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VIDEO: Owner confronts cops after dog shot to death
Liveleak.com ^ | 06/27/2014 | dingledd

Posted on 06/28/2014 11:26:32 AM PDT by DariusBane

"This is the video of my experience with SLCPD the day I was told my best friend was shot. — at my own Back Yard."

Weimaraner dog shot dead in owner’s back yard by police who were searching for missing three-year-old boy

Sean Kendall said the Salt Lake City animal control department contacted him and told him a police officer had shot his dog in the head. Kendall said that the dog had been locked up in the fenced backyard of his house.

He drove home and demanded answers about the incident from several police officers who were outside his house.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Utah
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Police Chief demands public be "respectful": http://fox13now.com/2014/06/27/slc-police-chief-dog-attacked-seasoned-officer-he-will-remain-on-duty-during-investigation/
1 posted on 06/28/2014 11:26:32 AM PDT by DariusBane
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To: DariusBane

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=b9c_1403820707


2 posted on 06/28/2014 11:26:51 AM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: DariusBane

This cop should face the same time as any civilian who kills a police dog in self defense.


3 posted on 06/28/2014 11:31:42 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: DariusBane

The only reason the police would shoot a dog in a fenced back yard is if they actually wanted to go in the back yard. Did they have a search warrant?


4 posted on 06/28/2014 11:33:36 AM PDT 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: DariusBane

I’d like to see what the psycho POS officer who pulled the trigger looks like.


5 posted on 06/28/2014 11:34:03 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: DariusBane

The cops are just practicing for when Ubama gives the “go” sign for them to start shooting TEA party crackahs.


6 posted on 06/28/2014 11:35:28 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: DariusBane
Are you starting to see why we, in Maine, want out of the Union? The only ones who have freedom are the powerful elite and the slaves who serve them in public office, the police, press and courts.

The rest are nothing but serfs.

7 posted on 06/28/2014 11:35:37 AM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Exigent circumstances is the basis. Searching for a missing 3 year old child.

The cop could have backed off. How many postal workers shoot dogs? Since this is Salt Lake City, how many “missionaries” shoot dogs?


8 posted on 06/28/2014 11:36:48 AM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: DariusBane

The story leave out the answer to the most important question of all; Did the policeman go home safely to his family?

Nothing else matters.

NOTHING.


9 posted on 06/28/2014 11:36:59 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Want to keep your doctor? Remove your Democrat Senator.)
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To: DariusBane

I did backyard pool service for awhile. Didn’t shoot a single dog.


10 posted on 06/28/2014 11:38:39 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

These two officers epitomize why folks don’t like cops.


11 posted on 06/28/2014 11:40:08 AM PDT by If You Want It Fixed - Fix It
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To: DariusBane

If I confronted the cop that shot my dog it wouldn’t be on video and he or she would never see or hear it coming.


12 posted on 06/28/2014 11:40:12 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: DariusBane; bamahead; traviskicks; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; ...

I hope the cop who did this has his name made public.


13 posted on 06/28/2014 11:40:24 AM PDT by Clintonfatigued (The War on Drugs is Big Government statism)
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To: If You Want It Fixed - Fix It
They looked sympathetic.

But they need to get ahold of their lunatic associate and soon before he fulfills his fantasy of emptying 15 rounds into a real human, guilty or innocent.

14 posted on 06/28/2014 11:42:22 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Clintonfatigued

Officer Brett Olson, SLCPD

http://www.ksl.com/?sid=30490406&nid=


15 posted on 06/28/2014 11:45:04 AM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: DariusBane

Why are the cops laughing?


16 posted on 06/28/2014 11:46:58 AM PDT by Dallas59
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

People will shoot back.


17 posted on 06/28/2014 11:48:23 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Dallas59

He is actually a lot calmer than I would be.


18 posted on 06/28/2014 11:49:24 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: DariusBane

He said what needed to be said.


19 posted on 06/28/2014 11:49:33 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Lurker

That’s right. And many cops know that.

Like the man in Connecticut told the police at the town hall meeting concerning gun confiscation:

“You don’t come to our houses and we won’t go to yours”.


20 posted on 06/28/2014 11:50:58 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: DariusBane

Wow, I’ve always heard the phrase “penis with ears;” now I’ve seen it.


