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Cops arrest guy filming them, then shoot his dog who jumped out of the car.
The video is horrible, so you probably didn't watch, just look up the incident. Happened in Hawthorne.
Owners fault for harassing the cops.
Not surprising. Most cops are pigs
I skipped through half the video trying to see the end, but it appeared all he did was video. It seemed to me the cop over reacted a bit.
Sure the dog acted aggressively, but shouldn't killing it be the last resort?
Maybe I saw it wrong, but it looked to me like he was flashing gang signs or flipping off the cops. If all he was doing was video tapping them then they had no business reacting like that IMO. But to me, it looked like he was. I don't know. Poor dog has to pay the price for it though.
Regardless of what the owner did or did not do, this is entirely on the cops. Any cop with a marginal amount of situational awareness would make sure that the dog was secured in a car with the windows up before proceeding with the arrest of its owner. You can't necessarily blame the cops for shooting the dog when it lunged at them, but the entire situation could have been avoided if the cops demonstrated even a modicum of common sense.
Dog sees his owner being harmed, it's their instincts to help. Cops should not have shot the dog, let alone unload a whole clip in the poor dog. That was terrible, you can see the dog was just trying to go to the owner and when the cops pull the owner away and made a move at the dog he did what any dog would do and try to help the owner. My dogs aren't aggressive at all but when people come around my yard they bark and defend their ground even though they wouldn't harm a fly. That's what this dog was doing for his owner. Cop made a terrible decision to shoot the dog. Why not use a taser? Also there were 4 cops there, no way that dog was a threat.
Nothing is even going to happen to the cop because he is going to claim it was going to attack him and he did it out of self defense. Just terrible
Owners fault for bringing the cops over and not securing his dog in his vehicle.
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Looked fine to me.
Nationwide. Cops seem to love shooting dogs. What was the man arrested for.
1st. its a magazine.
2nd. You make sure its down
3rd. What else would you suggest the cops to do? A tazer is a 1 shot weapon and is not the right thing to do when something or someone is looking to cause serious harm to you.
Your a moron if you think I'm going to let a dog bite me because I dont want to harm him. I dont care how many cops are around me, the dog is going to be put down if its aggressive towards me. THIS FALLS ON THE OWNER! If he would of kept his mouth shut and away from the scene, nothing would a came of this.
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It's a sad situation all around. I'm sure the owner didn't think that the situation would turn out like It did and even though it seemed the cops went to far by handcuffing him it is not the cops fault for shooting the dog. At the end of the day if I was that owner I would blame myself.
I would agree if this was an isolated incedent, however this is happening across the country. To the point where state legislatures are passing laws against it.
The dog lunged at the officer. His safety (a human) comes before its safety (a dog).
I'm not sure which side I'm on in this one.
Just messed up seeing a dog get shot up like that.
Situation could have been avoided before it ended up like it did.
I agree, seeing anything suffer is hard to watch. Many things could/should have happened to prevent this from taking place. The end game game when the dog lunged at the officer, at that point his and the other officers safety are 1st priority.
Cops are scum. What was he being arrested for? Videotaping? Hope that guy sues the cops to high heaven
probably had something to do with obama
What were the cops supposed to do? Ion up the car and secure the dog risking being attacked in close quarters? Have the owner restrain the dog by letting him out of the cuffs, go to his car, get in and roll up the windows? What should the cops have done?
Yeh I pretty much agree.
They shouldnt have gone arresting people for no reason
RATT and his pitts would have schooled those cops
Shooting dogs is happening across the country? wow... thats news to me!
Or are you talking about stupid people are happening across the country? That, I would agree with.
Btw, no legislation can take the power to defend yourself away. And they can't outlaw ending a threat that will attack a police officer.
Do I like to see this dog get shot? HELL NO! I love my dogs and it would crush me to see my dog's get shot. BUT I understand that as a Police Officer (and just person in general) you have to defend yourself. I've been attacked by dogs and have had to put one down unfortunately, but it happens. its not an easy thing and I bet that officer didnt like shooting the dog either.
You have zero idea why he was arrested. Neither do I.
Here's the full story
Leon Rosby was walking his dog in Hawthorne, California Sunday evening when he started filming a police scene. He put his 3-year-old dog in a parked car with the windows rolled down when officers came over to arrest him. The dog escaped and ran over to his master, prompting an officer to fire several shots, killing the animal
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