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RAW VIDEO: Mother of toddler injured by stun grenade speaks out
WSB-TV2 Atlanta ^ | May 30, 2014 | WSB-TV2 Atlanta video

Posted on 05/30/2014 2:06:43 PM PDT by FR_addict

RAW VIDEO: Mother of toddler injured by stun grenade speaks out


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KEYWORDS: donutwatch; police; raid; standingarmy; wod
This family was not involved with drugs. They were helping a relative. They were planning to go back home to Wisconsin the same day as the raid.

I don't know how the police didn't know there were kids in the house. Their van was right outside the door with four child car seats in it.

It is very disturbing what happened to this family.

1 posted on 05/30/2014 2:06:43 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: FR_addict

Stupid pigs. So sick of this.


2 posted on 05/30/2014 2:14:49 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: FR_addict

“Injured” doesn’t do it justice.

A baby’s face was blown off by a flash-bang grenade.


3 posted on 05/30/2014 2:15:18 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: FR_addict

More innocent victims of the WOD. Why does EVERY town “need” a SWAT team and armored vehicles?


4 posted on 05/30/2014 2:15:47 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I don’t know WHY Americans tolerate the irresponsible behavior of all this ROGUE PORK!!


5 posted on 05/30/2014 2:21:16 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: Blood of Tyrants

This is about police, not legalizing drugs.

Legalizing dope doesn’t fix law enforcement, and it was not why SWAT was created.


6 posted on 05/30/2014 2:21:23 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“I don’t know how the police didn’t know there were kids in the house.”

They probably did know and didn’t care. There might have been cash in the house they could confiscate ti and keep it. Got to have your priorities.


7 posted on 05/30/2014 2:23:10 PM PDT by Bizhvywt
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To: ansel12

” it was not why SWAT was created.”

Maybe not, but the police use SWAT on EVERY drug raid. You didn’t answer me why my small home town of about 26,000 needs an armored vehicle.


8 posted on 05/30/2014 2:26:26 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: FR_addict

THIS is why us plebians have the right to keep and bear arms. By defacto to protect our life, liberty, and property we are obligated to exercise that right in the full implications of those words.

I expect nothing short here in this case, than a Grand Jury being convened by citizens, regardless of what the scumbag JBT-colluding District Attorney will [not] do, and levy charges of nothing less than attemped murder. I don’t effing care if this is poopooed as a “tragic accident”, enough is enough and someone needs to be held to account for the actions of thugs dressing up playing Army.


9 posted on 05/30/2014 2:30:25 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: FR_addict

This country needs to start disassembling the SWAT teams.
We do not need domestic terrorists in cop uniforms.
The only time SWAT should ever be used is in hostage situations.


10 posted on 05/30/2014 2:30:55 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Unarmed people cannot defend themselves.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

It is your town, you need to do something about the politics there and who runs the city departments, the problem is law enforcement, and the answer is not to get on conservative sites to push drugs.


11 posted on 05/30/2014 2:32:25 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: FR_addict

It is very disturbing indeed, but some people on this forum can watch that video and still probably say the parents are lying, the child wasn’t hurt that bad, the cops did nothing wrong, etc.
The questions these parents asked, “How could the cops not know there were children in the house when they play outside everyday and the van with 4 car seats was parked right outside the door they busted down? Aren’t police supposed to look inside an opened door before they toss grenades, with the TV on they could have seen the baby? ... these are stupid questions to some people.


12 posted on 05/30/2014 2:35:43 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: FR_addict

Disgusting.

The SWAT teams should probably turn off the Rambo movies the night before a raid.


13 posted on 05/30/2014 2:36:18 PM PDT by boycott
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To: FR_addict

the SWAT teams of today are monsters.


14 posted on 05/30/2014 2:36:25 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: FR_addict

Bush took the war to the terrorists, Obama and the democrats brought the war home to America. We are at war with our own government and many refuse to even admit it.


15 posted on 05/30/2014 2:37:38 PM PDT by infool7 (The ugly truth is just a big lie.)
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To: SpaceBar

Oh those boy’z with their new toy’s.

Flash bang grenades? Seriously?


16 posted on 05/30/2014 2:42:21 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: FR_addict
The Sheriff was quoted yesterday as saying that he'd do it all the same way again.

Sick bastards.

17 posted on 05/30/2014 2:54:39 PM PDT by Half Vast Conspiracy (Settled science.)
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To: ansel12

My town is far from atypical. By any measure you want to use, the WOD is a disaster. Personally, I would rather pay for a person’s rehabilitation than their incarceration.


18 posted on 05/30/2014 2:57:41 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: FR_addict
The Washington Post has a long article about incidents where innocents were injured or killed by SWAT use of flash bang grenades.

It's time to severely cut back on the militarization of police.

19 posted on 05/30/2014 2:58:10 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: joe fonebone; moder_ator

joe fonebone, quit sending those crazy pms to me or I will have to show them to the moderators.


20 posted on 05/30/2014 2:59:24 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Right now I’m more concerned about government and law enforcement than legalizing meth.

I would rather fix the police problem rather than ignore it, and just make the drug pushers and labs safe, while policing remains the same.