21 posted on 06/28/2014 11:52:06 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: DariusBane
Chief Burbank apparently doesn't understand why people would be outraged that an officer broke into someone's private property and shot their best friend for absolutely no reason.

Trolley Sq hero or not, Officer Olsen need psychiatric help.

22 posted on 06/28/2014 11:52:08 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: DariusBane

I find it amazing that at that distance the cop was able to bullseye the dog in the head.


23 posted on 06/28/2014 11:53:58 AM PDT by Ainast
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To: Dallas59

The fat cop in this video thought dog shooting was funny too.

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=900_1398276607


24 posted on 06/28/2014 11:57:59 AM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: DariusBane
"Why did the police officer feel the need to escalate the situation and shoot my dog in the head?

With this one question, the homeowner identifies the root of the problem: Escalation. At fault is the training of today's police officers. It used to be that police officers were taught to remain calm and to de-escalate tense situations so that violence or further violence might be avoided. Today, police are trained to shout, curse, swear and do whatever is necessary to disorient whomever they confront. In so doing, police routinely escalate situations into violent confrontations that are resolved by hair triggers. But citizens be damned as long as the officer arrives home safely at the end of his shift.

25 posted on 06/28/2014 12:00:18 PM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: DariusBane

Just think. The cops can shoot you with the same impunity. If that thug POS officer that had slit that dog’s throat last week shot the dog nothing would happen. They say the majority are good cops. BS. When they tolerate the blood thirsty thugs and run to their defense the public is justifiable in their mistrust and contempt for police departments. When they are driving MRAPS, sending SWAT shock troops to murder old men, and throw flash bang grenades in cribs, they have declared war on us. There is no other way to see it.


26 posted on 06/28/2014 12:01:05 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Ainast

I am sick to death, reading about this. Then he has the gall to say something like “Why are you so upset, you ahould be more upset about humans” (um, they also shoot unarmed people, like old sick men). . That’s like someone telling you to finish all the food because kids are starving in Africa. I have news for him, my dogs are part of my family.


27 posted on 06/28/2014 12:01:42 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: DariusBane

This has to stop. That was private property and if the cop had reasonable cause he should have obtained a warrant and contacted the owner. Property rights mean nothing, laws mean nothing, our country is being destroyed and nobody has the backbone to stop it.


28 posted on 06/28/2014 12:02:04 PM PDT by McGavin999
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To: DariusBane

Then if they had to go in the back yard, I wonder if they even considered an option other than shooting it, and was the dog even hostile? Is calling animal control not an option?


29 posted on 06/28/2014 12:02:17 PM PDT 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: I want the USA back

Who? The Police Chief?

He demands the public be respectful of Officers? How about getting on camera and demanding that Officers be respectful of citizens and the property of citizens?

If the Chief had said that, then the public would be more respectful.

But instead it is defend defend defend and hide behind protocol like cowardly little girls.


30 posted on 06/28/2014 12:02:41 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

I seriously doubt that a Weimeraner presented a clear and present danger to a cop.


31 posted on 06/28/2014 12:03:23 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: DariusBane

This victim is WAY calmer than I would be.

That’s all I will say, other than - learn where your local Revenue Collection Agents/Pooch Pumpers live.

I guarantee they don’t live where they do their dirty work.


32 posted on 06/28/2014 12:04:32 PM PDT by LadyBuck (Some day very soon, Life's little Twinkie gauge is gonna go......empty.)
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To: Organic Panic
The police chief's obvious lack of sympathy with the public reaction makes the 'us vs. them' mentality of LEOs apparent.

He thinks public reaction is not 'proportionate' yet who doubts he would kill anyone who entered his backyard uninvited and shot his beloved pet in a heartbeat - and be lauded for it by his fellow officers.

33 posted on 06/28/2014 12:05:06 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: DariusBane

That is heartbreaking. I would never do that (rush into a decision) unless some animal was going after me. Either him or me. I wouldn’t like it but I would be going home.


34 posted on 06/28/2014 12:06:45 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: Clintonfatigued

on billboards too!


35 posted on 06/28/2014 12:07:45 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: McGavin999

Exigent circumstances. Cops have a long recognized right to enter public property in an emergency such as a fleeing suspect, an observed fire, or in this case a missing child. So they had reason to be in the back yard.

What I don’t get is why the cop didn’t leave, call animal control to capture the dog with the KETCH-ALL tool. Then search the area.


