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  •  Ok, that's just sick. It is a cop's job to (5+ / 0-)

    distinguish between degrees of threats. It's a cop's job to protect the public. Any cop who kills an unarmed suspect has failed miserably at their job.

    Are you really that devoid of empathy, that you think people deserve to die for holding cellphones? And as to your comment below, that it is insanity to ignore a cop's order? Wow, you win the unintentional irony award of the morning. Duh, dude was insane. Are we now killing people for being mentally ill? If so, that doesn't leave much in the way of the civilization. And why have cops if we're already lawless?

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