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Mindset of Michael Brown “[meant] everything” in confrontation with Officer Wilson
Coach is Right ^ | 8/26/14 | Doug Book

Posted on 08/26/2014 9:25:47 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax

Last week, former St. Louis Police Chief Ed Delmore addressed an Open Letter to Captain Ron Johnson, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s choice to “direct all law enforcement operations” in Ferguson after the shooting death of Michael Brown. Chief Delmore revealed that he is not a fan of what another officer described as Capt. Johnson’s “hug a looter” attempts to bring criminals under control by directing St. Louis County Police to “remain uninvolved” on the night “the rioting and looting began again.”

The essence of Delmore’s criticism, however, is directed at Capt. Johnson’s claim that “there was no reason to release” the video of Brown manhandling the comparatively pint-sized owner of the convenience store from which he and a friend had stolen cigars. According to Johnson, “the reported theft and the killing [were] entirely different events.”

But it’s in his response to this “entirely different events” claim that Delmore may have revealed the reason Officer Darren Wilson had to pull the trigger on Brown a short time later.

“The fact that Brown knew he had just committed a robbery before he was stopped by Officer Wilson speaks to Brown’s mindset,” wrote Delmore. “And Captain, the mindset of a person being stopped by a police officer means everything, and you know it.

If Captain Johnson wanted to “get schooled” he came to the right window. For Chief Delmore made it clear that the release of a video is unimportant when compared with the mindset of a criminal who has foolishly confronted a cop just moments after the crime. Johnson was concerned with optics, Delmore with what a frightened and potentially desperate thug might attempt...

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TOPICS: History; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: darrenwilson; fergusonmo; race; ronjohnson

1 posted on 08/26/2014 9:25:47 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Oldpuppymax

The only reason I can think of as to why Brown reacted as he did with the intent of severely harming s cop over a traffic ticket and what probably would have been a suspended sentence over a minor theft was because he was in a state of paranoia from chooming.


2 posted on 08/26/2014 9:29:59 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Oldpuppymax

Hmmm. I know. He was pre-occupied thinking about going to college and didn’t even realize he’d stolen some swisher sweets, roughed up the clerk, walked in the middle of the street disrupting traffic and didn’t even know it was law enforcement that confronted him. Either that or he was thinking about an upcoming choir practice. There, sound right? It could be incorporated in to the narrative.


3 posted on 08/26/2014 9:32:53 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: Jonty30

One of the reasons these type folks do these things is the Press and president Honor them.


4 posted on 08/26/2014 9:34:28 AM PDT by El Zoro
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To: Oldpuppymax

Duh!!!

Putting that clown Johnson in charge was the biggest mistake of all. Obama couldn’t have done a worse job.


5 posted on 08/26/2014 9:34:41 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Oldpuppymax
A friend of mine, retired detective from the LAPD, told me about a senseless crime where two California Highway Patrol officers were gunned down on a freeway where the CHP men had just stopped to direct traffic because some furniture had come off a flatbed truck and was blocking lanes.

A couple of fleeing bank robbers assumed it was a roadblock set up to catch them and the CHP guys never saw it coming.

6 posted on 08/26/2014 9:35:04 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Obama couldn’t have done a worsebetter job if his objective was to fan the flames and keep Ferguson on the front pages.
7 posted on 08/26/2014 9:37:41 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Jonty30

He was 18....odds are he’s had run ins before, and thought his status as an adult could get him in ‘real trouble’ for the robbery.


8 posted on 08/26/2014 9:41:18 AM PDT by lacrew
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To: Jonty30

My guess is he wasn’t worried about anything but wasn’t going to let “the Man” diss him.

He was white and a cop, therefor he was the enemy.


9 posted on 08/26/2014 9:51:53 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Jonty30
... because he was in a state of paranoia from chooming.

Since I don't do drugs I'm a little in the dark concerning this statement. The last time I looked, weed was supposed to make to sleepy and hungry and feeling good.

Where did this paranoia come from? What am I missing here?

