Cobb man shot, killed by police in Dunwoody

Nov 30, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: MDJonline.com

A man shot dead by Dunwoody Police has been identified as 34-year-old Bradley Dean Almy of east Cobb.

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Jake_S

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Nov 30, 2012
 
It'll be interesting to hear what the witnesses say.
Scooby and shaggy

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Nov 30, 2012
 
Lawful justified shooting. Getting more and more dangerous for officers
RP McMurphy

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Its been announced by his employer, they will be closing the Dunwoody operation and moving to FLA. by the end of the year.
They don't want an operation in a redneck police environment.
473 jobs will be lost.

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Dec 13, 2012
 
RP McMurphy wrote:
Its been announced by his employer, they will be closing the Dunwoody operation and moving to FLA. by the end of the year.
They don't want an operation in a redneck police environment.
473 jobs will be lost.
If the other employees drive like this one I can only say good riddance.

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Dec 13, 2012
 
Scooby and shaggy wrote:
Lawful justified shooting. Getting more and more dangerous for officers
You said it. The police are constantly in harm's way nowadays. It seems the rights of the victims of crime and those who fight crime take a back seat to the rights of offenders. It would be nice to see the criminals getting put in the hot seat occasionally. They're the ones who should be treated like criminals; not the victims and the crime fighters.

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RP McMurphy wrote:
Its been announced by his employer, they will be closing the Dunwoody operation and moving to FLA. by the end of the year.
They don't want an operation in a redneck police environment.
473 jobs will be lost.
It's more likely they don't want an operation in a high crime area.

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Dec 13, 2012
 
"After officers administered first aid to Almy, DeKalb County Fire/EMS arrived and transported the suspect to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, where he was pronounced dead."

What kind of first aid did the police administer??

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admytit wrote:
<quoted text>It's more likely they don't want an operation in a high crime area.
You are not from Atlanta, I guess. Dunwoody is not a high crime area.

And with all the ways to immobilize a vehicle and shoot not to kill, it's amazing how many suspects die.

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Justfacts99 wrote:
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You are not from Atlanta, I guess. Dunwoody is not a high crime area.
And with all the ways to immobilize a vehicle and shoot not to kill, it's amazing how many suspects die.
I’m not sure just how many ways there are to immobilize a vehicle. No doubt there are several, ranging from laying a tire puncturing device in front of it to firing an rpg round at it. I wasn’t there, so I’ll assume that the officers took what they believed was the best action given the time constraints they were working under, the very erratic behavior of the driver, the danger he was presenting to them and members of the public and the circumstances surrounding the event. It’s a shame that you weren’t there. Given your apparent knowledge of all of the ways that there are to immobilize a vehicle, you probably could have come up with several suggestions that would have been of great assistance to the police officers involved..
Certainly we don’t want the perpetrators of crimes being randomly executed by our police officers. At the same time, we do not want our police officers to be afraid to take life threatening action against a person who presents a clear and present danger to their lives and the lives of innocent members of the public. In this case we had a perpetrator who was wielding a two ton, motorized steel weapon and the police took action that they believed appropriate under the circumstances. Unfortunately, their action led to the death of the perpetrator. Possibly, the death could have been averted had the police officer who shot the perpetrator been a highly trained, world class marksman, capable of firing a shot, under very challenging circumstances, that merely rendered the driver incapable of operating the vehicle involved, without killing him. It’s more likely though that the officer wasn’t a world class marksman and didn’t have the time to set up a shooting rest, check wind velocity, and keep his adrenalin flooded hands from shaking as he shot at the driver. It appears that his bullet struck a vital area and eventually caused the death of the driver (although we don’t know that for sure as the driver also collided with several other vehicles and a light standard, both before and after sustaining the gunshot wound, and may have sustained life threatening injuries from those collisions.).
My immediate reaction was not,“Oh no. Another poor man has been killed by our police. Instead, my immediate reaction was “Oh, good. None of our courageous police officers and no innocent members of the public were killed by the actions of this very dangerous driver.”

You say that an amazing number of suspects die in situations such as this. I didn’t know that! On what research is your comment based?

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admytit,
Sorry I don't have the time to write novels or dissect the one you wrote.
I wasn't at the scene in Dunwoody either, but it seems curious that suspects meet the fate that they do. One guy against an army and a single shot and police first aid later and he's dead. My immediate first reaction was the "Oh no. Another poor man has been killed by our police" because maybe it didn't need to end that way.
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I thought the best way would be to shoot it in the radiator. A car will not go far without coolant.
The shooter cop was Jason Dove, a known skinhead and member of the KKK.
This is very bad publicity for Dunwoody. It puts them in the same catagory as Atlanta.
And no doubt will not be forgotten for a long time.

