“If you don’t want to get shot, tased, pepper-sprayed, struck with a baton or thrown to the ground, just do what I tell you. Life in the US police state is an endless series of don’ts delivered at the end of a loaded gun: don’t talk back to police officers, don’t even think about defending yourself against a SWAT team raid (there are 80,000 every year), don’t run when a cop is nearby lest you be mistaken for a fleeing criminal, don’t carry a cane lest it be mistaken for a gun.
Kenneth Caplan, An Off-Duty Police Officer, Shot A Woman In The Head During A Road-Rage Incident. He has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The victim received eight staples in her head and made a “swift recovery”. -------This is particularly personal for me because this occurred in Harris County, Houston, Texas. I’ve lived in this area my entire life.
nativenews: [TWEET: @ryan_marsh: Can confirm. As a combat vet this is maddening. #BlackLivesMatter] appetitusinvictus: I was in Iraq and even in an actual theater of war unless you were immediately fired on we had several steps to go through before kill shots. We had rules of engagement and escalation of force cards my command made us carry on us at all times with those regulations. Even when a car possibly carrying explosives was barreling down on us we were taught to exhaust several…
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