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  1. #6736
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sluggo1 View Post
    I don't know the answers either but one point you missed is that once the first shot is fired, adrenalin kicks in and the thought process changes. Training or not, this happens.
    lmao, wtf!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sluggo1 View Post
    Doesn't seem like the police shoot and wound suspects all that often. I guess if you are going to shoot, you shoot to kill but maybe a shot in the leg might be in order in some cases. They also all seem to carry high caliber pistols. Does that do more damage than an old 38??? I know nothing about guns. Just seems like more perps get killed than wounded.

    I dunno.
    shooting for the leg is too hard, especially a moving target where it's easier to miss.


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    Quote Originally Posted by SiteWolf View Post
    dude, you were RIGHT THERE with a solid response to ALL of it

    ...then you typed that last line
    the rest of it IS the reason for the rioting and violence....'wrong' is just such a subjective construct there
    why can't they peacefully protest? scream and holler, get agitated, show emotion. but what good does it do to burn/loot businesses, especially in their own neighborhood. that's just stupid and only hurts them more.

    did it help to physically attack the police? no. if anything this is going to enrage the police more and cause them to be more on edge and with an itchy trigger finger, or ready to physically counter when they are attacked again. this doesn't help the situation.


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    Quote Originally Posted by SpecialFNK View Post
    why can't they peacefully protest? scream and holler, get agitated, show emotion. but what good does it do to burn/loot businesses, especially in their own neighborhood. that's just stupid and only hurts them more.

    did it help to physically attack the police? no. if anything this is going to enrage the police more and cause them to be more on edge and with an itchy trigger finger, or ready to physically counter when they are attacked again. this doesn't help the situation.
    and, like other protests, I'm sure the vast majority DID protest peacefully....but this is a very emotionally charged situation and some have less ability to control their emotions in these situations.....wrong to damage property, sure...but I can still understand how it happens.........attack the police, well certainly not good, but I don't know how many were involved in that or how that part started
    gotta love 'referential' treatment

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    Some people constantly attack people for attacking the police , but never attack the police for attacking the people

    Always justifiying this bs. Every damn time, even when it is seemingly cut and dry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blams View Post
    Some people constantly attack people for attacking the police , but never attack the police for attacking the people

    Always justifiying this bs. Every damn time, even when it is seemingly cut and dry.

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    well I don't know that that happened either
    gotta love 'referential' treatment

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    Quote Originally Posted by SiteWolf View Post
    and, like other protests, I'm sure the vast majority DID protest peacefully....but this is a very emotionally charged situation and some have less ability to control their emotions in these situations.....wrong to damage property, sure...but I can still understand how it happens.........attack the police, well certainly not good, but I don't know how many were involved in that or how that part started
    this is unacceptable, 1,000 people. there is a lot of looting and rioting, that should not be allowed, that should be condemned, that does not help the end goal.





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    Quote Originally Posted by SiteWolf View Post
    well, we could adopt the same mindset you have on immigration where you say 'if they hadn't done what they did, this wouldn't be happening'

    if the police hadn't shot a man on the street, this wouldn't be happening

    yes, if that man hadn't been approaching them with a knife they wouldn't have felt a need to shoot

    but had they gotten the information the man's family had told officials he was having mental/anxiety issues they might have handled the situation differently

    .......this chicken and egg debate could keep going
    sounds good. since I said both sides in immigration have blame, lets do that here. which is what I said when I first commented on this story.

    Quote Originally Posted by SpecialFNK View Post

    he was armed with a knife and wasn't listening to police. but there still should have/could have been a better way to handle this. he didn't need to be shot dead.

    there is also no excuse for the rioting and violence, that is also wrong.


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    How do you reform this thinking exactly?


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    Quote Originally Posted by SiteWolf View Post
    Be more diligent about disciplining officers harshly for doing crap like that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Crovash View Post
    “Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning. ”
    ah, the Peter Pan reference
    gotta love 'referential' treatment

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    Quote Originally Posted by dbroncos78087 View Post
    How do you reform this thinking exactly?

    Where was this???

    What happened to the officers???

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