10 posted on 08/26/2014 9:52:26 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (Remember Mississippi)
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To: Oldpuppymax
Michael Brown got shot for thumbing his nose at the cop. If he'd simply done the obvious, normal thing, walking on the shoulder or sidewalk, he'd still be walking, not riding his last elevator. Dumb kids --

"Be not overmuch wicked, and be thou not foolish; for why shouldest thou die before thy time?" (Proverbs 7:17)

11 posted on 08/26/2014 9:57:48 AM PDT by imardmd1 (Fiat Lux)
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To: InterceptPoint

Pot will not turn a peaceful man violent but it will blunt the inhibitions of an already violent person. It appears Brown was a giant and a thug who, as we saw on video, was quick to assualt those who challenged him. Pot did not create this attitude but it certainly could cloud his judgement when deciding whether or not to charge a cop.


12 posted on 08/26/2014 10:01:09 AM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: RightOnTheBorder

Intoxication of any sort simply magnifies the worst characteristics of any person.

Intoxication is no one’s friend.


13 posted on 08/26/2014 10:05:59 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: InterceptPoint

Marijuana is famous for making people paranoid. Not as much as a stimulant drug, but it still does.


14 posted on 08/26/2014 10:08:41 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: chris37
In the great words of Bill Cosby:

"Tell me, what is it about cocaine that makes it so wonderful?", and he said, "Well, it intensifies your personality."

I said, "Yes, but what if you're an asshole?"
15 posted on 08/26/2014 10:17:44 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: driftdiver

Was Brown high on something?


16 posted on 08/26/2014 10:19:06 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: SMARTY

I thought they said he had POT in his blood.


17 posted on 08/26/2014 10:20:24 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: InterceptPoint
The last time I looked, weed was supposed to make to sleepy and hungry and feeling good. Where did this paranoia come from?

I heard some rumors that in that neighborhood, the pot was sometimes laced with PCP to give it an extra kick. Don't know if the rumors are true. But, PCP is connected with lots of psychotic breaks.

18 posted on 08/26/2014 10:20:34 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: InterceptPoint

I suspect he was doing more than weed as the cigars are used as a drug delivery system for more than just weed.....

The officer apparently also thought he was on something for the way he was charging him....if he was on weed alone he wouldn’t be charging....They still have not released a toxicology report which is quite interesting.

At any rate Brown knew he had just robbed and roughed up a store owner.....what he “assumed” was the officer knew that. Thus a high anxiety would have also been active and strong.

No matter how the media and family want to make Brown look...he was clearly another thug, accustomed to bullying people and likely had other incidents unreported.


19 posted on 08/26/2014 10:27:47 AM PDT by caww
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To: Oldpuppymax

Worth mentioning that Chief Delmore uses VERY harsh language in the letter, multiple times. Those discussing it are unduly watering down the tone.


20 posted on 08/26/2014 10:37:07 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (Solve problems, don't bitch about them.)
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To: InterceptPoint

Marijuana increases the chance of schizophrenia by about 300% for habitual users.

Look up marijuana paranoia. In some people, mundane things become very alarming.


21 posted on 08/26/2014 11:22:49 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: ExTxMarine

Then you will be an intensified asshole :D

Bill was right!


22 posted on 08/26/2014 11:49:23 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: Oldpuppymax
Exactly....mindset,as influenced by the drugs in his system at the time.Even if the cop hadn't heard a report of the robbery the *punk* knew he had just committed a robbery and had every reason to fear that the cop knew of it.Add to that the possibility of the early stages of schizophrenia (weird e-mails recently sent by the punk to his father according to the NY Times) and you have 300 pounds of lifeless flesh.
23 posted on 08/26/2014 5:52:41 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party policy;Lie,deny,refuse to comply)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Obama couldn’t have done a worse job.

Obama will always find a way to do an even worse job.

24 posted on 08/26/2014 6:00:36 PM PDT by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Veto!

Yep, Drudge is touting his latest move. Probably the most despicable man in my lifetime.


25 posted on 08/26/2014 6:08:40 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Vigilanteman

If you know of a story on that, please post a link? It would be invaluable.


26 posted on 08/26/2014 6:14:13 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: tanknetter

Don’t know the details beyond what my friend told me. He worked in the LAPD and Sheriff’s Department from 1963 to 2003, 40 years!


27 posted on 08/26/2014 6:58:48 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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