- Apr 1, 2006
- Far Western Mass
- Basic Beliefs
- I'm here...
first off, by MY training, we don't do warning shots.If I was calling the shots there would have been a warning shot fired.
The firing of a gun is the use of lethal force. We don't fire unless we intend to take someone down.
Second, they were inside a building made of marble. A warning shot would put everyone at risk from a ricochet.
Third, to get go the spot where she was shot, she passed at least two barricades, police cordons, and locked doors. All served as warnings that she was not going to be welcomed inside.
Jesus fuck. A barrage of bullets? Three dead, and the cops claim thdy were all 'warning shots?Or a barrage of warning shots by a squad of police from several vantage points.
That's the conditions for deadly force, yes. What do you want, a signed release by the perpetrator collected at the entry?Basically the policy for officers carrying guns should be that lethal force is allowed after a a clear warning has been issued and the perp has demonstrated that they don't care whether they are killed.
You saw the video? Where someone in the mob shouted "GUN!" three or four times?
Lesser means were applied before the shot. They failed. The barricade outside failed. The locked doors failed. The cops standing there failed. The improvised barricade failed. Shouting, 'you have to leave' failed. Pointing a gun at them failed.
no, no, no, no, no, no, no.For instance, way before they got to the inner hallways they could have been met by security who fired a few rounds over their heads.
Well, he shot once, and they stopped climbing over the barricade. He did not fire wildly into the crowd once they backed off.If that didn't dissuade them then I wouldn't have a problem with using as much force as necessary to get them to turn around.