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LA cops light up random citizens because their cars match a perp's

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by chemist, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. chemist

    chemist Beaverton OR Well-Known Member

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    I understand why the LA cops would be mad and tense after losing a couple of their own overnight, but then to go out randomly shooting at any vehicle that matches the description of the one driven by the bad guy?

    Women delivering newspapers in Torrance shot in manhunt for ex-cop - latimes.com

    No, I'm not exaggerating. The LA cops shot up two different Toyota Titans this morning for no reason whatsoever except that they looked like the bad guy's ride. Seriously, when did LA become part of Mexico or Argentina or Brazil? What's next, "death squads?"

    The only good news is that the cops are such miserable marksmen that only two of the three occupants of the vehicles were injured, and nobody was killed. This despite the description of the Titans as "riddled with bullet holes."
     
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  2. Cuthbert Allgood

    Cuthbert Allgood Clark County, WA Well-Known Member

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    i didn't know toyota makes titans. i thought it was NISSAN. hmmmmmm........

    at any rate, i'm glad i don't live down there and i'm even more happy i no longer drive long haul. i'd hate to be down there while a huge manhunt is going on.
     
  3. Father of four

    Father of four Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I guess these days all an officer has to do is "believe" in something and they can legally start shooting.

    I think something is wrong with that....


    I am glad the newspaper deliverers were not killed. I hope the cops that shot them loose there jobs, they want but I can hope.
     
  4. Trailboss

    Trailboss Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Criminals with badges.
     
  5. Father of four

    Father of four Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I do not trust any of them.
     
  6. Sun195

    Sun195 Pugetropolis, WA Well-Known Member

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    Nissan makes the Titan; that's a Toyota Tacoma in the picture. Other than both being pickups, they aren't even close - different make, different model, different size vehicle. Which, in some ways, makes this situation even scarier.
     
  7. Cuthbert Allgood

    Cuthbert Allgood Clark County, WA Well-Known Member

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    LAPD is notorious for stuff like this. they're a huge precinct. there's bound to be corruption.............and lots of cops with poor shooting skills.
     
  8. chariot13

    chariot13 Near Eugene/Springfield Well-Known Member

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  9. CoastRange57

    CoastRange57 Western Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    That is completely unreal how many holes they put in that truck. I hope those women sue those trigger happy bastar*ds for every dime they have. Get it under control there people.
     
  10. chemist

    chemist Beaverton OR Well-Known Member

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    Sorry about the truck ID - I'm totally ignorant.
    These "incidents" seem to happen more often in LA than anywhere else in the US; I read that their district pays out larger civil judgments than any other, even when correcting for its size.

    Meanwhile, out in LA County they've fingered another bunch of rogue deputies:
    L.A. County Sheriff's Department intends to fire seven deputies - latimes.com
    These not-so-magnificent seven had become an awful lot like the gang cliques that they were going after.
     
  11. Muddslinger12

    Muddslinger12 Vancouver Active Member

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    WOW This is scary stuff! I seriously hope they dont get away with this. I think I smell a lawsuit..... Seriously they should get millions for this too this is soo ridiculous what if kids were in these vehicles instead? So they can just go John Wayne on any one that resembles a suspects vehicle WTF has this world come too cant even trust the cops their just out for blood.....
     
  12. Cuthbert Allgood

    Cuthbert Allgood Clark County, WA Well-Known Member

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    not blaming hollywood or anything, but with shows like the shield (which is one of my favorite all-time shows), lots of would-be, former, and current cops probably think they ARE vic mackey, shane vandrell, curtis lemanski, or ronnie gardoki.
     
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  13. Blaylocke

    Blaylocke Lewis County Active Member

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    I think the amount of police officers who are irresponsible thugs is an incredible minority. We are just peppered with their stupidity more often in a media driven world.
     
  14. John H

    John H Whatcom County Well-Known Member

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    If I am not mistaken that is a Toyota they shot up.
     
  15. John H

    John H Whatcom County Well-Known Member

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    Shoot first ask questions later. That sounds like typical LAPD running scared .
     
  16. Father of four

    Father of four Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    There should be some kind of law that should prevent LE from doing that sort of violence.
     
  17. Glock Jock

    Glock Jock Wilsonville , OR Well-Known Member

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    those cops just costed the tax payers a lot of money. they should be fired immediately
     
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  18. John H

    John H Whatcom County Well-Known Member

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    If the LAPD keep this up, I have no choice but to support this guys actions.
     
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  19. John H

    John H Whatcom County Well-Known Member

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    There is tons of laws, but since the are LAW ENFORCEMENT it is OK for them to break them.
     
  20. A10Driver

    A10Driver Beavercreek, OR New Member

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    The cops responsible for the shoot first and ask questions later should not be fired. THEY SHOULD BE JAILED and tried for assault and attempted murder. This is what would happen if any regular gun owner fired at a car that 'looked suspicious'. This is beyond disgusting and the sad part is that they will almost certainly face no consequences at all.