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Handling of Buffalo suspect spurs talk of uneven restraint

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by Stevicus, May 20, 2022.

  1. Stevicus

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    Handling of Buffalo suspect spurs talk of uneven restraint | AP News

    The article talks about the apparent disparity in how the police handle black suspects vs. white suspects.

    Well, they do make a good point. I'm not sure of the exact circumstances in all of these cases, but it is curious that there are cases where the cops start blasting people even if they think they have a gun, yet don't appear to take that approach when there really is a suspect with a gun shooting and killing people.

    It's kind of strange, when you think about it.

     
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  2. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Um... the security guard, a retired Buffalo police officer did take a shot at him and it hit.

    Did you forget that part?

    This biased race card bs is just plain stupid.

    Buffalo is essentially a stable salt and pepper city.
     
  3. Stevicus

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    I'm just pointing out that the article made some interesting observations. I didn't forget about the security guard who died in the line of duty. It's just something that might be worth taking note of.
     
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    To be fair one should compare similar cases. I know it has not always been that way in the past, but today generally when black people surrender peaceably there is no violence just as there was no violence here. When the DC Snipers were caught (both black) there was no resistance and violence. If a person is resisting, and shouting "I am not resisting" is usually a sign of resisting, the police do not tend to be violent.

    People keep forgetting that their job is to be not violent if there is no need for violence. This latest shooter will rot away in jail for the rest of his life. Unless New York State still has the death penalty, and I am satisfied with that. No need for police abuse to make a point.
     
  5. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    One cannot judge the general case from a single
    incident. It's not like white guys are always treated
    with kid gloves....
    Florida Deputy Charged After Biker Is ‘Cooked Alive’ in Dramatic Taser Arrest
    Daniel Shaver's shooting by police officer was an avoidable execution | CNN
    VIDEO: Man, 75, bleeds from head after being shoved to the ground by US police
    I've posted many more in threads about how dangerous
    cops are to civilians....& even to each other. If only news
    media focused upon cops abusing everyone, not just
    blacks, we might see major impetus for reform.
     
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