his windows open and loud music blasting from his stereo. When asked to turn it down (the cops needed to hear what was happening inside the building), he cursed (it's my f... stereo), got out from the vehicle and proceeded to film the officers - without shutting off the music.

The man has a history of run-ins with police.

The dog died for an offence of having an irresponsible owner.

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