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Old December 07, 2017, 07:02   #1
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This chase/stand off is a strange one...

I couldn't help but chuckle at the details of this PD pursuit out of Colorado. In a nut shell.. Girl driving erratically, calls the PD says she has an AK and wants to kill cops, cops stop the car, she doesn't get out. Over the course of 30 minutes the blast the crap out of the car. They go over to recover the body, and she is asleep in the front seat:

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/11/2...arre-shooting/

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Old December 07, 2017, 08:42   #2
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She thought she was going to die, so she went to sleep in the front seat. Hmmmmmm
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Old December 07, 2017, 09:31   #3
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Either on medication,or skipped taking it....
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Old December 07, 2017, 11:03   #4
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Either on medication,or skipped taking it....
Or permanently brain damaged from it !
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Old December 07, 2017, 11:18   #5
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From the video:

"Daylight revealed that they had killed one of their own cars though."


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Old December 07, 2017, 14:11   #6
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Old December 07, 2017, 14:57   #7
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Wow....just wow. No firearms in the vehicle, State Police shooting up their own cars, not one shot on target. A perp who falls asleep during the entire encounter...And, disinformation going out to the public after the fact. Fails all the way around. There are some folks who ought to be turning in their badge right about now...And, a dumb bitch who is damn lucky to be alive.
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Old December 07, 2017, 22:16   #8
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Is marijuana still legal in Colorado? If so does that mean it ok for the police to use it?
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Old December 08, 2017, 03:55   #9
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Wow....just wow. No firearms in the vehicle, State Police shooting up their own cars, not one shot on target. A perp who falls asleep during the entire encounter...And, disinformation going out to the public after the fact. Fails all the way around. There are some folks who ought to be turning in their badge right about now...And, a dumb bitch who is damn lucky to be alive.
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Amen.

"Bad shoot" only starts to describe this one.
Lots of 'splainin' to be done.
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Old December 08, 2017, 21:34   #11
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I don't know who is dumber - the stupid bitch who started this incident or the sissy cops who shot at her w/o seeing a weapon and did so for half an hour - killing only her car and the state trooper's?
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Old December 13, 2017, 12:43   #12
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thats some funny stuff now.

i have a cuz handy in body work could bondo them holes right out now, cheap too
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Old December 13, 2017, 12:50   #13
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thats some funny stuff now.

i have a cuz handy in body work could bondo them holes right out now, cheap too
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Old December 24, 2017, 09:47   #14
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Soooooo......on the phone she tells them she has a gun and she wants to kill
Cops........uhmmmmm looks like she dodged a bullet or two to me..ijs
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Old December 24, 2017, 13:27   #15
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I have no words.

My former agency had a similar call to this last night: guy calls GF, says he ran out of gas at a location, has had enough of life and is going to kill himself. Cops respond to location, see van that guy lives out of, set up perimeter, attempt contact with dude. They are very careful to remain at a distance they can talk to the guy without being forced to defend themselves if he does something dumb. They establish dude doesn't have a firearm so they leave when he says he doesn't want their help. Boom, incident over with.

The incident in the video violates so many policies and tenets of policing, I honestly have no idea where to start but let's just use one: the justification for the employment of deadly force. Ability, Opportunity and Immediate Jeopardy. Where was the ability? No weapon displayed or pointed at cops. FAIL. Opportunity? No weapon identified or brandished? FAIL. Immediate Jeopardy? FAIL. A bunch of people involved in that mess should be fired and stacking shelves at Kmart because they couldn't make the cut at Walmart...
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Well,

Ive seen some incidents like that in Iraq. Thats a warzone in a third world country though.

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Old January 21, 2018, 14:01   #17
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Asleep at the wheel. Isn't that the name of a band?

Hard to believe that these were the actions of State police.
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Old January 21, 2018, 17:25   #18
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Asleep at the wheel. Isn't that the name of a band?
I 'magine! Western Swing's the flavor they rock, damned good at it too.

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