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nice. Family was offered a turkey for their troubles.
A developmentally disabled 21-year-old man walking on a street was pepper sprayed, hit and handcuffed by California sheriff's deputies.
YOUR have been banned from reading and posting on the Michigan Wolverine board.
Must be a republican. They hate kids with autism and down syndrome.
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Some cops are pieces of crap. They think they can do anything they want just because they have a badge. Whatever the cop gets he deserves
Obviously, thought this went without saying.
Ya, to think that this guy probably won't even get fired is enough to make my blood boil. That sounds like the shit that happened in Fullerton CA about a year ago when the cops beat a homeless, mentally-handicapped man to death. How is there even a trial or review?? To be a police man you should be required to identify that kind of stuff and react appropriately.
You see that sign that says 'Rib Tips'??
I hate cops on power trips
unfortunately what he will probably get is paid time off.
But, but cops have really hard jobs you guys.
Yeah i didn't even think about that
I dream of a day when chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned.
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I upvoted you bro
This story is sad - the cop should be fired.
If the victim had a hoodie on his head and deputy could not see/notice he had downs, then the deputy treats the suspect like any other person (assuming no other motives/error by the deputy). It is easy for people to read the story after the fact and say, "cops are bad. They should be fired" or whatever. Fact is we only know what was conveyed in the write up. If the officer acted within protocol, then all the demands and comments are just useless, because there would be no grounds to fire. I don't agree with spraying/striking what appears to be a witness to a domestic violence incident, but, again, I wasn't there and can't speak for what really happened.
No, I am not in law enforcement. We just don't know all of the facts and procedures to be followed in this incident.
Why would you assume the procedures and protocols are humane?
And if you read the story you would see where people steadily repeated to the cops the boy had down syndrome but they font wanna hear it.
Why would you assume they are not humane? Is there a history of these incidents by this law enforcement staff? Most law enforcements have standard, widely accepted, procedures to use in these instances...to avoid instances where a person is perceived to be treated in a manner that is unethical/inhumane.
Nonetheless, if you have an employee who acts within the protocol and procedures on which they are trained and employed to do, you rarely have grounds to remove them from their position.
Its a widely known fact that cops in cali have power issues. Been documented too many times. So i wouldn't say there procedures are humane
The article pretty clearly said bystanders told the cops the guy was mentally disabled before they started spraying and beating him.
Cop deserves to be fired and sued for damages on a personal level, if not charged with criminal charges.
I hope he is but unfortunately there are too many legal loopholes to find them guilty. For these sick cops to get what they deserve is a slim chance.
All cops in California have power issues? How can you say their procedures aren't humane when you appear to be judging this instance without knowing the procedures in which you speak? Your only basis is that cops in cali have power issues.
Again, we need to hear more from this case, and the almost certain external (cal bureau of investigation) review before we simply throw the fire them all stone. If the policy/procedure was followed, then the issues lies within that policy...not the deputy.
Given some of the comments, herein, it seems certain that many of you do not have employees or supervision over employees. There is always more to an instance that what you read in the news/internet. I mean, we do all follow recruiting, right?
This story really, really hits home due to the fact my girlfriend/future fiance has a younger brother with downs and autism. He might as well be my brother. I love him.
If I were there while that was happening to him I'd spend a long time in prison because I'd beat that cops ass until someone physically pulled he off him. Completely sick just thinking about it.
This post was edited by 1st_and_NOLE 19 months ago
if the story is correct about everyone telling the sheriff that he has down, the sheriff should be fired
Dude just shut up. I dunno why you are tryin to take up for this pos cop. That's just crazy. Nothin you can say will make me change my stance on the subject. The cop was wrong and should be fired and sued. Bottom line. O and you're the one that brought up procedures and stuff. Clearly there is alot of complaints of police brutality in California. Maybe there procedures are a little in humane.
This post was edited by deltadawg82 19 months ago
I didn't read this article, so I won't comment on it.
What I do know is most 'police brutality' ***stories*** are very one sided. I've had plenty of run in with cops, never gotten beat by one lol. Not hard to cooperate with them like a normal adult.
The point is that he was mentally handicapped. Unless that dude had a gun or knife they need to handle those situations appropriately.
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