Skip to comments.Texas Man Claims Police Killed His Dog When Responding to Wrong Address (Video)
Posted on 04/17/2012 3:30:22 PM PDT by Dallas59
A Texas man claims that his beloved dog Cisco was shot point blank by a police officer who responded to a call at the wrong address.
Michael Paxton, 40, said he and his Australian cattle dog Cisco were relaxing and playing Frisbee in his Austin backyard on Saturday afternoon when he decided to go get something from his truck in the driveway.
As he approached his truck, he said he saw something from the corner of his eye and looked up to see a police officer who immediately drew his weapon and told Paxton to put his hands up.
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Love the way the cop begins to shape the story from the gitgo. POS.
This cop is a rogue, evil thug and should be put in a jail cell along with 5 HUNGRY Pitt Bulls. Basturd. There’s NO excuse for this.
SO where is PETA now ?
,,, was the dog black ???
Worse, it was a Husky/Chiuaua
If Obama had a son, his son would have a dog that looks just like Cisco.
You are correct. PETA has been completely silent over this issue. Why is that?
Read this in correlation to the timeframe of the video:
“Show me your hands!”
“Get your dog!”
It happened ^exactly^ within the same time it took you to read that
Mr. LEO is too trigger happy to retain his badge. City needs to pony up property damage and pain and suffering. Mr LEO needs to defend himself in civil court.
Talented cop. He said ‘get your dog’ and pulled the trigger at about the same time.
It appears to me this cop was trigger happy. If the dog hadn’t come out the owner may have been shot.
I think a law needs to be passed that says a cop must allow the owner ample time to restrain the dog, or, if the owner is not present the dog has to actually draw blood before a cop can shoot it. We’re not talking about lions and tigers and bears. Most dogs bark but don’t bite.
And the spokesman say, “...It not a concern...”.
Work for “the public” and you have a free ticket. The officer seemed somewhat abusive. I can understand taking charge of a situation, but ...
These thugs with badges continue to abuse their authority. There is no excuse for killing an innocent dog, none. Even worse when all too typical LEO bungling is involved. One of these days, a LEO is going to get capped for this kind of brutal stupidity. As for this LEO, I hope he gets his ass sued off along with the city.
Cesar Millan, the dog whisperer, says that police who shoot dogs are wussies.
Most people think that if that happened to their dog they’d react violently and give the cop what he deserves. The reality is that most people react with shock and disbelief, and become very easy for the cops to control. That’s why they do it. It works.
Indeed. It's a hat trick of stupidity, malice, and incompetence.
I am not most people. My children are grown and situated. My house is paid for. I endure the abuse of government excess on steroids every day.
Black cop? White-Blue Healer? Sounds like a race crime to me.
These douche-bag, dog-killing cops have got to be reined in (collared).
As more dogs are capped, more dog owners will become desensitized.
Stay tuned for the combat vet, dog owner, that isn’t shocked and awed.
I keep expecting him, or maybe her. I know there are people who would react with vengeance, but most people only think they would. And each situation is unique. There are any number of variables that could affect a person’s ability or willingness to exact revenge. Most of us take our responsibilities seriously, and that can be a real hindrance to fulfilling Internet tough guy fantasies.
I think, for a lot of people out there, Internet tough guy fantasies are starting to blur into everyday reality. The rhetoric is hardening fast. So are the attitudes. The average, law-abiding, productive, socially responsible person is getting tired of being pushed around.
No one person is most people. I believe there are situations in which you would be likely to get immediate revenge for such an act. I also believe there are situations in which Michael Paxton would have reacted with violence. human nature being what it is, he reacted as most people do.
Everyone has their breaking point, and people are being pushed farther every day. Someone’s bound to return fire on one of these power hungry cops. I hope somebody gets good video, to serve as a warning to other dirty cops.
KLBJ had this topic yesterday morning. Typical APD behavior.
This is going to have the effect of people not trusting the cops on their property for any reason.
This ‘wrong address’ issue comes up way too often.
So wrong on every damn level. At the wrong address, shoots a dog on the yard after pulling a gun on an innocent person. There should be justice here.
Is 0bama due in Austin soon? Perhaps APD was filling out the menu.