Charged Monday, deputy back at desk

Charged Monday, deputy back at desk

There are 84 comments on the WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan story from Apr 14, 2009, titled Charged Monday, deputy back at desk. In it, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan reports that:

Ottawa County deputy Ryan Huizenga, accused of shooting an unarmed GVSU student in a March 11 pot bust, is back at work, just one day after being arraigned on high misdemeanor charges.

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B-I-G

United States

#1 Apr 14, 2009
Well, that's good for his family. Hope he gets probation. since it's only a misdemeanor, he won't be barred from jobs or tuition aid like those that commit felonies when using a firearm...I'm glad he's only getting a demotion for nearly killing an unarmed drug dealer on accident...hate to see if he did kill him, he probably would have been a hero for thwarting the GVSU drug ring...Priceless.
read it

Allegan, MI

#2 Apr 14, 2009
Glad to read that he is back to work. Many people are praying for you.
mbiker

United States

#3 Apr 14, 2009
I think that the sheriff's office shouldn't let him back on in any level of his job. I was let go from a fire dept when I broke the law, and wasn't let back on for any reason at any level. So I guess I would have to ask what is so differant for him then what it was for my situation many years back?????/

I think that if he is let back on to even the desk job, then that would and should make it alright to anyone else, including myself to be let back on to any job when we break the law at any level.

What is that really saying about how the law is upheld!!!! I really think that he should be charged fully for what he did as a citizen and not have any favors granted, and definitely not be let back into law enforcement ever again. This could happen again...
Dave

South Bend, IN

#4 Apr 14, 2009
What about the 2 year mandatory term for a firearm violation?
B-I-G wrote:
Well, that's good for his family. Hope he gets probation. since it's only a misdemeanor, he won't be barred from jobs or tuition aid like those that commit felonies when using a firearm...I'm glad he's only getting a demotion for nearly killing an unarmed drug dealer on accident...hate to see if he did kill him, he probably would have been a hero for thwarting the GVSU drug ring...Priceless.

“ACLU--Jihad with a law degree”

Since: Sep 08

Lovington, NM

#5 Apr 14, 2009
mbiker wrote:
So I guess I would have to ask what is so differant for him then what it was for my situation many years back?????
Gee, ya think maybe it has something to do with him not being convicted of a crime yet?
air

Grand Rapids, MI

#6 Apr 14, 2009
The system take care of there boys.(The good o'l boy system that is) I'll bet in 1 year he'll have a promotion
Steves bro

Colorado Springs, CO

#7 Apr 14, 2009
Cant fire a guy fire "breaking the law" when he hasn't been CONVICTED of a crime. Innocent until proven guilty IN A COURT OF LAW, not public opinion. We are behind you Ryan, the citizens want you here. Keep your head high.
Jimbo

United States

#8 Apr 14, 2009
Dave wrote:
What about the 2 year mandatory term for a firearm violation?
<quoted text>
Thats is if a firearm is used in the commission of a felony. Do some research before making yourself look like an idiot.
Jimbo

United States

#9 Apr 14, 2009
mbiker wrote:
I think that the sheriff's office shouldn't let him back on in any level of his job. I was let go from a fire dept when I broke the law, and wasn't let back on for any reason at any level. So I guess I would have to ask what is so differant for him then what it was for my situation many years back?????/
I think that if he is let back on to even the desk job, then that would and should make it alright to anyone else, including myself to be let back on to any job when we break the law at any level.
What is that really saying about how the law is upheld!!!! I really think that he should be charged fully for what he did as a citizen and not have any favors granted, and definitely not be let back into law enforcement ever again. This could happen again...
Were you on probation? Were you subsequently on probation? I suspect you were probably a troublesome volunteer whom slept in his turnout gear and mad cause you had to turn in your cool red light. No longer the cool guy in the trailer park.
I have to ask

Lansing, MI

#10 Apr 14, 2009
Are all angry cop haters as moronic as those on display here? No wonder the cops shoot so quick....
dig

Fenwick, MI

#11 Apr 14, 2009
Dave wrote:
What about the 2 year mandatory term for a firearm violation?
<quoted text>
He's not a felon in possession of a firearm.
Just me

Holland, MI

#12 Apr 14, 2009
GOOD CALL SHERIFF,

You remember the days working the road...

