Skip to comments.Police Go to Wrong House, Kill Family's German Shepherd
Posted on 01/18/2012 8:16:34 PM PST by chrisinoc
DeKalb County, GA - On Tuesday night, a DeKalb County police officer went to a family's home on Silva Court in response to a domestic dispute call.
When the officer went into the family's garage, he encountered a German shepherd who was on a chain.
Upon seeing a stranger approach, the German shepherd lunged - the officer's response was to shoot and kill the dog.
Tragically, after the damage was done, it was discovered that the responding police officer had actually gone to the wrong house.
Right now, the officer is not facing any charges - there will be an internal investigation.
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Of course not. Try randomly shooting a K9 and see what happens.
Worlds most expensive Shepherd.
The officer was quoted, “I went to the wrong house AND shot the wrong dog. Well, gotta go. There is a domestic AND another dog is barking.”
I hope so, but doubt it.
Fire his ass.
The officers response was to, crap pants, shoot and kill the dog. there fixed it.
The dog was on a chain and the cop still shot the dog. What??
It lunged and could’a broken the chain.
Wake me up when a dog shoots a cop... (/sarc)
Unfortunately, the headline is becoming that commonplace--as is the wrong address thingy.
Maybe we should require police to be able to read and quit giving exam points for other criteria.
Those who can read (and know their numbers) don't seem to make these mistakes quite as often.
libertarian has nothing to do with MY having serious objections to cops routinely getting away with shooting some innocent person’s innocent dog, just because they can get away with it.
The damn hippies were right to call some PIGS.
Police will eventually get to the point where no one will stop to help one in big trouble.
This “police mentality” is just one of thousands of things that dearly need to turn around in America.
I am sick of these police just shooting dogs. They should be held responsible. Of course the dog is going to protect and they know it.
That GSD was doing what they do best-— protecting the perimeter of their owner. I will give my as loyal GSD Krista a hug tonight because I know she would die for me as well. I’m hard pressed to come down too hard on the cop without additional info—GSD’s are powerful, smart and focused on their territory. There is a reason the police use GSD’s. They are a weapon. Dispatch or the area commander is likely the fool here.
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