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‘Knockout Game’ Hits Yale, New Haven
www.thecollegefix.com ^ | December 5, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 12/05/2013 10:37:39 AM PST by Red Badger

“There were seven reported cases of street violence in New Haven this November that could be linked to the ‘knockout game,’ ” The Yale Daily News reported today, citing a Nov. 21 email from Yale Police Chief, Ronnell Higgins.

This alert follows a wave of “knockout” attacks around the country, in which assailants have targeted random individuals for assault.

The New Haven Police Department is also ”preparing to arrest one individual in response to the Church Street ‘knockout’ incident that occurred on Nov. 17,” the paper reports.

In response to the police department’s warning, a Yale spokesperson downplayed the attacks, claiming the email was meant to be precautionary. And New Haven Police cannot say for certain whether the wave of recent attacks is related to the “knockout game.”

MORE:

http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2013/12/05/police-respond-to-knockout-threat/


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Connecticut; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: assault; crime; knockout

1 posted on 12/05/2013 10:37:39 AM PST by Red Badger
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To: Red Badger

But ... but ... but ... the NY Times assured me this is all just an urban legend.


2 posted on 12/05/2013 10:38:38 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: Red Badger

A good reason to be armed these days. And I dare say, to racially profile.


3 posted on 12/05/2013 10:41:00 AM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Red Badger

Issue concealed carry permits to all students.

Problem solved.


4 posted on 12/05/2013 10:43:08 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: dirtboy

Just wait until a NYT staffer gets hit...................Reality, Meet Liberal...................


5 posted on 12/05/2013 10:43:55 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Red Badger

I’m sure that these white folks “acted stupidly”.


6 posted on 12/05/2013 10:44:43 AM PST by nesnah (Liberals - the petulant children of politics)
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To: Red Badger

It’s not a game — it is felonious assault.


7 posted on 12/05/2013 10:49:01 AM PST by expat2
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To: dirtboy

Here I thought the New York Times was just a legend. You mean they really exist?


8 posted on 12/05/2013 10:50:49 AM PST by MeganC (Support Matt Bevin to oust Mitch McConnell! https://mattbevin.com/)
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To: MeganC

I went to the BC-Yale football game there in 1984. You mean, there was room for New Haven to get WORSE?


9 posted on 12/05/2013 11:03:43 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Since this usually happens by thugs in groups, I have absolutely no problem keeping my eyes on a group of feral blacks. They are the ONLY group doing this, so when I see a group of blacks heading my way, I WILL be in ready-mode. Proactive response is more effective than reactive defense.


10 posted on 12/05/2013 11:08:29 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Red Badger

Natchurally these attacks happen in states with restrictive gun laws. Citizens have no right to protect themselves. Cops will not come to your aid until the attack happens. Cops do not prevent crime. They only investigate it after it happens.


11 posted on 12/05/2013 11:09:15 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Red Badger

7 in New Haven? Wow. I must admit I am shocked. If this is true, it is worse than I thought (and I thought it was bad). I do wish the media wouldn’t just focus on the punching, as there are other attacks by blacks that seem to be widespread.


12 posted on 12/05/2013 11:09:43 AM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Red Badger

First attacks or first attacks since they are now tabulating attacks that meet this previously un-investigated motive?


13 posted on 12/05/2013 11:10:09 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: MeganC

“Yes, Virginia...” ?


14 posted on 12/05/2013 11:10:37 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: expat2

It’s a civil rights violation. And the police have been lax as has the Injustice Department.


15 posted on 12/05/2013 11:11:22 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Red Badger

You all know this game the blacks are playing is because of the Jews don’t you..At least that is what this black moron said See here
[Black] Crown Heights Councilwoman Blames Growth of Jewish Community for ‘Knockout Attacks’

Brooklyn Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo blamed the recent ‘knockout game’ attacks in her district on the growth and succsess of the Jewish Community. In a Facebook post she says, “Many of her black constituents told her they feel threatened by the growth of the neighborhood’s Jewish community.”


16 posted on 12/05/2013 11:18:55 AM PST by PLD
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To: rarestia
"so when I see a group of blacks heading my way..."

Yeah, some would label this a racist reaction, but it's not. They do tend to be violent in groups. It's not a matter of skin color, it's a matter of culture. Black culture fosters violence, and that is a stone cold fact. Ignoring the problem only makes it bigger.

In any case, even though it probably encourages more thuggery I would veer to the other side and hope they don't follow. At the very least I would be prepared to duck.
17 posted on 12/05/2013 12:01:24 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Red Badger

New Haven = Flint with Better Seafood


18 posted on 12/05/2013 12:16:37 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: expat2

Assault and battery to be exact...


19 posted on 12/05/2013 12:20:42 PM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Or smile and stretch like you’re getting ready to lift something heavy. They’re looking for body language that says “prey”, and swiveling heads and scurried withdrawals are prey signals.

Not everyone can pull off the predator persona but it’s your best bet. They want it easy, so send the signals it won’t be, but be ready to back it up.

A lot of times when I’m walking I do this exercise, I imagine any time a rabbit is going to jump in front of me, and I have to be attentive and limber enough to snatch it, and I walk on the balls of my feet with a relaxed stride. I believe the body conforms to the thought, and other people watching the way you move make certain instinctive assessments.


20 posted on 12/05/2013 12:26:43 PM PST by Anton.Rutter
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To: Anton.Rutter

Damn, you sound like Bruce Lee or something. I’ve been in tight spots before where I just ran away. Sort of like the politically correct Captain Picard but Captain Picard would sometimes lower the shields and expose everyone to instant vaporization if the enemy ship wasn’t as politically correct as himself.


21 posted on 12/05/2013 12:58:18 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

I’m barely avhalf azzed Samo Hung. But I’ve always lived on the low income side of the tracks, and being a six foot fireplug definitely helps.

My view from the cheap seats.


22 posted on 12/05/2013 1:46:15 PM PST by Anton.Rutter
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To: Red Badger

Funny Obama didn’t mention this when discussing campus assaults.


23 posted on 01/26/2014 5:17:15 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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