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Baltimore cop slits dogs throat, faces animal cruelty charges
New York Daily News ^ | Thursday, June 19, 2014, 10:04 AM | Michael Walsh

Posted on 06/20/2014 12:35:24 AM PDT by RC one

A Baltimore cop allegedly slit the throat of a dog that officers had under control.

Jeffrey Bolger, 49, was booked on felony animal cruelty charges Wednesday, his department said.

"I'm going to (expletive) gut this thing," he said before killing the pup, according to charging documents.

They are shocked by his actions.

Police Deputy Commissioner Dean Palmere, who called the killing "outrageous and unacceptable," said the incident is under investigation.

Nala's owner, Sarah Gossard, explained that her pet somehow escaped from her backyard that morning and was found by a nearby resident, Sandy Fleischer, a few blocks away.

His colleagues say Nala, the 7-year-old Shar-Pei, was restrained on a dog-control pole and posed absolutely no threat to Bolger on Saturday, the Baltimore Sun reported.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals; Society
KEYWORDS: doggieping; dogkiller; donutwatch; doppieping; policebrutality

Officer Jeffrey Bolger.

1 posted on 06/20/2014 12:35:24 AM PDT by RC one
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To: F15Eagle

I’m pretty sure this qualifies as mentally ill and, thus, is a disqualifier for ever owning a firearm again.


3 posted on 06/20/2014 12:39:46 AM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: RC one

Do this to a baby, and the Democrats will give you a speaking slot at their convention of freaks

Also, Bolger looks like a lib


5 posted on 06/20/2014 12:48:33 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

He’s a union member, a cop, and comes from a blue state. Libs will ignore this.


6 posted on 06/20/2014 12:51:41 AM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: RC one

That's the dog killed by the sadistic cop.

7 posted on 06/20/2014 12:52:32 AM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: RC one

“I’m pretty sure this qualifies as mentally ill and, thus, is a disqualifier for ever owning a firearm again.”

Trouble is, he seems to be pretty quick with a knife...


8 posted on 06/20/2014 1:00:56 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: PLMerite

I’m more concerned with this guy carrying a badge than a gun or a knife frankly. Hopefully the right to carry a badge goes away with the right to carry a firearm. I know that’s how it worked out for soldiers caught up in the Lautenburg amendment.


9 posted on 06/20/2014 1:05:13 AM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: TChad

Pretty unbelievable.


10 posted on 06/20/2014 1:13:22 AM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: RC one
From the article: "She was just the sweetest dog and would never hurt anyone," Gossard told WBAL. "She was just scared that day, and through all of those events — being scared and lost, thirsty, hungry — yes, I'm very sure that she bit someone...." /END QUOTE FROM ARTICLE

So which is it, owner says she would never bite anyone yet in the same breath said "Yes,.... she bit someone".

I understand the urge to paint police as thugs, but at least be honest enough to put in the parts you quote the money line of the animal bit someone.

11 posted on 06/20/2014 1:20:13 AM PDT by LowOiL ("Abomination" sure sounds like "ObamaNation" to me.)
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To: RC one

Why couldn’t he just shoot it like a normal cop?


12 posted on 06/20/2014 1:28:30 AM PDT by NonValueAdded ("The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring." Jonah Goldberg)
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To: LowOiL

the cop slit the dog’s throat as it was restrained and was condemned by his own department. There’s no defense here.


13 posted on 06/20/2014 1:31:30 AM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: RC one
Pretty unbelievable.

I wonder if police departments make any effort to screen out sadists in the hiring process.

There are plenty of good cops, but the bad ones -- !

14 posted on 06/20/2014 1:36:52 AM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: LowOiL

All dogs are capable of biting, if they are scared or under stress. The question becomes was that bite a nip or a mauling?


15 posted on 06/20/2014 1:41:15 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: RC one
I sincerely hope street justice meets up with donut boy, big time.

Nuff said.

16 posted on 06/20/2014 1:42:16 AM PDT by The Cajun (tea party!!!, Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: RC one

Kinda out of shape for a cop.


17 posted on 06/20/2014 2:16:12 AM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: LowOiL
From the neighbor who was nipped/bit....

"Fleischer says the dog bit her out of fear, but blamed herself for touching Nala"

From another source...

