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Colorado man suing for $1M in damages after police kill his dog
« on: November 16, 2013, 02:36:28 PM »


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Re: Colorado man suing for $1M in damages after police kill his dog
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2013, 03:06:18 PM »
I believe the police must be constrained. That means new training and new rules for when, what and why they shoot. If they are too afraid of every threat, get more brave types for police work, like we used to have.

I think we have reached a point where many are trained with a "video-game" mentality, of shoot first, shoot fast, and explain later.

Hopefully insurance rates and city councils will get their heads around this problem.

I live in a dog lover town. We have dog beach, and dog park. We have volunteers that walk dogs at the ASPCA shelter, which is "no kill." Walking your dog is part of the local scene and culture.
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Re: Colorado man suing for $1M in damages after police kill his dog
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2013, 03:15:29 PM »
I live in the woods. Our cops are 1 hour away. I know them both. They know my dog. I don't think they would shot him. Yet if I had to call the cops I would put my dog in the house and speak to them outside.


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Re: Colorado man suing for $1M in damages after police kill his dog
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2013, 03:21:16 PM »
I live in the woods. Our cops are 1 hour away. I know them both. They know my dog. I don't think they would shot him. Yet if I had to call the cops I would put my dog in the house and speak to them outside.


The Wahington Times reporter who had her home searched this summer said the first thing her husband told het wad lock their dog up.

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Re: Colorado man suing for $1M in damages after police kill his dog
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2013, 03:28:44 PM »

The Wahington Times reporter who had her home searched this summer said the first thing her husband told het wad lock their dog up.
I remember that. Smart thing.



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