He was a dangerous criminal. This happened three miles from my house. He was waving a knife around prior to this and disobeyed the police. They tased him to try and get the knife away from him then he went to his front seat. The cops had every right to assume he was getting another weapon. He has prior violence towards police as well.
Called it. Interesting how I haven’t seen that footage yet.
I did hear the initial police call was for domestic violence. Again, not a death sentence. Certainly not gunshots in the back.
In front of the mans kids no less. Great way to say “hey don’t worry! Yeah you can trust the police! Just ignore the fact that we shot your dad 7 times in the back!”
Agreed. We keep inducing more police distrust and then wonder why.
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Actually I’ve read a lot about it. The guy was probably beating his wife, and on drugs or something not complying with the cop’s orders. But he was still shot... in the back.
Yeah I hear what you're saying and the sounds bad but its not that simple. They have to follow protocols for these things because they dont have time to sit and think about it. I'll wait for more info to come out on all sides before making up my mind but either way my opinion won't matter.
His back was turned. And they couldn’t tase him?
I dont know , but hopefully the truth will come out and justice will prevail. That's unlikely though given these times and the desire to show action by appeasing the mob
I agree, it’s tough for truth in this world or hype. On both sides. But police are freaking out and people die. If air traffic controllers had this much scandal we’d shut down airports.
So here is the latest that I have read. Not only did Blake have a knife it was in his hand and a witness (maybe the guy who videotaped this) claims that the cop yelled Put down the knife twice before shooting.
So death sentences are warranted?
Definitely not in this case.
Same. What is your take on it?
That is a weird phenomenon
Revenging? Not a word
Spell check says it is!
Google it. What you meant was avenging.
All right. That is more correct!
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