"The dog was more scared of not knowing where it was and being thirsty and disoriented. The dog bit me out of fear because I tried to touch it, which was my fault," Fleischer told...


18 posted on 06/20/2014 2:55:22 AM PDT by kanawa
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Another source...

“Police were called after she nipped at a woman trying to read her tags.”

and another...

“A woman later saw Nala and tried to catch the dog, but it bit her, wounding the woman superficially, Palmere said.” ( Police Deputy Commissioner Dean Palmere)


19 posted on 06/20/2014 3:06:14 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: RC one

You just had to know that shooting the dogs was going to get old. Had to up the ante to get the same adrenaline rush. Pigs.


20 posted on 06/20/2014 3:27:35 AM PDT by Wolfie
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To: RC one

scum.


21 posted on 06/20/2014 4:14:25 AM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: RC one

This goon is a vicious pig. If he has done this, then it’s a certainty he’s done similar things to humans he’s confronted or had under his control at one time or another.

He should be in a prison, not wearing a badge.


22 posted on 06/20/2014 4:14:56 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Wolfie
Bolger was overheard saying, "I'm going to gut this (expletive) thing," according to charging documents.

It was a sharpei.

23 posted on 06/20/2014 4:16:20 AM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: Gaffer

Yep a woman would have been next. A true sadist, this cop.


24 posted on 06/20/2014 4:17:19 AM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: LowOiL

A diversion from the real gist of this article. Whether the dog bit someone is immaterial in my view. Details indicate the officer cut a dog’s throat with his knife while it was securely restrained.

There is no defense or justification for what he did.


25 posted on 06/20/2014 4:18:12 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: LowOiL
"I understand the urge to paint police as thugs..."And I understand the urge of some to continue the now fully discredited "officer friendly" image, especially in the face of the verified OBozo, DHS inspired push for a "civilian force as well funded as the military", just be honest enough to admit this.
26 posted on 06/20/2014 5:26:29 AM PDT by nomad
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To: kanawa

Why is the person using an ace bandage for sprains instead of a gauze bandage for wounds?


27 posted on 06/20/2014 5:29:57 AM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: Gaffer
There is no defense or justification for what he did.

Oh come on. We have people on here that try to justify cops when they beat people in handcuffs to death just because they didn't 'follow orders'. You think the boot-lickers are going to care about a dog? No, they will be wanting to give the cop a medal.
28 posted on 06/20/2014 5:41:01 AM PDT by TalonDJ
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To: TalonDJ

You’ll never find me among that group.


29 posted on 06/20/2014 5:55:03 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: RC one
Psychopath? Sick, twisted, possibly evil, but certainly under evil's influence.

I wonder how many times he's done things like this or worse before this one. A lot of psychopaths have a history.

I doubt he'll receive the sort of street justice I'd like to see happen to him.
(Dear God, please correct and forgive my thoughts.)

30 posted on 06/20/2014 6:32:49 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: TChad
I wonder if police departments make any effort to screen out sadists in the hiring process.

I think it is for a certainty that the departments test for, and want, applicants with a high degree of aggressiveness. There may be no available test for sadism but if there were, I'd bet that the departments would not see that as an undesirable quality. The b#stards.

31 posted on 06/20/2014 6:51:09 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: RC one

” Officer Jeffrey Bolger.”

Sure it isn’t Jeffrey Dalmer?


32 posted on 06/20/2014 11:01:43 AM PDT by LevinFan
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To: LowOiL
I understand the urge to paint police as thugs...

Oh, you do?

33 posted on 06/21/2014 10:50:21 AM PDT by Half Vast Conspiracy (Settled science.)
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To: RC one

What a psycho.


34 posted on 06/21/2014 10:54:37 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: TChad
There are plenty of good cops, but the bad ones -- !

In this case, there were 4 cops on the scene. How many of them were bad?

Hint: none of them reported the incident.

35 posted on 06/21/2014 11:52:34 AM PDT by Half Vast Conspiracy (Settled science.)
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To: RC one

A cat guy?


36 posted on 06/21/2014 12:00:54 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Half Vast Conspiracy
How many of them were bad?

If you are right about that, all four should at least be fired.

37 posted on 06/21/2014 7:53:35 PM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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