36 posted on 06/28/2014 12:07:52 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: DariusBane

meant private property not public property.


37 posted on 06/28/2014 12:09:19 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: Christie at the beach

I was always able to drive off barking/charging dogs with a feint towards and a loud noise, at least long enough to extricate myself from the backyard I was entering. I can say almost without a doubt this officer did not need to shoot this dog.


38 posted on 06/28/2014 12:09:50 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: LadyBuck
I guarantee they don’t live where they do their dirty work.

I'll bet 1/2 the big city cops live in My County not the County the big city is in.

39 posted on 06/28/2014 12:10:26 PM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!! Once again dingy hairball, STFU!!! You corrupt POS!!!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I’m afraid you are correct, sir!

Think about it folks... Unless a dog is TRAINED to kill or trained for fighting or stuff like that, what is a housepet gonna do?
It’ll bark and bark and bark. IF you antagonize it, it may nip at you and at worst, bite you real good.

Average housepet dogs will NOT kill you. They do NOT put your life in jeopardy. To shoot a housepet is CRIMINAL and overkill.

Like the owner stated: the proper and logical action for NORMAL people would be to - back out of the fenced yard, shut the gate and call ANIMAL CONTROL - IF you really reaaaally needed to get into that back yard.

It’s a shame but today’s ‘Police’ force are numbskulled Rambo wannabees. Nobody would probably fess up, but I’d bet my last dollar that they are TRAINED to shoot ANY animal in their path. This is standard practice with them.
It’s all about desensitizing the force, like E.Pluribus said, for when they are called upon by our GOVERNMENT, to start offing COMMON CITIZENS who cross their path.

I will say that I AM surprised that they didn’t jump on the owner of the dog when he started getting loud. I’m honestly surprised they didn’t jump him, thump him, cuff him and drag him to jail.


40 posted on 06/28/2014 12:13:49 PM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: DariusBane

There was no excuse for this, and the cops that are standing around making excuses for him are as guilty as he is. He is untrustworthy and obviously untrained and is a danger to society. He should lose his job


41 posted on 06/28/2014 12:14:02 PM PDT by McGavin999
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To: DariusBane
From the link.

"It would be irresponsible of me to go into tremendous detail there because we still have an investigative process to take place," Burbank said.

Translation:

We don't have our "story" strait yet so I have say nothing until we get the script out to all involved.

After all who best to guard the hen house than the fox?

42 posted on 06/28/2014 12:17:30 PM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!! Once again dingy hairball, STFU!!! You corrupt POS!!!)
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To: chris37

Cops are worthless savages these days no better than the “perps” they throw in the slammer. I used to have respect for them, after years and hundreds of horrible episodes of brutish behavior, I hold them in no higher regard than an Al Qaeda terrorist out for blood.
To serve their unions and protect their pensions! That’s all that counts!


43 posted on 06/28/2014 12:20:43 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: mabarker1

You’d be generous in your assesment.


44 posted on 06/28/2014 12:30:52 PM PDT by LadyBuck (Some day very soon, Life's little Twinkie gauge is gonna go......empty.)
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To: mrsmel

I am about ready to side with PETA’s efforts to give dogs the same rights as a human being. About the only way I can see to make cops think twice about killing man’s best friend.


45 posted on 06/28/2014 12:31:38 PM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: DariusBane

“He drove home and demanded answers about the incident from several police officers who were outside his house.”

He’s lucky they didn’t gun him down on the spot.


46 posted on 06/28/2014 12:32:19 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: A'elian' nation

You don’t need to go that far.

From as far back as the code of Hammurabi, to the laws in the Old Testament, animals have been protected by law. That’s enough. But cops have to be held to the same standard as somebody else.


47 posted on 06/28/2014 12:34:08 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: LadyBuck

I’m close, the White ones out here the rest stay there. Calling it as I see it. NOT being Racis...


48 posted on 06/28/2014 12:34:34 PM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!! Once again dingy hairball, STFU!!! You corrupt POS!!!)
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To: DariusBane

phone number to the salt lake city police dept

801 799-3100


49 posted on 06/28/2014 12:35:11 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

Thanks, I called and left a message after being transferred from dispatch. Told them they might also want to keep their eyes open for toddlers wielding pop tarts.


50 posted on 06/28/2014 12:43:19 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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