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Police Take Horrific Action 'Every 98 Minutes' [Dog Killings]
WorldNetDaily ^ | July 7, 2014 | Leo Hohmann

Posted on 07/06/2014 4:37:18 PM PDT by WXRGina

A rash of animal shootings by police officers nationwide has law-enforcement agencies running for cover amid growing public outrage that could force state legislatures to require greater accountability from men and women in uniform.

Police in Utah shot a family’s dog while searching for a lost boy, prompting hundreds of pet owners to protest June 28 in front of the Salt Lake City Police Department headquarters. They carried signs demanding “justice for Geist,” a 110-pound Weimaraner shot by a city cop within the dog’s fenced-in back yard. The “missing” boy was later found sleeping in his home.

State police in West Virginia shot a family’s dog June 24 as it was reportedly running away from them during a search for a suspect on adjoining property. Shots rang out even as the dog’s owner was screaming for officers to hold their fire and let her put her dog inside.

In Maryland, two Baltimore police officers were charged last week with animal cruelty after one of them allegedly held down Nala, a 7-year-old Shar-Pei, while the other slit the dog’s throat.

... A pet is a person’s property, which should not be summarily executed for doing what dogs naturally do, which is to investigate unknown people or other dogs who approach their territory...

“It is a growing problem and part of it is, post 9/11, our judicial system has basically trashed the Constitution under the mantle of security, and personal rights cease to exist,”...

“All over the country we have cops shooting dogs for no other reason than they can. And our courts and our elected officials, rather than protecting the citizens and the Constitution, simply see it as a way to take more power and more money. I think it’s a civil-rights violation. I think it’s a constitutional violation.”

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


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: dogkilling; dogs; donutwatch; hitlerlovedanimals; leosoutofcontrol; ntsa; police; whirlednutdaily; worldnutdaily

1 posted on 07/06/2014 4:37:18 PM PDT by WXRGina
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To: WXRGina

Cops are getting stupider, more arrogant, more out of touch with the public, more militarized and more heavily armed.


2 posted on 07/06/2014 4:45:48 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: WXRGina; bamahead
A rash of animal shootings by police officers nationwide has law-enforcement agencies running for cover amid growing public outrage that could force state legislatures to require greater accountability from men and women in uniform.

Gee, ya think?

Bamahead, ping for your list. Also, I think you need to do a variation on the poster where officer friendly says "I'm going to kick your ass and get away with it" where he's saying "I'm going to kill your dog and get away with it".

3 posted on 07/06/2014 4:47:03 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: samtheman

These cops have no real idea how vulnerable they are as they go about their day-to-day activities.They will kill the wrong person’s dog for sport and it will be game on.


4 posted on 07/06/2014 4:48:15 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: AnAmericanMother; Titan Magroyne; Badeye; SandRat; arbooz; potlatch; afraidfortherepublic; ...
WOOOF!

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5 posted on 07/06/2014 4:49:37 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: WXRGina

I watched the second video linked in the story of the cops shooting the Rottweiler. I wish I hadn’t watched it. The guy was “acting stupidly” by aggressively filming the cops, and his poor dog paid the ultimate price.


6 posted on 07/06/2014 4:49:52 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina

There is no excuse for it and the proof is it doesn’t happen anywhere near this level other than in the USA.


7 posted on 07/06/2014 4:55:30 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: WXRGina

The progressive militarization of civilian LE is a time bomb.

I think the question is when it will blow and what will be the spark that ignites it.

I live in a small town and the cops here are pretty pro 2A for normal law abiding folks like yours truly. One of the sheriff’s detective teaches a tactical weapons class that the Mrs and I will be taking next month.

That said, I don’t know, but suspect, we are an exception and not the rule.


8 posted on 07/06/2014 4:55:38 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: WXRGina

Jackbooted thug alert


9 posted on 07/06/2014 5:04:07 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: samtheman

At this point they are just another civil service union - one that has been militarized.


10 posted on 07/06/2014 5:37:35 PM PDT by ZULU (Impeach Obama NOW.)
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This is symptomatic of crap govt policies. We can have good guys on the payrolls, bad guys, or the random combination we now seem to have. We clearly need more of the good guys.


11 posted on 07/06/2014 5:55:52 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Still Thinking; Abathar; Abcdefg; Abram; Abundy; albertp; Alexander Rubin; Allosaurs_r_us; ...



Libertarian ping! Click here to get added or here to be removed or post a message here!

12 posted on 07/06/2014 6:08:19 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: WXRGina

It’s target practice preparation for when humans are targets.


13 posted on 07/06/2014 6:08:54 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: WXRGina

Kill my dogs and you will learn I have a very long memory....


14 posted on 07/06/2014 6:20:38 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: WXRGina

They are dogs!


15 posted on 07/06/2014 6:39:53 PM PDT by stocksthatgoup (Take out the trash)
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To: WXRGina

This has got to stop.


16 posted on 07/06/2014 6:47:25 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: samtheman

Shooting Fido has become the latest cop sport in case anybody missed it. Shooting anything with apposing thumbs is just too dangerous. might shoot back yea know.
If you think you might get any satisfaction from the court you are masturbating.


17 posted on 07/06/2014 7:38:05 PM PDT by gfbtbb (Ladies and Gentlemen, we are on our own.)
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To: WXRGina

The dog was retreating when the stupid F#CKING jack booted storm trooper reached out to grab it; how stupid can a so called human being get, to try to grab a dog that is already nervous or upset?
And just why was the dogs owner handcuffed anyway?
I didn’t see him interfere withe these pigs in any way shape or form, what? they don’t like being filmed acting like the SS in NAZI Germany circa 1938?
Admittedly the dogs owner was a stupid ass for putting that great animal in harms way, but the thug pig cop had no valid reason for shooting it.


18 posted on 07/07/2014 4:56:16 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: WXRGina

PS: What the hell does “aggressively filming” mean?
Was the camera or cell phone going to attack the JBTs


19 posted on 07/07/2014 4:58:36 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: 5th MEB

What’s your problem with what I wrote? Did you even watch the video? If you did, you should know what I meant by the black guy “aggressively filming” the cops. Maybe think about it a little before knee-jerking a smart ass remark to me.


21 posted on 07/07/2014 5:39:14 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: 5th MEB

“Was the camera or cell phone going to attack the JBTs”

The video turned loose on YouTube or in a court room, yeah, maybe.

They don’t like having a light shined on them.


22 posted on 07/07/2014 9:13:21 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: WXRGina
Please cite the statute violated by this guy. You can't.

And if you think there is some state law prohibiting the filming/taping/recording of cops, you are out of date.

This issue has been to the SCotUS, and they have ruled that police, when in public, can be filmed/taped/recorded.

This guy was not interfering with the police, and they had no right to arrest him, to cuff him, or even to question him.

There is only one reason for the police to object to being recorded, and that is because they are doing, or about to do, something they shouldn't.

23 posted on 07/08/2014 10:09:16 AM PDT by rmh47 (Go Kats! - Got eight? NRA Life Member])
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To: rmh47

You completely misunderstand what I was saying! You and that other guy both didn’t get my simple point! And, you’re reading into it things I never meant or intended.

I DID NOT say the guy was doing anything wrong. I said he was “aggressively filming” the cops. In other words, he was making a scene doing it, therefore, it is no surprise that the cops got their power-tripping “cop attitude” going. NO, it wasn’t right for them to cuff the guy, and HELL, NO, it wasn’t right for them to shoot his dog, even though the dog appeared to possibly present a danger to them.


24 posted on 07/08/2014 11:30:04 AM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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