Skip to comments.Officer Shoots and Kills Dog
Posted on 05/19/2012 3:15:28 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Police are investigating after an officer was forced to shoot and kill a dog.
The incident occurred in the area of 670 NW 128 Court, at around 6 p.m. Tuesday.
The owners of the Dutch Shepherd named Bosha were not home at the time, and the dog somehow found its way out of the home. A neighbor spotted the dog underneath his car and became concerned and called police.
Police then arrived on the scene and shot and killed the dog.
Bosha's owner, Odalys Gonzalez, came home to find her dog dead. "The officer went after the dog, OK, and that's when obviously the dog went again after him, and this time he shot the dog. The officer doesn't have any injuries," said Gonzalez.
As of now, Miami-Dade Police can only confirm that an officer did shoot and kill the dog and are investigating.
City Editor to cub reporter:
“Kid, everybody’s got a cop-shoots-dog story. Come to me when you get a dog-shoots-cop story.”
Why are we listing, on FR, every time a cop shoots a dog?
How about discussing these items on the state page where caring locals can do something about bad cops?
We have enough trouble with federal-out-of-control-dictators.
Why would you call the police because a dog was under your car, presumably resting in the shade?
The officer can transfer to Austin TX.....
Bad cops and out of control dictators sort of run together, don’t they?
Jumping to a conclusion right in the first sentence.
Meanwhile, opinions on George Zimmerman remain divided, even though witnesses, police, forensics reports, and 911 tapes all supply evidence that Zimmerman engaged in self defense. But no news story is going to lead off with "George Zimmerman was forced to shoot and kill Trayvon Martin."
No, bad cops are for locals to control.
Bad cops are also a federal matter. Two reasons immediately come to mind.
2. Federal grants. For example...
Grants are big business for local police. El Paso's department collects $15,670,354 from various federal and state sources.
“The officer doesn’t have any injuries.”
Hopefully he will have some very serious injuries very soon..
People need to change their attitude about the purpose of police, from being friendly, generic problem solvers, to what they really are, which is, in effect, paramilitary forces.
The purpose of paramilitaries is a civilian version of what soldiers do. As Rush Limbaugh says about armed forces, “(They are) designed to kill people and break things.”
In America, all capable adult citizens are recognized as being potential law enforcers, as needed and willing. So what do we need police for?
They are hired to brawl with offenders we don’t want to. They are societies’ muscle to force compliance with the law. And not a bit of that properly involves doing petty problem solving.
So you only call police when you have a serious problem needing a serious solution. To do otherwise is to invite around people whose job it is to kill, arrest, break, brawl, subdue, control, and threaten.
They can be professional and polite about it, or at least they should be, but this is their purpose. Do not invite them around unless you need them.
This woman saw a dog under her car, so she called the police. Unless that dog is a threat or menace, she should not have done this.
Since my basic atitude toward dogs is to admire them, my inclination in such a situation would be to try to entice the dog with soft words and an outstretched hand (exercising due caution, of course) and a bit of food. Killing the dog would be my absolutely last resort. But, what do I know?? Perhaps police officers don’t have time to try such a tactic.
Note that the conclusion is in the reporting: “Police are investigating after an officer was forced to shoot and kill a dog.”
Well, Donna, some of us are interested in these reports. Why not just go on by the threads and let us be?
Only if you’re a big government RINO and think states rights don’t matter.
People have enough animal abuse to handle in their own neighborhoods. Taking on the burden of the entire nation of animal abuse is discouraging. It is a burden too hard to take on.
You can’t continually depress the spirits of good people with stories of hopelessness - unless your goal is the defeat of these good people.
Report some positive action taken to solve such problems. That would be productive and uplifting.
It has nothing to do with the Tenth Amendment or the Commerce Clause. Malfeasance by state actors is very much the business of the federal government under the 14th Amendment.
It's the New Deal Commerce Clause that has expanded federal control into areas that are not constitutional, such as education, health care and the drug war. You are against fedgov involvement in those state issues, right?
I also want to read these articles and threads and could care less where they happen geogragraphically. That sounds like a bad excuse on your part.
What you are basically doing is trying to shut up posters like nickcarraway. Most of us Freepers believe in free speech, even if it offends law enforcement.
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