21 posted on 05/30/2014 3:02:53 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: FR_addict

The boneheaded sheriff: http://www.wsbtv.com/videos/news/raw-video-mother-of-toddler-injured-by-stun/vCcXWC/


22 posted on 05/30/2014 3:03:06 PM PDT by Half Vast Conspiracy (Settled science.)
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To: FR_addict

The Police really aren’t very different from the Muslims. None of them speak out against outrages committed by their brothers. But we’re supposed to believe that most of them are good.

ML/NJ


23 posted on 05/30/2014 3:04:55 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: FR_addict
Related Thread:

Drug task force that burned a toddler this week also killed an innocent pastor in 2009
24 posted on 05/30/2014 3:05:37 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: Half Vast Conspiracy

In this video, sheriff says there’s no need for an investigation. He called the GBI and DA and described the situation..and, by gum, they agreed that the cops did everything right.


25 posted on 05/30/2014 3:10:52 PM PDT by Half Vast Conspiracy (Settled science.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Here here. Rehab should be available to all, paid for by the gov. I am a small gov person, but I can tell you it would be far cheaper in the short and long run to do that than chase every baggie of dope.


26 posted on 05/30/2014 3:12:35 PM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: FR_addict
WSB-TV says that "Deputies said they bought drugs from the house, and came back with a no-knock warrant to arrest a man known to have drugs and weapons". The cops also said that they had not seen any indication that there were children in the house.

Yet the parents say there were kids car seats clearly visible in the van out front. Yet the man they were looking for was not at the house, and one would think they would have somebody watching the house while waiting for the warrant, to see if anybody arrived or left.

My personal suspicion: the cops did not actually do the preliminaries they said they did in order to get the no-knock warrant. In which case the cops should be criminally charged.

27 posted on 05/30/2014 3:13:09 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: FR_addict

Paging Jim Glenning, owner of the Street Survival Seminar.


28 posted on 05/30/2014 3:17:09 PM PDT by DPMD
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To: PapaBear3625

What disturbs me the most with all these stories is they go back to LEO not doing due diligence, plain old fashioned investigation- even cursory before launching all out SWAT assaults. No due diligence is the reason they attack the wrong house, wrong people, go after people that have not been at that address for some time- on an on. Epic fail, and it is not being addressed so it keeps happening.

I think LEO having military type units is bogus, it is obvious they have given up the old fashioned investigation, police work in favor of “shoot first and ask questions” later style. They are not willing or able to get proper training and use their SWAT units only when necessary and after investigation so they do not need and should not have them.


29 posted on 05/30/2014 3:19:58 PM PDT by Tammy8
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To: Tammy8

But, hey, at least all the cops went home safe.

That is the most important thing...just ask them.


30 posted on 05/30/2014 3:34:18 PM PDT by Jotmo (Whoever said, "The pen is mightier than the sword." has clearly never been stabbed to death.)
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To: Jotmo

Well at least they got the right house this time.


31 posted on 05/30/2014 3:58:59 PM PDT by lostboy61 (Lock and Load and stand your ground!)
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To: Half Vast Conspiracy

Then tht Sheriff needs to have an explosive device or two tossed into his house, preferably while occupied by his kids and grand kids.


32 posted on 05/30/2014 4:01:59 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: FR_addict

Eliminate “qualified” and “limited” immunity, you stop this in its tracks. A couple of sentences for kidnapping, breaking and entering, assault with a deadly weapon, assault with intent to murder, battery and perjury would go a long ways towards helping people concentrate their thinking before acting.

And, legalizing drugs would do even more.


33 posted on 05/30/2014 4:19:03 PM PDT by Rodentking (There is no God but Yahweh and Moses is his prophet - http://www.airpower.blogspot.com/)
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To: PapaBear3625

That’s my feeling too.


34 posted on 05/30/2014 5:44:14 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: Rodentking

“And, legalizing drugs would do even more.”

Having personally known people ruined by drugs, I hope they never get legalized. And anyone who thinks it is a victimless crime is wrong. Drug addicts will do anything for a fix. You can bet for every crime they get convicted of, there were other crimes that they were never charged with or the charges were dropped to the lesser crime of drug possession so that a deal could be made.


35 posted on 05/30/2014 5:49:11 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: FR_addict
Having personally known people ruined by drugs, I hope they never get legalized. And anyone who thinks it is a victimless crime is wrong.

I think it's a trade-off. By making drugs illegal, you reduce the number of people who take them. People still take them, even though it's illegal.

The down side is you have thousands of people killing each other every year in drug-gang violence, and the violence extends to innocents, like kids caught in the crossfire.

Alcohol addiction ruins many lives too. We tried making alcohol an illegal drug back in the 1920's, and we had similar phenomena, with gangs of bootleggers killing each other.

Then we said "screw it", and re-legalized alcohol, and you never seem to see a Budweiser driver having a shootout with a Coors distributor.

There was a time when cocaine and opium could be legally purchased, prior to the Harrison Narcotics Act of 1914. The US survived up to that point.

36 posted on 05/31/2014 5:52:16 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: infool7

Swat teams have existed for decades. They have killed people and pets for years.

They aren’t an Obama-problem.

They’re a the-American-people-have-turned-a-blind-eye-to-the-threat-they-represent-in-the-name-of-law-and-order-and-only-now-are-realizing-the-negative-consequences-of-that-decision problem.


37 posted on 06/01/2014 4:24:00 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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