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Justfacts99 wrote:
admytit,
Sorry I don't have the time to write novels or dissect the one you wrote.
I wasn't at the scene in Dunwoody either, but it seems curious that suspects meet the fate that they do. One guy against an army and a single shot and police first aid later and he's dead. My immediate first reaction was the "Oh no. Another poor man has been killed by our police" because maybe it didn't need to end that way.
Don’t you mean:
“I does not be abell two rite novells oar dysekt the won yu rote”
Do you watch “Cops” and “Bait Car” and cheer for the perpetrators.
It sounds like you don’t trust the police to do the right thing in situations where their lives or the lives of innocent bystanders are threatened. In fact, it sounds like you don’t even think they’re sufficiently trustworthy to render responsible first aid? Wow! Where does all this distrust of our law enforcement officers come from? I'm guessing you and the “po leese” mix like oil and water. How come?
Sorry but my reaction would still be “Oh, good. None of our courageous police officers and no innocent members of the public were killed by the actions of this very dangerous driver.”

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Jake_S wrote:
I thought the best way would be to shoot it in the radiator. A car will not go far without coolant.
The shooter cop was Jason Dove, a known skinhead and member of the KKK.
This is very bad publicity for Dunwoody. It puts them in the same catagory as Atlanta.
And no doubt will not be forgotten for a long time.
You're saying a car could never run over a bunch of police officers or innocent bystanders once it’s radiator had a bullet hole in it. It’s so easy to second guess what the police do in life threatening emergencies when you’re sitting comfortably behind your computer keyboard and have all the time in the world to come up with alternative actions that you believe would have been more appropriate. If the officers involved in this incident did not conduct themselves in accordance with the law, then the eye witnesses, who were on the scene, will say so at the coroner’s inquest. Some people are just a little too anxious to find fault with the police anytime someone who represents a clear and present danger to the public is shot. Let’s allow our courts to have the final say on whether the police act properly in situations such as these.

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admytit wrote:
<quoted text>Don’t you mean:
“I does not be abell two rite novells oar dysekt the won yu rote”

Sorry but my reaction would still be “Oh, good. None of our courageous police officers and no innocent members of the public were killed by the actions of this very dangerous driver.”
What are you twelve years old? You Mom needs to yank your butt off the computer when you start writing in a disrespectful phonetic dialect.
Sorry, but my reaction is still this was an army against one and the one who didn't have a chance. It doesn't sound like the police had much other interest other than the outcome that they very quickly achieved.

“Yet another average white man.”

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If someone is driving a car toward you, shooting the car will do no good. You have to shoot the driver. And the radiator thing is moronic. A hole in the radiator does not bring the car to an instant stop, a car can drive for miles with such minor damage. Shooting the tires out is also a no-go, especially if the car is heading toward you. People who think the cops "shoot to maim" are fools. They are trained to kill.
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Grob Hahn wrote:
People who think the cops "shoot to maim" are fools. They are trained to kill.
Grobbbbbbbbbb
Exactly my point. We have supposedly evolved past the wild west where the sheriff was judge, jury and executioner.

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Justfacts99 wrote:
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What are you twelve years old? You Mom needs to yank your butt off the computer when you start writing in a disrespectful phonetic dialect.
Sorry, but my reaction is still this was an army against one and the one who didn't have a chance. It doesn't sound like the police had much other interest other than the outcome that they very quickly achieved.
Sorry for being "disrespectful". It’s just that I’ve always had trouble showing respect for those I disrespect.
I don’t think that a police officer becomes a “judge, jury and executioner” when in the line of duty he takes the life of a person committing a criminal acts that represents an immediate threat to his life and the lives of members of the public. However, I do think that those irresponsible people who, without first hand knowledge of the event, claim that the officer acted as “judge, jury and executioner” are themselves guilty of acting as judge, jury and executioner. We have courts that decide the guilt or innocence of all who are accused of breaking the law, including our police officers. Irresponsible loudmouths like you make the difficult job of finding an unprejudiced jury that much more difficult.

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admytit wrote:
<quoted text>Sorry for being "disrespectful". It’s just that I’ve always had trouble showing respect for those I disrespect.
I don’t think that a police officer becomes a “judge, jury and executioner” when in the line of duty he takes the life of a person committing a criminal acts that represents an immediate threat to his life and the lives of members of the public. However, I do think that those irresponsible people who, without first hand knowledge of the event, claim that the officer acted as “judge, jury and executioner” are themselves guilty of acting as judge, jury and executioner. We have courts that decide the guilt or innocence of all who are accused of breaking the law, including our police officers. Irresponsible loudmouths like you make the difficult job of finding an unprejudiced jury that much more difficult.
So it's better to be a closed minded blowhard puffing out your chest and ramming your opinions down others' throats. It is a sign of low intelligence to have to resort to name calling to make a point. Good luck with that approach.
Btw, the jury would not be prejudiced just because they don't agree with you. How do you like the name calling, you pompous fool.
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Sounds like an extreme method of dealing with a drunk driver to me.
Stay out of Dunwoody if you value your life.
The police can say anything.
And dead men tell no tales.
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GBI will sort it out. Two officers one shots. From the side windows not in front. Dove being a known skinhead and member of KKK is interesting though. The attorney for the victim will find this interesting enough to look into. Tell us more, the settlement will grow for the deceased triplet 3 year olds.

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