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'Tosh.0' production assistant shot, killed by cops after he's mistaken for stabbing suspect
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Apr 11, 2014 | Lee Moran

Posted on 04/11/2014 5:49:49 AM PDT by KeyLargo

U.S 'Tosh.0' production assistant shot, killed by cops after he's mistaken for stabbing suspect in Los Angeles John Winkler was reportedly trying escape Alexander McDonald, who had allegedly been holding two of his neighbors hostage at knifepoint, when L.A. County sheriff's deputies gunned him down Monday night. BY Lee Moran NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, April 11, 2014, 6:29 AM

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: abuseofpower; banglist; donutwatch; govtabuse; murder; police; tyranny

1 posted on 04/11/2014 5:49:49 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

LAPD is out of control, what a bunch of pussies


2 posted on 04/11/2014 5:53:59 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

Remember the two women in the dark blue pickup that was shot up by cops becuase they thought it was the BLACK vehicle driven by that cop killer? It’s by the grace of God that neither of them were killed.


3 posted on 04/11/2014 5:56:25 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: KeyLargo

Cops- you don’t have to love ‘em.


4 posted on 04/11/2014 5:56:42 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: cuban leaf

Absolutely I do, LAPD is a rabid hyena


5 posted on 04/11/2014 5:58:42 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: cuban leaf
"Remember the two women in the dark blue pickup that was shot up by cops becuase they thought it was the BLACK vehicle driven by that cop killer? It’s by the grace of God that neither of them were killed."
6 posted on 04/11/2014 6:02:24 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: yldstrk

…and the good news is, their union will protect them at all costs….


7 posted on 04/11/2014 6:02:32 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: KeyLargo

Come out with your hands on your head, whether you be victim, witness or bystander.

We’re here to make sure no one gets hurt.


8 posted on 04/11/2014 6:04:00 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: KeyLargo
Tosh is as notoriously poof as West L.A.

Countdown to accusations of LAPD 'homophobia...'

3...2...1...

9 posted on 04/11/2014 6:04:07 AM PDT by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: KeyLargo

Then again, perhaps no one in the Department want to admit the THREE officers mistook the victim for someone’s dog.


10 posted on 04/11/2014 6:05:39 AM PDT by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: yldstrk
Apparently Albuquerque is not far behind. They flash banged, shot, bean-bagged, and sent in a dog on a guy with a knife. This guy was 20 yards away over rocky terrain. The officers were in absolutely zero danger (except maybe of getting cactus thorns) yet decided deadly force was required. The guy died from his wounds. During the entire video (captured from a helmet cam on one of the thugs) there is not one mention of getting medical attention for the guy. They wanted him dead. He's dead.

All the officers in both of these cases need to be in prison for 20 to life. Every dime they have and a hefty chunk of their department's yearly budget should go to the victim's families. Only way this excrement will stop - start pulling badges and putting them behind bars, start hitting the departments in the pocketbook. When they have to cut officers, training, and gear purchases (not a bad thing) 'cause their liability insurance rates went through the roof, maybe they'll start making some changes. Maybe even get back to "protect and serve" instead of "menace and subjugate."

11 posted on 04/11/2014 6:07:40 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: yldstrk

Remember, they shot up two separate trucks driven by innocent civilians while looking for that ex cop. Didn’t try to stop them, just opened fire at cars driving down the street.

After the first incident, you would think orders would have went out to be more careful and that officers would have wanted to avoid making this mistake again.

This kind of stuff would not have happened with local police back in the 90’s.

This is mostly a result of the collective loss of cool that America had after 9- 11. The terrorists got lucky that day. We freaked out and massively over reacted. We started seeing creepy, un-American gov’t/police worship. All these fat middle aged losers all over American wearing “NYPD” hats and stuff like that. TV shows glorifying police torture and violations of constitutional rights. Too many conservatives embraced that mindset, getting off on vicarious tough guy posturing, and this is where has lead.


12 posted on 04/11/2014 6:09:34 AM PDT by Monmouth78
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To: cuban leaf
That color is what Toyota calls "Speedway Blue", one of their most standout colors. I used to call it "Bubblegum Blue" and most either loved it or hated it, but it's definitely NOT black, just like the two women in it, IIRC.

You're right. God and His angels were the only ones protecting and serving that day. The cops seemed to be hired guns for the other team.

13 posted on 04/11/2014 6:10:34 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: yldstrk
Apparently Chief Charlie and Sheriff Lee send their officers to the same shooting school...'Shoot first, ask questions later'.

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

LA County Sheriff Lee Baca

14 posted on 04/11/2014 6:12:23 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: cuban leaf

And those cops got off, right??


15 posted on 04/11/2014 6:14:55 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Prospero

I don’t even know what a Tosh is


16 posted on 04/11/2014 6:15:36 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Prospero

17 posted on 04/11/2014 6:16:41 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: Prospero
Obama's BLM police are only resorting to stun guns and dogs...at this time...

Federal agents clash with protesters supporting Nevada rancher

18 posted on 04/11/2014 6:20:11 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: yldstrk

When we lived in Seattle, my wife worked for Alaska Airlines. Being empty nesters, we had a lot of freedom. We would take day trips sometimes by taking an early flight to Burbank on Saturday morning, rent a convertible, tour around the area, maybe hit Disneyland or City Walk and Sunset Blvd, and then fly home that evening.