This is the right thing to do... and many many respect you for it... and certainly expect continued support.

He is a good Officer and has much value, glad you can see that.
really

Boulder, CO

#13 Apr 14, 2009
mbiker wrote:
I think that the sheriff's office shouldn't let him back on in any level of his job. I was let go from a fire dept when I broke the law, and wasn't let back on for any reason at any level. So I guess I would have to ask what is so differant for him then what it was for my situation many years back?????/
I think that if he is let back on to even the desk job, then that would and should make it alright to anyone else, including myself to be let back on to any job when we break the law at any level.
What is that really saying about how the law is upheld!!!! I really think that he should be charged fully for what he did as a citizen and not have any favors granted, and definitely not be let back into law enforcement ever again. This could happen again...
Hypocrite...sour sally
really

Boulder, CO

#14 Apr 14, 2009
Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>
Thats is if a firearm is used in the commission of a felony. Do some research before making yourself look like an idiot.
I agree...some people just don't have a clue what they are talking about.
Allegan Redneck

United States

#15 Apr 14, 2009
Let's just keep that stapler pointed in a safe direction...
yep

Jenison, MI

#16 Apr 14, 2009
Steves bro wrote:
Cant fire a guy fire "breaking the law" when he hasn't been CONVICTED of a crime. Innocent until proven guilty IN A COURT OF LAW, not public opinion. We are behind you Ryan, the citizens want you here. Keep your head high.
Yeah proven untill my ass. This is ottawa county and they have u guilty as u walk into the court unless you are a cop. They figure out ways to send ya to jail. And nope i have not been there but know plenty that has and been there with them.
Support from a cops wife

Westland, MI

#17 Apr 14, 2009
air wrote:
The system take care of there boys.(The good o'l boy system that is) I'll bet in 1 year he'll have a promotion
Clearly your post name describes the only thing inside your skull. Either that or your begging for "air" because you're taking in the same polluted stuff Copp and his buddies were smoking. If you've been paying any attention to the media at all, the "good ol' boy system" is dead. It's all about the liberal media system and the jack a$$ public opinion system these days that allows you to spout your idiotic opinion. That's why we are forced to watch the massive extended family of a 4-cop killer in Oakland protest his death (may he rest in H-E-L-L)and why we've heard little to nothing of the police officers killed in Pittsburgh the following week from another "poor felon". Remember Kozminski?! My husband was out of work most of last year because of an injury from a 3-time repeat FELONY drunk driving offender that took him down along with 3 other cops in his rage while being arrested. He got to get out on bail to go (DRIVE) to his favorite bar to brag of taking down a bunch of cops and you were probably one of the idiots there that gave him a standing ovation. You make me sick. These cops all paid for SAVING YOU OR ONE OF YOUR LOVED ONES FROM GETTING SCHMUCKED BY THIS CRIMINAL! They're fine with it being a thankless job. That's because they are heros not cowards like you hiding behind your airhead on-line opinions. I hope you need one of these good ol' boys soon.
HeadHunter6

United States

#18 Apr 14, 2009
Allegan Redneck wrote:
Let's just keep that stapler pointed in a safe direction...
LOL! Your a funny dude.
Jimbo

United States

#19 Apr 14, 2009
dig wrote:
<quoted text>He's not a felon in possession of a firearm.
Felon in possession is different than felony firearm. Felony firearm convictions have a mandatory minimum 2 year sentence.
Jimbo

United States

#20 Apr 14, 2009
yep wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah proven untill my ****. This is ottawa county and they have u guilty as u walk into the court unless you are a cop. They figure out ways to send ya to jail. And nope i have not been there but know plenty that has and been there with them.
Translated: I'm trash tooo but havn't been caught unlike all my friends that go to jail, and there were plenty of them!

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