Even what happened to Leonor Cipriano ...

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Post by honestbroker1 » Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:45 pm

Appalling though that was, doesn't cap this (America):

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/201 ... -acquitted

A police officer subjects an unarmed man on the floor to a verbal harangue of abuse before shooting him in cold blood.

Appalling.

Daniel Shaver was unarmed when shot, but reached to pull up his trousers, misinterpreted by the officer as an act of reaching for a gun.

He was given benefit of doubt on that score and acquitted of all charges.

I guess the nearest UK equivalent would be the Jean Charles de Menezes shooting at an underground station.

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Post by catkins » Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:16 pm

:s_omg
Madeleine McCann- Abducted May 2007 from Praia Da Luz, Algarve, Portugal.
DCI Redwood of Scotland Yard - stated that Madeleine could still be found - alive.
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Post by Carana » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:10 am

Police brutality seems quite frequent in the US:
A naked woman tasered because she couldn't take out her tongue ring (warning: graphic):
https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/938854504270675968

Reuters keeps updating the number of people who've died tasered in police custody. A number of them were in shackles or handcuffs at the time.
https://www.reuters.com/investigates/sp ... ium=Social
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Post by catkins » Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:30 am

:Bang_head God it makes me glad that our Police Officers are mainly unarmed......not sure about how many have Tasers.
Madeleine McCann- Abducted May 2007 from Praia Da Luz, Algarve, Portugal.
DCI Redwood of Scotland Yard - stated that Madeleine could still be found - alive.
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Post by Carana » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:00 pm

catkins wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:30 am
:Bang_head God it makes me glad that our Police Officers are mainly unarmed......not sure about how many have Tasers.
I have no problem with officers having some form of weapon... provided it's used in a responsible way and there's adequate accountability. Sadly, that doesn't always seem to be the case.
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Post by catkins » Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:53 am

Carana wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:00 pm
catkins wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:30 am
:Bang_head God it makes me glad that our Police Officers are mainly unarmed......not sure about how many have Tasers.
I have no problem with officers having some form of weapon... provided it's used in a responsible way and there's adequate accountability. Sadly, that doesn't always seem to be the case.
I'm thinking that maybe the people becoming Police Officers aren't of the same calibre as they used to be.... :s_sad

The last 2 people (not friends) that I know of who joined the police.....................should never have been accepted imo if there had been proper psychological examinations :s_biggrin They were ok but one seriously had no "people skills"...and the other was a youngster who could be erratic shall we say.

The younger one is no longer in the force.......and the other more mature one was put in the Canine Section. I have no idea if he is still in.
Madeleine McCann- Abducted May 2007 from Praia Da Luz, Algarve, Portugal.
DCI Redwood of Scotland Yard - stated that Madeleine could still be found - alive.
https://www.facebook.com/Official.Find. ... ign?_rdr=p

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