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Disturbing Trend of Police Shooting Mentally Ill

Posted December 12th, 2012 by digitalgloom
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An investigation by the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram has found that a disturbingly high percentage of individuals shot by police suffer from mental health problems.

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Cop Gets Four Years for Death of Mentally Handicapped Man

Posted November 17th, 2012 by digitalgloom
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A police officer was sentenced Thursday to more than four years in prison for using excessive force against a mentally disabled janitor who died after being erroneously suspected of stealing money from an ATM.

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Border Patrol Agent Shoots, Kills Mother

Posted October 1st, 2012 by Sammy316
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Investigators said Valeria Alvarado ran down the agent with her car as border patrol agents were in a Chula Vista neighborhood to serve a felony warrant on Friday.
The agent said he had no choice but to defend himself and fired at Alvarado get her to stop the car. Alvarado was hit by five bullets.
According to eye witnesses, the shooting left the mother of five with bullet holes in her face, arms, and chest.

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Police Officer Shoots Double Amputee in Wheelchair

Posted September 24th, 2012 by digitalgloom
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Officer claims he was cornered by man in wheelchair and had to defend himself.

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NO CHARGES for 6 Officers who Shot Milton Hall 46 Times

Posted September 12th, 2012 by AnarchoMinded
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An update on previous show prep... http://www.freetalklive.com/content/homeless_man_shot_46_times_plastic_b... - The 6 officers charged with shooting Milton Hall (Saginaw, MI) 46 times for wielding a plastic knife were announced formally today, to have NO charges pressed on them. (Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YC3OAMi9kjY&feature=share)

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Kops shot man 6 times for having a bat

Posted June 4th, 2012 by willlow97
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Police decide to shot a man 6 times because he had a bat, and came at them. I guess tasers don't exist in Phoenix.

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Cop blinds woman using JPX pepper spray gun

Posted May 11th, 2012 by phonon
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"She did nothing to warrant him putting a gun -- a pepper-spray Taser gun -- to her forehead and pulling the trigger, causing her right eye to explode and causing severe nerve damage in her left eye to the extent that she's not been declared totally blind," Grimes said. Clark allegedly fired the spray from 12 inches away using a JPX device, which shoots spray at speeds of 400 miles per hour and is supposed to be used at a minimum distance of five feet. Clark's attorney Kasey Castillo released a statement to KTLA saying her client quote: "is remorseful but innocent."

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Defending "Stand Your Ground" Laws

As someone who believes in the right to self-defense, I support the existence of “Stand Your Ground” laws and believe that every person has the right to defend themselves wherever they have a right to be. I draw the line at instigating or provoking someone to attack so that you can then “defend” yourself and/or using unwarranted or excessive force to defend yourself; as it seems may have been the case with Zimmerman, who admittedly followed Trayvon Martin before an altercation that lead to Martin's death.

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Man secretly records St. Pete Police officers

Posted February 13th, 2012 by stuntmantdave
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Russell Cejas, 28, hit the record button on his smartphone when two St. Petersburg police officers showed up outside his home.

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Excessive force - 10 shots resulting in death of petty criminal

Posted February 3rd, 2012 by jeffersonish
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Cop shoots to death, via 10 nearly point blank shots, a petty criminal armed only with what looks like a pipe bending tool and whose actions don't indicate any significant chance of injury to the cops. Entire incident caught on citizens' camera.

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