Re: Time to be worried...
"He who says it cannot be done should not interrupt her doing it."
If at first you don't succeed,
maybe skydiving's not for you!
"Rory Manton" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "JacobH" <Geoff_Hannington@IEE.ORGasm> wrote in message
>> One 'mistake' is one too many, the next one could be you. I have yet to hear a
>> plausible explanation of why it was necessary to shoot an arrested suspect 9
>> times in the head, I'm not sure we've yet been told 'sorry it was a mistake',
>> mostly it has been 'it wasn't my fault.'
> You shoot somebody 9 times in the head because it kills them, outright, no
> messing about with a wounded suspect who may be about to detonate a large,
> or small bomb and blow innocent bystanders to bits, One death , lots of
> deaths you call it.
I agree with your analysis, my main difficulty is that the gentleman had already
been restrained ie arrested. He was therefore shot whilst in custody. I regret I
am unable to reconcile that.
I don't care, I do not allow the police force in my country to kill innocent
people, for that is what they are, for whatever reason. Come to that Neither do I
allow them to kill guilty people!!
End of discussion!!
> I think that the Police did what was necessary to protect innocent people.
> Given the heightened state of alert, the fact that the person ran when
> challenged( and don't give me that crap about being a foreigner who didn't
> understand a police challenge, he had been here for some time) the Police on
> the ground did the right thing . Questions raised by the shooting should be
> directed at the government who let so many civil liberties of the majority
> go to pot by pandering to minorities with in the country who wish to flout
> the law.