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Why I decided that being a cop is no longer for me

Discussion in 'Law Enforcement Officers' started by TacoTabe, Apr 7, 2012.

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  1. Apr 7, 2012 at 5:59 PM
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    TacoTabe

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  2. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:03 PM
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    which side are you on?
     
  3. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:05 PM
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    Mind explaining why?
     
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  5. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:07 PM
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    yea im confused to?
     
  7. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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    CanisLupus

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    So you're going to drop a career possibility based on the actions of one department? Sounds like a good choice then...

    Also, (based on the facts provided by the department) this seems like a justified use of force. If they can defend that a individual/animal was putting a officer's life or safety in danger, they are allowed to use necessary force to ensure that officer's safety. I may be wrong, but other police officer's may want to comment on it to back me up or dispute.
     
  8. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:11 PM
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    ome lift'd, bent-up rear, elite front, revenge fab'd sliders, camburg uca's, safari snorkle, FJ TRD wheels, safari bed basket, truxedo'd, bed rug'd... more to come
    unfortunately i deal with cops with itchy trigger fingers when confronted with a dog all the time... well i used to anyway

    humane law enforcement officers (those that investigate animal cruelty cases) were supposed to investigate any incident where a cop shot a dog in DC.... this happens ALOT. unfortunately it really comes down to whether the cop felt his/her safety was at risk and it's pretty hard to question the judgement of a cop

    with that said I can tell you there are TOO many cops who don't know jack shit about dogs and pull their gun before they accurately assess the behavior of the dog (which most can't really do in the first place). it's even worse with warrant squads... shoot first, ask questions later

    needless to say MPD stopped having us do investigations into their shootings and they do their own internal investigations... hasn't been an unjustified dog shooting in a long time in DC :rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
  9. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:12 PM
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    Read the article. And the name of the officer- its not just some dept...
     
  10. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:14 PM
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    welp feel like a tard now... i gotcha now. proceed. yea i feel ya. thats got to hurt.
     
  11. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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    you're the cop?
     
  12. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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    So you were the one that shot the dog?
     
  13. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:17 PM
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    so it seems
     
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    Shit just got interesting.

    Kevin, sorry that happened. Are you really planning on quoting because of this? What will your future career plans be?
     
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    The article is pretty vague but you shot a dog for barking at you in its own house?
     
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    Shitty situation. Takes away ones drive to go work when you can't do anything without someone starting a protest
     
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    So the dog has a history of trying to attack people, and how is the kid traumatized if he didnt see it? Boo freakin hoo. Im sorry, people in the US need to get their panties pulled out of their crack and realize that shit happens. I say if a dog has a habit of trying to attack people and the owner does not control the animal, shoot the owner.
    Sorry folks, if a dog is charging me, or someone else and I have a clear line on it I will shoot it.
     
  18. Apr 7, 2012 at 6:22 PM
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    yea i understand the family being upset but if your safety is in question then, well you gotta act and do somethin... and personally i dont like being bit by animals
     
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    I confused... it was attacking someone?
     
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    According to the article the kid was 18 feet away. Read it next time.
     
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