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HERE WE GO AGAIN on Canton case...FYI (self-control pls!)

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Dave Workman, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Posting this FYI.. If you have a comment, keep it on-topic please.


    NW activists follow new developments in Canton, OH ‘cop stop’ case

    Northwest gun rights activists infuriated over a dash-cam video showing a Canton, Ohio cop threatening and berating an armed citizen are monitoring new events in that distant city, including Monday’s motion by the attorney for citizen William Bartlett to have charges against his client dropped....
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    *So heated was the debate on Northwest Firearms that the discussion was locked down (we get a bit rowdy out here in the Pacific Northwest!).
    :laugh: :paranoid: :rolleyes:

    NW activists follow new developments in Canton, OH
     
  2. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    Dave i love the way you work...Keep it up..
     
  3. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Anything less than that pig's immediate dismissal isn't enough.
     
  4. Don't Sue People Panda

    Don't Sue People Panda Portland Member

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    The officer was dismissed on July 22, 2011.
     
    Scott, Trlsmn, Stomper and 3 others like this.
  5. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Good. I also hope he can never work in LE again.
     
  6. Don't Sue People Panda

    Don't Sue People Panda Portland Member

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    My guess is after all the negative publicity, he'd be lucky to get a graveyard shift for an unarmed security company. IMO, he's too much of a liability, imagine if he had actually followed through with his threats?
     
  7. RB87

    RB87 Oregon Active Member

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    Good news!
     
  8. ZigZagZeke

    ZigZagZeke Eugene Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    I just read about 7 pages of comments on the LEO forum regarding this incident. The bad news is that about 10% of the cops on that board SUPPORT Harless' actions! I hate to think that there are that many cops who would treat my family member or friend like that. Harless has done some damage, but the responding cops who support him keep adding to it.
     
  9. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    I hope not. I wouldn't even want to see him as a mall cop.
     
  10. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    I don't even know if he should be a scum-mopper at a peep show...
     
  11. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    Dismissal only? So there was no crime committed here? Didn't the cop convey some kind of threat?
    They need 'dismissal' also.
     
  12. swoop

    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Looks like NSP40R is as loopy Harless. I can't see how any LEO can support this guys actions. :nuts:
     
  13. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    Got a link?
     
  14. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    Where did you get that info? All I can find is that he's been on admin leave since 7/20/11
     
  15. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Agreed!
     
  16. ZigZagZeke

    ZigZagZeke Eugene Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    The scary police officer comments are here.
     
  17. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    I read NSP40R's post as 'channelling' the officer's thoughts, i.e. the officer's thinking is that "the only reason a citizen would carry a weapon is to shoot me."

    Keith
     
  19. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Yeah but there is a lot of those cops calling the supporters stupid too.
     
  20. joeroket

    joeroket Everett,Wa. Active Member

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    With a dismissal it is virtually impossible to obtain work in law enforcement again. That is one reason Birk resigned. He knew he was going to get fired but his quitting leaves him open to work as LEO elsewhere but most likely not in this state.