After a while, LA just looked like a “cleaner” Tijuana. Too much concrete, asphalt, graffiti...and Spanish. Add the politics of the state and we decided it was time to boycott the state about Six years ago. We will never go back there. It has nothing for us and lots that we hate.


19 posted on 04/11/2014 6:23:16 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: Monmouth78

As I recall, in the second case, the vehicle was stopped, inspected and cleared. The vehicle and occupants were shot up after they’d been waved through.


20 posted on 04/11/2014 6:29:54 AM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: lepton

That’s even worse.


21 posted on 04/11/2014 6:54:36 AM PDT by Monmouth78
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To: Monmouth78

Yes..it is.


22 posted on 04/11/2014 6:55:43 AM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: KeyLargo

Let’s all laugh at the footage!


23 posted on 04/11/2014 6:56:32 AM PDT by dangus
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To: KeyLargo

... And Tosh will be the first one to publicly joke about it. Just wait.


24 posted on 04/11/2014 7:01:14 AM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: ThunderSleeps

I think you’re talking about “Albert,” the 60-year old, drunk, no-longer-armed man from the recent report on the Albuquerque PD. Forty-seven officers responded. He wasn’t killed. He received a cash award from the city.

They bean-bagged him five times, tased him five times, flash-banged him, shot him with a load of four wooden rods (two of which penetrated the skin), and sent a dog on him. “Albert” had dropped the knife before walking away from the officer with the bean-bag shotgun.


25 posted on 04/11/2014 7:12:07 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: Scoutmaster

“They bean-bagged him five times, tased him five times, flash-banged him, shot him with a load of four wooden rods (two of which penetrated the skin), and sent a dog on him. “Albert” had dropped the knife before walking away from the officer with the bean-bag shotgun.”

What’s the problem? It’s all right there in the training manual.


26 posted on 04/11/2014 8:16:11 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: ThunderSleeps
All the officers in both of these cases need to be in prison for 20 to life.

Why do you want to punish the taxpayer by keeping these murderers alive? Isn't murder a capital crime?
Put them to death and be done with it.

27 posted on 04/11/2014 9:06:11 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: KeyLargo
From “law and order” to “law and slaughter” in a generation.

I understand that policemen and policewomen are under constant threat nowadays -- but it seems to me there are way too many times when it's more convenient to just shoot. Other examples: the old man picking up his walking cane, the teen who answered the door with something in his hand.

28 posted on 04/11/2014 10:34:51 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: KeyLargo

I was in the wrong when I circled
back around toward some women who had
honked at me in anger. I got out
of my car and followed them on foot.

They called the police. I ended up
in handcuffs for not saying more than
I cared to. I didn’t need to say
anything, especially because
I did nothing.

The women could have driven away.
They thought the police would teach
me a lesson, and they were right.

The police were looking for anything
to make me angry and react so they
could bring me in for not talking to
them.

For example, I began to get up to
help them put the cuffs on me. This
almost set them off. They accused
me of doing things to my wife.

In the end, they had to let me go,
but they really, Really, REALLY
want me to react and to book me
for something.

Keep calm and say nothing!


29 posted on 04/11/2014 11:20:38 AM PDT by WKTimpco
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To: KeyLargo

Just damn. RIP.


30 posted on 04/11/2014 1:54:20 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Scoutmaster

No, this guy died.

http://www.koat.com/news/protest-of-albuquerque-police-shooting-planned/25137416


31 posted on 04/11/2014 7:38:10 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Prospero

It appears that wild shooting and stray rounds by Boston police may have hit their fellow officer.

FOX NEWS
“Feds not alleging Boston Marathon suspect shot officer, but say he’s still responsible

n a court filing Friday, prosecutors said the government doesn’t intend to offer evidence that Tsarnaev shot Donohue.

Instead the government alleges Tsarnaev is responsible for Donohue’s injuries because Donohue was shot while he and other officers were attempting to prevent Tsarnaev’s escape.”


32 posted on 04/12/2014 5:26:20 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: ThunderSleeps
Thank you. For a startling similar APD encounter involving a 60-year old drunk man, who previous held a knife, read about "Albert," beginning on Page 17 of the DOJ Albuquerque Police Department Report.

The incident involved 47 responding officers, and like your case, beanbags, multiple events of tasing, K-9 units, and flash-bang grenades. This event also involved shooting the victim with wooden rods.

I hope you can see how I thought the cases were the same from your description.

33 posted on 04/12/2014 5:50:02 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: Scoutmaster

Yeah, I can see the confusion. Startling similarities. Suggests a pattern. That may not be all bad - the officers are obviously following a protocol to the letter ah, “with enthusiasm” shall we say. Seems the protocol and training is what needs to be adjusted.


34 posted on 04/12/2014 8:25:58 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
Los Angeles needs better shooting skills and will be contacting Putin for expertise.

Pro-Russia protesters guard a barricade outside a regional police building seized by armed separatists in Slavyansk. (Getty)

35 posted on 04/13/2014 7:17:43 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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