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Questions linger after former trooper shoots Utica manís dog
Wayne Post ^ | September 1, 2011 | ROCCO LaDUCA

Posted on 10/09/2011 7:23:13 PM PDT by Immerito

One week after his dog, Shadow, was shot and killed by a retired state trooper at a park, a new German Shepherd donated by the Stevens-Swan Humane Society has helped Bernard Sperfeld cope with the tragic loss.

“We will bond and she will be my new partner, so all my love and my big heart will go to her now,” Sperfeld said of Heidi, who has already taken to cuddling up with Sperfeld just hours after the new dog was brought home Wednesday afternoon.

But Sperfeld still gets choked up as he recalls the fate of Shadow, who was shot three times by retired Trooper Anthony Randazzo at the Trenton Greenbelt trails shortly after 7 p.m. Aug. 24.

(Excerpt) Read more at waynepost.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: dog; doggieping; germanshepherd; newyork; trenton

1 posted on 10/09/2011 7:23:16 PM PDT by Immerito
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To: Immerito

More info:

http://www.uticaod.com/m/top/x1413008682/DA-counters-cover-up-claims-in-dog-shooting-as-probe-looms


2 posted on 10/09/2011 7:23:41 PM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: Immerito

Is it open season on dogs by the cops nationwide? Is there a bag limit?


3 posted on 10/09/2011 7:26:14 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Immerito

Hmmm, think there’s money selling dog silhouettes to police ranges?


4 posted on 10/09/2011 7:27:14 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (So much stress was put on Bush's Fault that it finally let go, magnitude 6)
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To: Immerito

There are some real pigs in the world.


5 posted on 10/09/2011 7:31:18 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Immerito

It was quite a while ago, but some cop buddies used to refer to their own SWAT team as “The Puppy Killers” in a derogatory, ‘joking’ kind of way.


6 posted on 10/09/2011 7:39:34 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000
‘joking’ kind of way.

What joke?

7 posted on 10/09/2011 7:52:09 PM PDT by Dan(9698)
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To: expat1000
Some folks like the idea of shooting dogs. Other folks like the idea of killing hogs. I imagine there are groups out there that call themselves "Pig Snuffers".

I'm sure no one gets upset about that.

8 posted on 10/09/2011 7:55:56 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: AnAmericanMother; Titan Magroyne; Badeye; Shannon; SandRat; arbooz; potlatch; ...
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9 posted on 10/09/2011 8:08:18 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: ClearCase_guy

“Some folks like the idea of shooting dogs. Other folks like the idea of killing hogs. I imagine there are groups out there that call themselves “Pig Snuffers”.”

Feral Hogs are a huge problem in Texas, and many other states. They can’t be killed fast enough...


11 posted on 10/09/2011 8:14:37 PM PDT by Sporke (USS-Iowa BB-61)
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To: ClearCase_guy

You get yourself a nice feral hog, train it, house break it, name it after an unfavorite relative, and walk it around your neighborhood and I will graciously not shoot it with my 30/30 and collect the bounty. Please hang a sign on the feral hog to properly identify it as yours.


12 posted on 10/09/2011 8:40:23 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: expat1000

If any cop, retired cop or anybody else pulls down on my dog they better be ready to catch some lead themselves.
their vests won’t do any good either.


13 posted on 10/09/2011 8:40:36 PM PDT by biff (WAS)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Some folks like the idea of shooting dogs. Other folks like the idea of killing hogs. I imagine there are groups out there that call themselves "Pig Snuffers".

I'm sure no one gets upset about that."


That is an inane comparison. We're talking about a companion pet, not a wild animal hunted for food, unless one likes eating dog, of course.

However, pigs do make great pets. For example, they can be paper/go-outside trained a lot easier than a dog and do a lot better on intelligence tests, like learning cause and effect relationships. So I wouldn't be so sure about that.


14 posted on 10/09/2011 9:50:14 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000

You missed my point by taking my words at face value. I was trying to make a point about how the police are viewed by society when they go around killing family pets. Some citizens are getting tired of it.


15 posted on 10/10/2011 5:53:56 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: ClearCase_guy

“You missed my point by taking my words at face value. I was trying to make a point about how the police are viewed by society when they go around killing family pets. Some citizens are getting tired of it.”

I am glad to hear it. I could not see anything in the post to indicate it should not have been taken at face value which is not to say it was not there - only that I did not see it if it was.

I regret the misunderstanding.


16 posted on 10/10/2011 6:01:12 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: Immerito

Just how does the woman that he had the heated argument with fit into this whole mess? Isn’t anybody asking if the retired trooper and this female know each other?
Kirbdog


17 posted on 10/10/2011 6:15:56 AM PDT by KirbDog
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