Washington State Police Officer Being Investigated After Shooting Drunk Driver to Death
There are 3 comments on the What is going on, blog story from Jun 23, 2009, titled Washington State Police Officer Being Investigated After Shooting Drunk Driver to Death. In it, What is going on, blog reports that:
A police officer in Everett, Washington is being accused by other investigators of overreacting to a drunken driver, who tried to leave a restaurant on June 10, by fatally shooting him.
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#1 Jun 25, 2009
This is absolutely wrong. What are the police thinking? There supposed to serve & protect. Not threaten harass & kill. This was senseless. If things of this nature continue to happen,the police will become to be feared as the enemy.
#2 Jul 9, 2009
what makes you think most of us in this town and county dont already think that way !they are mean rude and cruel.....
“Tu ne cede malis”
Since: Dec 06
Lots of different places
#3 Jul 15, 2009
Well, in actuality, the whole idea of 'to serve and protect' is one big deception, and quite frankly it is a fraud.
Nice words and warm cuddly feeling don't begin to come close to the truth.
The police work for the government, and NOT us.
Protection you say? Not even!
In its landmark decision of DeShaney v. Winnebago County Department of Social Services the US Supreme court declared that the Constitution does not impose a duty on the state and local governments to protect the citizens from criminal harm. Attorney Richard Stevens, author of the book Dial 911 and Die, writes, "All in all you'd be much better off owning a gun and learning how to use it."
In Warren v. District of Columbia (1981), the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled, official police personnel and the government employing them are not generally liable to victims of criminal acts for failure to provide adequate police protection... a government and its agents are under no general duty to provide public services, such as police protection, to any particular citizen.
And there you have it.
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