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Friday, April 2, 2010: 11:27 am
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|I'm a little bit surprised no none has suggested that making pot legal could have prevented this or at least lessing the pain from the taser burns on the little guys shoulder.|
Friday, April 2, 2010: 12:00 pm
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|I'm a little bit surprised no one has suggested that making pot legal could have prevented this or at least lessening the pain from the taser burns on the little guys shoulder.|
Friday, April 2, 2010: 12:22 pm
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|Pinky, I'm going to disagree with you on this one. The officers wrote statements; those statements were read at a public conference. Watch the video and listen carefully. They have admitted to striking this child and tasering him. What more do you need? |
Parents should discipline their own children, you are correct. However, we cannot allow the police department personnel to become disciplinarians, it's simply not appropriate. If this were a 45-year old man and he had cursed at the officers, would it also have been appropriate to slap the 45-year old in his face. Absolutely not. This is called assault. Just because someone says something to you that you do not like does not allow you the freewill to hit him or her. If you do decide to strike someone for a comment, look forward to a jail cell, it will be in your future.
We cannot tolerate the public or police officers deciding what is appropriate punishment for our kids. Would you like it if the neighbor came over and paddled you because they did not like the clothes that you had on, maybe your skirt was too short or your pants hung too low. Some people find this offensive and would punish their own children for wearing garments like that. Some parents may not let their children watch television or use the Internet, would you like to have these opinions placed upon you? Haircuts, make-up, dating ages, curfews, the list are endless for examples.
How would it feel to you to have someone, not your parents, slap you in your mouth because they did not like the words that were coming out of it? How you like to be electrically shocked because you were extremely angry? Iím guessing you would not. I know for a fact that I would not be happy if either of these things happened. In fact, I would be down right irate.
Friday, April 2, 2010: 1:34 pm
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|Pinky you are so correct, when a child speaks with language like that they need disciplined. A smack in the mouth is appropriate for that. Not a fist or a constant barrage of head shots. SOME Children today have no respect for anything and that comes straight from the parents.|
Where we disagree is with the Law Enforcement slapping anyone, let alone a child. If a situation has escalated to hands on contact with the Officer and a subject, the Officer has the right to subdue that person, within reason, to avoid further risk of injury to him and/or the public. Once subdued, there is no longer a need for physical contact beyond leading the detained subject around.
Police have to be above what 'everyone' else has to take verbally and psychologically. The Police are the men and women that we have entrusted to keep the standard of our civilizations laws. They are neither above that standard nor below it. They have to maintain the line we have set by laws, moral and legal. They cannot become part of the problem they are sent to relieve. I know this is 2010 and things have changed over the many years, but that can never change. LE has to maintain the highest standards in their professional life and in my opinion, their personal life as well.
This child as troubled as he is, doesn't need slapped or tased from any Police Officer. Should the Police subdue, restrain him for his physical abuse toward others? yes, within reason.
Does this childís guardians and the State to which this child is a ward of, need looked into? YES, but that has nothing to do with the actions of the Police. It is another problem of its very own.
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Saturday, April 3, 2010: 12:15 am
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|News story on wrtv an officer tasered an 11 year boy, they found the officer did nothing wrong he broke no rules. What crap Let me use my stun gun on my son when missbehaves see what happens to me! Here is the link http://www.theindychannel.com/news/23041564/detail.html|
Saturday, April 3, 2010: 1:05 am
More from Liberty
From my experience with the completely worthless Indianapolis police department they think of children as pigs. We were completely amazed when told by a south side precinct commander once that they do not pickup endangered run away children even when they see them on the street because the don't have the time. This was back in the early 90's and over the years they have gotten to be one of the worst police forces in the nation. This is reflected in there national recognition for the very high murder rate. They are one of the most corrupt police forces in the country. Funny thing is when they went to a liberal administration it was like they became a Detroit or New Orleans.
Sunday, April 4, 2010: 12:33 pm
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In an article here on this site it's stated that it was a sexual battery charge. That reads to me that this (very large) man "imposed his will" in a sexual manner on someone. Whether on duty or at his part time job, this is not behavior I want to see in someone wearing a badge whose job it is to protect and serve. Even off duty officers are role models to the public. Sexual battery should never be ok no matter your position.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011: 11:39 pm
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011: 11:40 pm
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